Hereinafter, anyone desiring to be licensed as a building contractor in the City of Flint shall make application to the Director of Buildings and Inspections by filling in the printed application forms which may be obtained from the City Clerk. The City Clerk upon receipt of any application shall thereupon refer the application to the Director of Buildings and Inspections for the consideration of the Director of Buildings and Inspections.
The Director of Buildings and Inspections shall undertake such investigation of the applicant as is deemed desirable by the Director of Buildings and Inspections, and shall use all reasonable speed in making a recommendation to the City Council as to whether or not a license applied for should be granted and accompany the recommendation with such information as may be deemed by the Director of Buildings and Inspections to be pertinent. The application shall also be referred to the division of police for investigation concerning the character and criminal record, if any, of the applicant. After the completion of the investigation by the division of police, and upon receipt of the recommendation of the Director of Buildings and Inspections, the application shall be presented to the City Council of the City of Flint. No license shall be issued until the issuance of the same has been duly authorized by appropriate action of the City Council.
The application shall require the submission of information relative to the name, business and residence address, residence and occupation for the previous five (5) years, training in the field of building construction, former employers, credit record, criminal record, unpaid judgments and shall contain such other information as may be deemed pertinent and necessary. The application when filed shall become a public record.
(Ord. 483, passed 3-20-1942; Ord. 1022, passed 4-24-1952)