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For the purpose of this title, the following terms shall have the meanings prescribed in this section:
BUSINESS: Any occupation or enterprise involved in the manufacture or sale of products or goods at wholesale or retail, or the rendering of service to or for another person for compensation. It does not include the acts of employees rendering service to employers.
BUSINESS LICENSE OFFICIAL: The City employee designated by the City Manager to manage the business licensing function.
CONTINGENT BUSINESS LICENSE: A license permitting a business to operate while complying with specific requirements determined by the business license official at the time of issuance.
EMPLOYEE: The operator, owner or manager of said place of business and any persons employed by such person in the operation of said place of business in any capacity, and also any salesperson, agent or independent contractor engaged in the operation of said place of business in any capacity.
ENGAGE IN BUSINESS: Includes, but is not limited to, the sale of tangible personal property at retail or wholesale, the manufacturing of goods or property and the rendering of personal services for others for consideration by persons engaged in any profession, trade, craft, business, occupation or other calling, except the rendering of personal services by an employee to his or her employer under any contract of personal employment.
LICENSEE: A person to whom the City has granted a business license.
PERSON: Any individual, receiver, assignee, trustee in bankruptcy, trust, estate, firm, partnership, joint venture, club, company, joint stock company, business trust, corporation, association, society or other group of individuals acting as a unit, whether mutual, cooperative, fraternal, nonprofit or otherwise.
PLACE OF BUSINESS: Each separate location at which the licensee engages in business within the City.
TEMPORARY BUSINESS LICENSE: A license for a business that is located at a site which has been approved by the City for no more than sixty (60) days, unless otherwise approved consistent with section 17.18.030.080, "Temporary Use Regulations", of this Code. (Ord. 2018-14, 7-17-2018)