(a)    Issuance of Certificate.  Not more than five days after completion of the application form provided in Section 717.03, the Mayor or the Mayor’s authorized representative, shall, expect as otherwise provided herein, issue a certificate of registration to each applicant unless it is determined by the Mayor or the Mayor’s authorized representative:
      (1)   That the applicant has misrepresented his identity or intention or made a false, misleading or deceptive statement in providing the information under Section 717.03.
      (2)    That the applicant has been convicted, during five years preceding the application, of a felony or misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, or force or violence.
      (3)    Provided, however, that a certificate of registration shall not issue: to a person for and on behalf of a charitable, religious or educational organization which does not come within the definition as contained in Ohio R.C. 2915.01 (H), (I), (J); nor to any person who has not reached the age of majority, except for if such person solicits or canvasses for a charitable or civic project sponsored by a local educational institution;
         and upon payment of a fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) except that no fee shall be required for those persons excluded herein or a charitable, religious or educational organization as defined in Ohio R.C. 2915.01 (H), (I), (J).
   (b)    Duration. The certificate of registration issued hereunder shall not be transferred or assigned or used by any person other than the one to whom issued and shall be valid for a period not to exceed thirty days.  (Ord. 40-1997.  Passed 10-14-97.)