City of Erie, PA
Erie County
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Power to regulate and license — See 3rd Class § 2620 et seq. (53 P.S. § 37620 et seq.)
[Ord. 8033 § 2, passed 9-24-1940]
For the purpose of this article, "transient retail business" and "transient wholesale business" means and includes any business in which any goods, wares or merchandise whatsoever are sold or offered for sale at retail and wholesale by any person, firm and/or corporation, whether by principal or agent, which at the time of the commencement of the business shall be intended by the party commencing the same to continue for a period of less than one year.
[Ord. 8033 § 1, passed 9-24-1940]
No person shall engage in any transient retail and wholesale business, without first having procured a license as hereinafter provided.
[Ord. 7513 § 3, passed 12-8-1931]
The Bureau of Regulation, Inspection and Licensing is authorized to grant a transient merchant's license upon payment by the applicant of a license fee of $200, for each month or fractional part thereof during which such transient merchant is engaged in the business of soliciting, taking, peddling, selling or delivering goods, wares and/or merchandise within the City. Each applicant shall state the name, residence and length of time for which it is desired to do business and the number of persons so engaged. Each and every person, agent, employee or solicitor so engaged shall secure a separate license and be required to pay a license fee therefor not exceeding $200 for each month or fractional part thereof, for the period engaged in such soliciting, taking, peddling, selling or delivering goods, wares or merchandise.
[Ord. 7513 § 4, passed 12-8-1931]
Nothing contained in this article shall be construed to apply to farmers selling their own produce, or for the selling of goods, wares or merchandise donated by the owners thereof, the proceeds whereof are to be applied to any charitable or philanthropic purpose.
[Ord. 47-1966 § 1, passed 9-28-1966]
Any person violating any of the provisions of this article, upon conviction, shall be fined not more than $300 or imprisoned not more than 90 days, or both.