(A)   A license shall not be valid beyond the expiration date therein specified and, unless otherwise provided, shall not extend beyond December 31 of the year issued. However, at any time after December 14, licenses may be issued for the ensuing calendar year. Unless otherwise specified, the full annual fee will be required of licensees irrespective of the date of issue of the license.
   (B)   In no event shall a license be granted to any business or any person for a longer time than one year.
(2008 Code, § 5.04.040)