(A)   Any person desiring to operate a horse drawn carriage within the city shall submit an application for license to the office of the City Manager, which application shall set forth the following:
      (1)   Name, address and phone number of the applicant.
      (2)   The trade name under which the business is to be conducted.
      (3)   The route and hours during which the horse-drawn carriage is proposed to be operated.
      (4)   The manufacturer's name, seating capacity and type of brake system for each carriage that the applicant will use in the city.
      (5)   A copy of the applicant's policy of liability insurance.
      (6)   Identification of the animals to be used in the business operation including the animal's name, description, age and date last examined by a veterinarian.
      (7)   The names, address and Social Security Number and a copy of the driver's license of each person intended by the applicant to operate such carriage within the city.
   (B)   Each license application shall be accompanied by a license fee of $25. This license fee shall be required in addition to any other fee which may be required under the laws of the state. Such fee shall apply to each separate business entity or person applying as a carriage business or operator. A separate fee shall not be required for each carriage or driver within one business or general operator.
   (C)   The City Manager shall review each application to determine the accuracy of all information provided, and if the City Manager finds that the carriage and the proposed operation are safe and fit for conveyance and that the application complies with all other requirements of this Montgomery City Code, the City Manager shall issue a license to the applicant, which license shall be valid during the calendar year issued and which shall expire January 15th in the subsequent calendar year. The City Manager also shall review and establish the permitted route or routes for operation of such carriages within the city. The permitted routes may be changed from time to time upon advance written notice to the licensees if such changes are necessary on a temporary or permanent basis for appropriate public safety.
(Ord. 2-2000, passed 7-5-00)  Penalty, see § 75.99