A.   All new business owners must apply for a business license and shall be guaranteed the same rate as the previous owner, if the nature of the business remains the same. The licensee must meet all new business license requirements prior to being issued a City of Mesquite business license as set forth in section 2-1-4 of this chapter. No previously paid license fees will be applied to the account of the new business owner. (Ord. 541, 8-28-2018, eff. 9-18-2018)