BPOL Ordinance

Section 4-7.2-2. Persons subject to business licensing.

A. Except as otherwise provided by this Article or by state law, the license taxes or fee imposed by this Article are imposed on every person engaged in any business, profession, trade, occupation or calling which has a taxable situs in the County.

B. Every person shall apply for a license for each business or profession when engaging in a business in the County if (i) the person has a definite place of business in the County; (ii) there is no definite place of business anywhere and the person resides in the County; or (iii) there is no definite place of business in the County but the person operates amusement machines or is classified as an itinerant merchant, peddler, carnival, circus, contractor subject to Va. Code § 58.1-3715, or public service corporation. Itinerant merchants and peddlers shall be subject to licensure pursuant to Chapter 31, Article 2 of the Fairfax County Code.


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