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(a) Any individual, partnership, corporation or other entity engaging in an alarm business within the City shall apply to the Police Division for a license to operate. Such application shall be on a form to be furnished by the Division and signed by the individual proprietor of such business, by a partner or by the proper corporate official as is appropriate for the form of the business seeking the license, and shall include:
(1) The name, address and telephone number of the alarm business and the type of business entity it is (individual, partnership or corporation), and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of the individual proprietor, partners or directors and principal officers, depending on the nature of the entity applying;
(2) A description of alarm systems and devices offered for sale or lease to the public and a description of any services related to alarm devices offered to the public;
(3) Certification that within ninety days after the effective date of this chapter (Ordinance 1986-177S, passed January 19, 1987) or upon receipt of notice of approval of a license application, whichever date occurs later, a complete list of the names and addresses of all persons or businesses in the City to whom alarm systems have been sold and who are currently under contract to the alarm business for services to such alarm systems, on or after the effective date of this chapter, shall be maintained for inspection by the Police Alarm Administrator during the course of his or her official business;
(4) A list of all felony and misdemeanor convictions of individual proprietors, partners or directors and principal officers of the applicant business. The date and location of each conviction shall also be included;
(5) A statement as to whether or not the applicant has ever been denied a license or permit, in any jurisdiction, to engage in the alarm business or has had such license or permit revoked;
(6) A statement as to the length of time the applicant has been engaged in the alarm business and where engaged; and
(7) A statement that the applicant agrees to update the above information upon application for renewal of an alarm license at least every two years as provided in Section 840.06.
(b) Alarm businesses already engaged in providing services and/or alarm system equipment in the City on the effective date of this chapter (Ordinance 1986-177S, passed January 19, 1987) shall submit an application for a license not later than June 1, 1987. Such applicant may continue to do business while his or her license application is being processed. An applicant who was not previously engaged in providing services as an alarm business in the City on the effective date of this chapter shall not commence doing business until his or her application is approved.
(Ord. 1986-177S. Passed 1-19-87.)