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File #: 150057    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: LAPSED
File created: 1/29/2015 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," by providing for the use and regulation of mobile food vendors; amending Chapter 9-200 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Commercial Activities on Streets," by revising certain provisions and adding definitions to provide for mobile food vendors; making conforming amendments to other provisions of The Philadelphia Code; and making technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Squilla
Indexes: MOBILE FOOD VENDORS
Code sections: 9-200 - Commercial Activities on Streets, Title 14 - ZONING AND PLANNING
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 15005700.pdf
Title
Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," by providing for the use and regulation of mobile food vendors; amending Chapter 9-200 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Commercial Activities on Streets," by revising certain provisions and adding definitions to provide for mobile food vendors; making conforming amendments to other provisions of The Philadelphia Code; and making technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Chapter 9-200 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

CHAPTER 9-200. COMMERCIAL ACTIVITIES ON STREETS.

ยง 9-203. Street Vendors.

(1) Definitions. In this Section, the following definitions apply:

(a) Street Vendor. Any person travelling by foot, wagon, motor vehicle or any other type of conveyance from place to place, house to house or street to street or on property owned or controlled by the City of Philadelphia carrying, conveying, or transporting goods, wares or merchandise and offering and exposing them for sale, or making sales and delivering articles to purchasers; or who without travelling from place to place, sells or offers for sale products from a wagon, handcart, pushcart, motor vehicle, stand, conveyance or from his person who submits orders, and as a separate transaction, makes deliveries to purchasers. A "street vendor" shall include any "vendor", "peddler", "hawker", "huckster", ["itinerant merchant"] "itinerant merchant," "mobile food vendor" or "transient vendor" but shall exclude any vendor licensed under Section 9-201 or Section 9-213.

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(e) Mobile Food Vendor. A self-contained food service operation, located in a readily movable motorized vehicle with wheels or in a vehicle with wheels capable of being towed by a motorized vehicle, designed for the preparation, display and service of food and beverages to patrons, but not...

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