(a) Penalty. Unless otherwise specified in this chapter, when a fails to submit an application for a license or permit before opening a business or conducting an event for which a license or permit is required, the shall not be issued a license except upon payment of the required license fee and a penalty fee equal to 10% of the original license fee; if the business has been in operation more than 30 days, a penalty equal to 20% of the original license fee shall be applied; and, a penalty equal to 30% of the original license fee shall be applied to a license if the business has been in operation more than 60 days.
(b) Interest. No interest shall be charged by the city in addition to the penalties herein described.
(1958 Code, § 125.06) (Ord. 67-67, passed 12-18-1957, renumbered to § 125.09; Ord. 74-93, passed 11-18-1974, renumbered to § 125.11; Ord. 94-5, passed 1-24-1994; recodified by Ord. 95-13, passed 8-7-1995)