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110.01 Licenses required to engage in certain businesses

110.02 Application for license

110.03 Issuance of license

110.04 Date and duration of license

110.05 License not transferable

110.06 License certificate to be displayed

110.07 Revocation or suspension

110.08 Appeal and review


No person shall engage in any of the trades, businesses, or professions for which licenses are

required by Title XI of this code or by any other ordinance of the city or provision of this code

without first applying for and obtaining a license from the City Clerk or other duly authorized

issuing authority. Penalty, see § 10.99


(A) All original applications for licenses, unless otherwise specifically provided, shall be

made to the City Clerk or other authorized official in writing upon forms to be furnished by him or

her and shall contain:

(1) The applicant*s full name, address, and telephone number, and the full name of each

officer, partner or business associate, if applicable;

(2) His or her present occupation and principal place of business;

(3) His or her place of residence for the preceding five years;

(4) The nature and location of the intended business or enterprise;

(5) The period of time for which the license is desired;

(6) A description of the merchandise, goods or services to be sold;

(7) If a motor vehicle is to be used, a full description of the motor vehicle, including the

make, model, year, color, license number, and vehicle registration (VIN) number of the vehicle.

(8) Other information concerning the applicant and his or her business as may be

reasonable and proper, having regard to the nature of the license desired.


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(B) Any change in the information required by division (A) of this section must be reported to

the City Clerk or other authorized official within 14 days of that change.

(C) Renewal of an annual license may be granted to a licensee in good standing on the basis of

the original application, unless otherwise provided. However, if a request for renewal is not

submitted to the City Clerk or other authorized official within 21 days after the date of expiration

for the preceding license, the applicant must fill out an original application.

(D) With each original or renewal application, the applicant shall deposit the fee required for

the license requested.

(E) It shall be unlawful to knowingly make any false statement or representation in the license

application. Penalty, see § 10.99


Upon receipt of an application for a license, accompanied by the proper fee if approval by

another officer or department is not required, the City Clerk, shall deposit the fee in the general

fund of the city and issue to the applicant a proper license certificate signed by the City Clerk.


A license shall not be valid beyond the expiration date therein specified and, unless otherwise

provided, shall not extend beyond December 31 of the year issued. However, at any time after

December 1, licenses may be issued for the next calendar year. Unless otherwise specified, the full

annual fee will be required of licensees irrespective of the date of issuance of the license.


Every license shall be issued to a real party in interest in the enterprise or business, and unless

otherwise provided, no license shall be assigned or transferred. Penalty, see § 10.99


Every licensee carrying on business at a fixed location shall keep posted in a prominent place

upon the premises the license certificate. Other licensees shall carry their licenses at all times, and

whenever requested by any officer or citizen, shall exhibit the license. Penalty, see § 10.99


(A) Any license may be suspended or revoked by the City Clerk or City Council at any time for

the following reasons:

(1) For conditions or considerations which, had they existed at the time of issuance, would

have been valid grounds for its denial;


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(2) For any misrepresentation of a material fact in the application discovered after

issuance of the license;

(3) For any misrepresentation or materially false statement made in the course of carrying

on the trade, business or profession;

(4) For violation of any provision of this chapter or other federal, state or municipal law or

ordinance relating to the operation of the business or enterprise for which the license has been

issued; or

(5) Upon conviction of a licensee for any federal, state or municipal law or ordinance

involving the creation of a nuisance, a breach of the peace, interference with the rights of property

owners, or any other offense constituting a threat to the public health, safety, morals or general

welfare of the public.

(B) The suspension or revocation shall become effective upon notice served upon the licensee.

The notice shall contain a written summary of the reasons for the suspension or revocation and a

statement concerning the right to appeal the decision. The notice shall be delivered by certified

mail, return receipt requested, to the address given on the licensee*s application.


In case any applicant has been denied a license by the City Clerk, or if his or her license has

been suspended or revoked by the City Clerk, the applicant or licensee shall within ten business

days have the right to appeal to the City Council from the denial, suspension or revocation. Notice

of appeal shall be filed in writing with the City Clerk or other authorized official the Mayor shall

call a special meeting of the City Council for the purpose of holding the hearing unless a regular

meeting of the City Council will occur within the 21-day period, and who shall fix the time and

place for a hearing which shall be held not later than 21 days thereafter. Notice of appeal shall be

filed in writing with the City Clerk.

Unless a regular meeting of the City Council at which the appeal can be heard is scheduled

within 21 days after receiving the notice of appeal, the Mayor shall schedule a special meeting of

the City Council for the hearing within the 21-day period. Three members of the City Council shall

constitute a quorum to hear the appeal. The appellant may appear and be heard in person or by

counsel. If, after hearing, a majority of the members of the City Council present at the meeting

declare in favor of the applicant, the license shall be issued or fully reinstated as the case may be;

otherwise the suspension or revocation shall become final.




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