Sec. 19-900. Licensing requirements.
   (a)   Generally. The following persons shall make application to the tax collector for a public utility tax license, accompanied by a nonrefundable application fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) and no person shall engage or continue in business or engage in such activities until he shall have such a license:
   (1)   Every person desiring to engage or continue in business activities within the city upon which a public utility tax is imposed by this article.
   (2)    If a person is required to be licensed pursuant to section 19-3 or section 19-300, that person is not required to submit an application for a public utility license.
   (b)   Limitation. The issuance of a public utility license by the tax collector shall in no way be construed as permission to operate a business activity in violation of any other law or regulation to which such activity may be subject.
   (c)   [License fee.] Licensees whose initial application for a business license is received by the tax collector on or after January 1, 2008, will be subject to an initial annual license fee of forty-five dollars ($45.00) 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
(Ord. No. 6926, § 1.B, 4-18-88; Ord. No. 10448, § 15, 9-5-07, eff. 1-1-08)