Chapter 5.02
GENERAL LICENSING PROVISIONS

Sections:

5.02.005    Authority.

5.02.010    Application – Conflict.

5.02.015    Definitions.

5.02.021    Administrator’s rule-making authority.

5.02.026    Applications for licenses.

5.02.031    License fee.

5.02.036    Nontransferability.

5.02.041    Violations.

5.02.046    Enforcement and appeals.

Prior legislation: Ords. 1141 and 1187.

5.02.005 Authority.

The provisions of this title are an exercise of the city’s authority and power to license for the purposes of revenue and regulation. (Ord. 1501 § 1 (Exh. A) (part), 2015).

5.02.010 Application – Conflict.

The provisions of this chapter shall apply to each chapter in this title, except Chapter 5.06. In the event of conflict with any other provisions of this title, the provisions of this chapter shall control, except in the case of Chapter 5.06. (Ord. 1501 § 1 (Exh. A) (part), 2015).

5.02.015 Definitions.

In addition to terms defined and applicable in the chapters in this title, terms used in this title shall have the following meanings:

“Administrator” means the officer or employee of the city delegated by the mayor or the city administrator to review, approve, issue and revoke the licenses described in this chapter;

“Applicant” means a person who makes an application for the issuance of a license required by this title;

“Chief law enforcement officer” means the chief law enforcement officer of the city, or their assigns;

“Licensee” means the person to whom a license authorized and/or required by this title has been issued by the city;

“Person” means one or more natural persons, corporations, partnerships or unincorporated associations or other forms of business organization;

“Rate resolution” means the resolution of the city council establishing the fees to be charged for water, sewer and sanitation services, park and golf fees, licenses and taxes and other charges, and as it may be amended from time to time;

“Title” means Title 5 of the Chelan Municipal Code. (Ord. 1501 § 1 (Exh. A) (part), 2015).

5.02.021 Administrator’s rule-making authority.

The administrator is authorized to make written rules regarding the implementation of the provisions of this title, as well as to interpret the provisions of this title as it applies to various situations presented to the administrator that are consistent with the provisions of this title. (Ord. 1501 § 1 (Exh. A) (part), 2015).

5.02.026 Applications for licenses.

In addition to provisions specifically required by various chapters of this title, a person shall obtain a license required by this title by making a written application to the administrator, accompanied by a nonrefundable application fee as established by the rate resolution.

A. Each applicant shall verify under penalty of perjury that the information contained in the application is true to the best of their knowledge.

B. An application shall be deemed complete upon receipt of all the information and documents requested by the administrator. Where necessary to determine compliance with any provision of this title, the administrator may request information or clarification in addition to that provided in a complete application. (Ord. 1501 § 1 (Exh. A) (part), 2015).

5.02.031 License fee.

Fees for licenses issued pursuant to this title shall be established in the rate resolution, and shall be paid at the time of application for a license and are nonrefundable administrative fees. (Ord. 1501 § 1 (Exh. A) (part), 2015).

5.02.036 Nontransferability.

Unless expressly stated otherwise in a particular chapter regarding a particular license, all licenses issued under this title shall be personal to the licensee, and limited to the place of the activity subject to the license, and shall not be transferable to another person or place. (Ord. 1501 § 1 (Exh. A) (part), 2015).

5.02.041 Violations.

A person shall not fail or refuse to secure a license required by this title, or pay a fee or tax when due, or to make any false or fraudulent application or any false statement or representation, in or in connection with, any such application, or aid or abet another in any attempt to evade payment of a fee or tax, or any part thereof, or to testify falsely upon any investigation of the correctness of any fee or tax, or in any manner to hinder or delay the city or any of its officers in carrying out the provisions of this title. (Ord. 1501 § 1 (Exh. A) (part), 2015).

5.02.046 Enforcement and appeals.

In addition to any remedy set out in a chapter in this title, any violation of this title or the appeal of a decision of the administrator to not issue a license, shall be under the uniform code enforcement procedures set out in Chapter 2.80. (Ord. 1501 § 1 (Exh. A) (part), 2015).