(A)   Applicants for a license under this chapter must file with the City Recorder a sworn application in writing on a form to be furnished by the City Recorder which shall give the following information:
      (1)   Name and physical description of applicant;
      (2)   Complete permanent home and local address of the applicant and in the case of transient merchants, the local address from which proposed sales will be made;
      (3)   A brief description of the nature of the business and the goods or services to be sold;
      (4)   If employed, the name and address of the employer, together with credentials therefrom establishing the exact relationship;
      (5)   The length of time for which the right to do business is desired;
      (6)   The source of supply of the goods or property proposed to be sold, or orders taken for the sale thereof, where such goods or products are located at the time said applications are filed, and the proposed method of delivery;
      (7)   Two recent photographs of the applicant which pictures shall be approximately two inches by two inches showing the head and shoulders of the applicant in a clear and distinguishing manner;
      (8)   The names of at least two property owners of the county, who will certify as to the applicant’s good character and business respectability or in lieu of the names of references such other available evidence as to the good character and business responsibility of the applicant as will enable an investigator to properly evaluate such character and business responsibility;
      (9)   A statement as to whether or not the applicant has been convicted of any crime, misdemeanor or violation of any municipal ordinance, other than traffic violations, the nature of the offense and the punishment or penalty assessed therefor; and
      (10)   The last cities or towns, not to exceed three, where applicant carried on business immediately preceding date of application and the addresses, if any, from which such business was conducted in those municipalities.
   (B)   At the time of filing the application, a fee of $5 shall be paid to the City Recorder to cover the cost of investigation of the facts stated therein.
   (C)   In lieu of an application being filed by each person, the employer of several persons may file applications for such permits for all persons employed by him or her and, upon satisfactory proof being furnished of the matters herein before set forth, such licenses or permits shall be issued to the employer for such number of persons as shall be named in the application, and such application shall set forth the names of all persons to be covered by such license; provided, however, that, the employer may make substitutions and may have the City Recorder transfer such permits or licenses from one person employed by him or her to another so employed without paying any additional fee upon furnishing the above information as to each individual in his or her employ.
   (D)   An applicant must have a tax identification number.
(Ord. 95-04, passed 9-5-1995)