A.   License Or Permit Required: It is unlawful for any person, either directly or indirectly, to conduct any business or nonprofit enterprise, without a license or permit therefor being first procured and kept in effect at all such times as required by this chapter or other law or ordinance of the city.
   B.   Application For Special Permit: An applicant for a special permit shall submit an application therefor to the city clerk upon forms prescribed by the clerk and shall furnish such additional information and make such affidavits as the clerk shall require.
   C.   Exemption; Nonprofit Organization: The city clerk shall issue special permits, without the payment of any license fees or other charges therefor, to any person or organization for the conduct or operation of a nonprofit enterprise, either regularly or temporarily, when he finds that the applicant operates, without private profit, for a public, charitable, educational, literary, fraternal, or religious purpose. (2004 Code)