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(a) Every person who vends, sells or offers for sale from a vehicle, tent or table, food, refreshments or goods and services in or upon any public park or park facility shall, before engaging in such business, obtain from the Parks and Recreation Department a permit to do so.
(b) The Parks and Recreation Department may limit the number of any type of permit issued to a quantity sufficient to adequately serve the patrons of parks and park facilities.
(c) The fees for a yearly vending permit for each motorized vending vehicle, trailer or stand, (defined as a temporary structure, tent-table or group of tables at a single location), for each non-motorized vending vehicle, and for a one-day vending license, to cover a special event, shall be established by the Parks and Recreation Department. Said fees may provide exemptions for not-for-profit, charitable or religious organizations.
(d) All permits issued under this section shall be prominently displayed and produced for inspection when requested by a police officer or park employee or representative, are not transferable, and yearly permits expire on December 31 of the year in which issued.
(e) The Parks and Recreation Department shall designate, in writing, to each permit holder, the specific times and areas in parks where vending may take place.
(f) No permit granted under this section shall be construed to entitle any person to vend or sell in any place but in the areas specifically designated, nor to sell items other than those designated in the permit.
(g) The Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to negotiate and contract with a concessionaire for the exclusive rights to vend food and refreshments in certain park facilities where special vending times, quality or style of food and refreshments are required.
(h) The permit of any person who violates or fails to comply with any provision(s) of this section may be revoked by the Parks and Recreation Department.
(Ord. 170-2008. Passed 12-8-08.)