The uncodified ordinance made permanent a pilot farmers' markets program and streamlined the permit process for farmers' markets. Also includes a fee schedule for various permits.
"improved access to high quality fresh fruits and vegetables" (Section 1, subd. 1)
Preservation of local farm land and provide market for regionally grown foods(Section 1, subd.1);
Refers to farmers markets as being "an important contributor to . . . Seattle's economic and cultural life," (first Whereas clause); as providing "fresh, regionally produced farm products," "increased commerce for adjacent businesses," and as a "vitally important source of revenue" for local farmers. Section 1, subd. 1.
Section one includes findings about economic impact of farmers' markets on Seattle; also includes whereas clauses that describe challenges for farmers' markets relating to fees.
Refers to Attachment A, which described and implemented the pilot program; also refers to the Office of Economic Development as being "authorized and directed to" issue rules or amend rules to implement the program, and includes other directives for the OED (section 2).
Uncodified ordinance passed 9-21-2009; also known as Council Bill No. 116612. Amended Ordinance No. 122850 and 122295; and amended Seattle Municipal Code 11.26.260C, Schedule B, Table 22.602.045B, and 3.14.620. Did not check for updating because multiple code provisions were involved.
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