[Adopted as Ch. 872 of the 1989 Codified Ordinances]
[Amended 8-19-1998 by Ord. No. 365]
No person shall engage in a temporary business of selling goods, wares or merchandise at retail in the City from any lot, premises, building, room or structure, including railroad cars, without first obtaining a license therefor. No such license shall be granted except upon certification of the City Administrator.
Every person engaged in the retail sale and delivery of goods, wares or merchandise shall be deemed to be engaged in carrying on a temporary business, unless his or her goods, wares or merchandise have been assessed for taxation in the City during the current year.
No license shall be granted to any person owing any personal property taxes or other indebtedness to the city, or who contemplates using any personal property, on which personal property taxes are owing, in the operation of such business.
Any person selling or offering for sale any goods, wares or merchandise on behalf of and solely for the benefit of any recognized charitable or religious purpose shall, after meeting all other requirements, be granted a license without payment of the fee required by § 166-17B.