Those charitable special events defined in this chapter may operate in the town year round, subject to the regulations set out in this chapter and:
   (A)   The charitable special event shall comply at all times with all local, state and federal laws.
   (B)   Charitable special events shall be allowed for no more than three consecutive days and be limited to the hours of 6:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.
   (C)   No special event or itinerant vendor shall leave any location without picking up, removing, and disposing of all trash and other refuse created by, or during the special event, or any related business activity.
   (D)   All charitable special events must obtain written permission from the property owner/operator on which the event or itinerant vendor(s) will be situated prior to the event.
   (E)   Tents, structures, and/or apparatus planned, designed and erected for purposes of providing temporary shade and cover shall comply with the North Carolina Fire and Building Codes, and shall not be erected for longer than the duration of the event, which shall correspond to the issued permit.
   (F)   No special event shall solicit or conduct business with persons operating motor vehicles.
   (G)   No charitable special event shall be held on or within any public street or highway right-of-way except approved race/parade events.
   (H)   Signage.
      (1)   Temporary on-site signage, as follows:
         (a)   The total amount of temporary signage for any charitable special event shall not exceed 100 square feet in area. Such signage may be in a single sign or a combination of signs.
         (b)   Each itinerant vendor within the charitable special event shall be allowed temporary signage not to exceed 36 square feet per each itinerant vendor.
         (c)   All temporary signs shall be located within the boundaries of the area in which the event will be held.
         (d)   Temporary signs may be displayed 24 hours prior to the event and shall be promptly removed by the permittee within 24 hours of the conclusion of the event.
         (e)   Temporary signs shall not be located in a manner that impedes the movement of pedestrians or emergency response vehicles on the beach.
         (f)   Temporary signs shall be placed as to not blow over or cause a nuisance or become litter.
      (2)   Off-site temporary directional signage, as follows:
         (a)   Not more than two off-site temporary directional signs shall be allowed for any charitable special event.
         (b)   No directional sign shall exceed 36 square feet for any charitable special event, and shall not be erected more than one week prior to the permitted event and shall be removed within 24 hours of the conclusion of the permitted event.
         (c)   No signage shall be located within a sight triangle.
   (I)   Parking. Event site may use up to 10% of the required parking for a commercial establishment for a special event. If using more than 10% of the required parking, the establishment will be required to close for regular business during the event.
(Ord. 03-14, passed 7-14-03; Am. Ord. 05-03, passed 3-17-05; Am. Ord. 12-03, passed 3-12-12; Am. Ord. 13-13, passed 9-9-13; Am. Ord. 17-5, passed 7-10-19)