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   (a)   To obtain a certificate of registration to conduct home solicitations, a person must file a written application with the chief on a form provided for that purpose. The application must include the following:
      (1)   If the applicant is a company:
         (A)   the company name, address, and telephone number;
         (B)   the name, address, telephone number, and title of each of its officers;
         (C)   the date and place of incorporation or establishment of the business; and
         (D)   the name, address, and telephone number of each person who will be conducting a home solicitation in the city for the applicant.
      (2)   If the applicant is an individual:
         (A)   the applicant’s name, address, and telephone number;
         (B)   the name, address, and telephone number of any individual or company for which the applicant is acting as an agent;
         (C)   the name, address, and telephone number of each person who will be conducting a home solicitation in the city for the applicant;
         (D)   a photograph of the applicant, taken within the preceding 12 months, that clearly depicts the applicant’s facial features; and
         (E)   the applicant’s date of birth and driver’s license number (with the state of issuance) or, if the applicant does not have a driver’s license, the number from another government-issued personal identification card containing the applicant’s photograph and date of birth.
      (3)   The names of other communities in which the applicant has worked as a home solicitor in the past 12 months and, if the applicant was an agent of different companies in the other communities, the names of those companies.
      (4)   The nature, character, and quality of the goods or services to be advertised, offered for sale, or delivered as part of the home solicitation.
      (5)   Whether the applicant, upon obtaining an order for goods or services, will demand, accept, or receive payment or a deposit of money in advance of final delivery of the goods or services.
      (6)   The dates, times, and locations for which the applicant proposes to conduct home solicitations in the city.
      (7)   An outline of the method or methods to be used in conducting the home solicitations.
      (8)   Whether the applicant has been convicted of any crime listed in Section 42-9(a)(2)(A) within the time period listed in Section 42-9(a)(2)(B), and the applicant’s signed consent authorizing the city to obtain a criminal history report on the applicant.
      (9)   Proof that the applicant possesses all licenses or permits required by this code or by state or federal law for the operation of the proposed business.
      (10)   If the applicant is an agent of an individual or company, written proof of the applicant’s authority to represent the individual or company.
      (11)   Any other information the chief determines necessary to the enforcement and administration of this chapter.
   (b)   An application filed under this section must be accompanied by a nonrefundable registration fee of $50.
   (c)   A certificate of registration expires one year after the date of issuance. Upon expiration, the registrant may apply for a registration renewal in the same manner prescribed by this section for a new registration.
   (d)   Neither a certificate of registration nor an identification badge is transferable from one person to another, but both may be used by the registrant to act as an agent for different individuals or companies during the registration term if the chief is notified in accordance with Subsection (e).
   (e)   A registrant shall notify the chief within 10 days after any material change in the information on the application during the registration term. A material change includes, but is not limited to:
      (1)   when a registrant becomes an agent for another individual or company;
      (2)   when a registrant terminates an individual’s authority to serve as the registrant’s agent;
      (3)   a change in the nature, character, and quality of the goods or services; or
      (4)   a change in the dates, times, and locations proposed for conducting home solicitations in the city. (Ord. 29245, eff. 4-22-14)