[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Perinton 1-23-1985 by L.L. No. 3-1985 (Ch. 85 of the 1976 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Farm Stands Law of the Town of Perinton."
This chapter shall apply to the entire area of the Town of Perinton, excluding those areas within the corporate limits of the Village of Fairport.
The purpose of this chapter is to help preserve agriculture and agricultural land within the Town of Perinton. It has been the custom for farmers and gardeners in the town to sell or offer for sale from their residential premises produce grown by them or others. This chapter provides reasonable regulations regarding such sales and the use of such premises for that purpose.
Definitions. As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- FARM STAND
- A structure not attached or affixed to the premises and capable of assembly and disassembly with simple hand tools and not exceeding 12 feet by 16 feet or 192 square feet in size.
- OFF-STREET PARKING
- Parking on the premises sufficient to accommodate customers' vehicles and to eliminate traffic hazards.
- The land owned or leased by the owner or operator of the farm stand.
- Fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers and other plantings.
No person shall operate a farm stand before April 1 or after November 30 of any year, except that Christmas trees and wreaths may be sold in the Town of Perinton from November 15 through December 31.
A farm stand operator shall:
Not willfully misstate the quantity or quality of any goods, wares, commodities or plantings offered for sale.
Not willfully offer for sale any goods, wares, commodities or plantings of an unwholesome or defective nature.
Keep his edible goods offered for sale well protected from dirt, dust, insects or other contaminants.
Not interfere with the line of vision of traffic or create any condition which may be hazardous to users of the roadways or patrons of the farm stand or roadside stand.
Not place his stand closer than 10 feet to the edge of the pavement.