4-212-030  License – Application – Investigation – Prohibition on license issuance – Revocation.
   (a)   An application for any pop-up retail user license issued under this chapter shall be made to the Commissioner on forms provided by the Commissioner, in conformity with the general requirements of this Code relating to applications for licenses and with the specific requirements set forth in Section 4-4-050.
   (b)   In addition to the information required under subsection (a) of this section, any applicant who is the organizer or sponsor of a trade show or exhibition shall identify the location, date(s) and time(s) of the applicable trade show or exhibition and shall provide the Commissioner with the following information about each pop-up retail user participating in such trade show or exhibition: (1) the user’s full legal name; (2) the user’s residence address and telephone number; (3) the user’s business address and business telephone number; (4) the user’s Illinois Retailers’ Occupation Tax number; (5) the name of the business entity or entities that the user represents; (6) the type(s) of merchandise or service that the user desires to sell at the trade show or exhibition; (7) the time(s) and date(s) that the user will be present at the trade show or exhibition; and (8) any other information that the Commissioner may reasonably require.
   (c)   In addition to the information required under subsection (a) of this section, the applicant for a pop-up retail user license shall provide the Commissioner with the following information: (1) the applicant’s Illinois Retailers’ Occupation Tax number; (2) the name of the business entity or entities that the applicant represents; (3) the type(s) of merchandise or service that the applicant desires to sell; (4) the location(s) where the applicant proposes to sell such merchandise or service; and (5) any other information that the Commissioner may reasonably require.
   (d)   In addition to the information required under subsection (a) of this section, the applicant for a produce merchant license shall provide the Commissioner with the following information: (1) the applicant’s Illinois Retailers’ Occupation Tax number; (2) the type(s) of produce that the applicant proposes to sell; and (3) any other information that the Commissioner may reasonably require.
   (e)   The Commissioner may investigate to ascertain whether any applicant for a pop-up retail user license under this chapter is a proper representative of a reliable and responsible business entity, and whether the proposed sale of merchandise or commodities complies with other provisions of this Code. If the Commissioner finds that an applicant or licensee has misrepresented his affiliation or authority to represent any business entity or to sell such business entity’s merchandise or services, or that the merchant or business entity that the merchant represents has admitted to committing deceptive business practices, or has been convicted of or entered a plea of nolo contendere to charges of deceptive business practices in any jurisdiction or has failed to remit taxes or fees owed to the city, or that the applicant or licensee has failed to comply with any provision of this Code applicable to the sale of merchandise or services, the Commissioner shall, as applicable, withhold or revoke the license. In the case of revocation, the Commissioner may summarily revoke the license so long as the Commissioner provides the licensee with an opportunity for a hearing within 24 hours after such summary revocation occurs.
(Added Coun. J. 12-9-92, p. 25465; Amend Coun. J. 7-27-05, p. 53211, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 11-19-08, p. 47220, Art. V, § 5; Amend Coun. J. 5-9-12, p. 27485, § 94; Amend Coun. J. 11-8-12, p. 38872, § 108; Amend Coun. J. 9-20-18, p. 84293, § 15)