Before any license shall be issued under the provisions of section 11-11-4 for engaging in a transient business as defined in section 11-11-2, an applicant shall file with the Police Department a bond running to the city in the sum of $1,000 executed by the applicant, as principal, or a surety upon which service of process may be made in the state; the bond to be approved by the office of the City Attorney, conditioned that the applicant shall comply fully with all of the provisions of the ordinances of the city, and the statutes of the state, regulating and concerning the sale of goods, wares and merchandise, and will pay all judgments rendered against the applicant for any violation of the ordinances or statutes, together with all judgments and costs that may be recovered against him or her by any person for damages arising out of any misrepresentation or deception practices on any person transacting such business with the applicant, whether the misrepresentations or deceptions were made or practiced by the owners or by their servants, agents or employees, either at the time of making the sale or through any advertisement of any character whatsoever, printed or calculated with reference to the goods, wares and merchandise sold or any part thereof. Action on the bond may be brought in the name of the city to the use of the aggrieved person. The bond required by this section shall be posted and remain in effect for a period of one year from the date of application, and one year from the date of any renewal, of any license issued under this chapter. The bond must be approved by the office of the City Attorney, both as to form, and as to the responsibility of the surety.
(Ord. No. 1330, § 1, passed 11-10-1983; Ord. No. 94-86, § 9, passed 6-9-1994)