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(A) Application for licensing as a gas fitter shall be made in writing to the City Council, upon forms prepared and furnished by the City Clerk and shall show the name and address of the applicant, the business location of the applicant and other information as the City Council shall deem desirable.
(B) It shall be unlawful for any person preparing an application for licensing as a gas fitter to knowingly make or cause to be made any false or misleading statement of material fact upon the application. No application for licensing as a gas fitter shall be issued unless and until the applicant shall file, with the City Clerk, a bond, in a sum set by resolution of the City Council, signed by one or more sufficient sureties, or by a corporate surety doing business within the city to be approved by the City Council, conditioned that the applicant shall indemnify and hold harmless the city from all accidents, damage, liability, claims, judgments, costs or expenses caused by the willful or negligent misconduct of the applicant as a gas fitter licensed hereunder. The obligee of the bond shall be the city and action may be maintained thereon by anyone injured by a breach of its condition. All bonds tendered by gas fitters shall be approved in writing as to form and substance by the City Attorney. In lieu of the filing of the aforesaid bond, each registered gas fitter may obtain and file a certificate thereof with the City Clerk, a general, public liability insurance policy for property damage and bodily injury in policy limits set by resolution of the City Council and on file at the office of the Clerk.
(C) Action may be maintained thereon by anyone injured by a breach of the conditions of the bond or the covenants contained in the required endorsement on the policy of insurance for a period of one year after the completion of any gas fitting. Upon approval of the applicant by the City Council, the license shall be issued to the applicant upon payment of a licensing fee in an amount set by resolution of the City Council. During the period of the license, the licensee shall be governed by all applicable ordinances, codes, rules and regulations herein provided, including all applicable ordinances, codes, rules and regulations that may hereinafter be adopted by the City Council or by any governmental subdivision of the city during the period.
(Prior Code, § 10-420) Penalty, see § 10.99