Establishes a Public Market for the purpose of providing a place where farmers can sell their own farm products.
This policy may correspond to diet-related strategies identified by the County Health Rankings’ What Works for Health tool, including:
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Refers to protection of public health. (§ 441-8).
Definition of "producer" demonstrates an intent to focus on locally-produced foods.
Some terms, such as "producer" are defined within the ordinance, but there is no definition section. (See sec. 441-2)
Law includes standards for city market for what products may be sold, hours of operation, how prices must be displayed, fees for stalls; licensing requirement; subletting restrictions, etc. §§ 441-1(B), 441-4 thru 441-8, 441-12.
Market masters can bar people from the market (441-12; violations can result in jail time or a fine of up to $100 plus costs (441-14)
Part II General Legislation; Chapt 441 City Market; originally adopted by the City Commission of Royal Oak 10-20-1930 by Ord. No. 244. Amended 3-4-1940 by Ord. No. 377; 5-4-1942 by Ord. No. 409.