(a)   No person, partnership, corporation, or other entity shall operate, permit the use of, or conduct a business which includes amusement devices without first obtaining a license from the Building Commissioner.
   (b)   An application for an amusement device permit shall be made to the Building Commissioner or his or her authorized representative on forms to be prescribed by him or her, and shall state:
      (1)   The name and address of the applicant if an individual, or if a partnership, association or other entity, the names, residences and occupations of each member of the partnership, association or other entity, and if a corporation, the name of its officers, and such other information as the Building Commissioner may require.
      (2)   A floor plan shall be submitted, in a form and detail satisfactory to the Building Commissioner, showing the proposed placement of amusement devices on the applicant's premises in conformity with the criteria governing the placement and operation of amusement devices.
      (3)   The name and address of the owner of the amusement device;
      (4)   Name, description, model number and serial number of each amusement device;
      (5)   The tax account number and a certificate of registration from the Regional Income Tax Authority.
   (c)   The Building Commissioner shall transmit the permit application and the floor plan to the Chief of Police and the Fire Chief for further inspection and investigation of the applicant's fitness to obtain an amusement device permit.
   (d)   "Fitness" of the applicant shall consist of the following:
      (1)   Compliance by the applicant with all laws of the City and the State pertaining to the operation of the applicant's business; and
      (2)   No prior convictions of the applicant (including, where applicable, all officers, partners or other joint business ventures) for any felony or misdemeanor involving force, violence, disorderly conduct, moral turpitude or gambling, or involving any violation of this Business Regulation and Taxation Code or any of the provisions of the Ohio Revised Code governing business regulation. The filing of the application shall be deemed to constitute consent by the applicant to the making of a criminal record investigation by the City.
(Ord. 1982-75. Passed 6-2-82; Ord. 10-112.  Passed 10-5-10.)