Temporary outside display and sales of merchandise, and food service may be permitted on one occasion in any quarter of a calendar year for a period not to exceed 14 consecutive days, subject to the following conditions:
(a) A site plan must be submitted for approval by the Development Services Director designating the area for outside display, sales and/or food service. Show location of any outdoor speaker and the direction of sound (speakers shall face away from residential neighborhoods).
(b) The merchandise to be displayed or sold must be clearly related or incidental to the current Certificate of Occupancy (and must be taken out by the Certificate of Occupancy holder) at the site. Itinerant vendors shall not be permitted.
(c) Items for outside display within the festival area are to be approved by the City of Grapevine Festival Committee.
(d) A minimum four feet of clear sidewalk width shall be maintained at all times and at no time shall required egress from the building be obstructed.
(e) Use of required parking areas for temporary outside display and sales shall not negatively impact the ability to provide adequate parking on the subject site nor shall it create a burden on surrounding properties or encourage parking within the right-of-way. Approval for use of required parking areas shall be at the discretion of the Development Services Director.
(f) An appropriate permit from the Health Department shall be required for any food sales/service. See attached application.
(g) Tents - a tent permit is required from the Building Inspection Department. The tent shall be installed by a registered contractor and a flame spread certificate shall be submitted. Please call 817-410-3165 for details.
For tents over 400 square feet, that have sides or will be open after dark - a detailed layout of the tent with the emergency lights, exit lights, exit doors and fixtures indicated shall be required.
Fencing - Any fences that cross fire lanes shall be plastic construction fencing. The fencing shall be such that it can be moved by one person in the event of an emergency.
(h) Please provide a letter detailing the temporary use. Please note if outside speakers will or will not be utilized (this includes amplified music live and/or DJ, master of ceremonies, etc.) Please state in your letter if you are not providing food sales/service.
(i) Application must be received ten (10) days before the start of the event.