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(A) Permits. It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a restaurant, itinerant restaurant or do business as an itinerant vendor, without a valid permit from the County Health Department.
(B) Licenses. No person shall operate a restaurant or itinerant restaurant or do business as an itinerant vendor without first obtaining a license therefor from the city as provided herein. Such license may be revoked by the Health Officer upon the violation by the licensee of any of the provisions of this chapter or of any of the rules and regulations pertaining thereto or in an emergency when in the judgment of the Health Officer the condition of the premises or food products handled by the licensee has or may become a public health menace.
(C) Applications. Persons desiring to engage in the restaurant, itinerant restaurant or itinerant vendor business within the city shall make written application to the Health Officer of the city, who shall authorize the issuance of a license upon the presentation of a valid permit issued by the County Health Department and other satisfactory proof that the applicant is entitled hereunder to such license.
(D) Fees. The annual fee for license for engaging in the restaurant, itinerant restaurant and food vendor business in the city shall be as follows.
(1) For each restaurant having a capacity of serving not more than 20 persons, the fee shall be as set out in the fee schedule.
(2) For each restaurant having a capacity of serving not less than 21 and not more than 99 persons, the fee shall be as set out in the fee schedule.
(3) For each restaurant having a capacity of serving 100 persons or more, the fee shall be as set out in the fee schedule.
(4) For each itinerant restaurant, the fee shall be as set out in the fee schedule.
(5) For each food vendor, the fee shall be as set out in the fee schedule (per vehicle).
(E) Display of sticker. Anyone engaged in the itinerant restaurant business or as an itinerant vendor shall have displayed on each vehicle from which food is served a license plate or sticker issued by the city.
(F) Display of certificate. Any person who shall engage in the restaurant business shall cause his or her license certificate to be placed and remain in a conspicuous location in his or her place of business.
(Prior Code, § 17-3) (Ord. 1293, passed 4-5-1982; Ord. 1494, passed 4-13-1985)