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File #: 2022-0290    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 4/22/2022 In control: Committee on Land Use and Economic Development
On agenda: 4/26/2022 Final action: 5/10/2022
Enactment date: 5/10/2022 Enactment #: 14
Effective date: 5/14/2022    
Title: Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Seven: Business Licensing, Article III Chapters 721 & 723, Article IX and Title Ten: Building, Chapters 1004, Sections 103.5.1 to simplify legacy license types.
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 07 - BUSINESS LICENSING
Attachments: 1. 2022-0290 Cover Letter-Legislation Letter - 2022 PLI License Simplification, 2. Summary 2022-0290
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Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Seven: Business Licensing, Article III Chapters 721 & 723, Article IX and Title Ten: Building, Chapters 1004, Sections 103.5.1 to simplify legacy license types.

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The Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby enacts as follows:

Section 1. Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Seven: Business Licensing, Article III, Chapter 721 & 723 is hereby amended as follows:


CHAPTER 721: TRANSIENT MERCHANTS RESERVED

? 721.01 LICENSE REQUIRED.
No person shall engage in any business within the City on a transient basis without first obtaining a license from the License Officer.

? 721.02 DEFINITION AND EXCEPTION.
(a) TRANSIENT MERCHANT. Any person who occupies a room, apartment, store, shop or building for the exhibition or sale of goods, wares or merchandise with the intention of remaining less than one hundred (100) days.
(b) This definition does not apply to farmers selling their own produce.

? 721.03 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.
In addition to the information required under ? 701.08, the following information is required:
(a) A brief description of the nature of the business and goods to be bought or sold.
(b) If employed, the name and address of the employer, together with the credentials establishing the exact relationship.
(c) The length of time the right to do business is requested.
(d) A description of any vehicle used and its license number.

? 721.04 RESERVED
Editor's note(s)-Ord. No. 27-2018, ? 1, effective Aug. 6, 2018, repealed former ? 721.04 which pertained to bond required for future delivery; forfeiture.

? 721.05 LICENSE FEE.
The fee for a transient merchant license shall be due annually as prescribed by the fee schedule posted by the Department of Permits, Licenses and Inspections.
(Ord. 42-1990, eff. 1-1-91; Ord. No. 27-2018, ? 1, eff. 8-6-18)

CHAPTER 723: TRADE FAIRS RESERVED

? 723.01 LICENSE REQUIRED.
No person shall conduct a trade fair within the City without first obtain...

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