§ 70-21  Swap Meets, Fairgrounds, Farmers Markets, and Street Fairs.
   (A)   As used in this subchapter, SWAP MEET means a place of commercial activity, popularly known as a swap meet or flea market, which is:
      (1)   Open to the public for the purchase of merchandise on the premises;
      (2)   Available to the public who contract with the swap meet proprietor to sell merchandise on the premises, whether such sellers or vendors are in the business of vending or are making casual sales or some combination thereof;
      (3)   Composed of two or more stalls, stands or spaces allotted to vendors, at least one of whom does not occupy the same allotted space or spaces on an uninterrupted continuous daily basis.
   (B)   It shall be the responsibility of the swap meet proprietor, and not individual vendors, to obtain the license required by this subchapter.  Swap meet vendors are not required by this subchapter to obtain a city business license.  A SWAP MEET PROPRIETOR is any person who rents, sells, donates, or otherwise makes available to swap meet vendors any space within premises owned or controlled by the proprietor for the purpose of a swap meet sale.  The swap meet proprietor shall make available to the city, upon reasonable notice, records containing names, addresses, and Arizona transaction privilege numbers of all vendors.
   (C)   FAIRGROUNDS.  As used in this subchapter, shall refer to a county fair pursuant to A.R.S. § 11-258 or successors.  The fairground proprietor shall send to the city, on a quarterly basis, a list containing the names, addresses, and Arizona Transaction Privilege numbers of all vendors.
   (D)   As used in this subchapter, FARMERS MARKET means a place of commercial activity that consists of the following elements:
      (1)   Open to the public for the purchase of fresh grown products, in an open-air setting, or in an enclosed building or structure;
      (2)   Composed of three or more booths, stalls, stands or spaces allotted to vendors, none of whom occupy the same booth, stall, stand or spaces on an uninterrupted continuous daily basis;
      (3)   Primary merchandise for sale is dispensed from individual booths and consists of fresh fruits and vegetables, food products for home consumption and flowers;
      (4)   As an auxiliary use, the market may allow the sale of secondary items such as food prepared and intended for on premise consumption, arts and crafts (not including second hand goods), and jewelry; however the booths for such vendors shall not comprise more than 20% of the total farmers market in number of booths or square footage.
   (E)   It shall be the responsibility of the farmers market vendors and the farmers market proprietor to obtain the appropriate business licenses required by this subchapter. A FARMERS MARKET PROPRIETOR is any person who rents, sells, donates, or otherwise makes available to farmers market vendors any space within premises owned, controlled or leased by the proprietor for the purpose of a farmers market. The farmers market proprietor shall obtain a City of Yuma business license with a specific address and location of the farmers market. A FARMERS MARKET VENDOR is defined as a retail merchant engaged in the retail sales of products approved for sale at a farmers market under § 154-01.07. All farmers market vendors are required to have a State of Arizona Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) number in addition to a City of Yuma business license specific to the farmers market location.
   (F)   As used in this chapter, STREET FAIR means a place of commercial activity that consists of the following elements:
      (1)   Open to the public for the purchase of products, in an open-air setting, on certain public streets as permitted by the Zoning Code;
      (2)   Composed of three or more booths, stalls, stands or spaces allotted to vendors, none of whom occupy the same booth, stall, stand or spaces on an uninterrupted continuous daily basis.
   (G)   It shall be the responsibility of the street fair vendors and street fair proprietor to obtain the appropriate business licenses required by this subchapter.  A STREET FAIR PROPRIETOR is any person who rents, sells, donates, or otherwise makes available to street fair vendors any space within premises owned, controlled or leased by the proprietor for the purposes of a street fair.  The street fair proprietor shall obtain a City of Yuma business license with a specific address and location of the street fair.  A STREET FAIR VENDOR is defined as a retail merchant engaged in the retail sale of products approved for sale at a street fair under § 154-01.07.  All street fair vendors are required to have a State of Arizona Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) number in addition to a City of Yuma business license specific to the street fair location.
('80 Code, § 16-37)  (Ord. 2583, passed 9-30-92; Ord. O99-44, passed 8- 18-99; O2012-25, passed 11-21-12; Ord. O2013-41, passed 8-7-13; Ord. O2020-010, passed 4-15-20)