2-1-13: SPECIFIC FEES AND REGULATIONS ENUMERATED:
The rates of license fees for businesses, trades, occupations and employment hereinafter named in this section are hereby fixed and the same shall be paid to the business license official by any person engaged in or carrying on the same in the City. Unless otherwise so stated, the following fees shall be paid annually:
Abstract or title company, $550.00.
Accountant, certified public, $200.00; independent public accountant, $150.00.
A. For the purpose of this section, an "independent public accountant" means a person who does bookkeeping or accounting work for 2 or more persons or who prepares or assists in preparing Income Tax returns for 2 or more persons.
Adult care facilities, nonmedical services, $150.00; medical services, $300.00.
A. All requirements for State licensing must be met before the City will license a business for the care of adults.
Advertising business or advertising counsel, $150.00.
Advertising space, leasing, selling, or maintaining, billboard and/or electrical signs, $500.00. Any form of business leasing, selling or maintaining outdoor advertising space whether on billboard or electrical signs.
Aesthetician, see Cosmetological establishment.
Ambulance services, each vehicle, $300.00.
Amusements:
   A.   Entertainer, $150.00, a person or business that provides entertainment services.
      1.   Bowling alley: Every person who operates a bowling alley within the City shall pay the sum of $100.00 for the first alley in such establishment, and $35.00 for each additional alley.
   B.   Carnival: See Traveling shows or circuses.
   C.   Coin operated amusement machines: Any establishment maintaining and conducting therein coin operated amusement machines or any type of mechanical game or device, not intended or played for gambling purposes, but for use by the patrons of such establishment for amusement only, shall pay $50.00 for each machine, mechanical game or device. Any person owning a coin operated amusement machine and seeking to place said coin operated amusement machine in any place of business within the City shall be responsible to secure from the business license official a gummed license for each such machine. It shall be the responsibility of such licensee to install such gummed license on each machine before placing it in an establishment for use by the public. The gummed license shall be issued to the person owning and operating said machine or machines and shall permit the machine to be placed in any place of business not so prohibited by ordinance or regulation within the City during the permitted period. It shall be the responsibility of the owner of the machine or machines to secure from the business license official new licenses for each machine placed on location. This category includes but is not limited to billiard tables, jukeboxes, or other mechanical games or devices.
   D.   Merry-go-round, $100.00 for each day.
   E.   Tennis, racquetball or handball courts: For each business which imposes a fee for the use of playing courts by the general public, the fee shall be $50.00 for the first court, plus $20.00 for each individual court.
   F.   Traveling shows or circuses: A proprietor, lessee or manager of any traveling show, skating rink, circus, or carnival intending to exhibit in the open air or under a tent or in any public hall, clubroom, assembly hall or theater where movable scenery and theatrical appliances are used for any performance or exhibition shall pay to the business license official the sum of $100.00 as a license fee for the privilege of showing and exhibiting such traveling shows, traveling skating rink, circus, or carnival for each day; and upon payment thereof, the business license official shall issue a license for the day or number of days so paid for.
   Animal operator, $100.00, any person or business, unless specifically listed in section 2-1-12 of this chapter or this section, who engages in providing services for animals such as grooming, walking, training or pet sitting or operates a profit or nonprofit animal shelter, a cattery, kennel or commercial establishment engaged in the business of selling animals.
Apartment houses, transient and permanent:
   A.   To be licensed as an "apartment house, transient", the apartment complex shall comply with the definition of "apartment house" in the Building Code and be electrically wired with metallic sheathed cable.
   B.   Any apartment house electrically wired with nonmetallic sheathed cable shall be licensed as an "apartment house, permanent" and shall not rent apartments for terms of less than 1 month. Every person engaged in the business of keeping or conducting an apartment in the City shall pay for and obtain a license to carry on such business as per schedule as follows:
Apartments
Apartments
Less than 5
No license
   5 to 8
$100.00
   9 to 18
160.00
   19 to 38
250.00
   39 to 78
500.00
   79 to 158
1,000.00
   159 to 318
1,500.00
   Above 318
$1,500.00 plus $15.00 for each additional apartment
 
Arborist, $150.00. Prior to receiving an arborist license, applicants shall furnish proof to the City that the applicant maintains liability insurance of at least $1,000,000.00.
Architect, $200.00.
Armored cars, for each car, $100.00 yearly.
Arts and crafts shows, $20.00 per show, not to exceed 3 days and thereafter $5.00 per booth per day. Each booth must be operated and managed by the artist making, creating or painting the work displayed or sold, or by said artist's agent or representative as evidenced by a power of attorney. No goods shall be displayed or sold which have been previously sold or owned by any person other than the creator, painter or maker thereof. "Arts and crafts" are defined to be the handiwork of a human being in plastic material or color to render something beautiful in visible form, or something useful or ornamental to please the eye and gratify the taste, which is not manufactured in a plant or factory, and must contain the signature or mark of the artist selling or displaying same.
Astrologer:
   A.   $350.00 annually for every person who carries on the practice, teaching or professes to practice the business of astrology and demands or receives a fee for the exercise of said business, directly or indirectly or incidental to the conduct of any other business, either as a gift, donation or otherwise, or gives an exhibition thereof at any place where an admission fee is charged.
   B.   Application for a license to practice astrology shall be made to the business license official accompanied by a nonrefundable investigation and fingerprinting fee of $145.00 to conduct a thorough investigation of the applicant's qualifications. No person shall be issued a license to practice astrology unless such person meets all the qualifications provided for below:
      1.   In addition to completing a regular application, each applicant for an astrologer license shall present themselves to the Police Department for fingerprinting and furnish the Police or Business License Agency any other information necessary to conduct an investigation of such applicant's character and reputation. Fingerprint data will be used to conduct State and national criminal records checks. Upon receipt of the fingerprint data, the City Police Agency is authorized to transmit the fingerprint data to the Nevada Department of Public Safety to conduct State criminal records checks. The Nevada Department of Public Safety is authorized to exchange this fingerprint data with the Federal Bureau of Investigation to conduct national criminal records checks. The results of the State and national criminal checks will be disseminated to the City Police Agency. Upon completion of the investigation, the Police Agency shall prepare and submit to the business license official a report containing findings and a recommendation of approval or disapproval of the applicant. This provision is enacted pursuant to Nevada Revised Statutes 239B.010(1)(a) and Public Law 92-544.
      2.   The applicant shall be 21 years of age or older.
      3.   The applicant shall pass, as a minimum, a professional level examination prepared by the American Federation of Astrologers, Inc.
      4.   The applicant shall subscribe to a Code of Ethics based on one published by the American Federation Of Astrologers, 6 Library Court, SE, Washington, D.C. 20003.
   C.   After the completion of the investigation, the application shall be submitted to the business license official for review. Upon review of the application and findings of the applicant, the business license official shall either approve or deny the license.
      1.   Denial: Any license application made pursuant to the provisions of this title may be denied for good cause by the business license official. Good cause for denial of a license shall include, but not be limited to:
         a.   The license application is incomplete so as to not contain all information required by this title;
         b.   All license or investigation fees are not paid;
         c.   False or fraudulent statements in the application for the license;
         d.   Failure to obtain a license or permit as required by this title and compliance with requirements of all other departments or divisions prior to engaging in business;
         e.   The applicant, or any of its principals, does not qualify for a license;
         f.   False, fraudulent or misleading statements made to the business license official;
         g.   Since the submission of the application, a final civil judgment has been entered against the applicant indicating that: 1) the applicant had either engaged in fraud, or intentional misrepresentation;
         h.   The applicant or any of its principals has been convicted of an act that constitutes a crime which involves moral turpitude or involves any local, State or Federal law or regulation which relates to the same or a similar business, or has been convicted of having solicited, encouraged, caused or procured another to commit such a violation. For purposes of this subsection, a crime involving moral turpitude is one that necessarily involves any of the following: an intent to defraud; intentional dishonesty for personal gain; intentional causing of serious injury to another person; the sale of narcotics or possession of narcotics with intent to sell; or a sexual offense as described in Nevada Revised Statutes 179D.097;
         i.   The applicant has been convicted of any misdemeanor involving theft or fraud or any felony.
      2.   otice Of Denial: Upon determination of the licensing official to deny an applicant's completed application the City shall cause written notice to be sent to the applicant by the method indicated in the completed application. The notice shall specify the grounds for the denial, the documentation or information the City relied on to make the decision, the availability of the documentation for review by applicant upon 5 business days' notice to the City, and the date upon which the denial of the license shall take effect. It shall further state that the applicant shall have 10 business days from the receipt of the notice of denial to appeal the same to the City Council. The denial shall remain effective unless and until the order is rescinded by the City Council.
   D.   Any license issued to practice astrology may be suspended, revoked or other disciplinary action taken with the standards and requirements of this section.
Attorneys, see Law firm.
Auctions/auctioneer, $250.00, to be paid by the auctioneer.
   A.   Applications for auctioneer licenses shall state thereon the place of business intended to be occupied, if any, or the place of such auction; and shall give the names of any employees who are to be authorized to conduct auctions under the authority of the license.
   B.   A nonrefundable investigation and fingerprinting fee of $145.00 shall accompany the application. Each applicant for an auction/auctioneer license shall present themselves to the Police Department for fingerprinting and furnish the police or Business License Agency any other information necessary to conduct an investigation of such applicant's character and reputation. Fingerprint data will be used to conduct State and national criminal records checks. Upon receipt of the fingerprint data, the City Police Agency is authorized to transmit the fingerprint data to the Nevada Department of Public Safety to conduct State criminal records checks. The Nevada Department of Public Safety is authorized to exchange this fingerprint data with the Federal Bureau of Investigation to conduct national criminal records checks. The results of the State and national criminal checks will be disseminated to the City Police Agency. Upon completion of the investigation, the Police Agency shall prepare and submit to the business license official a report containing findings and a recommendation of approval or disapproval of the applicant. This provision is enacted pursuant to Nevada Revised Statutes 239B.010(1)(a) and Public Law 92-544.
   C.   After the completion of the investigation, the application shall be submitted to the business license official for review. Upon review of the application and findings of the applicant, the business license official shall either approve or deny the license.
      1.   Denial: Any license application made pursuant to the provisions of this title may be denied for good cause by the business license official. Good cause for denial of a license shall include, but not be limited to:
         a.   The license application is incomplete so as to not contain all information required by this title;
         b.   All license or investigation fees are not paid;
         c.   False or fraudulent statements in the application for the license;
         d.   Failure to obtain a license or permit as required by this title and compliance with requirements of all other departments or divisions prior to engaging in business;
         e.   The applicant, or any of its principals, does not qualify for a license;
         f.   False, fraudulent or misleading statements made to the business license official;
         g.   Since the submission of the application, a final civil judgment has been entered against the applicant indicating that: 1) the applicant had either engaged in fraud, or intentional misrepresentation;
         h.   The applicant or any of its principals has been convicted of an act that constitutes a crime which involves moral turpitude or involves any local, State or Federal law or regulation which relates to the same or a similar business, or has been convicted of having solicited, encouraged, caused or procured another to commit such a violation. For purposes of this subsection, a crime involving moral turpitude is one that necessarily involves any of the following: an intent to defraud; intentional dishonesty for personal gain; intentional causing of serious injury to another person; the sale of narcotics or possession of narcotics with intent to sell; or a sexual offense as described in Nevada Revised Statutes 179D.097;
         i.   The applicant has been convicted of any misdemeanor involving theft or fraud or any felony.
      2.   Notice Of Denial: Upon determination of the licensing official to deny an applicant's completed application the City shall cause written notice to be sent to the applicant by the method indicated in the completed application. The notice shall specify the grounds for the denial, the documentation or information the City relied on to make the decision, the availability of the documentation for review by applicant upon 5 business days' notice to the City, and the date upon which the denial of the license shall take effect. It shall further state that the applicant shall have 10 business days from the receipt of the notice of denial to appeal the same to the City Council. The denial shall remain effective unless and until the order is rescinded by the City Council.
   D.   The employer shall be liable for any violation of the City ordinances committed by his employees in conducting an auction.
   E.   Nothing in this section shall be held to apply to any public auction or sale made or conducted by a public officer by virtue of any judicial order or process, or by virtue of any power of authority contained in a mortgage or trust deed.
Automobile repossession agency, $150.00.
Automobile, transient sales (new or used), $250.00. Automobile transient sales are limited to 2 sales events per year, per business, and said sale shall not exceed 2 days.
Bail bond broker or bail bond brokerage business, after a State license has been acquired, $200.00.
Banks and bankers, except national banks, $600.00.
Barbershops, see Cosmetological establishment.
Beauticians, see Cosmetological establishment.
Body piercing/ear piercing, $150.00.
Bookstores and adult bookstores:
   A.   License Required: No person shall perform the services of, or conduct, manage or engage in the business of, selling books, magazines, periodicals, news publications, films, tapes or discs without first obtaining a license from the City Council. Licensed grocery stores, drugstores, convenience stores and gift shops with a newsstand selling periodicals, magazines and newspapers incidental to food and drug items are exempted from the provisions of this section, provided it does not sell or offer for sale books, magazines, periodicals, news publications, films, tapes or discs which are obscene or which are distinguished or characterized by their emphasis on matter depicting, describing or relating to specified sexual activities or specified anatomical areas.
   B.   Definitions:
    ADULT BOOKSTORE: An establishment which will or does derive 51 percent or more of its gross sales of books, magazines, films, tapes, discs, and other periodicals from the sale of books, magazines, films, tapes and discs and other periodicals which are distinguished or characterized by their emphasis on matter depicting, describing or relating to specified sexual activities or specified anatomical areas, or an establishment with a segment or section thereof devoted exclusively to the sale or display of such material.
   BOOKSTORE: An establishment having a substantial or significant portion of its stock in trade, books, magazines, films, tapes and discs and other periodicals for sale, or an establishment with a segment or section devoted exclusively to the sale or display of such material.
   SPECIFIED ANATOMICAL AREA: 1. Less than completely and opaquely covered: a) human genitals, pubic region; b) buttock; c) female breast below a point immediately above the top of the areola.
      2.   Human male genitals in a discernible turgid state, even if completely and opaquely covered.
   SPECIFIED SEXUAL ACTIVITIES: 1. Human genitals in a state of sexual stimulation or arousal.
      2.   Acts of human masturbation, sexual intercourse or sodomy.
      3.   Fondling or other erotic touching of human genitals, pubic region, buttock or female breast.
   C.   Fee: All applicants for a license to operate an "adult bookstore", as identified herein, shall pay an initial license fee of $5,000.00. Bookstores and adult bookstores will pay license fees in accordance with the gross fee schedule in section 2-1-12 of this chapter. Additionally, adult bookstores shall also pay a $1,000.00 annual fee for renewing such a license.
   D.   Recordkeeping: For the purpose of ensuring the proper zoning of adult bookstores, all bookstores shall keep a record of the sales of all books, magazines, films, tapes, discs and other periodicals. The records so required shall categorize such sales as either adult or non-adult. Sales are classified as adult if the particular book, magazine, film, tape, disc or other periodical is distinguished or characterized by emphasis on matter depicting, describing or relating to specified sexual activities or specified anatomical areas, and the record shall include the sales price of each such adult or non-adult item. The sales records shall be maintained for a period of 12 months from the date of sale for purposes of auditing by the business license official or designee.
   E.   License Suspension And Revocation: The City Council, upon notice and hearing, may suspend the license of a bookstore which fails to comply with or violates any provision of this chapter or the zoning ordinance until such time as the licensee may correct the items of noncompliance or violation. Unrecorded sales of a bookstore which holds itself out to the public through signs or advertising as an adult bookstore shall be presumed to have been of matter distinguished or characterized by their emphasis on matter depicting or describing or relating to specified sexual activities or specified anatomical areas, and if the unrecorded sales exceed more than 50 percent of gross sales of books, magazines, films, tapes or discs, the establishment shall be deemed an adult use within the meaning of the zoning ordinance for adult uses.
Broadcasting/television/radio/internet, $500.00.
   A.   This provision does not apply to entities that also provide public utilities as outlined in chapter 15, "Public Utilities", of this title. Entities that also provide public utilities as outlined in chapter 15 of this title will be required to pay the public utility fee only.
Business services, $150.00, any person or business, unless specifically listed in section 2-1-12 of this chapter or this section, who engages in providing one or more general business services that is performed internally to a business, including billing, mailing, printing, customer service evaluations, processing of claims or other paperwork, holding company or other support services such as telephone answering, bookkeeping or similar miscellaneous support services. This category does not include management companies.
Cemeteries, $200.00.
Check cashing service, for each business providing a check cashing service for either a fee or percentage, $300.00.
Childcare services: Nonmedical services, $150.00; medical services, $300.00.
   A.   Childcare facilities caring for over 5 children are subject to State regulations and State licensing. All requirements for State licensing must be met before the City will license a childcare facility.
   B.   A business that provides services to both children and adults shall not be required to pay more than 1 fee.
Chiropodist, $200.00.
Chiropractor, $200.00.
Civil engineers, $200.00.
Collection agency, or mercantile agency, $150.00.
Concert/rock promoter, $300.00.
Construction services, $150.00, any person or business, not covered by section 2-1-12 of this chapter or this section, who provides accessory construction services that do not require a contractor license but are outside the scope of a property maintenance license, i.e., inspection services.
Consulting service, $150.00. A "consultant" is defined as a person who provides professional or technical service for a fee.
Contractor, as licensed, defined and classified by Nevada Revised Statutes section 624.020 and by the Nevada State Contractor's Board current rules and regulations, $250.00 per year. No license shall be issued hereunder to any contractor who is required to hold a license issued by the State Contractor's Board, unless such contractor is the holder of a valid and existing State license. Pursuant to Nevada Revised Statutes 268.095, a person who is licensed as a contractor pursuant to Nevada Revised Statutes chapter 624 shall not be required to obtain more than 1 license to engage in the business of contracting or pay more than 1 license fee related to engaging in the business of contracting, regardless of the number of classifications or subclassifications of licensing for which the person is licensed pursuant to Nevada Revised Statutes chapter 624.
   A.   The provisions of this section shall not apply to any person in the employ of the Federal, City, State or County governments, including any political subdivisions thereof, with wages as the sole compensation; provided, however, that the work performed by such person is confined solely to the premises owned by him or her respectively; nor to the owners of property, building or improving structures thereon for the occupancy of such owner and not intended for sale or lease; nor to the sale and installation of any finished products, materials or articles of merchandise, which are not actually fabricated into and do not become a permanent fixed part of the structure; nor to any construction, alteration, improvement or repair of personal property.
Convention hall, $100.00.
Cosmetic tattooing, $150.00.
Cosmetological establishment, which is any cosmetological establishment that is licensed or required to be licensed by the State pursuant to the provisions of Nevada Revised Statutes chapter 644 and that provides cosmetology services to the general public. The fee shall be $100.00 annually for the first professional plus $25.00 per each licensed cosmetologist working inside the facility, updated annually.
Credit bureau, $150.00. A business that provides information based on an individual's borrowing, bill paying habits and provides consumer credit information.
Credit union, $200.00.
Dance hall/teenager dance hall/dance studio, $100.00.
Delivery service, $200.00.
Dentist, $300.00 for the first professional within the establishment and $200.00 for each additional professional working within the establishment.
Designers or decorators, $150.00.
Detective, private, $150.00.
Door to door solicitors and peddlers 1 , $500.00 annually for each business engaged in door to door solicitation and/or peddling. Additionally, for each person engaging in door to door solicitation and/or peddling, $100.00 annually.
Drugless practitioner, $200.00; provided, however, that this shall not apply to persons who treat the sick through prayer or spiritual means.
Electrologists, see Cosmetological establishment.
Electronic maintenance, $100.00, including computer repair or similar services.
Employment agency, or intelligence office, $150.00, and the applicant shall first obtain a State license.
Escort service, $650.00.
Express or transfer and warehouse or storage business, or either, $100.00 for each vehicle and a fee based on the square footage or warehouse floor area as follows:
 
Square Feet
Fees
Under 200,000
$300.00
Between 200,000 and 500,000
400.00
Between 500,001 and 750,000
700.00
Between 750,001 and 1,000,000
900.00
Between 1,000,001 and 2,000,000
1,000.00
2,000,001 or more
1,400.00
 
   A.   If any portion of the business involves the sale of goods, wares, or merchandise the business shall pay a gross revenue fee in addition to the set business license fee above.
Field testing, $150.00. A business involved in experimenting, researching, or trials conducted under actual use conditions, instead of under controlled conditions in a laboratory.
Finance company, $600.00. For the purpose of this section, a "finance company" means any person other than banks, who makes a business of loaning to others for profit and who holds himself out to the general public as such.
Funeral and undertaking establishment, $200.00.
Graphic design, $150.00.
Hairdressers, see Cosmetological establishment.
Handbills, upon the approval of the business license official, for each person distributing handbills, $50.00.
Health club, $150.00.
Horse riding facility, $100.00.
Hotels and motels 1 :
   A.   For each resort hotel, timeshare project, motel, lodging house, rooming house, auto court or tourist camp, the fee shall be $50.00 for 5 to 8 rooms, $10.00 per room for 9 to 300 rooms, where total rooms are more than 300 rooms, $2,970.00, plus $5.00 per room for each room in addition to the first over 300 rooms.
   B.   For the purpose of this chapter, a "resort hotel" is defined as an establishment renting rooms to temporary or transient guests or a timeshare program having a casino containing not less than 3 games. All other hotels shall be deemed to be commercial as distinguished from resort hotels. It shall be immaterial as to whether or not the rooms and the casino are separately operated and/or owned. If the rooms and casino are maintained upon the same premises, whether separately owned and operated or not, the combination of rooms and casino shall be deemed to be 1 establishment and the 1 percent rate shall apply.
   C.   For the purpose of this section, an "auto court" or "tourist court" is defined as a place, other than a regular hotel or apartment house, where sleeping accommodations in small buildings are rented to the general public, and whenever more than 3 cabins or small buildings situated in close proximity to each other are owned or operated by the same person and are rented to the general public, either by the day, month or year, and whether to transients or permanent residents of the City, the same shall be considered to be a tourist camp or auto court.
Independent massage therapist, $200.00.
Instruction or education, $100.00, any person or business who provides instruction or training to individuals or a group for a specific skill, i.e., personal training, defense training, etc.
Insurance agency, $200.00 for the first agent plus an additional $100.00 for each agent.
Insurance agent, $200.00.
Investment or commercial leasing, $150.00, any person or business that commits money or capital to an endeavor with the expectation of obtaining additional profit. This includes the leasing of office or building space for commercial use.
Law firm, $300.00 for the first attorney, plus an additional $100.00 for each attorney.
Liquor license fees: See section 2-4-23 of this title.
Locksmiths and safe mechanics:
   A.   $150.00 for each "locksmith" and "safe mechanic", as defined by Nevada Revised Statutes 655. In addition to completing a regular application, each applicant for a locksmith's or safe mechanic's license shall present themselves to the Police Department for fingerprinting and furnish the police or agency any other information necessary to conduct an investigation of such applicant's character and reputation. In all cases where the applicant for a locksmith's or safe mechanic's license is a firm, partnership, association or corporation, the business license official shall determine who of the members, principal officers, directors, stockholders, and/or managers shall present themselves to the City Police Agency for fingerprinting. Fingerprint data will be used to conduct State and national criminal records checks. Upon receipt of the fingerprint data, the City Police Agency is authorized to transmit the fingerprint data to the Nevada Department of Public Safety to conduct State criminal records checks. The Nevada Department of Public Safety is authorized to exchange this fingerprint data with the Federal Bureau of Investigation to conduct national criminal records checks. The results of the State and national criminal checks will be disseminated to the City Police Agency. Upon completion of the investigation, the Police Agency shall prepare and submit to the business license official a report containing findings and a recommendation of approval or disapproval of the applicant. This provision is enacted pursuant to Nevada Revised Statutes 239B.010(1)(a) and Public Law 92-544.
   B.   After the completion of the investigation, the application shall be submitted to the business license official for review. Upon review of the application and findings of the applicant, the business license official shall either approve or deny the license.
      1.   Denial: Any license application made pursuant to the provisions of this title may be denied for good cause by the business license official. Good cause for denial of a license shall include, but not be limited to:
         a.   The license application is incomplete so as to not contain all information required by this title;
         b.   All license or investigation fees are not paid;
         c.   False or fraudulent statements in the application for the license;
         d.   Failure to obtain a license or permit as required by this title and compliance with requirements of all other departments or divisions prior to engaging in business;
         e.   The applicant, or any of its principals, does not qualify for a license;
         f.   False, fraudulent or misleading statements made to the business license official;
         g.   Since the submission of the application, a final civil judgment has been entered against the applicant indicating that: 1) the applicant had either engaged in fraud, or intentional misrepresentation;
         h.   The applicant or any of its principals has been convicted of an act that constitutes a crime which involves moral turpitude or involves any local, State or Federal law or regulation which relates to the same or a similar business, or has been convicted of having solicited, encouraged, caused or procured another to commit such a violation. For purposes of this subsection, a crime involving moral turpitude is one that necessarily involves any of the following: an intent to defraud; intentional dishonesty for personal gain; intentional causing of serious injury to another person; the sale of narcotics or possession of narcotics with intent to sell; or a sexual offense as described in Nevada Revised Statutes 179D.097;
         i.   The applicant has been convicted of any misdemeanor involving theft or fraud or any felony.
      2.   Notice Of Denial: Upon determination of the licensing official to deny an applicant's completed application the City shall cause written notice to be sent to the applicant by the method indicated in the completed application. The notice shall specify the grounds for the denial, the documentation or information the City relied on to make the decision, the availability of the documentation for review by applicant upon 5 business days' notice to the City, and the date upon which the denial of the license shall take effect. It shall further state that the applicant shall have 10 business days from the receipt of the notice of denial to appeal the same to the City Council. The denial shall remain effective unless and until the order is rescinded by the City Council.
   C.   In the event the applicant is a firm, partnership, association or corporation, all members of the firm, partnership or association and all officers, directors, stockholders and managers of the corporation shall complete an application, be fingerprinted by the Police Agency and receive approval by the business license official.
   D.   A nonrefundable investigation and fingerprinting fee of $145.00 shall be charged each person required to complete an application. All nonapplicants required to be fingerprinted pursuant to this section shall provide a nonrefundable $45.00 fingerprinting fee.
Marriage/family counselor, $150.00.
Massage establishment 1 , $500.00.
Message center or telephone answering service, $100.00.
Mining, milling and manufacturing: Unless otherwise specified in the gross fee section of this chapter 2 , for each factory, plant and industry engaged in mining or manufacturing, the fee shall be as follows:
 
Employees
Fee
   0 - 10
$150.00
   11 - 25
300.00
   26 - 50
500.00
   51 - 100
900.00
   More than 100
1,200.00
 
Mobile home park:
 
Mobile Homes
Fee
   1 - 18
$100.00
   19 - 30
125.00
   31 - 50
175.00
   51 - 80
200.00
   81 or more
250.00
 
Mobile home setup and repair, $100.00.
Modeling agency, $100.00.
Mortgage agent, $150.00.
Mortgage and investment, $600.00.
Nonprofit. Must provide proof of nonprofit registration with Nevada Secretary of State, but no fees will be charged.
Nursing home or rest home, $500.00.
Optometrist: For each traveling optometrist or oculist, who does not hold and exhibit an existing license from the State to practice as such, the fee shall be $100.00 per day. For each optometrist or oculist holding such a license, $250.00.
Osteopath, $300.00.
Parking lots: Any business renting or leasing parking spaces for any reason on a short or long term basis.
 
Parking Lot Spaces
Fee
   1 - 4
$ 20.00
   5 - 15
60.00
   16 - 35
100.00
   36 - 50
150.00
   Over 50
250.00
 
Pawnbroker 1 , $1,000.00. Pawnbrokers accepting motor vehicles as pledged property or in any manner allowing the use of motor vehicles as collateral for a loan shall obtain a separate automobile pawnbroker license and pay a separate license fee in the amount of $500.00.
Peddlers, see Door to door solicitors and peddlers.
Personal services, $150.00, any person or business that provides a personal service, including, but not limited to reminder service, errand service, registration service, personal chef/cook and/or shopping service that is not specifically listed in section 2-1-12 of this chapter or this section.
Photographer, $100.00.
Physician/surgeon, $300.00 for the first professional within the establishment and $200.00 for each additional professional working within the establishment.
Polygraph operator, $150.00.
Private process server, $100.00.
Promoter, $200.00.
Property maintenance, $100.00, including, but not limited to, construction cleanup, handyman, janitorial or maid services, landscape gardening, pool or spa cleaning, power washing, tree trimming or window cleaning, house sitting, monitoring, home security, etc. This does not include activities requiring a contractor's license pursuant to Nevada Revised Statutes chapter 624 and all activities in this category must meet the requirements listed under Nevada Revised Statutes 624.
Property management firm, $200.00. Any business that manages, administers, rents or leases residential or commercial property according to Nevada Revised Statutes chapter 635.
Psychiatrist, $300.00 for the first professional within the establishment and $200.00 for each additional professional working within the establishment.
Psychic arts, $350.00.
Publisher, $100.00.
Real estate appraisal, $150.00.
Real estate broker, $150.00.
Real estate developer:
   A.   Any person engaging in the business of a real estate developer within the City shall obtain from the business license official a business license and shall pay $500.00 annually.
   B.   For the purposes of this section, a "real estate developer" is defined as the owner, or the principal agent of an inactive owner, of subdivided land who offers it for sale in any offering or disposition other than the following:
      1.   An offer or sale by a purchaser of any subdivision, lot, parcel or unit thereof for his or her own account in a single or isolated transaction.
      2.   An offer or sale of subdivided land if each lot, parcel or unit being offered or disposed of in any subdivision is 5 acres or more in size.
      3.   An offer or sale to any person who is engaged in the business of the construction of residential, commercial or industrial buildings for disposition.
      4.   An offer or sale by any person licensed in the State to construct residential buildings and where such land being offered or disposed of is to include a residential building when disposition is completed.
      5.   An offer or sale pursuant to the order of any court of this State.
      6.   An offer or sale by any government agency.
      7.   An offer or disposition of any evidence of indebtedness secured by way of any mortgage or deed of trust of real estate; issued by an investment trust regulated under the laws of this State.
      8.   An offer or sale of cemetery lots.
   C.   For the purpose of this section, "subdivided land" is defined as any land or tract of land in another state or in this State from which a sale is attempted, which is divided or proposed to be divided into 50 or more lots, parcels, units or interest, for the purpose of sale as part of a common promotional plan and where any subdivision, if offered by a single developer or group of developers acting in concert, and such land is contiguous or is known, designated or advertised as a common unit or by a common name.
Real estate salesperson, $150.00.
Rent a car agency, $200.00.
Repossession agency, $150.00.
Room reservations, $100.00.
Salvaging, $150.00.
Sanitation, $100.00.
School or trade college, $100.00.
Science practitioners:
   A.   $350.00 for every person who carries on, practices or professes to practice the business of psychic art, psychic science, palmistry, phrenology, life reading, fortune telling, cartomancy, clairvoyance, clairaudience, crystal gazing, mediumship, prophecy, augury, divination, magic or necromancy, and demands or receives a fee for the exercise or exhibition of his or her respective art, directly or indirectly, or incidental to the conduct of any other business, either as a gift, donation or otherwise, or who gives an exhibition thereof at any place where an admission fee is charged.
   B.   Each applicant for a license under subsection A of this occupation shall pay to the business license official the sum of $145.00, which sum shall be a nonrefundable investigation and fingerprinting fee. Each applicant for a license under subsection A of this occupation shall present themselves to the Police Department for fingerprinting and furnish the police or agency any other information necessary to conduct an investigation of such applicant's character and reputation. Fingerprint data will be used to conduct State and national criminal records checks. Upon receipt of the fingerprint data, the City Police Agency is authorized to transmit the fingerprint data to the Nevada Department of Public Safety to conduct State criminal records checks. The Nevada Department of Public Safety is authorized to exchange this fingerprint data with the Federal Bureau of Investigation to conduct national criminal records checks. The results of the State and national criminal checks will be disseminated to the City Police Agency. Upon completion of the investigation, the Police Agency shall prepare and submit to the business license official a report containing findings and a recommendation of approval or disapproval of the applicant. This provision is enacted pursuant to Nevada Revised Statutes 239B.010(1)(a) and Public Law 92-544.
   C.   After the completion of the investigation, the application shall be submitted to the business license official for review. Upon review of the application and findings of the applicant, the business license official shall either approve or deny the license.
      1.   Denial: Any license application made pursuant to the provisions of this title may be denied for good cause by the business license official. Good cause for denial of a license shall include, but not be limited to:
         a.   The license application is incomplete so as to not contain all information required by this title;
         b.   All license or investigation fees are not paid;
         c.   False or fraudulent statements in the application for the license;
         d.   Failure to obtain a license or permit as required by this title and compliance with requirements of all other departments or divisions prior to engaging in business;
         e.   The applicant, or any of its principals, does not qualify for a license;
         f.   False, fraudulent or misleading statements made to the business license official;
         g.   Since the submission of the application, a final civil judgment has been entered against the applicant indicating that: 1) the applicant had either engaged in fraud, or intentional misrepresentation;
         h.   The applicant or any of its principals has been convicted of an act that constitutes a crime which involves moral turpitude or involves any local, State or Federal law or regulation which relates to the same or a similar business, or has been convicted of having solicited, encouraged, caused or procured another to commit such a violation. For purposes of this subsection, a crime involving moral turpitude is one that necessarily involves any of the following: an intent to defraud; intentional dishonesty for personal gain; intentional causing of serious injury to another person; the sale of narcotics or possession of narcotics with intent to sell; or a sexual offense as described in Nevada Revised Statutes 179D.097;
         i.   The applicant has been convicted of any misdemeanor involving theft or fraud or any felony.
      2.   Notice Of Denial: Upon determination of the licensing official to deny an applicant's completed application the City shall cause written notice to be sent to the applicant by the method indicated in the completed application. The notice shall specify the grounds for the denial, the documentation or information the City relied on to make the decision, the availability of the documentation for review by applicant upon 5 business days' notice to the City, and the date upon which the denial of the license shall take effect. It shall further state that the applicant shall have 10 business days from the receipt of the notice of denial to appeal the same to the City Council. The denial shall remain effective unless and until the order is rescinded by the City Council.
   D.   No employee or other person shall assist the licensee in any audience or reading, nor shall any mechanical device of any description whatsoever be used by the licensee in the conduct of any interview, audience or reading.
   E.   This section shall not be construed to apply to doctors, dentists or other medical practitioners licensed by the appropriate board under the Nevada Revised Statutes or to persons employed by such doctors, dentists or other medical practitioners acting under their direction and control who use hypnotism as an aid in treatment or as a supplementary form of treatment in the course of their profession.
   F.   This section shall not be construed to apply to astrologers licensed under this chapter.
Secondhand dealer 1 , $450.00.
Security guard service, $150.00.
Shooting gallery, $100.00.
Signs - electrical, see Advertising space, leasing, selling, or maintaining billboard and/or electrical signs.
Solicitors, see Door to door solicitors and peddlers.
Stenographer, typist service business, $100.00.
Swap meet, flea market:
   A.   Definition: For the purpose of this section, a "flea market sale" or "swap meet" shall mean and include all offerings of sales of goods, merchandise or property by a group of individual vendors or dealers at one specified location at a specified time.
   B.   Application: The application shall specify the place in or on which such sale or meet is to be conducted. The applicant shall submit a written statement from the property owner of the place giving permission for the conduct of such sale or, if the place is City owned, the approval of the business license official shall be required.
   C.   Inspection For Public Safety: No license shall be issued until public safety representatives of the City have inspected the premises to be used for such sale or meet.
   D.   Conditional Use Permit: If the applicant intends to conduct such "flea market sales" or "swap meets" on a regular basis, a conditional use permit shall be required in accordance with the provisions of the zoning ordinance.
   E.   Fee: The following amounts are established as a charge for a license under the provisions of this section: $100.00 per day; and $7.50 per day or portion of a day per booth, both payable to the business license official at the time of the application.
Tattoo, $150.00. A business that places indelible marks and figures upon the body by inserting pigment under the skin or by the production of scars.
Telephone answering bureau, $50.00.
Timesharing location with acquisition booth and sales presentation room, $300.00.
Tobacco dealer, retail, $100.00 for each tobacco location within the City, payable for the current billing cycle, and when application for license is made subsequent to the current billing period, the license which is issued thereon shall be issued for the then current billing period. No license fee for less than a full semiannual period shall be accepted upon any application. Cigarette sales only at a market, service station, convenience store, etc., shall be licensed at the fee of $100.00.
Tours/guiding, $150.00
Transportation oriented companies, $500.00 including but not limited to taxicabs, charter buses, limousine services, town car services, etc.
Travel agency or bureau, $100.00. A "travel agent" is defined as one acting as the agent of or representing a prospective user in procuring travel or accommodation facilities and services which are owned and operated by third persons. "Travel agent" does not include tour or junket promoters who solicit room users or sell or distribute vacation certificates.
Trucking business engaged in the business of delivering goods for resale into the City, $70.00 per vehicle, annually.
Vacation certificates, sellers of, and servicers, $250.00.
Vacation home rental:
   A.   For each vacation home rental, the fee shall be $50.00.
   B.   For the purposes of this section, a "vacation home rental" shall mean a privately owned residential dwelling, such as, but not limited to, a single-family detached or multiple-family attached unit, apartment house, condominium, cooperative apartment, duplex, or any portion of such dwellings, rented for the purpose of overnight lodging for a period of not less than 2 days and not more than 27 consecutive calendar days, counting portions of calendar days as full days.
Valet parking service, $100.00. Any business that offers a valet parking service.
Veterinarians/veterinarian hospital/veterinarian clinic, $250.00. Unless otherwise indicated, means any person licensed to practice veterinary medicine in this State or any personnel employed in Nevada by a governmental agency to practice veterinary medicine. "Veterinary hospital" means any establishment operated by a licensed veterinarian that provides clinical facilities and houses animals for dental, medical or surgical treatment. A veterinary hospital may have adjacent to it or in connection with it, or as an integral part of it pens, stalls, cages, or kennels for quarantine or observation, in a completely enclosed building. "Veterinary clinic" means any establishment operated by a licensed veterinarian to provide dental, medical, or surgical treatment, care and grooming for animals on an outpatient basis.
Wedding chapels, $200.00. (Ord. 540, 6-13-2018; amd. Ord. 541, 8-28-2018, eff. 9-18-2018)

 

Notes

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1. See chapter 5, article A of this title.
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1. See chapter 2, article A of this title for Room Tax.
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1. See chapter 6 of this title.
2
2. See section 2-1-12 of this chapter.
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1. See chapter 5, article B of this title.
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1. See chapter 5, article C of this title.