Sales Policies and Rules

Sellers Permit Requirements

If you plan to sell more than twice a year, the State of California requires you to obtain a Seller's Permit. You must submit a Market application, a copy of your Seller's Permit and a copy of your Driver's License to the Market for approval. Seller's Permit must note Delta College's address, 5151 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95207, or the Seller's Permit is not valid and will not be honored.

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Additional Information during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Sales will be limited to the following:

  • All Hot food orders must be to go.
  • Pre-packaged food and produce.

For more information, please contact us at or via phone, contact the Bookstore at: (209) 954-5086 

Product Specific Sales Policies
Food Sales
  • San Joaquin County Environment Health Certificates are required prior to vending.
  • An original Certificate of Liability Insurance in the amount of $1,000,000 CSL (combined single limit) naming the "Delta College Market" as additional insured is required. The Certificate of Insurance must include the following language: "San Joaquin Delta College Market, its officers, agents and employees are an Additional Insured, and this policy is primary to any self-insurance or excess insurance coverages maintained by the College District." COMPLIANCE WITH THIS INSURANCE REQUIREMENT IS MANDATORY OR VENDING WILL BE DENIED.
  • A City of Stockton Business License is required (see link below).
  • Copies or receipts of these items must be on file with the Delta College Market Coordinator by Wednesday prior to the weekend of sales activity.
  • The appropriate original/copies of the above documentation must accompany the vendor at all times while on the market premises.
  • Fines levied by the Environmental Health Department against unhealthful vendor practices are charged to the Delta College Market. The fine must be paid by the violating vendor by the following weekend after the Market Director has been notified of the violations and fine. Food Vendors will not be permitted market access with unpaid fines.

* Sale of food items requires appropriate documentation and approval from industry regulators to insure compliance with industry standards.

Recording Products Sales Standards

The Market at Delta College chooses to set standards for Recording Industry Product Sales* that will ensure the royalty process is observed. There will not be variance from the standards set by this document.

  • Vendor must complete an application to sell products.
  • Vendor must possess a current State of California Retail Sales Number.
  • Vendor must sell only items in unopened shrink-wrapped packaging.
  • Vendor is not permitted to sell private videos, CD's, 8-Track or DVD stock.
  • Copies of the above items necessary for compliance must be on file with the Delta College Market Office by Wednesday prior to the weekend of sales activity.

*Private collection of Records, CD's, Cassette Tapes, 8-Track tapes, Videos or DVD's

Fresh Flower and Plant Merchant Provisions

All Merchants shall possess a Market Enforcement license and a Nursery Stock license, both from Department of Food and Agriculture of the State of California, in addition to a City of Stockton Business License. Fresh flower Merchants shall also possess a current State of California Seller's Permit with 5151 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95207, as the place of business.

Furniture Merchant Provisions

All Merchants selling new furniture and/or mattress shall possess a Home Furnishing License issued by the Bureau of Home Furnishings of the State of California, a City of Stockton Business license and a State of California Seller's Permit with 5151 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95207, as the place of business.

Prohibited Sales

he following items may not be sold:

  • Illegal Drugs and/or drug paraphernalia
  • Alcohol, tobacco, and/or tobacco products
  • Gold (buying and selling)
  • Weapons of any style including, but not limited to: knives (all sizes and styles), guns, fireworks, or any incendiary devices
  • Knock-off names brands (Gicci, must be Gucci)
  • Animals
  • Pornographic material
  • Tazers
  • Used Mattresses