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GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF RENTAL AT PEDDLER’S JUNCTION LANCASTER LLC

As a Vendor, you agree in good faith, to rent assigned space(s) only on a Month-to-Month basis.  Further, Vendors understand and agree to always follow these general rental terms and conditions below:

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Monthly Rental Costs

Vendors agrees to pay, on a continuous monthly basis until properly canceled, their Monthly Space Rent.  Peddler’s Junction will provide an overview of your monthly rent.  Monthly rent is non-refundable.  Vendors agree to pay this rent on or before the first (1st) day of every month.  Vendors understand any unpaid rent balance will be automatically deducted from sales check processing each month.

Payments

Vendors agree to pay due amounts using one (or more) of the following payment methods:  electronic Web-portal payment, Cash, Check, Cashier’s Check, Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover).  If a check is not honored by their bank, (either by: “NSF”, “Stop Payment”  “or other bank reasons”), a $35.00 fee will be added to the total rent owed. 

Late Fees

Vendor agrees that if the normal monthly rent has not been paid on or before the 1st of each month, Peddler’s Junction has the right to apply a late fee on overdue monthly rent according to Peddler’s Junction late fee table.

Payouts

Vendor agrees that sales from the 1st day of the previous month through the last day of the previous month are paid on the 8th day following the month close.  

Sales Transactions

Vendor agrees that all items sold must go through the central registers; Vendors are not permitted to sell merchandise or collect money in their rented space. 

Tags

All Vendor merchandise must have a tag showing

  • booth number
  • price
  • brief description

If the item is on sale, the Vendor must place a new tag on the item; do not mark through a price and write the sale price.

Sales by Credit Card

Vendor agrees that Peddler’s Junction shall deduct a Credit Card fee on each transaction made by credit or debit card.  This applies to sales by credit/debit cards only!

Price and Discounts

  • All Merchandise will be sold on an “as is” basis unless the vendor approves a refund (exception: pallet sold merchandise). Vendors who sell “pallet products” understand there is an automatic 72-hour customer receipt return guarantee on products sold.
  • Peddler's Junction does not discount any product for sale unless the vendor authorizes it.
Sales Tax

Peddler’s Junction will collect and pay state sales and city tax.

General Space Info

Peddler’s Junction takes pride in the booths provided to our Vendors. Wall construction and maintenance are a large part of that.  Vendors agree that booths come with standard OSB/ pegboard walls. Modification to a booth is allowed with the approval of management. Vendors agree to talk to Peddler’s Junction Management before making any changes to the provided space walls, noting that no booth walls will be over 8 feet tall, and no fencing material of any kind shall be used in rented space. Vendor agrees that any modifications made to the rental space become property of Peddler’s Junction. Vendors are not permitted to paint floors.  Vendors agree that rented booth space must be tastefully built and always maintained. Further, Vendors agree that booths must be clean and clutter free.  Vendors who do not follow this clean booth policy will be charged $45.00  from Peddler’s Junction to clean their space.

No Promise Rule

Vendors agree not to promise their rented space(s) to someone else upon departure.  Once notice has been provided that the Vendor is leaving, Vendors agree Peddler’s Junction has the right to re-rent the space at any time the space becomes empty. 

Sharing Space

Vendors agree that Peddler’s Junction does not allow vendors to share rental space.

Product Security

Peddler’s Junction makes every effort to protect Vendor items and Vendors agree we are not responsible for their merchandise while selling on their behalf. Vendors understand Peddler's Junction will not hold insurance for Vendor products; Vendors are encouraged to have their own product insurance while renting.

Selling Limitations

Vendors understand and agree they can display any legal item for sell within Peddler's Junction assigned designated space(s).  With this said, there are some special selling rules which Vendors agree to follow:

Banned Items

  • Absolutely no pornography of any kind allowed to be sold.
  • No items that smell of alcohol allowed. (Old whiskey decanters must be cleaned).
  • No firearms can be sold in Peddler's Junction. EXCEPTION: antique guns dated before 1898 can be sold if date is verified against code 26 U.S.C 5845(G).
  • Animals (preserved or alive) are not allowed to be sold.
  • No open flames are permitted in the store. You are not permitted to light any devices for demonstration purpose.
  • No USED items with stuffing (chair, couches, pillows, etc.) can be sold without having an official “spray license tag” on the product.
  • Drug related paraphernalia (including water pipes) are not allowed to be sold.
  • "Knock off or Imitation" items are not allowed to be sold.
  • Items that require state issued "special licensing" from the state of Ohio (such as fresh meat, cheese, or tobacco) cannot be sold.
  • Any Item considered illegal according to current Ohio revised code cannot be sold.

Special Selling Conditions

  • Knifes, "Personal Protection Items", swords, antique guns, crossbows, slingshots, and/or other dangerous items must be sold in locked case.
  • Homemade candy, jams, jellies, and other food items, require proper preparation license.
  • Flammable products/Items: (such as lamps, lighters, chainsaws, weed eaters) must be emptied before bringing in to sell, and remain empty while for sale.
Loading/Unloading Products

When bringing merchandise into rented Space, Vendors agree to inform the staff and enter as directed. Vendors agree to inform Peddler’s Junction staff (and allow inspection of all items) bringing in or removed from the store.

Anti-Discrimination Policy

Vendors agree that swearing and telling "off color" jokes is strictly prohibited.  Further it is understood that Peddler’s Junction  does not allow comments from Vendor’s that promote, foster, or perpetuate discrimination based on race, creed, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, status about public assistance, national origin, physical or mental disability or sexual orientation.

Renewal

Unless notified in writing a vendor will leave, Vendors agree these rental terms and conditions and monthly cost(s) for assigned spaces will automatically renew monthly.

Contract Right Reservation

Peddler’s Junction reserves the right to modify and/or change the terms and conditions of this rental agreement, including rental rates, at any time.   Peddler’s Junction will always notify Vendors of any rental amount, or general term and condition changes.  Vendors agree to the responsibility of understanding timing and impact of such changes. 

Indemnification

Vendors agree and releases, indemnifies, and holds Peddler’s Junction, its employees’, agents, and owners harmless from any and all liability.

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Because we use centralized cashiering and collect funds, anyone can be a vendor.  No vendor's license is required to set up and display products for sale. We also take care of all sales tax filings. 
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