The City Treasurer shall have the power to prepare application forms for any licenses required under this article.  The application may contain questions on or blanks for any information reasonably deemed necessary by the City Treasurer.  The City Treasurer is expressly authorized to require applicants to have, and to provide evidence of, a valid and existing West Virginia Business Franchise Registration Certificate.  Proper completion of an application is a condition precedent to the City Treasurer having any duty to issue a license.  Upon proper completion of a license application and payment of the requisite fee, the City Treasurer shall issue the requested license to the applicant.  The form of the license and information thereon shall be such as the City Treasurer may reasonably prescribe.  The City Treasurer, or his designated agent, shall have the power to examine activities and locations of each business to determine compliance with this article.