Skip to code content (skip section selection)
No person shall engage in the business of retail sale of Christmas trees, except where such business is conducted in connection with another regularly established place of business for which a license has been issued, unless and until the applicant shall have (1) paid a license fee in an amount established by City Council resolution, and (2) deposited in the office of the Director of Finance a deposit in an amount established by City Council resolution, for each Christmas tree sales lot to assure that each such lot and the surrounding streets and sidewalks shall have been cleaned up, to the satisfaction of the city, after the completion of Christmas tree sales for the year in question.
(A) If any such lot and the surrounding streets and sidewalks shall have been cleaned up to the satisfaction of the city on or before December 31 following the Christmas in question, the city shall refund the deposit.
(B) If such cleanup work is not so completed by such date, the necessary cleanup work shall be completed by the city, and so much of such deposit as may be required to defray the cost thereof shall be retained by the city to defray such cost. Any unused balance of any such deposit shall be refunded to the applicant.
(C) If the cost of the cleanup exceeds the amount of the deposit, then the applicant shall be obligated to, and shall, pay such excess cost to the city forthwith.
(D) Inspections of such cleanup work shall be made by the Department and in the manner determined by the City Manager.
('86 Code, § 5.04.214) (Ord. 3542, passed - - ; Am. Ord. 3658, passed - - ; Am. Ord. 3962, passed - - ; Am. Ord. 4587, passed 6-27-11; Am. Ord. 4588, passed 7-11-11) Penalty, see § 5.04.191