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No amusement device vendor shall provide any such device to any arcade, business, or establishment in the city, except for private use, unless a business license for that purpose is obtained from the City Clerk. The form of application and license shall be determined by the City Clerk.
(A) Each license issued under this section shall commence on the date of issue and shall expire on April 30 next following its issuance and may be renewed only after compliance with the procedures established by this subchapter.
(B) The application shall list:
(1) The name and residence of the applicant; and if a firm, corporation, partnership, or association, the principal officers thereof and their addresses.
(2) The address of the licensee's principal place of business.
(3) A general description of the various types of devices to be provided, sold, leased, or rented to any arcade, business, or establishment in the city.
(4) If the applicant has a fixed place of business within the city, the fee shall be as provided for under § 110.20 of this title.
(5) If the applicant does not have a fixed place of business within the city, the fee shall be $100 annually.
(C) In addition to the aforementioned application requirements, license applications for amusement device vendors providing devices identified under § 111.45(C)(1) shall be accompanied by a complete criminal record of the applicant obtained from the Criminal Records Division, State Police, Department of Safety, State of New Hampshire, and/or from the appropriate out-of-state agency or agencies if not a resident of New Hampshire for the five years preceding the application. If the applicant is a corporate entity or partnership, a complete criminal records may be required of the applicant’s Chief Operating Officer, Director, Managing General Partner, or Manager.
(1) Standards for denial. In addition to the application requirements set forth in this section, a license to keep amusement devices pursuant to this section shall be denied to the following persons:
(a) An applicant who has not attained the age of 18 years.
(b) An applicant who has received a disqualifying criminal conviction, or who has been imprisoned at any time during the period for a disqualifying criminal conviction, provided that the conviction was for an offense which rationally related to the purpose of licensing amusement devices.
(2) An applicant who is denied an amusement device vendor license under the standards of this section, or who has reason to believe that he or she may be denied an amusement device vendor license under these standards, may file a written request for a review of the application before the Committee on Administration. The Committee on Administration will approve or disapprove the fitness of the applicant for an amusement device vendor license. The Committee on Administration may require the submission of qualifying evidence to make an assessment, including character references and/or evaluation by a qualified professional, and may set such conditions, review procedures, or monitoring activities as it deems appropriate as a condition of licensure.
(D) Each duly licensed amusement device vendor whose principal place of business is located within the city shall be required to keep a log which shall contain not less than the following information: the names and addresses of all arcades, businesses, and establishments that purchased amusement devices from the licensee during the 12 months prior to date of license application and/or renewal and a description of each of the machines placed with those establishments, and the names and addresses of all arcades, businesses and establishments that have leased, rented, or otherwise used amusement devices owned by the licensee during 12 months prior to the date of the license application and/or renewal and a description of each of the machines placed within those establishments. The log may be updated by the amusement device vendor during the licensed period and shall be made available, upon request, for review by any law enforcement agency or by office of City Clerk. A duly licensed amusement device vendor whose principal place of business is not located within the city shall provide such list to the City Clerk at the time of license application and/or renewal and shall again provide the office of the City Clerk a current listing six months from the date of said application and/or renewal.
(Ord. passed 3-7-95; Am. Ord. passed 12-2-14) Penalty, see § 111.99