All license fees shall be due and payable as follows, except as may be otherwise provided:
   A.   Payable: Annual fees shall be payable before each calendar year, in advance. The annual license shall date from January 1 of each year and shall expire on December 31 of each year.
   B.   Due: Annual fees shall be due on January 1 of each calendar year and shall become delinquent if not paid by February 1 of each year.
   C.   Issued After July 1: One-half (1/2) of the annual fee shall be payable for all licenses issued by the city pursuant to applications made after July 1 of each year, and licenses issued after July 1 shall expire on January 1 of the year following. Payment shall be due upon the date of application approval. (1982 Code § 9-114)
   D.   Penalty For Late Payment: If any license fee is not paid within thirty (30) days of the due date, a penalty of ten percent (10%) of the amount of such license fee shall be added to the original amount thereof. No license shall be issued until all penalties legally assessed have been paid in full. (1982 Code § 9-115)