When you scream, I scream and we all scream for ice cream, somebody may need a permit. In many cities including New York and Philadelphia, the sale of frozen desserts are specifically regulated and require special inspections and permits.
It should be no surprise that a city famous for its sunshine is a tourist and retiree haven. St. Petersburg draws in beach-going crowds and senior citizens who want to enjoy some fun and sun. Accordingly, the city's tourism and healthcare industries power the economy. Entrepreneurs will find St. Petersburg an easy place to set up shop owing to its low-level of local licensing. Instead, most business regulation takes place at the state level, with Florida regulating food , auto repair and other industries that typically receive inspections and government oversight.