5.05.050 Specific requirements.
(1) Temporary Business.
(a) No temporary business shall expose for sale, deliver, or sell any goods or services or offer to take orders for sale or delivery without first procuring a temporary business license directly from the city to do so.
(b) All temporary businesses shall comply with applicable requirements as an itinerant business.
(2) Itinerant Business.
(a) No itinerant merchant shall expose for sale, deliver, or sell any goods or services or offer to take orders for sale or delivery without first procuring a temporary business license as stated in subsection (1) of this section.
(b) No itinerant merchant shall use any device to attract attention to his wares or shall shout or call his wares in such a manner that can be heard 50 feet from the noise source.
(c) All conveyances and receptacles used by itinerant merchants to carry foodstuffs or other edibles shall be kept in a clean and sanitary condition, and all foodstuffs and other edibles shall be protected from dirt, dust, insects and other contaminations. A receptacle of adequate size shall be provided on the premises for the deposit of waste and refuse.
(d) All itinerant merchants (selling foodstuffs or other edibles) shall provide written proof from the department of health that all health department requirements are met.
(e) Itinerant merchants shall submit a drawing and/or detailed narrative describing any structure to be placed on property in connection with the business.
(f) No itinerant merchant shall stand or allow his vehicle to stand upon any public way at any time, and any itinerant merchant must exhibit to the city written permission from the property owner on which the itinerant merchant will locate his booth, stand, or vehicles, as a condition precedent to the issuance of a permit under this chapter.
(g) Every itinerant merchant issued a permit under this chapter shall comply with all laws, rules and regulations, federal, state or local.
(h) All itinerant employees shall be listed on the business license application and shall be subject to investigation.
(i) The activities of the business shall not in any way impair or impede the flow of pedestrian and/or vehicle traffic in the area.
(3) Temporary Bazaar or Community Affair Master License.
(a) No temporary bazaar or community affair shall allow any business to be conducted without first applying for a temporary master business license directly from the city.
(b) All temporary bazaar or community affair master license applicants shall complete the appropriate license application as prescribed by the city.
(c) If applicable, all businesses to be covered under a temporary bazaar or community affair master license shall be listed on the business license application and shall report all sales tax to the city on their excise tax returns to the State of Washington Department of Revenue. On any violation hereof the amount of local sales and use taxes due the city shall be paid to the city by the violator, together with a penalty of 100 percent of the local sales and use taxes due in addition to all other penalties, fines and remedies in this chapter.
(4) Transportation Passenger Services. Before a person operates a transportation passenger service he/she shall provide proof of general liability insurance for bodily injury and property damage with a minimum of $300,000. Each policy required herein shall be filed with the city clerk-treasurer annually, and kept in full force and effect. (Ord. 591 § 1, 2022; Ord. 534 § 1, 2018; Ord. 456 § 1, 2012; Ord. 364 § 14, 2005; Ord. 346, 2000; Ord. 325 § 5, 1996)