The Art Commission shall establish and supervise a lottery system whereby those persons certified by the Art Commission as street artists and possessing a valid State Board of Equalization Resale Permit shall be chosen by lot for the available selling areas as designated by the Board of Supervisors by resolution.
The Art Commission shall specify three days in each week for the holding of a lottery for selling areas which are designated by the Board of Supervisors.
The Art Commission, at its discretion, may postpone any lottery if sufficient volunteers to conduct the lottery are not available. No fees shall be paid to the volunteers conducting the lottery or collected by the Art Commission to establish or supervise the lottery. Each volunteer conducting the lottery shall be compensated for his or her service with a single sales space of the volunteer’s choice selected prior to and from the lottery the volunteer conducts and for the duration of the day in which the volunteer conducts the lottery.
The Art Commission shall not be liable for any damage, injury or loss occasioned by the lottery.
The Art Commission may make such reasonable rules and regulations as are necessary to effectuate the lottery.
The Art Commission shall design and distribute to those chosen in the lottery on each day a lottery is held, a document identifying the person chosen, the craft of the person chosen and the location where the person chosen will be allowed to sell, offer for sale, or solicit offers to purchase.
The lottery document shall be in the possession of the street artist at all times and shall be displayed to a police officer upon request.
It shall be unlawful to sell, offer for sale, or solicit offers to purchase goods and crafts in those areas subject to the lottery without first obtaining a document from the Art Commission indicating the seller has been chosen for the area or a document from the Art Commission indicating that no lottery document is necessary for that area.
(Amended by Ord. 41-83, App. 2/4/83)