Item - 2018.LS25.4

Tracking Status

LS25.4 - Amendments to Chapter 740, Street Vending - Portrait Artists

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on May 22, 23 and 24, 2018, adopted the following:  

 

1.  City Council amend Chapter 740, Street Vending, as follows:

 

a.  remove the moratorium on the issuance of portrait artist permits;

 

b.  exempt the requirement for portrait artist permit applicants to carry general liability insurance; and

 

c.  allow portrait artist permit holders to vend in any area that would meet the criteria, as set out in Chapter 740-7.

 

2.  City Council amend Chapter 441, Fees and Charges, to reduce the portrait artist annual permit fee amount from $468.17 to $39.73.

Public Notice Given

Background Information (Committee)

(April 20, 2018) Report from the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards on Amendments to Chapter 740, Street Vending - Portrait Artists
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ls/bgrd/backgroundfile-114404.pdf
(April 27, 2018) Public Notice on Amendments to Chapter 740, Street Vending, and Chapter 441, Fees and Charges
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ls/bgrd/backgroundfile-114526.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(May 4, 2018) Submission from Patrick James (LS.New.LS25.4.1)

Communications (City Council)

(May 10, 2018) E-mail from Pat James (CC.Main.LS25.4.2)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) May-23-2018 5:34 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - LS25.4 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Lucy Troisi, Jonathan Tsao, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 8 Members that were absent are Vincent Crisanti, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, John Tory

LS25.4 - Amendments to Chapter 740, Street Vending - Portrait Artists

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

Public Notice Given

Committee Recommendations

The Licensing and Standards Committee recommends that:  

 

1.  City Council amend Chapter 740, Street Vending, as follows:

 

a.  remove the moratorium on the issuance of portrait artist permits;

 

b.  exempt the requirement for portrait artist permit applicants to carry general liability insurance; and

 

c.  allow portrait artist permit holders to vend in any area that would meet the criteria, as set out in Chapter 740-7.

 

2.  City Council amend Chapter 441, Fees and Charges, to reduce the portrait artist annual permit fee amount from $468.17 to $39.73.

Origin

(April 20, 2018) Report from the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards

Summary

As directed by the Licensing and Standards Committee at its meeting on April 10, 2018, this report outlines amendments to Chapter 740, Street Vending, for portrait artists in the City of Toronto.

 

As directed by the Committee, this report outlines the necessary By-law amendments to:

 

-  Remove the moratorium on portrait artist permits;

-  Remove the requirement for portrait artists to carry general liability insurance of $2 million;

-  Provide additional locations for portrait artists to work; and

-  Reduce the annual portrait artist permit fee to $39.73, plus Harmonized Sales Tax.
 

Staff will be reporting on other outstanding issues relating to street vending in 2019.

Background Information

(April 20, 2018) Report from the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards on Amendments to Chapter 740, Street Vending - Portrait Artists
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ls/bgrd/backgroundfile-114404.pdf
(April 27, 2018) Public Notice on Amendments to Chapter 740, Street Vending, and Chapter 441, Fees and Charges
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ls/bgrd/backgroundfile-114526.pdf

Communications

(May 4, 2018) Submission from Patrick James (LS.New.LS25.4.1)

Speakers

Patrick James

Motions

Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor Cesar Palacio (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council