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(A) No person shall engage in the business of private scavenger, offal scavenger or sewer and catch basin cleaner without first obtaining a license to do so as provided in this code.
(B) Application for such license shall be made in conformity with the requirements of this code relating to applications for licenses, and shall set forth the nature of the business to be carried on.
(C) There shall be issued in the village not more than 15 regular licenses. Such regular licenses shall allow the license holder to solicit for any scavenger service within the village with the exception that the corporate authorities may enter into a contract with a single regularly licensed scavenger for the collection of refuse from single-family residences within the village.
(D) The granting of a license to engage in the business of scavenger or the collection or disposal of garbage, refuse and ashes shall not preclude the corporate authorities from entering into a separate contract or contracts for the collection within the village of refuse and/or recyclable materials including but not limited to newspapers, glass and metals.
(Ord. 90-11-99, passed 11-27-1990; Ord. 91-07-51, passed 7-23-1991; Ord. 92-01-10, passed 1-28-1992; Ord. 92-07-80, passed 7-14-1992)