Village of Northport, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Northport 5-6-1975 by L.L. No. 7-1975 (Ch. 33 of the 1966 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Farmers' markets — See Ch. 144.
Zoning — See Ch. 306.
This chapter is ordained to control and regulate the conduct of sales commonly referred to as "garage sales" within residential areas of the Incorporated Village of Northport.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
GARAGE SALE
The sale of household merchandise, such as surplus household and other accessory items, owned by the resident(s) of the premises; also commonly referred to as "tag sales," "estate sales," "moving sales," "yard sales" and "barn sales."
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
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It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to conduct any sale commonly known as a "garage sale," within the limits of the boundaries of the Incorporated Village of Northport without first having received a permit therefor.
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The Village Clerk is hereby authorized to issue such a permit. The permit shall be issued for a period not to exceed three consecutive days, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., after the person or persons have made application to the Village Clerk, setting forth the name and address of the applicant and date of sale. Only one license shall be issued within any one-year period for any said sale at one location.
[Amended 5-17-1994 by L.L. No. 4-1994]
C. 
Notwithstanding the provisions of Chapter 243, Signs, a person holding a permit to conduct a garage sale hereunder shall be entitled to post not more than one sign advertising said garage sale, provided that such sign shall be no greater than four square feet in size and shall be posted on the premises subject of the permit on the days and during the hours of the sale.
[Added 11-5-1996 by L.L. No. 11-1996]
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
It is not the intention of this chapter to change or amend Chapter 306, Zoning, of the Code of the Village of Northport.
Any person violating any of the provisions and terms of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine of not more than $250 and/or imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both such fine and imprisonment.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).