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File #: 200591    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 10/29/2020 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action: 11/19/2020
Title: Amending Section 9-212 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Newsstands," by expanding the allowable items newsstands can sell and offer, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Gilmore Richardson, Councilmember Thomas, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Bass, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Domb
Indexes: NEWSSTAND
Code sections: 9-212 - Newsstands
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy20059101.pdf

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Amending Section 9-212 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Newsstands,” by expanding the allowable items newsstands can sell and offer, all under certain terms and conditions.

 

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THE COUNCIL OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

 

SECTION 1. Section 9-212 of The Philadelphia Code is amended to read as follows:

 

TITLE 9. COMMERCIAL ACTIVITIES ON STREETS

 

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§ 9-212. Newsstands.

 

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(3)  Sales from Newsstand. No person shall sell or offer for sale from any newsstand any goods or other items except newspapers, magazines and periodicals, and, incidental to such [business,] business and subject to any additional licensing or permitting requirements applicable to the sale of a given item, paperback books, tobacco products, wrapped candy, cell phone accessories, including a cell phone charging station, pre-paid phone cards, camera accessories, rain gear, postage stamps, single-serve coffee brewing cups, factory pre-wrapped snack food items for immediate consumption, non-alcoholic beverages, including water, soft drinks and juices, and State Lottery tickets as provided for by the “State Lottery Law,” bill-paying service, [and] tickets to museums and other local [attractions.] attractions, SEPTA key cards, tickets to intercity and intracity bus services, hand sanitizers, face masks, toiletries, and non-prescription analgesics, including nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

 

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SECTION 2. This Ordinance shall be effective immediately

 

 

 

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