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Holly, Mich., Code § 112.03 (current through Oct. 11, 2016)
Exempts "any gardener or farmer, or market gardener selling or offering for sale the produce of his or her farm or garden" from permit requirement for "peddlers.".
Creates an exemption.
Food System Category:
Does the law refer to priority populations in some way?
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to improving or protecting health?
Yes. Produce (§ 112.03).
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal of fostering improved environmental conditions?
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to promoting or supporting the community's economy?
Yes. Market gardener, offering for sale, selling (§ 112.03).
Does the law include findings (including jurisdiction-specific findings), or are there findings in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Does the law have a stated intent or purpose, or is there an intent or purpose in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Does the law address implementation in some way?
Unclear. Some general administrative duties with respect to licensing for peddlers are set forth at section 112.04, but section 112.03 is an exemption.
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
Unclear. Some penalties and other general administration details are specified, but they are not pertinent to this exemption.
Does the law include an evaluation component, beyond reporting on activity?
Does the law require an extra or atypical financial or resource investment?
Code context and ordinance history
Section 112.03 is located in Title XI: Business Regulations, Chapter 112: Peddlers. History: Ord. 143, passed 7-24-1984; Ord. 31, passed 6-8-1973.