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For purposes of this Article 55, the following definitions apply:
“Brick-and-Mortar Business” means any place of business operating at a fixed, permanent physical premises. Brick-and-Mortar Business does not include any business not operating at a physical premises in San Francisco (one example being a business operating in the City exclusively via the Internet without any physical premises in the City), or any business operating from a vehicle or other mobile space (one example being a food truck), or any business operating from a temporary physical premises (one example being a pop-up).
“Cash” means United States currency, in the form of both paper Federal Reserve Notes and metal coins. Cash does not include currency issued under the authority of any country other than the United States; any paper instrument other than a Federal Reserve Note (including, but not limited to, any check, bond, or promissory note); or any metal coin (including, but not limited to, any gold or silver coin) that is not legal tender in the United States.
“City” means the City and County of San Francisco.
“Professional Services” means services that require extended analysis, the exercise of discretion and independent judgment in their performance, and/or the application of an advanced, specialized type of knowledge, expertise, or training customarily acquired either by a prolonged course of study or equivalent experience in the field. Examples of Professional Services include, but are not limited to, services provided by accountants; architects; attorneys; engineers; financial advisers; insurance agents; interior designers; management and other consultants; and software developers. Notwithstanding the previous sentence, Professional Services does not include services provided by licensed medical and allied health care professionals, such as, but not limited to, doctors, dentists, and nurses. But licensure by the State or City does not in itself mean that an individual provides Professional Services; for example, a cosmetologist is not considered to provide Professional Services as defined. Trade or craft work, such as, but not limited to, shoe repair, tailoring of clothes, and dry cleaning, are not considered Professional Services for purposes of this Article 55.
“San Francisco County Sealer” or “Sealer” means the position identified in Administrative Code § 2A.221 as the County Agricultural Commissioner-Sealer of Weights and Measures, and includes the Sealer’s employees as assigned or other designees of the Sealer.
(Added by Ord. 100-19, File No. 190164, App. 5/24/2019, Eff. 6/24/2019, Oper. 8/23/2019)