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File #: 190905    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 11/14/2019 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action: 12/12/2019
Title: Amending Section 9-205 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Sidewalk Sales," by allowing for sidewalk sales near the intersection of Cottman Avenue and Bustleton Avenue.
Sponsors: Councilmember Henon
Indexes: SIDEWALK SALES
Code sections: 9-205 - Sidewalk Sales
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 19090501, As Amended.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy19090501

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Amending Section 9-205 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Sidewalk Sales,” by allowing for sidewalk sales near the intersection of Cottman Avenue and Bustleton Avenue.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1.  Section 9-205 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

§ 9-205. Sidewalk Sales.

 

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(8)                     Prohibited Conduct. No vendor or person shall:

 

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(p)                     exhibit, display, offer for sale or sell any goods, wares, or merchandise or place or allow any stand to remain on the sidewalks of the following streets or any other location which the Council shall from time to time ordain:

 

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(.327)                     The Sixth Councilmanic District. This prohibition shall not apply to the following:

 

(.a)                     sidewalk vending of fresh fruit, vegetables or flowers by an owner or tenant of an abutting building, provided that: (i) such vending is accessory to a business conducted by such owner or tenant in the abutting building; and (ii) no merchandise display or other stand shall be placed on the sidewalk except within three feet of the abutting building, and in no event shall a stand be placed on the sidewalk if it reduces the unobstructed pedestrian right-of-way to less than six feet. Such permitted sidewalk vending shall be exempt from all other provisions of this Section 9-205, including, but not limited to, the license requirement of subsection 9-205(3);

 

(.b)                     the south side of Cottman avenue between Bustleton avenue and Bradford street, which may have up to three vendors;

 

(.c)                     the east side of Bustleton avenue between Cottman Avenue and Saint Vincent street, which may have up to three vendors;

 

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SECTION 2.  This Ordinance shall be effective immediately.

 

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