City of Creve Coeur, MO
St. Louis County
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[Ord. No. 5645, 7-8-2019]
Nothing contained in this Article or any license issued hereunder shall be construed as authorizing any person to sell intoxicating liquor, tobacco, marijuana or other products and services requiring any separate licensing or approval from any authority including the City, St. Louis County, the State of Missouri, or the United States. Nothing in this Article shall be construed to authorize the conduct of any business, trade, occupation or activity in any district within the City unless such business, trade, occupation or activity is authorized in such district by the zoning ordinances of the City
Cross Reference — Zoning regulations, ch 405; Alcoholic beverages, ch. 600.
[R.O. 2008 §15-1; Ord. No. 5006 §1, 10-9-2007]
In addition to all other applicable requirements of this Chapter 605:
The possession of a retail sales license and a statement from the State Department of Revenue that the licensee owes no tax due under Sections 143.191 to 143.265, RSMo., or Sections 144.010 to 144.510, RSMo., as amended from time to time, shall be a prerequisite to the issuance or renewal of any City license which is required for conducting any business where goods are sold at retail. The date of issuance on the statement that the licensee owes no tax due shall be no more than ninety (90) days before the date of submission for application or renewal of the City license. The revocation of a retailer's license by the Director of the State Department of Revenue shall render the City license null and void.
Any applicant for a City occupational or business license which is a contractor in the construction industry shall provide with its application a certificate of insurance for Workers' Compensation coverage or an affidavit, in the form developed by the State Division of Workers' Compensation, signed by the applicant attesting that the contractor is exempt from providing such coverage. The City shall not have any duty to investigate any such certificate of insurance or affidavit. A contractor shall be denied such a license until it complies with this requirement. It is unlawful, pursuant to Sections 287.061 and 287.128, RSMo., for any contractor to provide fraudulent information pursuant to this Section. Nothing in this Section shall be construed to create or constitute a liability to or a cause of action against a City in regard to the issuance of any license.
[R.O. 2008 §15-2; Ord. No. 5058 §6, 9-4-2008]
In addition to all other applicable requirements of this Chapter 605:
In conjunction with the review of any application for a City occupational or business license, the City shall consult any database available under Section 285.543, RSMo., regarding suspension of licenses and permits of businesses that violate State alien employment restrictions. The City shall abide by directions received from any court or the Attorney General regarding suspension of such licenses and permits for such violations.
State Law References — §§285.525 — 285.550, RSMo.
[Ord. No. 5115 §1, 11-9-2009]
In connection with efforts to collect unpaid City business license taxes pursuant to Chapter 605 of the City Code of Ordinances, the City Administrator and his designees are hereby authorized to design and implement an amnesty program, which may involve those delinquent taxpayers that come forth voluntarily on initial City request and promptly pay overdue taxes, a release of any obligation as penalties and interest. Such amnesty program may involve such other parameters as may in the judgment of the City Administrator best serve the interests of the City, including less comprehensive releases of obligations for those delinquent taxpayers that do not come forth voluntarily on initial City request but nonetheless respond to subsequent requests or demands prior to entry of any court judgment regarding their unpaid tax obligations. In connection with these collection efforts, the City Administrator and his designees shall also be authorized to make reasonable arrangements for compromise of any legitimately disputed tax obligation. The City Administrator shall regularly report to the City Council regarding the City's efforts to collect unpaid business license taxes through and including March 31, 2010, so that the Council may consider the efficacy of the City's collection efforts and such amnesty program.