Glen Rock, NJ
Chapter 175: SHOPPING CARTS
§ 393-1. Removal from commercial establishment prohibited.
No person shall remove any grocery or shopping cart from the premises of any commercial establishment (including any store, shop, market or supermarket, etc.) in the Borough of Glassboro.
§ 175-2. Identification of shopping carts.
The owner of shopping carts used in connection with any retail business and intended for use by patrons shall clearly designate on each cart the name of such owner or owners.
§ 175-3. Removal of carts prohibited.
It shall be unlawful for any person to remove a shopping cart from the premises of a retail establishment.
§ 175-4. Abandoned carts.
It shall be unlawful for any owner or owners to leave any such cart or permit any such cart to be left unattended or abandoned on any street or public place within the borough. Any owner who shall directly or indirectly permit or suffer his or her customers to take such carts off the business premises of the owner shall be responsible if such carts are abandoned or left unattended on a public street or public place or on private property without the expressed consent of the owner or tenant thereof.
§ 175-5. Disposal of abandoned carts by borough.
The borough shall remove or cause to be removed any cart found abandoned or left unattended on any street and shall take the same to borough property where it shall be held until redeemed, sold or otherwise disposed of as hereinafter provided.
§ 175-6. Notice to owner; fee.
Whenever the borough shall take any cart containing the owner's identification, a notice shall be sent by ordinary mail to such owner advising that the cart is held by the borough and may be redeemed upon payment as provided in Chapter 101, Fees, to the borough at any time prior to a sale, dismantling or destruction thereof as hereinafter provided. No cart shall be delivered to a person seeking to redeem the same unless such person shall furnish satisfactory evidence of ownership or right to possession.
§ 175-9. Violations and penalties.
Any person who shall violate the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by any combination of the following: a fine not exceeding $1,000, imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days or by a period of community service not exceeding 90 days.
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