Any person proposing to sell at public auction the stock in trade of a retail or wholesale merchant, prior to the time of conducting such sale, shall obtain from the City Treasurer a permit to do so. Such permit shall be applied for and issued in the following manner; Such person shall make a verified application therefor on blanks to be supplied by the City Treasurer giving the name and address of the applicant; the location and purpose of the sale and the length of time of its expected duration; the dates between which it is proposed to be conducted; the name of the auctioneer who will conduct the sale and whether any items of stock in trade have been added in expectation of such sale, and if so, a description of such items and when so added; and a detailed inventory, item by item, of the stock in trade to be sold, the wholesale value or cost to the applicant of each item and the quality and grade thereof. Each item must be numbered separately in the inventory and the number in the inventory must correspond to a number physically attached to such item. The application shall be accompanied by a cash deposit in an amount established by City Council resolution.
('86 Code, § 5.08.140) (Ord. 2449, passed  - - ; Am. Ord. 4587, passed 6-27-11; Am. Ord. 4588, passed 7-11-11)  Penalty, see § 1.12.010