(1) Creation of officer. There is created the office of City license officer. The license officer is to be appointed by the City Manager.
(2) Collection of fees. The license officer shall be responsible for the collection of all license and permit fees and the issuance of licenses and tags and permits in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. This officer shall have the authority and responsibility necessary for the proper administration of this Chapter, and shall:
(a) promulgate and enforce all reasonable rules and regulations necessary to the operation and enforcement of this Chapter;
(b) adopt all forms and prescribe the information to be given therein as to character and other relevant matter for all necessary papers;
(c) require applicants to submit all affidavits and oaths necessary to the administration of this Chapter;
(d) submit all applications in proper cases to interested City officials, such as the Fire Department, Police Department, Health Department, and the Planning Commission for their endorsements thereon as to compliance by the applicant with City ordinances and regulations, which such officials have the duty of enforcing;
(e) investigate and determine the eligibility of any applicant for a license as prescribed herein;
(f) examine the books and records of any applicant or licenses when reasonably necessary to the administration and enforcement of this Chapter; and
(g) notify any applicant of the acceptance or rejection of an application and, in cases of rejection, at the applicant's request, provide the applicant with a written statement of the reasons thereof.
(3) Information confidential. The license officer shall keep all information furnished or secured under the authority of this Chapter in accordance with Title 4 of this Code.
(4) Notice. The providing of notice, or the necessary dissemination of information, to any applicant or business or licensee shall be deemed properly given when mailed to the address provided on the license application.
Ord. No.97-35, Recodified, 6/19/1997
Ord. No. 97-18, Amended, 4/17/1997
Ord. No. 08-44, Amended, 9/18/2008