10.4.7 Ministry of the Chancellery
The Ministry of the Chancellery is responsible for looking after shops within a city. It is responsible for ensuring that shops are being used as shops, for assessing the value of individual shops, and for setting the annual tax rate for shops. The commands associated with the Ministry of the Chancellory are: CITY SHOPS - Lists the player-owned shops in your city. CITY SHOP INFO <shop name> - Shows further info on a shop. CITY ASSESS <shopname> <shop value in gold> - Place a value on the shop, for the purposes of property tax. CITY FORGIVE SHOP TAXES <shop> <optional amount> - This command can be used to forgive the taxes on a shop. If you do not specify an amount, then all the outstanding taxes on the shop will be forgiven. CITY CLOSE SHOP <shop> - Orders the guards to stop commerce in a shop. CITY OPEN SHOP <shop> - Orders the guards to re-open commerce in a shop. CITY LOCK DOOR <direction> - Magically locks a door. No keys will work on it. CITY UNLOCK DOOR <direction> - Removes a magical lock from a door. CITY PLACE SHOP <direction> [STOCKROOM <dir>] - This command will place a new shop for the city in the direction indicated. Creating a shop will cost 250,000 gold. The default direction for the stockroom is down. A city can only have 20 shops. CITY DEMOLISH SHOP <direction> - This will demolish a shop and its stockroom in the indicated direction. CITY TITLE SHOP/STOCKROOM <shop> - Lets you edit the title of a shop. Costs the city 1000 gold. CITY EDIT SHOP/STOCKROOM <shop> - Lets you edit the description of a shop. Costs the city 10000 gold to issue this command, even if the renovations are never completed. CITY OWNER SHOP <shop> <new owner> - Transfers ownership of a shop to a new person. CITY ECONSTATUS - See information on your city's economy.