§ 118.08  APPLICATION FOR LICENSE; RESIDENCE REQUIREMENT.
   (A)   Before any license shall be issued to a wrecker service to be placed on the city Police Department's rotational log to provide wrecker or towing services, the owner or lessee thereof shall file with the City Clerk a verified application in writing setting forth:
      (1)   A current and valid wrecker license issued by the Department of Public Safety;
      (2)   The motor or other identification numbers of each vehicle to be used as a wrecker;
      (3)   The current license number of each vehicle to be used as a wrecker;
      (4)   The names of all drivers who will be operating a wrecker, along with a current, valid driver's license and a criminal history record from the state Bureau of Investigation, which information shall be updated for any driver operating a wrecker after the issuance of a license; and
   (B)   Each such license shall bear the date of issuance thereof, the name of the applicant to whom it is issued, a complete description of each vehicle for which it is issued, and the name of the insurance carrier thereon.
   (C)   The applicant shall also furnish proof, satisfactory to the Chief of Police or his or her designee, that its primary lot and place of business are located within the city.  At the time of the adoption of this chapter, all wrecker and towing service companies outside the corporate limits of the city but within its fence line are hereby grandfathered in as bona fide wrecker and towing service operators within the city.
(Ord. 2011-6, passed 3-21-11)