DIVISION 3
LICENSING Amended Ord. 3839

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter 1 - General

Article 1 - Definitions

31.1.1.    Carrying on business.

31.1.2.    Concessionaire.

31.1.3.    Fixed place of business.

31.1.4.    License Supervisor.

31.1.5.    Merchandise.

31.1.6.    Person.

31.1.7.    Sale and sell.

31.1.8.    Transient business.

31.1.9.    Peddler.

Article 2 - Payment of Tax

31.2.1.    Schedule of license taxes.

31.2.2.    Additional license tax.

31.2.3.    Definition of person engaged in the business.

31.2.4.    New applicants.

31.2.5.    Unclassified business.

31.2.6.    Concession.

31.2.7.    Routes not operated from fixed place of business.

31.2.8.    Routes operated from fixed place of business.

31.2.9.    Two types of business at same location.

31.2.10.    Licenses payable annually.

31.2.11.    Daily licenses.

31.2.12.    Proration of taxes.

31.2.13.    Refunds.

31.2.14.    Disposition of monies collected.

31.2.15.    Minor errors in payments.

31.2.16.    Changes in license tax.

31.2.17.    Commercial office tax.

31.2.18.    Operative date.

31.2.19.    Definitions.

31.2.20.    Tax application.

31.2.21.    Thirty-day period.

31.2.22.    Hearing for reconsideration.

31.2.23.    Final decision.

31.2.24.    Payable upon finalization.

31.2.25.    Notice of determination.

Article 3 - Penalties and Enforcement

31.3.1.    Carrying on business without license.

31.3.2.    Commencement of business without license; penalty.

31.3.3.    Delinquent taxes; penalties.

31.3.4.    Separate license for each branch of business.

31.3.5.    Effect of issuance.

31.3.6.    Unlawful business.

31.3.7.    Indebtedness for past licenses.

31.3.8.    Civil and criminal actions.

31.3.9.    Authority of License Supervisor.

31.3.10.    Rules and regulations.

Article 4 - The License

31.4.1.    Applications.

31.4.2.    Health permit required.

31.4.3.    State licensees.

31.4.4.    Transfer.

31.4.5.    Exhibition of license.

31.4.6.    Replacement.

31.4.7.    Mistakes.

31.4.8.    Change of name.

Article 5 - Vehicle Identification Tags

31.5.1.    Vehicle identification tag required.

31.5.2.    Display of vehicle identification tag.

31.5.3.    Replacement of vehicle identification tag.

31.5.4.    Transfer of vehicle identification tag.

31.5.5.    Inspection by chief of police.

Article 6 - Exemptions

31.6.1.    Constitutional exemptions.

31.6.2.    Particular exemptions.

31.6.3.    Exceptions.

31.6.4.    Application for exemption.

31.6.5.    Right of appeal.

31.6.6.    City sponsored events.

Article 7 - License Review Board

31.7.1.    Duties of License Review Board.

31.7.2.    Members of the License Review Board.

31.7.3.    Approval of License Review Board.

31.7.4.    Standards.

31.7.5.    Hearing.

31.7.6.    Right of appeal.

Article 8 - Records

31.8.1.    Records to be kept.

31.8.2.    List of businesses required to keep records.

31.8.3.    Inspection.

Article 9 - Denial, Revocation and Suspension of Licenses

31.9.1.    Denial of license.

31.9.2.    Notice of hearing.

31.9.3.    Suspension without notice.

31.9.4.    Hearing.

31.9.5.    Notice.

31.9.6.    Notice of License Supervisor.

31.9.7.    Effect of suspension or revocation.

31.9.8.    Right of appeal.

31.9.9.    State licensees.

31.9.10.    Grounds for suspension or revocation.

Chapter 2 - Businesses Subject to Additional License Tax

Article 1 - General

32.1.1.    Generally.

32.1.2.    Automobile parts and supplies; secondhand.

32.1.3.    Automobile wrecking.

32.1.4.    Pawnbroker.

32.1.5.    Secondhand dealers.

32.1.6.    Used car dealers.

32.1.7.    Amusement park and entertainment enterprises.

32.1.8.    Billiard or pool hall.

32.1.9.    Bowling alley.

32.1.10.    Cemetery.

32.1.11.    Cigar stand.

32.1.12.    Detective agency.

32.1.13.    Driving school.

32.1.14.    Dump.

32.1.15.    Equipment and trailer rental; resident.

32.1.16.    Finance and loan companies.

32.1.17.    Guard service.

32.1.18.    Mausoleum.

32.1.19.    Repealed by O-2252.

32.1.20.    Police patrol.

32.1.21.    Shoe shine stand.

32.1.22.    Trampolines.

32.1.23.    Swim-at-home instruction.

32.1.24.    Massage parlors; massagist.

32.1.25.    New car dealer.

32.1.26.    Route operator; coin-operated laundry machines.

32.1.27.    Self-service laundry.

32.1.28.    Commission broker or merchant.

32.1.29.    Barber shops and beauty shops.

32.1.30.    Shoe repair shop.

32.1.31.    Welcoming service.

32.1.32.    Body art facility.

Chapter 3 - Businesses Not Subject to Additional License Tax

Article 1 - General

33.1.1.    Generally.

Article 2 - Advertising

33.2.1.    Billboards.

33.2.2.    Repealed by O-2288.

33.2.3.    Decorative displays.

33.2.4.    Searchlights; stereopticon.

33.2.5.    Repealed by O-2647.

33.2.6.    Repealed by O-2288.

33.2.7.    Repealed by O-2288.

Article 3 - Handbills

33.3.1.    License tax.

33.3.2.    Delivery of handbills.

33.3.3.    Not to be placed on vehicles.

33.3.4.    Drugs or medicines.

33.3.5.    Distributing religious or political literature.

33.3.6.    Signs applying to handbills.

Article 4 - Amplified Sound

33.4.1.    Filing application.

33.4.2.    Contents of application.

33.4.3.    Approval of license supervisor or license review board supervisor.

33.4.4.    Condition of approval.

33.4.5.    Right of appeal.

33.4.6.    Fees.

Article 5 - Amusement, Vending and Service Machines

33.5.1.    Restrictions.

33.5.2.    License required.

33.5.3.    Records to be filed with License Supervisor.

33.5.4.    Labels on machines.

33.5.5.    License stamp.

33.5.6.    Seals on machines.

33.5.7.    Amusement machines; license tax; exceptions.

33.5.8.    Coin-operated music machines; license tax.

33.5.9.    Vending and service machines: license tax.

33.5.10.    Repealed by O-1829.

33.5.11.    Bulk vending machines; license tax.

33.5.12.    License tax limitation.

Article 6 - Auctions

33.6.1.    Auctioneer license tax.

33.6.2.    Auction house; license tax.

Article 7 - Special Sales of Merchandise

33.7.1.    License tax.

33.7.2.    Special sales of merchandise.

33.7.3.    License required.

33.7.4.    Application for license.

33.7.5.    Inventory.

33.7.6.    Exception; court sales.

33.7.7.    Fake sales prohibited.

Article 8 - Benches

33.8.1.    License tax.

33.8.2.    Inspection fee.

33.8.3.    Permit required; public property.

Article 9 - Christmas Tree Lots

33.9.1.    Christmas tree lots; sale of related items; license tax.

33.9.2.    Definition.

33.9.3.    Application for license.

33.9.4.    Operational period.

33.9.5.    Exception.

Article 10 - Contractors

33.10.1.    Contractors; license tax.

33.10.2.    License required for subcontractors.

33.10.3.    Owner-builder.

33.10.4.    License required for owner-builder.

33.10.5.    Contractors having a fixed place of business.

Article 11 - Repealed by O-3039

Article 12 - Junk Collector and Junk Dealer

33.12.1.    License tax.

33.12.2.    Definition of junk collector.

33.12.3.    Definition of junk dealer.

33.12.4.    Exemption.

Article 13 - Oil Wells

33.13.1.    License tax.

Article 14 - Repealed by O-1829

Article 15 - Refuse and Rubbish Collection

33.15.1.    License tax.

33.15.2.    Proration of taxes.

33.15.4.    Identification of licensee.

33.15.5.    List of customers.

33.15.6.    Liability insurance.

33.15.7.    Compliance with solid waste reporting requirements.

Article 16 - Taxicab Franchises Repealed Ord. 3839

33.16.010.    Short title. Repealed Ord. 3839

33.16.020.    Purpose. Repealed Ord. 3839

33.16.030.    Definitions. Repealed Ord. 3839

33.16.040.    Franchise required. Repealed Ord. 3839

33.16.050.    Franchisee business profile. Repealed Ord. 3839

33.16.060.    Insurance requirements. Repealed Ord. 3839

33.16.070.    Indemnification. Repealed Ord. 3839

33.16.080.    Transfers. Repealed Ord. 3839

33.16.090.    Minimum franchise requirements. Repealed Ord. 3839

33.16.100.    Suspension or revocation of franchise. Repealed Ord. 3839

33.16.110.    Taxicab driver’s permits and requirements. Repealed Ord. 3839

33.16.120.    Operating requirements. Repealed Ord. 3839

33.16.130.    Equipment requirements. Repealed Ord. 3839

33.16.140.    Violations. Repealed Ord. 3839

33.16.150.    Taximeters required. Repealed Ord. 3839

33.16.160.    Annual franchise fee. Repealed Ord. 3839

33.16.170.    Performance standards. Repealed Ord. 3839

Article 17 - Taxicabs and Vehicles for Hire Amended Ord. 3839

33.17.010.    Purpose. Amended Ord. 3839

33.17.020.    Definitions. Amended Ord. 3839

33.17.030.    Service operator’s permit required. Amended Ord. 3839

33.17.040.    Driver’s permit required. Amended Ord. 3839

33.17.050.    Application for service operator’s permit. Amended Ord. 3839

33.17.060.    Investigation and hearing on service operator’s permit. Amended Ord. 3839

33.17.070.    Approval or denial of service operator’s permit; criteria for denial. Amended Ord. 3839

33.17.080.    Application for driver’s permit. Amended Ord. 3839

33.17.090.    Investigation and approval or denial of application for driver’s permit. Amended Ord. 3839

33.17.100.    Right to License Review Board review of denial of application for driver’s permit. Amended Ord. 3839

33.17.110.    Conditioning approvals of permits. Amended Ord. 3839

33.17.120.    Transfer prohibited. Amended Ord. 3839

33.17.130.    Annual permit fees. Amended Ord. 3839

33.17.140.    Issuance of taxicab and vehicle for hire identification decal. Amended Ord. 3839

33.17.150.    Operating requirements. Amended Ord. 3839

33.17.160.    Equipment requirements. Amended Ord. 3839

33.17.170.    Taxicab stands. Amended Ord. 3839

33.17.180.    Taximeters-Required. Amended Ord. 3839

33.17.190.    Suspension of permits. Amended Ord. 3839

33.17.200.    Revocation of permits. Amended Ord. 3839

33.17.210.    Grounds for revocation of service operator’s permit. Amended Ord. 3839

33.17.220.    Right of appeal. Amended Ord. 3839

33.17.230.    Exemptions. Amended Ord. 3839

33.17.240.    Penalty for violation. Amended Ord. 3839

33.17.250.    Remedies available. Amended Ord. 3839

Article 18 - Miscellaneous Business

33.18.1.    Apartment house, bungalow courts, courts, hotel, motel, rooming house, etc.

33.18.2.    Arcade.

33.18.3.    Boxing, wrestling exhibitions.

33.18.4.    Circuses, carnivals, rodeos, itinerant shows and amusement rides.

33.18.5.    Carnivals, circuses, rodeos or itinerant shows: fees.

33.18.6.    Caterer, other than vehicle.

33.18.7.    Check cashing service.

33.18.8.    Child care.

33.18.9.    Repealed by O-2288.

33.18.10.    Dance halls and places where live entertainment is displayed.

33.18.11.    Live entertainment other than piano or organ playing.

33.18.12.    Dancing, piano or organ playing for patrons only.

33.18.13.    Delivery service.

33.18.14.    Repealed by O-2288.

33.18.15.    Exhibitions, shows.

33.18.16.    Motion picture or television: commercial use.

33.18.17.    Rummage sale.

33.18.18.    Sewing and alterations; residential.

33.18.19.    Stands: street or highway.

33.18.20.    Theatre concessions.

33.18.21.    Theatrical performances.

33.18.22.    Trailer, auto and trailer parks.

33.18.23.    Trailer or equipment rental; non-resident.

33.18.24.    Beach umbrellas; renting or selling.

33.18.25.    Voice teacher or music teacher - Home.

33.18.26.    Armored trucks.

33.18.27.    Barber supply delivery.

33.18.28.    Beverage delivery route.

33.18.29.    Butane tank installation and maintenance.

33.18.30.    Concrete: ready mix delivery.

33.18.31.    Dry cleaning route.

33.18.32.    Egg route.

33.18.33.    Grocery route: retail, mobile.

33.18.34.    Ice and fuel route.

33.18.35.    Laundry route.

33.18.36.    Linen supply route.

33.18.37.    Lunch wagon; catering truck.

33.18.38.    Trucking and hauling.

33.18.39.    Vegetable and produce route: retail.

33.18.40.    Water route; bottled.

33.18.41.    Water softeners; installation and maintenance.

33.18.42.    Awning installation and maintenance.

33.18.43.    Building maintenance.

33.18.44.    Carpet installation.

33.18.45.    Carpenter.

33.18.46.    Cesspools, cleaning and maintenance.

33.18.47.    Cutlery grinding.

33.18.48.    Driveway seal coating.

33.18.49.    Electrical maintenance.

33.18.50.    Elevator maintenance and repair.

33.18.51.    Fence installation.

33.18.52.    Fire extinguishers, installation and maintenance.

33.18.53.    Gardener maintenance.

33.18.54.    House wrecking.

33.18.55.    House cleaning.

33.18.56.    Intercom system; installation and repair.

33.18.57.    Janitor service.

33.18.58.    Oil well drilling contractor.

33.18.59.    Oil well service; well pulling.

33.18.60.    Painters; not state licensed.

33.18.61.    Pest control.

33.18.62.    Screens, window and door; installation and service.

33.18.63.    Swimming pool maintenance.

33.18.64.    Toilets, portable; installation and maintenance.

33.18.65.    Tree trimmer.

33.18.66.    Window cleaning.

33.18.67.    Mobile repair service.

33.18.68.    Transient business.

33.18.69.    Peddler.

33.18.70.    Hypnotist; fees.

33.18.71.    Hypnotist; license requirements.

33.18.72.    Pumpkin lots.

33.18.73.    Fortune-telling.

33.18.74.    Escorts and escort bureaus.

Chapter 4 - Solicitors

Article 1 - Canvassers and Solicitors

34.1.1.    License tax.

34.1.2.    Definition.

34.1.3.    Application of Article.

34.1.4.    Conditions for issuance of license.

34.1.5.    Hours of canvassing or soliciting.

34.1.6.    Signs applying to canvassers or solicitors.

34.1.7.    Minors.

34.1.8.    Interstate and foreign commerce exemption.

34.1.9.    Disabled veteran’s exemption.

Article 2 - Fund Solicitations

34.2.1.    Fund certificate.

34.2.2.    Funds defined.

34.2.3.    License tax.

34.2.4.    Application.

34.2.5.    Investigation

34.2.6.    Requirement for certificate.

34.2.7.    Issuance of certificate.

34.2.8.    Conduct of solicitation.

34.2.9.    Employees.

34.2.10.    Renewal of certificate.

34.2.11.    Waiver.

34.2.12.    Religious and political organization.

34.2.13.    Exception.

Chapter 5 - Miscellaneous

Article 1 - Card Rooms and Card Schools

35.1.1.    Definitions.

35.1.2.    License required.

35.1.3.    Conditions for issuance of license.

35.1.4.    Repealed by O-2959; O-2960.

35.1.5.    Permit fees and deposits.

35.1.6.    Licenses non-transferable.

35.1.7.    License for one location only.

35.1.8.    Unlawful to play in unlicensed premises.

35.1.9.    Unlawful to maintain unlicensed premises.

35.1.10.    Hours of operation.

35.1.11.    Music or dancing prohibited.

35.1.12.    Alcoholic liquor prohibited.

35.1.13.    Minors prohibited; exception.

35.1.14.    Gambling devices prohibited.

35.1.15.    Posting of prices.

35.1.16.    Licensing of employees.

35.1.17.    Nature of premises.

Article 2 - Outdoor Restaurants

35.2.1.    Outdoor restaurants defined.

35.2.2.    Permit required.

35.2.3.    Permit not assignable.

35.2.4.    Permit application.

35.2.5.    Requirements for issuance upon the original application.

35.2.6.    Permit refusal; issuance of permit upon conditions.

35.2.7.    Permit revocation; suspension; hearing.

35.2.8.    Loitering warning sign.

35.2.9.    Establishment of rules and regulations.

Article 3 - After-Hours Restaurants

35.3.1.    After-hours eating establishments.

35.3.2.    Permit required.

35.3.3.    Permits not assignable.

35.3.4.    Permit application.

35.3.5.    Requirements for issuance of permit.

35.3.6.    Issuance of permit upon conditions.

35.3.7.    Violation a misdemeanor.

35.3.8.    Revocation; suspension; hearing.

Article 4 - Public Dance Halls

35.4.1.    Definitions.

35.4.2.    License required.

35.4.3.    Permit required.

35.4.4.    Regulations.

35.4.5.    Hours and days of operation.

35.4.6.    Illumination.

35.4.7.    Minors.

35.4.8.    Enclosures.

35.4.9.    Marathons.

35.4.10.    Offenses.

35.4.11.    Revocation of permit.

35.4.12.    Police supervision.

Article 5 - Cafe Entertainment

35.5.1.    Permit required.

35.5.2.    Approval of entertainment permits.

35.5.3.    Public hearings.

35.5.4.    Right of appeal.

35.5.5.    Changes of type of entertainment presented.

Article 6 - Amusement Device Permit

35.6.1.    Amusement device permit.

35.6.2.    Revocation and declaration of nuisance.

35.6.3.    Revocation of entertainment and/or business license.

35.6.4.    Summary abatement of nuisance.

35.6.5.    Betting a misdemeanor.

Article 7 - Mining Operations

35.7.1.    Mining operations; earth, sand and gravel.

35.7.2.    Payment of severance tax.

35.7.3.    Change of fee.

Article 8 - Swap Meets

35.8.1.    Definitions.

35.8.2.    License tax.

35.8.3.    Collection of tax.

35.8.4.    Change of fee.

Article 9 - Fortune-Telling

35.9.1.    License required.

35.9.2.    Compliance with license.

35.9.3.    License application.

35.9.4.    Investigation.

35.9.5.    Issuance of license.

35.9.6.    Separate license for each person.

35.9.7.    Bond termination.

35.9.8.    License cancellation.

35.9.9.    Advertising restricted.

35.9.10.    Exceptions.

Article 10 - Escorts and Escort Bureaus.

35.10.1.    License required.

35.10.2.    License application.

35.10.3.    Investigation.

35.10.4.    Issuance of license.

35.10.5.    Separate license for each person.

35.10.6.    Advertising restricted.

35.10.7.    Services of escorts.

35.10.8.    Term of escort license.

35.10.9.    Escort license renewal.

35.10.10.    Escort identification card.

35.10.11.    Nuisance.

35.10.12.    Suspension or revocation.

Article 11 - Repealed by O-3777

Article 12 - Repealed by O-3777

Article 13 - Reverse Vending Machines

35.13.1.    Intent and purpose.

35.13.2.    Definitions.

35.13.3.    Criteria and Standards, and License Fees.

Article 14 - Massage Therapy Regulations

35.14.010.    State certification required—Deadline for compliance.

35.14.020.    Definitions.

35.14.030.    Exemptions from Article.

35.14.040.    Registration and notification requirements.

35.14.050.    Hours of operation.

35.14.060.    Prohibited advertising practices.

35.14.070.    Minors.

35.14.080.    Physical facility and building code requirements.

35.14.090.    Health and safety requirements.

35.14.100.    Attire and physical hygiene requirements.

35.14.110.    Inspection by government officials.

35.14.120.    Owner and operator responsibility—Denial, revocation, restriction or suspension of business license.

35.14.130.    Summary suspension.

35.14.140.    Suspension or revocation.

35.14.150.    Appeal.

35.14.155.    Opening of a new massage establishment where a prior massage establishment has been closed due to criminal activity.

35.14.160.    Remedies cumulative—Each day a separate offense.

35.14.170.    Public nuisance.

35.14.180.    Criminal penalties.

35.14.190.    Civil injunction.

Chapter 6 - Repealed by O-3470

Chapter 7 - Parades

Article 1 - General

37.1.1.    Definition of parade.

37.1.2.    Exception.

Article 2 - Regulations; Permit

37.2.1.    Permit required.

37.2.2.    Compliance with permit.

37.2.3.    Interference with parade.

37.2.4.    Application for permit.

37.2.5.    Time of filing.

37.2.6.    Contents of application.

37.2.7.    Authorization.

37.2.8.    Issuance of permit.

37.2.9.    Notice of decision.

37.2.10.    Alternatives.

37.2.11.    Right of appeal.

37.2.12.    Hearing by City Council.

37.2.13.    Permit contents.

37.2.14.    Officials to be notified.

37.2.15.    Findings of detriment.

37.2.16.    Excluded streets.

37.2.17.    License fee.

Chapter 8 - Alarm Systems

Article 1 - General Provisions and Definitions

38.1.1.    Purpose.

38.1.2.    Definitions.

38.1.3.    Permit required.

38.1.4.    Exemptions.

38.1.5.    Standards and regulations.

38.1.6.    Right of entry.

38.1.7.    No assumption of duty.

Article 2 - Issuance of Permits

38.2.1.    Application forms.

38.2.2.    Alarm system permit fee.

38.2.3.    Notice of change.

38.2.4.    Confidentiality.

38.2.5.    Issuance of permits.

Article 3 - Requirements

38.3.1.    Audible alarm requirements.

Article 4 - False Alarms

38.4.1.    Prohibited.

38.4.2.    Fees.

38.4.3.    Nonresponse.

38.4.4.    Notification.

38.4.5.    Repairs.

Article 5 - Alarm System Permit - Suspension or Revocation

38.5.1.    Grounds.

38.5.2.    Authority.

38.5.3.    Hearing.

38.5.4.    Appeal.

Chapter 9 - Street Closing Permits

Article 1 - Generally

39.1.1.    Permit required.

39.1.2.    Fire lanes.

39.1.3.    Fire hydrants.

39.1.4.    Time limits.

39.1.5.    Closure limits.

39.1.6.    Number.

39.1.7.    Deportment.

39.1.8.    Alcoholic beverages.

39.1.9.    Cleanup.

39.1.10.    Street barricades.

39.1.11.    Additional requirements.

39.1.12.    Interference with event.

39.1.13.    Revocation or suspension.

Article 2 - Application Procedures

39.2.1.    Applications.

39.2.2.    Filing.

39.2.3.    Deposit.

39.2.4.    Damages; insurance.

39.2.5.    Permit processing.

39.2.6.    Appeal.

Chapter 10 - Commercial Filming Permits

Article 1 - Permit Requirements

310.1.1.    Permit required.

310.1.2.    Applications.

310.1.3.    Permit processing.

310.1.4.    Appeal.

310.1.5.    Services by city.

310.1.6.    Service charge.

310.1.7.    Insurance.

310.1.8.    Change of date.

310.1.9.    Revocation; suspension.

(Added by O-5; Amended by O-50; O-151; O-235; O-317; O-483; O-495; O-585; O-624; O-809; O-829; O-849; O-866: O-996: O-1045; O-1104; O-1105: O-1102; O-1725)