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A. Definitions: The phrases and words "journeyman plumber", "plumber's apprentice", "plumbing contractor" and "plumbing", when used in the ordinances, regulations and other official acts and communications of this City, shall have the meanings respectively prescribed for them by 59 Oklahoma Statutes section 1001 et seq., the State Plumbing License Law, unless the context clearly indicates a different meaning.
B. Registration Required: It is unlawful for any person to engage in the business, trade or occupation of a plumbing contractor (otherwise known as a master plumber), or of a journeyman plumber or of a plumber's apprentice in this City unless he is registered with the City and has a current and valid certificate of registration issued by the City.
C. State Requirements: Only persons who have current and valid licenses as plumbing contractors or as journeyman plumbers issued by the State Commissioner of Health, as provided by the State Plumbing License Law, may register as such with the City. Only persons who have current and valid certificates of registration as plumber's apprentices issued by the State Commissioner of Health, as provided by law, may register as such with the City.
D. Issuance Of Certificate; Term; Renewal: Applicants for certificates of registration, after complying with the laws of the State and with this Code, and after payment of the fee hereinafter specified, shall be registered by the City. The registration shall expire annually, but may be renewed from year to year. Plumbing contractors desiring to renew their registration shall furnish the same evidence of compliance with State licensing laws and the same bond is required as set forth by this Code.
E. Cancellation After Expiration: All plumbing registrations not renewed within ninety (90) days after the date of expiration of the fiscal year shall be canceled, and a new application for registration must be made and the fee for a new registration paid. After July 15 of each year, no work permits shall be issued to, nor any plumbing inspection made for, any plumbing contractor whose registration has not been renewed unless written permission is obtained from the plumbing inspector and approved by the Mayor and City Council.
F. Fee: The fee for registration shall be as set by the City Council by motion or resolution. (See appendix A of this Code.)
G. Revocation; Hearing: The City Council, upon at least ten (10) days' notice and adequate opportunity for a public hearing, may revoke the City registration of any plumbing contractor or journeyman plumber for violating any provisions of the ordinances or regulations of the City relating to the installation of plumbing or for any other cause specified in the State Plumbing License Law. (1988 Code § 5-203)