Application for such license shall be made to the City Clerk upon blanks to be provided. The applicant shall state his name, whether a person, firm or corporation, the place at which such business is to be conducted or maintained, the number and description of vehicles to be used in the conduct of the business, and the applicant’s residence for a period of three years preceding such application. The application so received by the City Clerk shall be referred to the City Administrator and by him to the Divisions of Fire, Police, and Building and Safety Inspections, for the purpose of investigation of the applicant, inspection of vehicles, and the premises, to be used in the conduct of the business.
   After receipt of the Divisions’ recommendations, the application shall be submitted to the City Council, accompanied by evidence that the business premises have been inspected within the preceding six months and found to be in compliance with all applicable ordinances and licensing requirements. The City Council, upon a determination that the applicant is of good moral character, and has not been convicted of any recent felony and/or misdemeanor offense related to the person’s likelihood to serve the public in a fair, honest and open manner and that no such person is an officer, partner or owner of a company who may be applying, shall grant a license to said applicant. The sole power to grant licenses hereunder is vested in the City Council. Licenses granted by the City Council shall be issued by the City Clerk.
(Ord. 426, passed 5-26-1941; Ord. 1605, passed 10-17-1960; Ord. 2945, passed 3-11-1985)