Skip to code content (skip section selection)
A. Issuance By Finance Officer: Except as otherwise provided, all licenses and permits shall be issued by the finance officer. If the issuance of the license or permit is approved by a licensing and permitting authority other than the finance officer the applicant shall provide proof of compliance with all requirements for issuance of the license or permit, including conforming to the zoning regulations of the city, to the issuing authority. If the use for which a license or permit is applied for is a nonconforming use under the zoning regulations, no license or permit shall be issued. Unless otherwise provided, all licenses and permits shall be signed by the finance officer or deputy finance officer and shall have affixed thereto the official seal of the city.
B. Approval Of License Or Permit By The City Council: If the license or permit is subject to approval by the city council the approval or disapproval shall be entitled in the official minutes of the city council. No document constituting the license or permit shall be issued.
C. Bond, Insurance Or Deposit: Any bond, liability insurance or deposit required shall be subject to the approval of the city council, and in case the city council deems the security inadequate, it may require new or additional security.
D. Term Of License Or Permit: Unless otherwise provided, all licenses and permits shall take effect when issued and shall terminate on December 31 in the year for which issued. Except as otherwise provided, the fee charged for the license or permit shall be paid on the basis of a full year.
E. License Or Permit To Be Exhibited: Every person to whom a license or permit is issued by the city shall exhibit the license or permit if requested by a law enforcement officer or any person who may deal with the license or permit when reasonably requested to do so.
F. Change Of Business Name: If a licensee or permittee changes the name or form of organization under which he/she does business, the license or permit may be so changed without payment of an additional fee, except as otherwise provided by law. (Ord. 2444, 7-15-2013)