[HISTORY: Adopted by the Rochester City Council 11-25-1941. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Before any person or corporation shall commence a transient retail business, as defined in the General Municipal Law, in the City of Rochester, such person or corporation shall obtain a permit issued by the Mayor, stating the place where such business is to be conducted and the date of expiration of the permit, which may be renewed from time to time.
Each applicant shall file a bond in an amount not less than $100 and not more than $1,000, the amount to be fixed by the Mayor, conditioned that such person or corporation will make a full and complete report of the gross amount of sales made in such transient business in the City of Rochester and shall file such reports as may be required and shall faithfully comply with the provisions of the General Municipal Law in relation to taxation of transient merchants and with the provisions of this chapter and will pay the amount of tax herein levied.
A tax is hereby levied upon all persons and corporations conducting a transient retail business in the City of Rochester, to be computed in the manner and at the rate specified in the General Municipal Law.
[Amended 5-11-1954; 1-27-1970 by Ord. No. 70-36; 5-28-1974 by Ord. No. 74-180]
A person or corporation conducting a transient business in the City of Rochester must, before the commencement of such business, file with the Chief of Police a verified report of the stock and value thereof with which it is intended to commence such business and must thereafter, as further stock is received, within two days after the receipt thereof, file a verified report with the Chief of Police of such stock and of the value thereof and must on Monday of each week file a verified report of the stock sold and of the amount for which the same was sold.
The provisions of Chapter 68 of the Municipal Code, being general licensing provisions relating to business and trades, shall be applicable to all licenses under this chapter the same as if specifically set forth herein, and any violation of this chapter shall be punishable as provided in § 68-15 of said Code.