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(A) It shall be unlawful for any person to install, or use a dispensing machine for the dispensing or sale of newspapers or any other items if the dispensing machine is located on a public sidewalk or otherwise on the public right-of-way of any street in the city without first obtaining a license for each machine as provided in this section.
(B) Applicants for a license under this section must file with the City Controller an application in writing which shall give the following information:
(1) The name of the applicant;
(2) The address and the telephone number of the applicant;
(3) A brief description of the nature of the business and of the goods to be sold or to be dispensed;
(4) A description of the dispensing machine and of its proposed location; and
(5) Written permission of the owner of the adjacent property.
(C) Upon receipt of an application of license, the application shall be referred to the Chief of Police and the street department for investigation of the effect upon the public safety and the maintenance of the sidewalks and streets of the machine. The Chief of Police and the Director of the Street Department shall notify the City Controller, who shall notify the applicant if the application is disapproved.
(D) The City Controller shall charge a license fee for each machine licensed under this section in the amount of $50 per year.
(E) The City Controller shall supply with each license issued under this section an annual sticker which is required to be prominently attached to each licensed dispensing machine showing that the license fees have been paid.
(Prior Code, § 119.17) (Ord. 7337, passed 12-10-1990) Penalty, see § 10.99