A.   License Required: It is unlawful for any person to engage in, exercise or pursue any business, profession, trade, occupation, privilege or other activity for which a license is required or a license fee or tax is levied by any provision of this code or other ordinance of the city without paying the license fee or tax and securing and possessing a valid license therefor.
   B.   Fee Schedule: A license fee is levied on every person engaging in, exercising, or pursuing any of the businesses, professions, trades, occupations, or privileges in the city, as may be provided by the city council. A copy of the fee schedule adopted for licenses shall be kept on file in the office of the city clerk.
   C.   State Sales Tax Permit Required: In order to receive a license under this chapter, every person, firm or corporation regulated pursuant to this section is required to possess a valid and current state sales tax permit if such person, firm or corporation is a vendor subject to collection of sales taxes under the sales tax code of the city and state. A copy of this permit shall be provided by the applicant for a license to the city clerk prior to issuance of the city license. (1990 Code § 9-101)