Chapter 23 Solid Fuel

Section 23-1. Definitions.

For the purpose of this chapter the following words and phrases shall have the following meaning ascribed to them respectively.

"Dealer." Any person who engages in the business of either selling or transporting coal in the town to the consumer in the town. The term "Dealer" shall include the term "Trader."

"Solid Fuel." Anthracite, semianthracite, bituminous, or semibituminous coal, lignite coal, briquettes, boulets, coke, gas house coke, petroleum coke, petroleum carbon, or any other manufactured or patented fuel not sold by liquid measure, except charcoal.

(Ordinance 519 aka E-34 effective 5/7/1967)

Section 23-2. Coal dealer's license required; fee; expiration.

Every person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of bartering or selling coal within the corporate limits of the Town shall obtain a License from the Town made upon a form obtained from the Town Clerk who shall, upon receipt of payment of a fee of Five Dollars ($5.00), issue said license. All licenses issued under the provisions of this Chapter shall expire on the last day of March next following the date of issue. No License shall be issued for less than a full years' fee. (Ordinance 201 effective 7/14/1991, historical reference 9)

Section 23-3. Requirements for issuance of license.

No person or persons, firm or corporation shall be entitled to receive a coal traders' license unless said person, persons, firm or corporation shall have a bona fide coal yard including office, truck, scales, weigh master and delivery equipment, located within the limits of Talbot County. (Ordinance 9 effective 1/1/1941)