[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Saco 5-1-1995 as Ch. V, Sec. 5-40, of the 1994 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Any person, firm or corporation about to engage in the sale of gasoline, naphtha, benzine or other explosive petroleum products in the City in which it is desired to erect tanks for the storage of such product shall, before engaging in said business and before locating said tanks to be used in the storage of such products, make written application to the City Council for a permit to engage in this business and to erect the tanks.
Upon the filing of the application, the City Council shall fix upon a time for a hearing thereon and shall give notice thereof to all persons interested by posting copies of the notice attested by the City Clerk seven days, at least, before the day of the hearing; one at the City building, one at the post office and one at the fire station, being three public places in the City of Saco that any person may appear and object thereto if he shall have cause; and after hearing the applicant and all persons objecting thereto, the City Council shall determine whether or not the permit shall be granted and, if granted, shall attach thereto such conditions and regulations as in the judgment of the City Council shall be deemed proper.
Any person, firm or corporation who or which engages in this business or in the erection of such tanks without first obtaining the permit herein provided for or, upon the granting of the permit, engages in the business in any other manner than as provided by the conditions and regulations attached thereto shall be punished by a fine of not less than $20 nor more than $100 for each day so engaged in business.