Regulations: Regulation Three

Regulations

Regulation Three:
Includes information on Off Premises Sales Guidelines

DISPLAYS AWAY FROM PREMISES, EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISIONS (1) OF THE REGULATION. A DEALER SHALL MAKE ALL DISPLAYS AT THE LICENSED ESTABLISHED PLACE OF BUSINESS.

  1. A DEALER MAY CONDUCT DISPLAY(S) AT ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS SUBJECT TO A PHONE CALL TO THE COMMISSION DIRECTOR, FOLLOWED UP WITH A LETTER STATING THE PLACE AND DATES, AND A COPY OF YOUR TERRITORY ASSIGNED BY THE FACTORY OR DISTRIBUTOR.
    1. THE OFF PREMISES DISPLAY IS HELD IN YOUR TERRITORY, ASSIGNED BY THE FACTORY OR DISTRIBUTOR.
    2. DISPLAY VEHICLE AND/OR VEHICLES NOT FOR SALE MUST BE LOCKED AND UNATTENDED WITHOUT LITERATURE.

    OFF PREMISES SALES GUIDELINES (AMENDMENT: (3) () (EFFECTIVE 4-18-97)

    SALES AWAY FROM PREMISES. (1) EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISIONS (2) AND (3) OF THIS REGULATION, A DEALER SHALL MAKE ALL SALES AT THE LICENSED ESTABLISHED PLACE OF BUSINESS.

  2. A DEALER MAY MAKE A SALE AT THE HOME OR PLACE OF BUSINESS OF A CUSTOMER.
  3. A DEALER MAY CONDUCT SALES AT ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS SUBJECT TO WRITTEN AUTHORIZATION ISSUED BY THE MISSISSIPPI MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION. SUCH AUTHORIZATION WILL BE CONSIDERED IF:
    1. MUST HAVE WRITTEN APPROVAL FROM FACTORY OR DISTRIBUTOR GIVING PERMISSION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SALE, A COPY OF YOUR TERRITORY ASSIGNED BY THE FACTORY OR DISTRIBUTOR, AND A COPY OF THE WRITTEN AGREEMENT WITH THE LOCATION OWNER/LESSOR. COPIES OF THE WRITTEN APPROVALS MUST BE IN THE MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION OFFICE AT LEAST 15 DAYS PRIOR TO THE 3RD WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH.
    2. THE OFF PREMISES SALE IS HELD IN YOUR TERRITORY, ASSIGNED BY THE FACTORY OR DISTRIBUTOR.
    3. THE DEALERSHIP MAN A BOOTH OR DESK AT THE AWAY FROM PREMISES LOCATION WHICH HAS THE DEALERS NAME PROMINENTLY DISPLAYED AND AT WHICH LOCATION WRITTEN AUTHORIZATION FROM THE COMMISSION IS KEPT THROUGHOUT THE SALE.
    4. THE DEALER CAN PARTICIPATE IN 2 AWAY FROM PREMISES SALES WITHIN THE CALENDAR YEAR.
    5. THE SALE IS TO BE OF 10 DAYS DURATION OR LESS. 12 HOURS PRIOR TO START OF THE SALE AND 12 HOURS IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING TERMINATION WILL BE ALLOWED FOR ASSEMBLING AND DISMANTLING RESPECTIVELY.
    6. NEITHER THE DEALER NOR THE AWAY FROM PREMISES LOCATION IS PRESENTLY ON PROBATION.
    7. NO REQUEST WILL BE APPROVED BEYOND 60 DAYS PRIOR TO THE SALE.
  4. SATELLITE LOCATION: AN EXTENSION OF THE PRIMARY LOCATION, WITHIN THE TERRITORY ASSIGNED BY THE MANUFACTURER AND/OR DISTRIBUTOR, (EXCLUDING HEAVY TRUCKS, SPECIALTY VEHICLES, & MOTORCYCLES).
    1. THE DEALER MUST HAVE:
      1. WRITTEN APPROVAL FROM THE FACTORY AND/OR DISTRIBUTOR GIVING PERMISSION TO BUILD A SATELLITE LOCATION;
      2. PLANNING VOLUME FOR NEW VEHICLES AT THIS LOCATION;
      3. AND WRITTEN AUTHORIZATION ISSUED BY THE MISSISSIPPI MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION. SUCH AUTHORIZATION WILL BE ISSUED WHEN THE SATELLITE GUIDELINES ARE MET.
    2. SATELLITE FACILITY GUIDELINES:
Total Car & Light Truck Planning Vol. Show Room Units Show Room Square Feet Office Square Feet Parts Square Feet General Service Units General Service Square Feet Total Square Feet
50 2 800 600 900 4 2500 4800
100 3 1200 600 1200 5 2900 5900
150 3 1200 600 1500 6 3500 6800
200 3 1200 1000 1700 7 4000 7900
250 3 1200 1000 1900 8 4400 8500
300 4 1600 1500 2300 10 5600 14600
400 4 1600 1600 2800 12 6800 16400
500 4 1600 2000 3300 14 7700 18200