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A. Number: No more than two (2) donation drop boxes (side by side) are allowed on a zoning lot less than two (2) acres in size. No more than three (3) donation drop boxes (side by side) are allowed on a zoning lot equal to or greater than two (2) acres in size.
B. Size: Each donation drop box shall not exceed seven feet (7') in height and twenty five (25) square feet in ground area.
C. Location: Donation drop boxes may be located only in commercial and industrial zoning districts or on properties occupied primarily by an educational, religious, governmental or charitable use. Donation drop boxes shall be located on a parking lot or other paved surface, not adjacent to the front building facade. Donation drop boxes shall not be located within fifteen feet (15') of the front or corner side property line; reduce the width of paved clear space for the passage of pedestrians to less than five feet (5'); be located within five feet (5') of a fire department connection; utilize any parking spaces required by section 9-5-7 of this code; or, disrupt the flow of vehicular or pedestrian traffic on any public right of way.
D. Signs And Identification: The only signs used in connection with the donation drop box shall be affixed to the donation drop box. No such sign shall exceed six (6) square feet on any one side of the donation drop box. The donation drop box shall include language discouraging the placement of items outside of the box.
E. Maintenance: No storage shall be permitted outside the donation drop box. The donation drop box shall be maintained in an operational and good visual condition at all times.
F. Insurance: The donation drop box owner shall maintain liability insurance in the amount of one million dollars ($1,000,000.00) and name the town of Cortland as an additional insured. (Ord. 2011-05, 1-24-2011)
G. Other Requirements:
1. Upon telephone notification from the town president/mayor or his or her designee that materials are being placed outside of a box, the donation drop box owner shall have twenty four (24) hours to remove said materials. Failure to do so on three (3) or more occasions in any calendar year may result in penalties listed under section 3-10-4 of this chapter. (Ord. 2011-05, 1-24-2011; amd. Ord. 2014-05, 7-28-2014)
2. The name and phone number of the donation drop box owner/operator shall be posted on the box.
3. Donation drop boxes shall only be placed with the property owner's permission and on properties that contain an existing and operating permitted or special use. (Ord. 2011-05, 1-24-2011)