City of Louisiana, MO
Pike County
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[Ord. No. 12-2020, 9-28-2020]
A. 
As used in this Section, the term "convenience business" means any place of business that is primarily engaged in the retail sale of groceries, or both groceries and gasoline, and is open for business at any time between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. The term "convenience business" does not include a business that is solely or primarily a restaurant or a business that has at least ten thousand (10,000) square feet of retail floor space.
B. 
For the protection of employees and the consumer public at late-night convenience businesses, every operator of a convenience business shall ensure that such operator's convenience business is equipped with the following:
1. 
A bullet-resistant glass enclosure or security camera system capable of recording and retrieving an image to assist Law Enforcement Officials in the identification and apprehension of a criminal offender and such system shall have at least one (1) camera focused on the cash register area.
2. 
A drop safe or cash-management devise for restricted access to cash receipts.
3. 
Lighting for parking areas and entrances at an intensity to provide clear visibility under normal conditions, which can be satisfied by canopy lighting within ten (10) feet of the building.
4. 
A conspicuous notice at the entrance which states that the cash register contains limited funds.
5. 
Height markers at the entrance of the convenience business which display height measures.
6. 
A cash management policy to limit the cash on hand at all times.
7. 
A silent alarm system which shall be connected to a security company or a local Law Enforcement Agency.
8. 
A telephone, other than a pay telephone, accessible to employees at all times.
C. 
Every operator of a convenience business shall ensure that:
1. 
No window signs shall be located so as to obstruct the view from outside the building to the cash register and sales transaction area; and
2. 
No building tinting that significantly shall significantly reduce exterior or interior view in a normal line of sight.
D. 
For the purposes this Section, "operator" means any individual proprietor or business entity responsible for the day-to-day operation of the convenience business.
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A. 
No practitioner of tattooing, body piercing or branding shall practice and no establishment in which tattoos, body piercing or brandings are applied shall be operated within the City without a license issued by the City of Louisiana, Missouri, and the Director of the Division of Professional Registration of the Missouri Department of Economic Development. The license fee for each practitioner and establishment shall be established by the City of Louisiana and by rule of the Division of Professional Registration, Missouri Department of Economic Development.
B. 
No license shall be issued to any practitioner until they shall have obtained a "special use exception" for such purpose.
1. 
No "conditional use permit" shall be granted until the premises to house such establishment and practice shall meet the State standards and requirements as specified within 4-CSR-267 (Rules of Department of Economic Development Division 267 — Office of Tattooing, Body Piercing and Branding).
C. 
Any practitioner of tattooing, body piercing or branding shall comply with the rules, regulations and restrictions as promulgated by the Division of Professional Registration of the Missouri Department of Economic Development and the City of Louisiana, Missouri. Such rules, regulations and restrictions shall include:
1. 
Tattooing, body piercing or branding shall only be practiced by a State licensed practitioner, provided that no person shall be licensed to practice by the City of Louisiana until the individual and establishment shall be licensed by the State as required with 4-CSR-267.
2. 
Tattooing, body piercing or branding shall only be practiced in an approved, licensed establishment.
3. 
No tattooing establishment shall be located within one thousand (1,000) feet of any established school property boundary.
4. 
Standards of practice as set by 4-CSR-267, Chapter 5 shall be met and maintained at all times by practitioner and establishment.
5. 
Establishment, practitioner and records shall be available for inspection during all business hours.
D. 
No person shall knowingly tattoo, brand or perform body piercing on a minor unless such person is a licensed practitioner and has first obtained prior written consent of the minor's parent(s) or legal guardian. The minor's parent(s) or legal guardian shall execute the written information required by this Section in the presence of the licensed practitioner performing the tattooing, branding or body piercing on the minor or in the presence of an employee or agent of such person. Any person who fraudulently misrepresents their self as a parent or guardian of such minor is guilty of an ordinance violation.
E. 
No person shall tattoo, brand or perform body piercing on another person if the other person is under the influence of intoxicating liquor or a controlled substance.
F. 
No person under the age of eighteen (18) years shall practice or be licensed to practice tattooing, branding or body piercing.
G. 
A person who violates this Section is guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction of same shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00). If there is a subsequent violation of this Section within one (1) year of the initial violation, upon conviction such person shall be fined not less than five hundred dollars ($500.00) nor more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00).
H. 
Definitions. As used in this Section, the following terms shall mean:
BODY PIERCING
The perforation of human tissue other than an ear or ears for a non-medical purpose.
BRANDING
A permanent mark made on human tissue by burning with a hot iron or other instrument.
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE
Any substance defined in Section 195.010, RSMo.
DIVISION
The Division of Professional Registration of the Department of Economic Development.
MINOR
A person under the age of eighteen (18) years.
TATTOO
One (1) or more of the following:
1. 
An indelible mark made on the body by the insertion of a pigment under the skin; or
2. 
An indelible design made on the body by the production of scars by means other than branding.
[Ord. No. 12-2020, 9-28-2020]
No residence may hold more than three (3) garage or yard sales in any fiscal year. Each garage or yard safe shall be limited to four (4) days in length.
[Ord. No. 12-2020, 9-28-2020]
Permission for intersection solicitation in the City of Louisiana will follow a procedure set out by policy, which has been approved by the City Council. The Mayor or the Mayor's designee shall be responsible for approving or denying the application for intersection solicitation.
[Ord. No. 12-2020, 9-28-2020]
A. 
General Provisions Relating To Expanded Business License For Home Occupations. Any property owner of record desiring to have a home occupation as provided for in City Code Section 405.150 must first submit an application for an expanded business license to the City Administrator for review and approval, denial or approval with conditions.
1. 
Home occupations approved and operating prior to August 29, 2019, are exempted from submitting a new application for an expanded business license.
2. 
All approved home occupations as provided for in Section 405.150, new and existing, must continue to annually renew a normal business license, as described in Section 605.010.
3. 
Any significant alteration to an existing, approved home occupation will require submittal of a new application for an expanded business license for a home occupation.
B. 
Issuance Of Expanded Business License.
1. 
Standards. The expanded business license shall by issued by the City Administrator if all of the following conditions are satisfied:
a. 
All required information is supplied;
b. 
The specified fees have been paid;
c. 
The applicant has no outstanding financial obligations due to the City or the State of Missouri;
d. 
Sufficient proof provided that all taxes due to the State of Missouri have been paid;
e. 
Fits the definition and characteristics of a home occupation as provided in Section 405.150 of the Code; and
f. 
It does not appear that any applicable State law or City ordinance, including the standards and requirements in Section 405.150 and other zoning provisions, will be violated by the operation of the home occupation.
2. 
Timing. The City Administrator will either approve or deny an application for an extended business license for a home occupation within sixty (60) days of receipt. The time frame for review may be extended for a period of time requested by the City Administrator and approved by the applicant.
3. 
Appeal of the City Administrator's decision may be made to the Board of Adjustment pursuant to City Code Section 405.030.
4. 
Should the City Administrator decide that a proposed home occupation would represent a potential variance from existing zoning regulations the application for an expanded business license for a home occupation will be forwarded to the Board of Adjustment for disposition in accordance with Section 405.030. The City Administrator will take no further action on said application unless approved by the Board of Adjustment or through subsequent appeal.