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(A) A tobacco retailer’s permit is invalid if the appropriate fee has not been timely paid in full or if the term of the permit has expired. The term of a tobacco retailer permit is 12 months. An application for the renewal of a tobacco retailer permit shall be submitted to the collector, along with the permit renewal fee as established by resolution of the city council, no later than 30 days prior to the expiration of the permit.
(B) A tobacco retailer permit that is not timely renewed shall expire at the end of its term. To renew a permit not timely renewed pursuant to subsection (A) of this section, the proprietor(s) must provide the following:
(1) An application for a new tobacco retailer permit along with the new application permit fee as established by resolution of the city council; and
(2) A signed affidavit affirming that the tobacco retailer:
(a) Has not sold and will not sell any tobacco product after the permit expiration date and before a new permit is issued; or
(b) Has waited the appropriate ineligibility period established for tobacco retailing without a permit, as set forth in section 11-382 of this code, before seeking a new permit.
(Ord. No. 2854, 2973)