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A. Regular Business License Fees; Examples:
1. Rates Established: Unless exempted by the provisions of section 4-1-7 of this chapter, the rates or amounts of business license fees for all businesses and professions shall be established by resolution of the City Council. The rates shall be established based on the yearly gross sales receipts or revenues of the business or profession, unless the rate is established by some other method as set forth in this chapter. In the case of businesses making sales and rendering services, the gross revenue from both sales and services shall be considered the equivalent of gross sales.
2. Examples: The following are examples of businesses and professions whose business license fees shall be established based on yearly gross sales or revenues; however, the list is for elaboration purposes only and is not intended to be an all inclusive list. The list of examples is as follows:
Automobile, bicycles sales and repairs/rentals
Bail bond broker
Bricks and adobe sale and manufacturing
Building and loan associations
Business machines and supplies
Cabinet or carpentry shops
Coin operated amusement machines
Collection, finance and insurance agencies
Computer sales and services
Concrete and cement products
Dairies and ice cream parlors
Dealer in gasoline, motor fuel and/or oil
Diesel/motor vehicle fuel sales
Fuel oil sales
Funeral homes and cemeteries
Garage (auto repair and supplies)
General repair shop
Gift and novelty shop
Grocery store/food products
Grooming shops (animal)
Hospital supplies and clinics
Hotel dining rooms
Laundries and laundromats
Leather goods and services
Linen rental services
Mobile food vendors
Motion picture production
Photographers and studios
Residential facility for groups
Sales of musical instruments
Sales, repairs and rental
Service stations (auto)
Shoe stores and repair shops
Slot machines sales and repairs
Soft drink sales and bottling plants
Sporting goods store
Tailoring and dressmaking
Television sales and services
B. New Business; No Gross Established: If, at the time of filing an application for a business license, no sales or services have been made or performed by the applicants, the applicant shall pay the minimum fee established by resolution of the city council.
C. Apartment Business License Fees: The business license fee shall be established by resolution of the city council and shall be based upon the number of apartment units, whether or not the person conducting such business is a resident of the city.
D. Hotel, Motel, Boarding And Rooming House Business License Fees: The business license fee shall be established by resolution of the city council and shall be based upon the number of rooms.
E. Mobile Home Park, Trailer Park Business License Fees: The business license fee shall be established by resolution of the city council and shall be based upon the number of spaces.
F. Utility Business License Fees: The business license fee shall be established by resolution of the city council and shall be based on gross sales, but shall include a maximum fee. (Ord. 517, 9-8-1998)
G. Residential Rental Property License Fee: The business license fee for residential rental property shall be established by resolution of the city council and shall be based upon the number of residential rental units.
H. Commercial Rental Property License Fee: The business license fee for commercial rental property shall be established by resolution of the city council and shall be based upon the yearly gross receipts or revenues of the commercial rental property units. (Ord. 531, 8-24-1999)