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A. Applicability: The provisions of this Section do not apply to garage sales or rummage sales. All other temporary carnivals, circuses, revivals, rodeos, swap meets, and similar activities may be permitted only in OSR, Commercial and Industrial Zone Districts subject to the restrictions of Subsection B of this Section.

B. Special Event Permit: A Special Event permit shall be obtained from the Town in accordance with the following:

1. The Town shall ensure that health and safety are considered, and shall obtain the approval of the Maricopa County Health Department, the Fire Department, and the Maricopa County Sherriff’s Office prior to issuing the Special Event permit.

2. The Town shall ensure that land area is adequate for the proposed use and consequent parking, and shall ensure that traffic safety is considered.

a. Applicants shall submit a site plan, to scale, showing the proposed locations of temporary structures and activities and identify the available parking areas.

b. All parking areas must be paved or have a method of dust control approved by the Town Engineer.

c. If the proposed Special Event location is within an existing parking area the number of parking spaces shall not be reduced by more than ten (10) percent of the total spaces existing.

3. The Town shall require any measures necessary to protect surrounding property.

4. A time limit shall be established for each use conducted under a Special Event permit. Unless otherwise approved, the time limit shall not exceed seven (7) consecutive days. Special event uses, recurring or otherwise, such as swap meets and farmers markets may be permitted annually under a single Special Event permit.

5. Permanent structures shall not be permitted under a Special Event permit.