§ 18-61. Standards.  


Effective on Tuesday, February 07, 2017
  •     Any newsrack receptacle within the Park and Stuart Avenue corridor shall comply with the following standards: 

        (1) No newsrack receptacle shall be used for advertising signs or publicity purposes other than that dealing with the display, sale or purchase of the newspaper, news periodical or commercial handbill sold or distributed therein. 
        (2) Each coin-operated receptacle installed in the newsrack shall be equipped with a coin-return mechanism to permit a person using the machine to secure an immediate refund if he is unable to receive the paid-for publication. The coin- return mechanism shall be maintained in good working order. 
        (3) Each newsrack receptacle shall have affixed to it, in a readily visible place to be seen by anyone using the newsrack, a notice setting forth the name and address of the distributor and the telephone number of a working telephone service to call to report a malfunction or to secure a refund if a malfunction of  the coin-return mechanism occurs or to give the notices provided for in this article. 
        (4) Each receptacle within the newsrack shall be maintained in a neat and clean condition and in good repair at all times. Specifically, but without limiting the generality of this subsection, each newsrack receptacle shall be serviced and maintained so that: 
            a. It is reasonably free of dirt and grease.
            b. It is reasonably free of chipped, faded, peeling and cracked paint in the visible painted areas thereof.
            c. It is reasonably free of rust and corrosion in the visible unpainted metal areas thereon.
            d. The clear plastic or glass parts thereof, if any, through which the publications therein are viewed are unbroken and reasonably free of cracks, dents, blemishes and discoloration. 

(Ord. No. 2017-01, § 3, 02-07-2017)