(A)   Within 30 days after the effective date of this chapter, or within 30 days after commencing business, whichever is later, each operator of any hotel renting lodging to transient guests shall register such hotel with the Tax Commissioner and obtain from him or her a “Transient Occupancy Registration Certificate” to be at all times posted in a conspicuous place on the premises.
   (B)   The certificate shall, among other things, state the following:
      (1)   The name of the operator;
      (2)   The address of the hotel;
      (3)   The date upon which the certificate was issued;
      (4)   This Transient Occupancy Registration Certificate signifies that the person named on the face thereof has fulfilled the requirements of the transient occupancy tax ordinance by registering with the Tax Commissioner for the purpose of collecting from transient guests the transient occupancy tax and remitting such tax to the Tax Commissioner. This certificate does not constitute a permit.
(Ord. 4075, passed 3-28-78)