TITLE 9
LICENSING AND BUSINESS REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 1
GENERAL LICENSE AND PERMIT PROVISIONS
SECTION:
9-1-1: Application For License Or Permit
9-1-2: Persons Subject To License Or Permit
9-1-3: Forms
9-1-4: Signatures Required
9-1-5: License Nontransferable
9-1-6: Duplicate Issuance
9-1-7: Display Required
9-1-8: Revocation Of License Or Permit
9-1-9: Investigations
9-1-10: Nuisances Prohibited
9-1-11: Penalty
9-1-1: APPLICATION FOR LICENSE OR PERMIT:
   Applications for all licenses and permits required by this code shall be made to the community services office, unless otherwise specifically provided by law. Each application shall state the name of the applicant, the permit or license desired, the location to be used, if any, the time covered and the fee to be paid. Each application shall contain such additional information as may be required by the issuing official. (2000 Code § 9-101; amd. Ord. 1073, 3-11-2008, eff. 4-10-2008)
9-1-2: PERSONS SUBJECT TO LICENSE OR PERMIT:
   Whenever in this code a license or permit is required for the maintenance, operation or conduct of any business or establishment, or for doing business or engaging in any activity or occupation, any person or corporation shall be subject to the requirement if by himself, or through an agent, employee or partner, he holds himself forth as being engaged in the business or occupation or solicits patronage therefor, actively or passively; or performs or attempts to perform any part of the business or occupation in the city. (2000 Code § 9-102)
9-1-3: FORMS:
   Forms for all licenses and permits, and application therefor, shall be prepared and kept on file by the community services office. (2000 Code § 9-103; amd. Ord. 1073, 3-11-2008, eff. 4-10-2008)
9-1-4: SIGNATURES REQUIRED:
   Each license or permit issued, in the absence of any provision to the contrary, shall bear the signatures of the city manager or his designated representative. (2000 Code § 9-104; amd. Ord. 1073, 3-11-2008, eff. 4-10-2008)
9-1-5: LICENSE NONTRANSFERABLE:
   No license shall be sold or otherwise transferred and all transfers or sales of a license shall cause a forfeiture of the same, and the amounts that may have been paid to the city for the license shall be forfeited to the city. (2000 Code § 9-105)
9-1-6: DUPLICATE ISSUANCE:
   Whenever any original occupation license has been lost or destroyed, it shall be the duty of the city, on application in writing, to issue a duplicate upon payment of the fee as set by the council by motion or resolution. (2000 Code § 9-106)
9-1-7: DISPLAY REQUIRED:
   It is the duty of any person conducting a licensed business in the city to keep his license posted at all times in a prominent place on the premises used for such business. (2000 Code § 9-107)
9-1-8: REVOCATION OF LICENSE OR PERMIT:
   Any license or permit issued for a limited time may be revoked by the city manager or his designated representative at any time for any violation by the licensee or permittee of the code provisions relating to the license or permit, the subject matter of the license or permit, or to the premises occupied. In addition, the city manager or his designated representative may revoke any license or permit if such revocation is in the interest of the public good. The revocation may be in addition to any fine imposed. (2000 Code § 9-108; amd. Ord. 1073, 3-11-2008, eff. 4-10-2008)
9-1-9: INVESTIGATIONS:
   A.   Application; Background Check: A current Oklahoma state bureau of investigation background check must be attached to the application.
      1.   Report From Chief Of Police: The chief of police or other proper officer shall read all pertinent application paperwork within forty eight (48) hours of the time of such receipt. A report thereon, favorable or otherwise, shall be made within five (5) working days after receiving the application or copy thereof.
      2.   Denial: If, as a result of such investigations, the applicant is found to be unsatisfactory, the chief of police shall so endorse on the application and return it to the city clerk's office, and no license shall be issued.
      3.   Approval: If, as a result of such investigation, the applicant is found to be satisfactory, the chief of police shall so endorse on the application and return it to the community development office, and the license shall then be issued contingent upon applicant meeting all other requirements.
      4.   Scope: This subsection shall pertain to all licenses and permits required in this title, including, but not limited to, peddlers, solicitors, itinerant merchants, and ice cream truck vendors.
      5.   Exceptions: No OSBI background check is needed for residential sales permits, amusement parks and circuses, chemical spraying, tree trimming or fireworks stands.
      6.   Discretion Of Community Development Director: Any other permits outside of the above mentioned are at the discretion of the community development director. (Ord. 1158, 9-10-2013)
   B.   Building Inspector; Construction: For the protection of health and safety, the building inspector shall make or cause to be made any inspection relative to the construction of buildings or other structures.
   C.   Other Investigations: All other investigations, except where otherwise provided, shall be made by the chief of police or other officer designated by the city manager. (Ord. 1035, 4-11-2006; amd. Ord. 1073, 3-11-2008, eff. 4-10-2008)
9-1-10: NUISANCES PROHIBITED:
   No business, licensed or not, shall be so conducted or operated as to amount to a nuisance in fact. (2000 Code § 9-110)
9-1-11: PENALTY:
   Any person found violating any provision of this title, upon conviction, shall be punished as provided in section of this code, in addition to other actions, including revocation or suspension of the license or permit. (2000 Code § 9-111)