City of Pawtucket, RI
Providence County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Pawtucket as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Licensing — See Ch. 260.
[Approved 10-8-1992 by Ch. No. 2279]

§ 158-1 Registration required.

Each person or persons, corporation, partnership or other business organization operated for profit, prior to transacting or conducting business from any situs in the City, shall obtain a registration certificate setting forth the name under which said person or persons, corporation, partnership or other business organization is conducting or transacting business, its business address and a specific description of its business activity. The registration certificate shall be obtained from the Office of the City Clerk.

§ 158-2 Issuance and renewal.

The registration certificate, which shall be issued prior to transacting or conducting business from any situs in the City, shall be issued without the imposition of a filing fee. In addition, there shall be no general requirement that a registration certificate be renewed annually. Renewal of a registration certificate shall be required only when there is a change in the situs as originally designated and filed pursuant to § 158-1.

§ 158-3 Exception to registration requirement.

No person or persons, corporation, partnership or other business organization with less than $1,000 of tangible property shall be required to register under this Article. For the purposes of this section, "tangible property" shall be defined as all furniture, fixtures, equipment and inventory which is used by any person or persons, corporation, partnership or other business organization in the course of conducting or transacting business.

§ 158-4 Retroactivity.

This article shall be deemed as retroactive in its application such that it will apply to each person or persons, corporation, partnership or other business organization already transacting or conducting business from any situs in the City.

§ 158-5 Violations and penalties.

Any person or persons, corporation, partnership or other business organization carrying on, conducting or transacting business as aforesaid and who shall willfully and knowingly fail to comply with the provisions of this article shall be fined; however, said fine shall not exceed $250.