(a)   Any applicant desiring to engage in the business of pest control, extermination or fumigation must present satisfactory evidence to the health director of his or her fitness and ability to carry on and execute the work authorized by the license applied for in a manner as to safeguard and preserve the public health, safety and general welfare and in compliance with the provisions of this Code and city ordinances governing the work.
   (b)   Should any applicant for the license be aggrieved by the action of the health director, he or she may apply to the city council for a review of the action. Upon the review, the city council may affirm, modify or reverse the action of the health director and may for good cause order the issuance of the license.
(1957 Rev. Ords., § 7.503; 1992 Code, § 31-22)