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(A) Definitions. For the purpose of this section, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
MOTOR VEHICLE. Every vehicle that is self-propelled. MOTOR VEHICLE does not include a vehicle that moves solely by human power.
MOTORCYCLE. Every motor vehicle having a seat or saddle for the use of the rider and designed to travel on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground, including motor scooters and bicycles with a motor attached.
(2001 Code, § 1110.01)
(B) Motorcycle sales.
(1) License required. No person shall engage in selling motorcycles, either exclusively or in connection with any other occupation without being licensed pursuant to Chapter 110.
(2) Conditions of the license. All of the display and sales of motorcycles must be within an enclosed building.
(2001 Code, § 1110.03)
(C) Motorcycle rentals.
(1) License required. No person, firm or corporation shall engage in the business of renting, leasing or furnishing of motorcycles for pay or hire without being licensed pursuant to Chapter 110.
(2) Application. In addition to the application requirements in Chapter 110, the application must contain the number of motorcycles to be used in the business and the number on the state license plate of each motorcycle.
(3) Rental to licensed vehicle operators; records. A licensee shall not rent, lease or furnish a motorcycle to any person who is not licensed to operate such a vehicle. It shall be unlawful to rent, lease or furnish for pay or hire any motorcycle to a person under the age of 18 years unless a parent furnishes a statement in writing showing the consent of the person’s parent or guardian to the rental, lease or furnishing for hire of a motorcycle, the licensee shall make a permanent and legible record containing the name, address and age of the person to whom the motorcycle is leased, rented or furnished and shall record on this record the number and date of issue and expiration of the driver’s license together with any limitations noted and the description of the person as stated on the driver’s license. The record so kept shall also identify the vehicle rented, leased or furnished to the person by the number on the vehicle’s state license plate.
(4) Safety regulations. The licensee shall maintain in safe operating condition all motorcycles rented, leased or furnished. The licensee’s agent or employees shall explain the operation including, but not limited to, the controls, pedals, gears and brakes of the particular vehicle to be used by the person before the person uses it unless the licensee, agent or employee is aware that the person knows how to operate the particular vehicle. The licensee shall make available for each operator of the vehicle leased, rented or furnished for hire at least one sanitized safety helmet or similar headgear to be offered for the use of the driver.
(5) Subleasing vehicle. It is unlawful for any person to whom a motorcycle is rented, leased or furnished to then sublease, rent or otherwise authorize the use of the vehicle to a person who is not licensed to operate such a vehicle.
(6) Driving regulations. Minn. Stat. § 169.974, as it may be amended from time to time, regarding driving regulations for motorcycles is adopted by reference.
(2001 Code, § 1110.05)
(D) Motor vehicle sales and rental.
(1) State licensing law adopted by reference. Minn. Stat. § 168.27, as it may be amended from time to time, is adopted by reference.
(2) State license required. No person shall engage in the following businesses without a current state and city license:
(a) New motor vehicle dealer;
(b) Used motor vehicle dealer;
(c) Motor vehicle lessor;
(d) Motor vehicle broker;
(e) Motor vehicle wholesaler; or
(f) Motor vehicle auctioneer.
(3) Certificate. Every person holding the license shall file a copy of the current state certificate of license with the City Clerk.
(4) Investigation. An investigation is required pursuant to § 110.03(C)(5).
(2001 Code, § 1110.07)
(E) Car washes.
(1) License required. No person shall operate a car wash without a license pursuant to Chapter 110.
(2) Conditions of the license. The operation of every car wash is subject to curtailment or suspension when the city must conserve water for essential uses.
(2001 Code, § 1110.09)
(F) Automobile service stations.
(1) License required. No person shall engage in the business of keeping, maintaining or operating any gasoline service station without a license pursuant to Chapter 110.
(2) Application. In addition to the application requirements in Chapter 110, the applicant must file a plan of the station and the receptacles and tanks provided for the holding and storage of gasoline and other oils.
(2001 Code, § 1110.11)
(Ord. 11-14, passed - -)