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For the purpose of this chapter the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
“ANYBODY.” Any human being, and any combination thereof, in the form of partnership, corporation, joint venture, unincorporated association, or otherwise.
“APPLICABLE LAWS.” The constitutions, statutes, ordinances, rules, regulations and other laws of the United States, Commonwealth of Kentucky, County of Kenton and any other governmental entity or agency having jurisdiction.
“BUSINESS.” Any and all franchises, trades, occupations, professions or other businesses within the meaning and context of KRS 92.280, KRS 92.281 and Section 181 of the Kentucky Constitution.
“BUSINESS REGULATORY LICENSE.” A license required by the City of Elsmere, pursuant to the police power thereof, for the purpose of regulating business activities and operations within the City of Elsmere.
“BUSINESS REGULATORY LICENSE FEE.” A fee required by the City of Elsmere for each Business Regulatory License, pursuant to KRS 82.082 and the police power thereof, to provide the funds necessary to pay the expenses of regulating business activities and operations within the City of Elsmere, including, without limitation, the expense of issuing Business Regulatory Licenses.
“CITY.” The City of Elsmere, in Kenton County, Kentucky.
“NOBODY” Not anybody, or no human being, or any combination thereof, in the form of a partnership, corporation, joint venture, unincorporated association, or otherwise.
“OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE FEE” A tax for revenue, pursuant to the taxing authority of the City of Elsmere, including, without limitation, the authority established by KRS 82.082, KRS 92.280, KRS 92.281 and Section 181 of the Kentucky Constitution, wherein it is sometimes identified and referred to as a power to impose and collect license fees on stock used for breeding purposes, on franchises, trades, occupations and professions.
(Ord. 1578-2008, passed 2-19-08)