(a)   The Health Commissioner shall issue a master plumber's license upon payment of a fee of two hundred dollars ($200.00) and upon the applicant providing evidence satisfactory to the Health Commissioner that the following items are valid and remain in effect during the duration of the license.
      (1)   Comprehensive general liability insurance, including completed operations, with a minimum limit of liability of three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000.00) each occurrence combined single limit for bodily injury and property damage liability.
      (2)   City Income Tax Number.
      (3)   The execution by such applicant for such license of a bond in the sum of ten thousand dollars ($10,000) with sureties thereon to the approval of the Health Commissioner, which surety shall be some approved general surety or bonding company.  Such bond shall be conditioned to save the City and its inhabitants harmless from all liability, loss or damage of whatsoever nature that may result directly or indirectly to person or property by reason of any act or neglect of any such licensee, or of any person in his employ or working under his supervision, with respect to any work contemplated by the terms of his license, and that such licensee will abide by the laws, ordinances, rules and regulations governing plumbing work in the City then in force or thereafter established by proper authority. 
   (b)   No reductions in fees shall be made for any part of the year having elapsed.
   (c)   In the event a licensed master plumber desires a sewer tapper’s license authorized by ordinance of the City, the same shall be issued to the applicant without any further or additional bond being required of such licensed master plumber upon payment to the Clark County Combined Health District the fee provided for in such ordinance.
   (d)   All master plumber’s licenses shall expire on December 31 in each year and may be renewed annually upon the payment of a fee of one hundred twenty five dollars ($125.00) to the Clark County Combined Board Of Health.
   (e)   Must held either a valid Plumbing Contractor’s License issued by the State of Ohio pursuant to Chapter 4740 of the Ohio Revised Code or a valid City of Springfield master plumber’s license within the immediately preceding thirty one (31) days.
(Ord. 03-353.  Passed 10-28-03.)