Any automatic laundry is defined to be any place where two or more self-service type automatic washing machines are installed, each powered by electric motors; where one or more gas-fired or electric heated drying machines are installed; where one or more extractor machines are installed; and where a fee is charged for the individual use of such washing machines and drying machines or either of them.
Solicitation of Business, Collection of Laundry. It shall be unlawful for the owner, operator or there agent to solicit or collect clothing to be laundered from the customer outside the premises.
Operation, Removal of Clothes by Operators. Nothing in this Section shall be construed to prevent the operator of an automatic laundry, as defined herein, from operating and controlling the mechanical operations of the equipment in such automatic laundry, or from removing clothes from the washing machines after the washing operation has been completed, or from placing such cleansed clothes in and removing them from an extractor or drying machine.
Maintenance of Machines. It shall be the duty of the owner, operator, or their agent of the automatic laundry, to post in a conspicuous manner, the name, address and telephone number of the person or entity responsible for the servicing of defective machinery in the automatic laundry. For purposes of this Section, a post office box number constitutes an address.
Penalty. Any person violating any of the provisions of this Section 360 shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $200, or by imprisonment in the County Jail for not more than one month, or by such fine and imprisonment.
(Amended by Ord. 331-75; App. 7/16/75)