Cart Ordinances

Glendale, CA

Glendale, CA
CHAPTER 12.32: SHOPPING CARTS
Section 12.32.040: Retrieval.
a) All shopping cart owners shall secure and continuously maintain a service to retrieve shopping carts which have been removed from their premises, and provide evidence thereof, to the director upon request.
(Ord. 5453 § 1 (part), 2005)
Section 12.32.050: General Assessments.
a) The provisions contained in Title 30 of the Glendale Municipal Code related to shopping carts shall apply.
b) Upon request, shopping cart owners shall provide to the director information, including but not limited to, information concerning shopping cart use, loss and recovery specific to that business location, and such other information deemed reasonable by the director to determine the adequacy of the shopping cart containment system or control method.
c) All shopping cart owners shall post a multilingual sign not less than eighteen (18) inches in width and twenty-four (24) inches in height with block lettering not less than one-half (1/2) inch in width and two (2) inches in height in a conspicuous place on the building within two (2) feet of all customer entrances and exits stating, at a minimum, the following:
1) REMOVAL OF SHOPPING CARTS FROM THE PREMISES IS PROHIBITED BY LAW. B & P Code Section 22435.2
(Ord. 5453 § 1 (part), 2005)
Section 12.32.060: Unauthorized removal or possession.
a) Procedures related to removal and possession of any shopping carts shall be pursuant to Business and Professions Code, Sections 22435.2--22435.5.
(Ord. 5453 § 1 (part), 2005)
Section 12.32.070: Abandoned shopping carts--Abatement, removal and storage.
a) Procedures related to authorization for abatement, removal and storage of abandoned shopping carts shall be pursuant to Business and Professions Code, Section 22435.7.
b) The administrative fees for the removal and storage of shopping carts shall be established or modified by resolution of the city council and shall include the actual cost of removal and storage of any shopping cart, or parts thereof, plus the proportionate share of administrative costs in connection therewith. The schedule for such fees shall remain on file and be available in the finance department of the city. The director shall review the fees charged for such service at least once annually, and may, with the approval of the city manager, recommend changes to the council when the costs for such services make it appropriate.
(Ord. 5453 § 1 (part), 2005)
Section 9.20.050: Alteration.
a) No person shall alter, convert, or tamper with any shopping cart, shopping basket, or other similar device or remove any part thereof.
(Prior code § 4-12.05)
Section 9.20.060: City retrieval of shopping carts.
a) If a shopping cart has a sign affixed to it in accordance with Business and Professions Code Section 22435.1, the city may retrieve and impound the shopping cart in accordance with the provisions of Business and Professions Code Section 22435.7.
(Ord. 1522 § 1, 1997)

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