A.   License Required:
      1.   For the protection and general welfare of the inhabitants of the Town, it is hereby declared that every business conducted within the Town shall not engage in business in the Town without first obtaining a business license as hereinafter provided.
      2.   All new business license applications will be reviewed for approval by the Town Council at the next scheduled Town meeting after application is completed and paid. The Town Council will vote to approve any new business license to be issued by simple majority.
      3.   Annually, during the April Town meeting, the Town Council will review a list of all business license renewals and either approve or decline the reissue of any business license by a vote of simple majority. The Town Council may decide to decline any business license, whether a new application or a renewal for any reason. If any business or businesses is/are to be declined, a vote will be made for the approved list and another vote to decline the businesses the Council selects for the decline list. Each list will be voted separately.
   B.   Schedule Of Fees:
      1.   For all businesses except those listed below, the annual business license fee shall be twenty five dollars ($25.00).
      2.   For transient/itinerant retail merchants, the license fee shall be forty dollars ($40.00).
      3.   For home businesses, the license fee shall be twenty five dollars ($25.00).
      4.   There shall be no proration of license fees.
   C.   License Renewal: All business licenses herein shall expire on June 30 of the fiscal year in which the license is issued.
   D.   Manner Of Payment: All license fees herein provided for are payable in advance to the Town Clerk-Treasurer.
   E.   Term: In no case shall the license be granted for longer than one fiscal year (July 1 to June 30). (Ord. 183, 11-13-2017, eff. 12-13-2017)