[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Lindenhurst 8-28-1968 by Ord. No. 1-1968 as Ch. 41 of the 1968 Code of the Village of Lindenhurst. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Any person, persons, firm or corporation which shall hereafter desire to pursue any of the trades or occupations within the Village of Lindenhurst for which a license shall be required by the provisions of any ordinance of the Village or any person or persons, firm or corporation which shall desire to continue any such trade, business or occupation within the Village of Lindenhurst hereafter shall, before commencing or beginning or attempting to commence or begin any such business or occupation or before commencing or attempting to continue any such trade, business or occupation, obtain a license therefor in the following manner.
[Amended 6-10-1975 by L.L. No. 9-1975; 6-16-1992 by L.L. No. 2-1992]
Application, in writing, shall be made to the Licensing Officer of the Village for the issuance to him, them or it of a license or licenses therefor, which application shall state in detail the particular business, trade or occupation for which a license is desired; the premises within the confines of the Village wherein such trade, business or occupation is to be carried on or, if there shall be no such building or buildings within the Village, then the particular locality within which it is desired to carry on or engage in said trade, business or occupation; and the name of the person, persons, firm or corporation applying for such license, specifying the residence of such person or persons or the residence of such persons composing any such firm or the principal place of business of any such corporation, and the name of the officer in the case of a corporation upon whom process or other legal notice may be served within the Village. Every application shall be accompanied by a nonrefundable application fee of $10.
[Amended 6-10-1975 by L.L. No. 9-1975]
Upon receiving such application or applications, the Licensing Officer of the Village shall thereupon investigate the character of the business or occupation for which the license is sought, the location or locality in which it is desired to carry on or engage in such business or occupation and the persons, firm or corporation desiring such license; and, if the Licensing Officer shall, after investigation, be satisfied with the nature of the business and the location or locality in which it is to be carried on and the character of the person, firm or corporation desiring the same, and after he shall, within his own judgment and discretion, be satisfied that any issuance of a license would be in every way proper and not detrimental to the best interest of the Village, the public or the property owners adjacent to the locality for which a license is desired, said Licensing Officer shall issue or cause to be issued a license in a form to be provided by him.
No license shall be deemed to be in effect, however, nor shall it grant any rights to the licensee therein named until the fee as hereinafter provided shall have been paid to the Administrator Clerk of the Village.
All licenses shall be issued annually and shall expire on December 31 next succeeding the date of issuance thereof.
[Amended 6-10-1975 by L.L. No. 9-1975; 8-20-1987 by L.L. No. 9-1987; 12-28-1989 by L.L. No. 10-1989; 6-16-1992 by L.L. No. 2-1992; 12-18-2007 by L.L. No. 2-2007]
The annual fee for a junk dealer license shall be established by resolution of the Village Board.
[Added 6-10-1975 by L.L. No. 9-1975]
The Licensing Officer of the Village is hereby authorized and empowered to establish reasonable rules, regulations and requirements in conjunction with the issuance of licenses required by this chapter.
The Licensing Officer of the Village may suspend or revoke any license pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 15 of the Lindenhurst Village Code, entitled "Licensing Officer."
The Licensing Officer of the Village is hereby authorized and empowered to request criminal records checks, including fingerprinting, of any applicant for a license, from the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services or any other authorized agency, for the purpose of determining the applicant's fitness for the license applied for. The cost of said records check, if any, shall be added to the license fee and shall be paid by the applicant before the license is issued. Said records checks shall be undertaken at the discretion of the Licensing Officer, except that such checks shall be mandatory if ordered by resolution of the Village Board. Applicants subject to such checks shall include those applying for a license pursuant to Chapter 29, Amusements; Chapter 129, Peddling and Soliciting; Chapter 103, Licensing; Chapter 145, Public Assembly, Places of; Chapter 173, Taxicabs; and Chapter 175, Tow Trucks.
[Added 12-8-1981 by L.L. No. 11-1981; amended 8-20-1987 by L.L. No. 9-1987]
All money collected on the issuance of permits and licenses shall be paid to the Village Treasurer and shall be applied to the general fund of the Village.
Editor's Note: Original Art. III, Revocation of licenses, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 6-10-1975 by L.L. No. 9-1975.
[Amended 6-16-1992 by L.L. No. 2-1992]
No person, persons, corporation or association shall sell goods by auction in the Village without first having procured a license therefor to be issued by the Administrator Clerk, for the issuance whereof the applicant shall pay the sum of $100 per day. This section shall not apply to sales by public officers.
[Added 6-20-2006 by L.L. No. 5-2006]
Every motor vehicle repair shop as defined in the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law shall be registered with the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles and otherwise comply with all requirements of the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law and regulations of the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles as to their manner of operation.
[Amended 6-10-1975 by L.L. No. 9-1975; 6-16-1992 by L.L. No. 2-1992; 6-20-2006 by L.L. No. 5-2006]
Any person, corporation or association violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine not less than $50 nor more than $250.