Smithton, PA Hikes Transient Business License Fees

Smithton Council approved a resolution raising the license fees for transient retail businesses.

According to the ordinance, "anyone engaging in peddling, soliciting, taking orders either by sample or otherwise, for any goods, wares or merchandise upon any street, alley, sidewalk or public ground, or from house to house” will be defined as a transient retail business. Those that plan on conducting a transient business in Smithton will have to advise the borough and apply for a license. The new fee schedule for the license will be $500 per day, $2,500 per month and $5,000 per year.