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(A) Qualifications for applicants. The general standards herein set out relative to the qualifications of every applicant for a city license shall be considered and applied by the city’s License Officer. The applicant shall:
(1) Be a citizen of the United States or a declarant therefor or a resident alien as authorized by federal law;
(2) Not, either individually or as a member of any party, group, or organization at the time of any such application for a license or special permit, advocate or resort to any practices subversive of or designed for the overthrow, destruction, or sabotage of the government of the United States in violation of federal law;
(3) Be of good moral character and in making such determination the city’s License Officer shall consider:
(a) All convictions, the reasons therefor, and the actions of the applicant subsequent to his or her release;
(b) The license history of the applicant; whether such person, in previously operating in this or another state under a license, has had such license revoked or suspended, the reasons therefor, and the demeanor of the applicant subsequent to such action; and
(c) Such other facts relevant to the general personal history of the applicant as he or she shall find necessary to fair determination of the eligibility of the applicant.
(4) Not be in default under the provisions of this chapter or indebted or obligated in any manner to the city except for current taxes; and
(5) Present a certificate of occupancy furnished by the Building Inspector to the effect that the proposed use of any premises is not a violation of the city’s zoning regulations.
(B) Liability of violator.
(1) The amount of any unpaid fee, the payment of which is required under this chapter, shall constitute a debt due the city.
(2) The City Attorney shall, at the direction of the License Officer, institute civil suit in the name of the city to recover any such unpaid fee.
(Ord. 5, passed 9-7-2007)