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Any applicant for a license under this chapter shall file an application in writing and under oath with the Village Clerk setting out the following facts and information regarding such a proposed sale:
(A) The name and address of the applicant for the license, who must be the owner of the goods to be sold; and, if the applicant is a partnership, corporation, firm, or association, the name and position of the individual filing such application.
(B) The name and style in which such sale is to be conducted, and the address where such sale is to be conducted.
(C) The dates and period of time during which the sale is to be conducted.
(D) The name and address of the person or persons who will be in charge of and responsible for the conduct of such sale.
(E) A full explanation with regard to the condition or necessity which is the occasion for such sale, including a statement of the descriptive name of the sale and the reasons why such name is truthfully descriptive of the sale. If the application is for a license to conduct a going out of business sale, it shall also contain a statement that the business will be discontinued at the premises where the sale is to be conducted upon termination of the sale. If the application is for a license to conduct a removal sale, it shall also contain a statement that the business will be discontinued at the premises where the sale is to be conducted upon termination of the sale, in addition to the location of the premises to which the business is to be moved. If the application is for a license to conduct a sale of goods damaged by fire, smoke, water, or otherwise, it shall also contain a statement as to the time, location, and cause of such damage.
(F) A full, detailed, and complete inventory of the goods that are to be sold, which inventory shall;
(1) Itemize the goods to be sold and contain sufficient information concerning each item including make and brand name, if any, to clearly identify it;
(2) List separately any goods which were purchased during a 60-day period immediately prior to the date of making application for the license; and
(3) Show the cost price of each item in the inventory together with the name and address of the seller of the item to the applicant, the date of the purchase, the date of the delivery of each item to the applicant, and the total value of the inventory at cost.
(G) A statement that no goods will be added to the inventory after the application is made or during the sale and that the inventory contains no goods received on consignment.
(H) A statement that the applicant has in the past maintained a place of business within the jurisdiction of the village for not less than four months prior to the time of making application for the license. However, this division (H) shall not apply to any applicant who acquired a right, title, or interest in the goods as an heir, devisee, legatee, or surviving joint tenant; or as an executor, administrator, trustee, guardian, or conservator; or pursuant to an order or process of a court of competent jurisdiction.
(I) The application for the license shall be subscribed and sworn to under oath by the applicant and shall, directly above the space reserved for the signature of the applicant, contain the following legend in at least ten point type: “Warning to applicant. This application must be fully and accurately completed. False or misleading statements may subject applicant to the penalties of perjury in addition to other penalties provided by law.”
(Ord. 80-2, passed 2-12-80)