Sec. 19-39. Application fee, annual license fee, annual renewal requirements, penalty.
   (a)   A person shall apply to the tax collector for a business license accompanied by a nonrefundable application fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00).
   (b)   Licensees whose initial application for a business license is received by the tax collector on or after January 1, 2015, will be subject to an initial annual license fee of fifty dollars ($50.00) on a proration schedule as follows:
Business Start Date
Applicable License Fee
January 1--March 31
April 1--June 30
July 1--September 30
October 1--December 31
   (c)   The business license shall be valid only for the calendar year in which it is issued unless renewed each year by filing the renewal form and paying the renewal fee of fifty dollars ($50.00) which is due and payable on January 1 and shall be considered delinquent if not received on or before the last business day of January. Renewal form and payment for renewal must be received by the tax collector by such date to be deemed filed and paid.
   (d)   If a taxpayer fails to renew their license on or before the date provided in subsection (c), the taxpayer shall be deemed to be operating without a license after such date until the appropriate application for renewal and a renewal fee of seventy-five dollars ($75.00) has been received by the tax collector.
(Ord. No. 10448, § 2, 9-5-07, eff. 1-1-08; Ord. No. 11198, § 1, 9-9-14, eff. 1-1-15)