Within thirty days after the effective date of this chapter or within thirty days after commencing business, whichever is later, each operator of any hotel or motel renting lodging to transient guest shall register such hotel or motel with the Tax Commissioner and obtain from him a Transient Occupancy Registration Certificate, which Certificate shall be at all times posted in a conspicuous place on the premises.  Such Certificate shall, among other things, state the following:
   (a)   The name of the operator;
   (b)   The address of the hotel or motel;
   (c)   The date upon which the Certificate was issued; and
   (d)   "This Transient Occupancy Registration Certificate signifies that the
person named on the face hereof has fulfilled the requirements of the Hotel-Motel Tax Ordinance by registering with the Tax Commissioner of the City of East Liverpool for the purpose of collecting from transient guests the Hotel-Motel Tax and remitting said tax to the Tax Commissioner of the City of East Liverpool.  This Certificate does not constitute a permit."
      (Ord.1, 1983.)