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File #: 150600    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: LAPSED
File created: 6/18/2015 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Section 9-206 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Sidewalk Vendors in Neighborhood Business Districts," by creating the Drexel University District, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Blackwell
Indexes: VENDORS
Code sections: 9-206 - Sidewalk Vendors in Neighborhood Business Districts
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 15060000.pdf
Title
Amending Section 9-206 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Sidewalk Vendors in Neighborhood Business Districts," by creating the Drexel University District, all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Section 9-203 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:
ยง 9-203. Street Vendors.


(8) Reserved. [A special street vendor district is hereby created on Thirty-second street between Market street and Chestnut street. The following provisions shall apply to such special district:

(a) The Department shall designate ten (10) permitted street vendor locations within the special district. No street vendor may vend within the special district unless such vendor has been assigned by the Department to a particular location within the special district.

(b) The Department shall determine which street vendors shall be assigned to the ten (10) permitted locations within the special district by giving priority to street vendors according to the length of time they have conducted licensed street vending operations within the special district. If two (2) or more street vendors have equal seniority, the Department shall determine priority by lottery. Any street vendor displaced from the special district by this process shall be placed on a waiting list for any locations within the special district which may later become available. The Department may provide by regulation for other persons to apply for positions on the waiting list, and for a lottery system to rank such other persons who may be added to the waiting list.

(c) To reimburse the City for the loss of parking meter revenue and for the additional cost of regulation occasioned by creation of the special district, street vendors assigned to locations within the special district shall pay an annual fee of two thousand seven hundred fifty (2,750) dollars.

(d) Street...

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