- Seller check-in/set-up time 6:00 AM to 8:00 AM
- Gate closed to vendors 9:00 AM
- Selling hours 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
- Clean up 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
- You must be in your spot by 8:00 AM or penalties apply. (Please read contract.)
RESERVATIONS ARRIVING AFTER 8:00 A.M. MUST WAIT IN LINE AS STANDBY VENDORS,
AND WILL BE REASSIGNED SPACES ACCORDING TO A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE AVAILABILITY
THE DAY OF THE MARKET. You will not be allowed to drive or carry your items
into the Market after 9 a.m. You cannot sell items at all, if you arrive after
9 am the day of market.
Do not leave before 3:00 PM unless you have cleared it with the Market
prior to the day of the market. This is a strict safety precaution enforced
on behalf of our pedestrian traffic!
Please notify the Office AT LEAST 10 Working Days PRIOR TO THE MARKET if you
are not able to attend. At time of withdrawal, we will reassign a spot and market
date to your account balance, but no refund will be given. If you have not notified
the Office and fail to arrive by 8:00 a.m. on the day of the market, your space
will be released without a refund or credit to you. Please note: There are no
rain checks given for rainy days, and you must still arrive at the market before
9am in order to vend.
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AND THOROUGHLY!
The College does not allow for selling, display or giveaway:
- Any type of drugs, drug paraphernalia, Tobacco products of any kind, or
pharmaceuticals, legal or otherwise
- Firearms, working or not, ammunition or explosive devices, weapons
of any kind!
- Knives, dirks, daggers (Penal Code 626.10.). Folding knives with locking
blades. No selling of any types of knives whatsoever!
- Stolen merchandise of any kind
- Pets or any other live animals
- Videos or cassettes which are pirated, dubbed, or in any violation of copyright
- Pornographic/printed materials, pictures, ceramic sculptures containing
any kind of nudity.
- Items that by sale, possession, or use are in violation of college, city,
county, state, or Federal laws and any items that are misrepresented by the
seller in any way.
- No selling of any types of paints
- Absolutely no food products sold at market without health permit or any other types of products such as pills of any type, toothpaste, mouthwash,
foods, anything that requires consumer consumption, any prepared food products
or beverages, alcoholic beverages.
Animals: NO DOGS OR OTHER LIVE PETS ALLOWED. Due to firm health
and safety concerns, you will be asked to take the animal off the premises.
No Postings: The promotion, posting and/or distribution of
material are strictly prohibited on the Flea Market grounds. The posting, distribution,
or promotion of any current political candidate for re-election purposes is
also prohibited. Copies of the College Posting and Distribution Policies are
available at the Registration & Information Tent.
Electronics: Please do not play radios or other music so loud
that it disturbs your neighbors. If you require use of a portable generator,
a low-volume machine is recommended.
Display: Arrange your items neatly. No items shall be displayed
directly on the asphalt. Use of a table or blankets are recommended. Do not
sell out of your vehicle! The Market Staff reserves the right to control noise
levels of all vendors.
The College reserves the right to approve all items for sale, displayed, or
License Information: If you are planning to sell used items
at the Flea Market more than twice a year or selling crafts or new items, you
must get a Resale License (sellers permit) from the State
Board of Equalization by calling (510)622-4100 for forms and information.
In addition, all sellers are required to be licensed by the City of
Hayward. Contact the City of Hayward at (510)583-4600 for forms and
information. Licenses must be current and available for verification at all
times. For Department Of Food And Agriculture information, call (916)654-0435.
All licensing questions should be directed at the State Board of equalization,
or the City of Hayward.
Alameda County Health Permit: If you plan to sell any food
items you must obtain a health permit in addition to the licenses referenced
above (3 total). The number to call is (510)567-6708.
Food Items: The College reserves the right and privilege
to approve all food vendors. All food Vendors will be required to fill out a
food contract and reservation form. You must have the following:
- A current Health Department Permit and Liability Insurance 510-567-6754
- State of California Sellers Permit and 510-622-4100
- City of Hayward Business License 510-583-4600
You would also be responsible for abiding to these guidelines as well as the
ones set forth for food vendors. Permission must be given prior to selling food
items. For information, call 510-723-6918.
Etiquette: Communicate with your neighbor. PLEASE TREAT OTHERS
AS YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE TREATED. Cooperate with your neighbors. This will save
time, confusion, confrontations, and most importantly, make our market a pleasurable
location to vend your goods and promote a long business relation with both the
market management and your vending neighbors. Vandalism, profanity, verbal abuse,
sexual harassment, or physical aggression will not be tolerated. Violators are
subject to immediate removal from the Market (temporarily or permanently). Subleasing
is strictly prohibited.
Parking: All vehicles are to be parked at the back of the
selling space, crosswise to the two parking spaces. This method is designed
to allow both you and your neighbor’s maximum selling space. Do not park
by just pulling in, as you would normally park. This blocks the view of both
yours and your neighbor’s merchandise. One (1) vehicle per vending spot.
All other vehicles must be parked in customer parking. Lot B is free parking
on Flea Market days only.
Cleaning & Release: Do not leave unsold merchandise in
your selling space at the end of the day. Trash bags are provided to sellers
as needed. As of November 2002 sellers are no longer allowed to deposit
their waste, cardboard, or hazardous materials on the Chabot College Campus.
Vendors who violate waste provisions set forth by the Chabot College Safety
Department will be cited by the Chabot College Safety Staff. Effective February
2005 there will be a $25 fee assessed to those who leave their space uncleaned.
- From the North: 880 South to Winton Ave. West exit. Go
to 3rd light, turn left (Hesperian). Go to 4th light (1 on each block); turn
right, into parking lot.
- From the South: 880 North to Jackson St., Hwy 92. Go West
toward the San Mateo Bridge. Take Hesperian Blvd. north exit. Counting traffic
light at end of exit as #1, go to 3rd light and turn left into parking lot.
- From West Bay: Take San Mateo Bridge, Hwy 92 East. Take
Hesperian Blvd. exit, and turn left at light. Go to 3rd light and turn left
into the parking lot.
- From the East (inland): 580 West, merge onto I-238 (very
briefly), merge onto 880 Southbound ramp (towards San Jose), from 880 South,
follow directions From the North.
If additional information is requested, please contact the Flea Market Staff
at (510) 723-6918, or e-mail CCFleaMarket@clpccd.cc.ca.us.