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(A) License Required. No person shall engage in the business of hanging, constructing, installing, repairing, remodeling, or taking down any canopy, hood, or awning of any kind or nature over a public street or sidewalk in the city without having obtained an annual license to do so.
(B) Application and Bond.Any person desiring to obtain a license required by § 151.17 of this chapter shall file with the Department a written application together with a bond in the penal sum of $5,000 payable to the city, indemnifying the city during the period of the license against all judgments or suits, and reasonable costs to the city incident thereto, which may be recovered against the city, caused by the erection, repair, construction, existence, or maintenance of any canopy, hood, or awning erected, repaired, or constructed by such applicant in the city. The bond shall be signed by a corporate surety or at least two personal sureties who are residents of the county.
(C) Fees and Duration.The fee for a license as required by this section shall be $100. Each such license shall be issued from May 1 until April 30 of the following year.
(D) Issuance. Upon the receipt of the surety bond by the city and upon the payment to the Department of the license fee required by division (C), a license shall be issued to the applicant.
(Ord. 7547, passed 10-1-91; Am. Ord. 8932, passed 4-1-14)