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For the purposes of this article the following definitions shall apply:
(a) A "certified farmer's market" means a location approved by the San Diego County Agricultural Commissioner where a "certified producer" may sell California agricultural products directly to consumers.
(b) A "certified producer" means a California farmer who is authorized by any county agricultural commissioner to sell agricultural products grown on land the producer controls, at a "certified farmer's market."
(c) "Farmers' market operator" means the lead individual organizing or directing a certified farmers' market in the unincorporated area.
(d) "Goods" means any article of commerce, including merchandise, foodstuffs and publications other than "newspapers."
(e) "Interviewer" is a person who visits one or more residences or places of business or sets up a temporary location in a public place, to gather information through personal contact with individuals.
(f) "Newspaper" means a publication issued at regular and usually close intervals, especially daily or weekly, and commonly containing news, comment, features, and advertising.
(g) "Non-certified farmers' market vendor" means a person who is selling new/first-hand goods or services at or adjacent to a "certified farmers' market" and are not "certified producers." Non-certified farmers' market vendors include, but are not limited to, persons selling arts and crafts, processed food, hand-made clothing, etc.
(h) "Services" means any act performed for the benefit of another under some arrangement or agreement whereby such act was to have been performed.
(i) "Solicitor" means a person who travels from place to place, to public places or events to which the public is admitted, to sell, offer for sale, deliver or give away, any "services" or "goods" or any item redeemable for goods, for immediate or future delivery. A "solicitor" also includes an "interviewer" and "farmers' market operator." For the purpose of this article, "solicitor" does not include a person who only contacts individuals by telephone or a "non-certified farmers' market vendor".
(j) "Solicitor's license" means the license authorizing a person to engage in the activities as a "solicitor" in the unincorporated areas of the County.
(k) "Temporary stand" means a table, booth, cart, vehicle or other portable or mobile device from which a "solicitor" sells and/or distributes goods.
(Amended by Ord. No. 7603 (N.S.), effective 4-13-89; amended by Ord. No. 7666 (N.S.), effective 9-19-89; Ord. No. 7670 (N.S.), adopted 9-26-89, effective 10-26-89, supersedes Ord. No. 7666; amended by Ord. No. 7898 (N.S.), effective 5-30-91; amended by Ord. No. 9818 (N.S.) effective 1-12-07; amended by Ord. No. 9889 (N.S.), effective 10-26-07; amended by Ord. No. 10312 (N.S.), effective 2-6-14; amended by Ord. No. 10330 (N.S.), effective 5-1-14)
Cross reference(s)--Definitions, § 12.101 et seq.