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(A) Any person acting as an auctioneer for the sale of goods, wares and merchandise in the city, not otherwise designated and provided for in this subchapter shall pay the sum of $10 per day, for each and every day or portion of a day he or she may act as an auctioneer.
(B) (1) Any person selling, disposing of or offering for sale in the city at public auction or to cause or permit to be sold, disposed of or offered for sale in said city at public auction any linen, laces, embroideries or cotton material sold by the yard or made up in any form, whether the same shall be their own property, or whether they sell, dispose of or offer the same at public auction or cause, or permit the same to be done as agents or employees of others, shall secure a license and shall pay to the city the sum of $10 per day or any portion of a day: provided, however, that, this shall not apply to judicial sales or sales by executors or administrators, or to sales by and on behalf of licensed pawn brokers of unredeemed pledges in the manner provided by law, nor to the sale at public auction of the stock on hand of any person that shall, for the period of one year last preceding such sale, have been continuously in business in the city as a retail or wholesale merchant or linen, laces, embroideries, cotton material or linen and cotton material; provided further that, such sale at public auction of the stock on hand of such merchant or merchants shall be held on successive days, Sundays and legal holidays excepted and shall not continue more than 30 days in all within the period of one year.
(2) The applicant for a license shall not be allowed to hold an auction as in such license provided on any day or at any place other than that set forth in said application and license. Should the applicant desire to hold two or more auctions as herein provided at different places on the same day, the license fee for each place will be the same as herein set forth for one auction.
(C) The occupation, trade or business of a hawker or peddler within the corporate limits of the city shall secure a license and pay to the city the sum of $10 per day or any part of a day and for each successive day the sum of $7 per day or any part thereof. A hawker and peddler for the purposes of this subchapter is defined as follows, to wit: any person who sells or offers for sale on any of the streets, alleys, wharves or other public places within the corporate limits of the city, any goods, wares or merchandise, or who travels from place to place therein, for the purpose of selling or offering for sale any goods, wares and merchandise by sample or otherwise shall be deemed a hawker and peddler within the meaning of this subchapter. Nothing contained in this subchapter shall be construed to prevent any manufacturer, farmer, mechanic, nursery man or peddler of meat and fish, from selling or offering for sale his or her own work, catch or production, by sample or otherwise, nor shall any wholesale merchant be prevented by anything herein contained, from selling to dealers by sample without license, but no wholesale merchant shall be allowed to peddle or employ others to peddle goods not of his or her own manufacture, except as above specified. Any person delivering goods, wares or merchandise which has been sold by another by sample or otherwise for future delivery shall be deemed a hawker and peddler within the meaning of this subchapter.
(D) Traveling or other circus, menagerie or circus and menagerie combined, outdoor exhibition or show, theatrical performance and street carnival, so-called, to which paid admission is charged, which may operate only upon special permission from the City Council subject to immediate revocation by said body, shall pay to the city the sum of money as follows, to wit: if the admission charge is $0.50 or more per person, the sum of $50 per day; if the admission charge is $0.35 or less than $0.50, the sum of $35 per day; if the admission charge is less than $0.35 per person, the sum of $25 per day: provided, however, that such fee shall be for the first day’s performance, including matinee, if any. The license fee for any successive day, including a matinee, if any, shall be one-half of that for the first day’s performance. A DAY shall mean a full day or part of a day of 24 hours.
(E) A bowling alley, box-ball alley, mechanical baseball or ball-throwing device, music box, juke box, phonograph, pin ball machine, indoor shuffleboard or any other coin-operated amusement device, shall pay for each bed or device the sum of $10 per year, or any part thereof.
(F) Dealers in buying and/or selling junk, old rubber, hides, old iron or other metals, antiques and other second hand articles shall pay the sum of $50 per year, or any part thereof.
(G) Operators of any beauty parlor or manicuring establishment that is operated less than six months in any calendar year and is not a part of the business of duly licensed barber shop shall pay the sum of $25 per year, or any part thereof.
(H) Any person who shall engage in the business of selling popcorn in any form, peanuts, either fresh or roasted or salted, candy, ice cream or other articles of confectionery, either from a stall, booth, cart or wagon, or other vehicle, where the same is conducted and operated for a period of six months or less during a license year, except for charitable purposes by permission of the City Council, shall pay the sum of $50 per year, or $10 per day.
(I) Public dance hall or pavilion, or public dances held under a tent or in the open, skating rink or other place of amusement, for hire or gain, and not otherwise described in the chapter, which may be operated by permission of the City Council, shall pay the sum of $5 per day.
(J) Billiard and pool parlor, or room, or either, operated and conducted for gain or reward shall pay the sum of $5 for each table, per year or any part thereof.
(K) Any person hauling or bringing into the city, either directly or indirectly, any goods, wares, merchandise, bread or other baked goods, provisions, fruit, food products or other personal property with intention of selling or disposing of the same from any room, store, warehouse, building, lot, railroad car, vehicle, or in any other manner whatsoever, either at wholesale or retail, by soliciting orders therefor from house to house or from store to store or taking orders for the future delivery thereof or otherwise without a bona fide intention of engaging in the business of selling or disposing of such goods, wares, merchandise, bread or other baked goods, provisions, fruit, food products or other personal property in a regularly established place of business within the city shall pay to the city a sum of money as follows, to wit:
(1) For each day or part of a day less than one week: the sum of $5;
(2) For each week under one month: the sum of $15;
(3) For each month less than one year, the sum of $25; and
(4) For each year the sum of $50: provided, however, that, the provision of the division (K)(4) shall not apply to any person having a regularly established place of business within the city and whose stock of goods, wares, or merchandise has been assessed for taxation and the tax shall have been paid thereon during the current year, nor to any person selling wood, fuel or farm products produced by such person, operating or conducting any business, trade or occupation which has been otherwise designed and defined in this subchapter.
(Prior Code, § 7.34)