CONDITIONS FOR USE OF MARKET FACILITIES
The Market Policies, Procedures and associated charges are subject to change without prior notice at the discretion of the MFCA.
Section A: General
Section B: Passes
A Tenant/Employee pass is intended to admit tenants and their employees to the Market to work in their designated work areas and perform the duties of their employment.
A Tenant/Registration pass is issued to vehicles registered or leased by tenants for their operation.
Vehicles carrying office supplies and equipment, which are to be used directly by a tenant in carrying out his/her business activities within the Maryland Wholesale Seafood Market, are exempt from paying an entrance charge.
Any vehicle, registered or unregistered, entering the Market while carrying/containing merchandise for resale must pay the truck entrance charge specified (see Section H).
Section C: General Information
Deliveries are permitted into the Market after hours only when an agent or an employee of the tenant receiving the delivery is on the premises. Normal hours for unloading agents are Sunday and Wednesday, beginning at 6:00 p.m. and Monday, Tuesday and Friday beginning at 10:00 p.m. or as scheduled by a tenant.
Open containers of alcohol and/or illegal drugs are NOT permitted on Market premises at any time.
Section D: Buyers
A Buyer replacement pass is $1.00 (non-refundable). The Buyer must provide proof that the vehicle is out of service, has been traded or the windshield has been replaced.
Buyers must affix a current year annual Buyer Registration sticker to the inside of the windshield on the driver's side of the vehicle so that it is clearly visible to Market Security when entering the Market.
The Market is open to Buyers Monday through Saturday, 4:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and all Sundays from Mother's Day until Christmas, 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. (Sunday hours are subject to change without notice). During this time, Buyers may move freely throughout the Market and conduct business with the various wholesalers and retailers.
Security may deny entrance to any wholesale Buyer if verification is not provided from a wholesaler after 11:00 a.m. Security will request and may verify which wholesaler the Buyer is there to see. Buyers who enter the Market after 11:00 a.m. are not permitted to roam throughout or linger in the Market.
Any violation in use of the sticker may result in forfeiture of the charges paid and denial of future privileges to purchase an Annual Buyer Registration Sticker.
Failure to observe Market Policies and Procedures may result in forfeiture of Market privileges.
Section E: Tenant Employee Pass
Section F: Tenant Delivery Truck
Section G: Charges
Anyone found littering is subject to a fine/charge of $500.00.
A trailer dropped on the bituminous parking area without wooden supports under its landing gear may be subject to a fine/charge of $100.00 plus cost to repair damage to parking area. This policy is in effect year round.
Section H: Sanitation
Section I: Safety
Section J: Miscellaneous
Solicitation and any unlawful activity is prohibited within the Seafood Market. Illegal drugs and open containers of alcohol are not permitted on the Market premises at any time.
All deliveries into the Market must be for a Market tenant. Non-tenants are not permitted to transfer product within the Market.
Tenant/Employee passes are intended to admit employees to the Market to work in their designated work areas and perform the duties of the employment. Employees are not to linger in the Market when not at work, nor to interfere with the business activity of any tenant.