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Ordinance No. 1073 - Farmer's Market Definition

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ORDINANCE NO. 1073

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND CHAPTER 113

The City Council of the City of Worthington Do Ordain:

Section I.

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The Worthington City Code Section 113.01 is hereby amended so as to add the following definition to be inserted in alphabetical order:

113.01 DEFINITONS

FARMERS’ MARKET. A farmers’ market is an association or group of local producers who assemble at a defined public location for the primary purpose of selling non-animal agricultural products directly to consumers.

Section II.

The Worthington City Code Section 113.03 (F)(1) is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

(F) License Exemptions.

(1) No license shall be required for any person, whether at a farmers’ market or otherwise, to sell or to take orders for any product grown, produced, cultivated, or raised on a farm or in a garden.

Section III.

The Worthington City Code Section 113.07 is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

All operators of farmers’ markets, solicitors, and any person exempt from the licensing requirements of this chapter under § 113.03, shall be required to register with the city. Registration shall be made on the same form required for a license application, but no fee shall be required. Operators of Farmers’ markets shall supply a list of vendors to the City Clerk upon application and update as changes are made. Immediately upon completion of the registration form, the City Clerk shall issue to the registrant a Certificate of Registration as proof of the registration. Certificates of Registration shall be non-transferable.

Section IV.

The Worthington City Code Section 113.09(B) is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

(B)Neither the farmers’ market operators or vendors may display, sell, barter, trade or give away any live animals as the term “animal” is defined in Worthington City Code 90.01.

Section V.

This ordinance shall be in full force and effect after its passage and publication.

Passed by the City Council of the City of Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota, this 12th day of August, 2013.

(SEAL)

Alan E Oberloh, Mayor

Attest: Janice Oberloh, City Clerk

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