3-1-20: LICENSE FEES:
   A.   Payment Of License Fees: In the absence of provisions to the contrary, all fees and charges for licenses or permits shall be paid in advance at the time application therefor is made to the chief operating officer in the amounts prescribed in this section. Except as otherwise provided, all license fees shall become a part of the general corporate fund to reimburse said fund for the costs incurred in investigations and processing applications for the licenses required herein, and for the costs of regulating the subject businesses or establishments. In no event shall any rebate or refund be made of any license fee, or part thereof, by reason of death or departure of the licensee; nor shall any rebate or refund be made by reason of nonuse of the license or discontinuance of the operation or conduct of the licensed establishment, business or activity. (Ord. 826-98, 5-11-1998; amd. Ord. 1290-09, 8-17-2009)
   B.   Fee Schedule: License fees under the terms of this chapter for the businesses, occupations, and business activities and uses set forth shall be as follows:
Activity Or Purpose
Fee Or Charge
Activity Or Purpose
Fee Or Charge
After hour clubs
$100.00
Ambulance service:
Each ambulance
100.00
Each attendant or driver
25.00
Amusements:
Athletic contests
100.00
Automobile show (per day)
100.00
Balloon contest (per day)
100.00
Billiard and pool halls:
5 tables or less
250.00
Each table more than 5, add
25.00
Each table in other than billiard or pool hall
50.00
Bowling alleys:
10 lanes or less
250.00
Each lane more than 10, add
25.00
Carnivals (per day)
100.00
Circus or sideshows (per day)
100.00
Commercial playground or amusement park
500.00
Concert, minstrel, or musical entertainment (per day)
100.00
Fireworks display (per day)
100.00
Horse or dog show (per day)
50.00
Public dance hall
100.00
Public skating rink
50.00
Raffles (per annum)
25.00
Rodeo (per day)
100.00
Stock or poultry show (per day)
100.00
Tennis clubs (except as part of golf club)
100.00
Theater (motion picture or dramatic and cabaret):
Seating capacity 1 - 500
100.00
Seating capacity 501 - 1,000
250.00
Seating capacity over 1,000
500.00
Theatrical exhibitions
100.00
Vending and/or coin operated units
50.00
Auctioneers:
Per day
50.00
Per year
100.00
Automotive repair establishment
100.00
Bankers and brokers (other than insurance and real estate):
Bankers
100.00
Brokers/sales
100.00
Barbers
100.00
Barbershops:
3 chairs or less
100.00
Each chair more than 3, per chair, add
25.00
Bathing beaches
100.00
Bed and breakfast establishments
100.00
Boats and harbors
100.00
Breweries and distilleries
250.00
Brick, firewood, coal, hay
100.00
Carters, expressmen, movers, messengers and storage of carting and express vehicles and trailers:
Each vehicle with capacity not exceeding 3 tons
60.00
Each vehicle with capacity exceeding 3 tons
250.00
Additionally, for each 1,000 square feet of real property for vehicle storage
50.00
Coal and lumber yards
150.00
Convention hall
100.00
Detectives
100.00
Dry cleaners
150.00
Electrical equipment
100.00
Elevator operators
100.00
Exhibitions
100.00
Explosive or combustible materials - storage and handling
200.00
Fire extinguisher service and repair
100.00
Florists and plant shops
100.00
Food establishments:
Bakeries
100.00
Candy, confectionery stores
100.00
Catering services and establishments
100.00
Coffeehouses
100.00
Delicatessens
100.00
Fish markets
100.00
Food and ice cream delivery vehicles and mobile food dispensers
100.00
Fruit stores
100.00
Grocery stores, including convenience stores, and supermarkets:
5 or fewer employees
100.00
More than 5 employees
250.00
Ice cream manufacturers and dealers
100.00
Ice cream parlors
100.00
Meat dealers
100.00
Milk and milk products
100.00
Restaurants:
Seating capacity of not more than 25 persons
100.00
Seating capacity of not more than 50 persons
200.00
Seating capacity of more than 50 persons
300.00
Foundries
100.00
Fuel oil, solid fuel dealer:
Fuel oil dealer:
Storage capacity not exceeding 20,000 gallons
100.00
Each additional 1,000 gallons or fraction thereof
10.00
Each vehicle used
50.00
Fuel oil store:
Storage capacity not exceeding 1,000 gallons
100.00
More than 1,000 gallons but not exceeding 5,000 gallons
200.00
More than 5,000 gallons
300.00
Sale of solid fuel:
Less than 10,000 tons sold during preceding fiscal year
100.00
More than 10,000 tons sold during preceding fiscal year
250.00
Each delivery vehicle used
250.00
Storage of solid fuel (not for resale)
250.00
Gasoline filling stations
150.00
Home business/brokers
75.00
Hospitals:
Capacity of 50 beds or fewer
250.00
Each bed in excess of 50
75.00
Hotels, motels and inns
250.00
Junk dealers
250.00
Laundry and laundromat
100.00
Livery stables
100.00
Lumberyards and lumber storehouses
250.00
Machine shops
100.00
Medical dispensaries
100.00
Nursing homes, sheltered care homes and residential units, homes for the aged or infirmed, assisted living, skilled care, rehab centers:
Up to and including 50 beds
250.00
Each bed in excess of 50
75.00
Parking lot or public garage
250.00
Pawnbrokers
250.00
Rooming houses
250.00
Scavenger:
Commercial
1,500.00
Residential
1,500.00
Secondhand dealers, garage, rummage and similar sales
250.00
Solicitors
See section 3-4B-1 et seq., of this title
Street sales
$100.00
Tanneries
150.00
Taxicabs and limousines:
Each operator
25.00
Each vehicle
250.00
Theatrical ticket brokers
100.00
Tobacco dealers
100.00
Tree experts or arborists
100.00
Undertaking establishment/funeral home
150.00
Used car dealers
250.00
Watercraft
100.00
 
(Ord. 1315-10, 2-16-2010; amd. Ord. 1325-10, 6-21-2010; Ord. 1411-12, 7-16-2012, eff. 1-1-2013)
   C.   Late Fees: Any business license fee set forth in the fee schedule in subsection B of this section that is not paid by January 31 of each year, shall be assessed a late fee of fifty percent (50%) of the original fee for the month of February of each year. Thereafter, any business license fee set forth in the fee schedule in subsection B of this section that is not paid by the end of February of each year, shall be assessed a late fee of one hundred percent (100%) of the original fee. (Ord. 1474-13, 11-18-2013)