[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of Bellefonte 7-5-2010 by Ord. No. 070510. Amendments noted where applicable.]
A curb market is hereby established in the Borough to be held on the streets of Bellefonte where designated by Council. The market shall be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
The Chief of Police or his/her designee is hereby designated to serve as Market Manager/Clerk. He shall have general supervision of the market including to designate space and assign stalls to all vendors; to collect the stall or space fee on each market day from each vendor; to turn over to the Borough all such fees collected; to see that the market area is cleaned after each market; and to do all other things necessary to ensure that this chapter is properly enforced and that the market is held in an orderly and lawful manner.
No person shall occupy any stall or space at the curb market, with or without a vehicle, without having paid to the Market Manager/Clerk the daily fee established by Council resolution for each market day or portion thereof.
All spaces will be rented on a first-come, first-choice basis, beginning at 5:00 a.m. on each market day.
No person shall occupy more than one rental space (approximately 20 feet to 24 feet, depending on vehicle size) at the market by use of a trailer in combination with a truck, tractor or car. Spaces will be limited to either a vehicle, 20 feet; dual-wheel truck, 24 feet; single vehicle-size trailer, 20 feet; or tables, 20 feet.
No person shall occupy more than one rented space to sell, display or offer for sale any goods or produce at the curb market at any time, day or place other than those established in this chapter for the holding of the market, or fail to remove from the portion of the market place occupied by him or her, before vacating the same, any unsold goods or produce or any refuse or debris resulting from such occupancy.
In the event that additional spaces are needed, the Market Manager/Clerk may assign additional spaces to the market.
All sales, displays of goods and business transactions relating to, or as a result of, the operation of the curb market shall be conducted from the adjoining sidewalk by the seller from a table or stand supplied by the seller adjacent to such seller's vehicle or other means of transportation. The seller shall be permitted to occupy the sidewalk adjacent to the curb, but must maintain a reasonable walkway for pedestrian use on the remaining sidewalk in front of the seller's stand. The Market Manager/Clerk or his designee shall determine what is "reasonable."
Sellers shall be permitted to sell only goods which fit into the following three categories: produce, flowers and homemade baked goods.
No person shall be permitted to arrive, store goods or set up at the market prior to 5:00 a.m. the day of the market.