(A)   No person shall operate a restaurant or lunch stand within the city without a license. The license fee is $50 per year.
(1960 Code, § 7-2-3)
   (B)   (1)   Purpose statement. To provide for and regulate the location and use of public areas designated for outdoor restaurants and dining establishments within the corporate limits of the city.
(1960 Code, § 7-18-1)
      (2)   Definitions. For the purpose of this division (B), the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
         OPERATOR. The owner of the restaurant, or the owner’s agent, who is licensed by the city to operate and maintain a food serving establishment.
         OUTDOOR RESTAURANT/DINING ESTABLISHMENT. Any portion of a food establishment or eating place located on a public sidewalk or public open-space that provides waiter or waitress service and is unenclosed and open to the general public; the facility being properly licensed as a food establishment in the county.
(1960 Code, § 7-18-2)
      (3)   Location of outdoor restaurants/dining establishments. Outdoor restaurants/dining establishments shall be permitted in all commercial zoning districts as a “special use permit” subject to approval by the City Council.
(1960 Code, § 7-18-3)
      (4)   License required. No person, firm or corporation shall operate an outdoor restaurant/dining establishment within the city without having first obtained a license. The license fee being $50 per year. However, a person who is operating a restaurant within the city having obtained a license under division (A) above can amend said license without any additional license fee.
(1960 Code, § 7-18-4)
      (5)   Regulations/requirements. The operator/owner of an outdoor restaurant/dining establishment must comply with all applicable health and safety requirements as well as the specific zoning requirements as set forth in Ch. 162 of this code of ordinances.
(1960 Code, § 7-18-5)
(Ord. 5385, passed 3-8-1995; Ord. 5547, passed 4-1-1996; Ord. 8181-2018, passed 3-19-2018) Penalty, see § 118.99