(A)   Any person or entity desiring to conduct or hold auctions, or otherwise engaged in the business of auctioneer in the city must first obtain a certificate of registration from the City Clerk.
   (B)   The registration shall include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following information:
      (1)   Name, address and phone number of the applicant;
      (2)   Name and address of any business entity to which applicant is associated;
      (3)   Applicant's license number issued by the State of Illinois pursuant to the Auction License Act; and
      (4)   Date, time and location of auctions to be conducted.
   (C)   The applicant shall sign the registration application attesting to the truth and accuracy of all information provided. Providing false information shall constitute a violation of this chapter.
   (D)   Upon scheduling an auction after having received a certificate of registration, the applicant shall update the information provided on the application concerning the date, time and location of auctions to be conducted. Such information shall be provided to the City Clerk.
   (E)   All certificates of registration shall expire on April 30 of each year.
   (F)   No certificate of registration shall be issued to:
      (1)   A person who has knowingly furnished false or misleading information or withheld relevant information on an application or caused or permitted another to furnish or withhold such information on his behalf;
      (2)   A person whose certificate of registration issued under this chapter or whose license from the State of Illinois has previously been revoked;
      (3)   A person who has been convicted of any type of theft, fraud or similar offense.
('64 Code, § 5-2; Am. Ord. 6724, passed 1-15-80; Am. Ord. 8467, passed 2-7-06)
Statutory reference:
   Power of cities to license, tax, and regulate auctioneers, see ILCS Ch. 65, Act 5, § 11-42-1