3.40.060  Transient occupancy registration certificate.
   Within ten (10) days after commencing business, each operator of the lodging, located within the City, who rents occupancies to transients, shall register the lodging with the tax collector. The tax collector shall provide the operator with a "transient occupancy resignation certificate" which shall be posted at all times in a conspicuous place at the lodging. The certificate shall include, but is not limited to, the following information:
   A.   The name of the operator;
   B.   The address of the lodging;
   C.   The date upon which the certificate was issued;
   D.   The following statement: "This transient occupancy registration certificate signifies that the person named on the face hereof has fulfilled the requirements of the uniform transient occupancy tax ordinance by registering with the tax collector for the purposes of collecting from transients the transient occupancy tax, and remitting said tax to the tax collector. This certificate does not authorize any person to conduct any unlawful business, to conduct any lawful business in any unlawful manner, or to operate a lodging without strict compliance with all local applicable laws, including, but not limited to, those requiring a permit from any board, commission, department, or office of this City. The certificate does not constitute a permit."