ALBANY, GA (WALB) -
Code enforcement officers in Albany and Dougherty County want folks to know its illegal to sell anything on the city's right of way.
Code enforcement will be out during this weekend's Albany State homecoming parade to make sure that and other ordinances are being obeyed.
Code enforcement officers say they'll be out early Saturday morning before the parade starts making sure vendors are not set up in the city right of way.
Vendors who are wanting to sell souvenirs, refreshments and other items must be set up on private property.
Vendors must also have permission, preferably in writing, from the property owner, and also have a city permit.
“Its becoming a safety issues as well as a disturbance to the patrons that come to just enjoy the parade. So we will be out in full force issueissuingtions for violators,” says Albany-Dougherty Code Enforcement Officer Anthony Donaldson.
Fines can average anywhere from 200 to 500 dollars. Code enforcement officers say its mainly out-of-towners selling illegally.
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