City of Farmington, MO
St. Francois County
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[Code 1974 §620.020; CC 1984 §27-101]
No person shall carry on, conduct or engage in the business of supplying gas service for compensation in the City without first having obtained a license therefor.
[Code 1974 §620.040; CC 1984 §27-102]
A. 
Every person engaged in the business of supplying gas service for compensation in the City shall on or before the first (1st) day of January in each year hereafter, on or before the day upon which the person first engaged in the business of supplying gas service for compensation in the City, and thereafter on or before the first (1st) day of January of each succeeding year file with the City of Farmington an application, in writing, for a license to conduct any such business in the City for a period of one (1) year ending on the thirty-first (31st) day of December then next following.
B. 
At the time the application shall be made to the City of Farmington, the applicant shall pay to the City of Farmington the sum of five hundred dollars ($500.00). Upon payment thereof, the City Clerk or his/her designee shall issue a license entitling the applicant to conduct his/her business in the City for a period ending on the thirty-first (31st) day of December then next following. The application shall be made in a form to be prescribed by the City Clerk or his/her designee.
[1]
Editor's Note — Reference to city collector has been changed to "City of Farmington" at the direction of the city in Supp. #3, 4-2011. Reference to city collector has been changed to "city clerk or his/her designee" at the direction of the city in Supp. #3, 4-2011.
[Code 1974 §§620.030, 620.040; CC 1984 §27-103]
A. 
On or before the twentieth (20th) day of the month following the date upon which any such license shall expire, the licensee shall file with the City of Farmington a sworn statement setting forth the actual number of customers purchasing gas supplied by the licensee in the City during each calendar month within the period during which the license was in effect.
B. 
The number of customers, as shown in the sworn statement for each of the several months, shall be averaged to determine the number of customers for the period during which the license was in effect and the license fee shall be based upon the number of customers so determined at the rate of one dollar forty cents ($1.40) for each customer.
C. 
If the total license fee thus determined shall be less than five hundred dollars ($500.00) paid by the licensee upon the issuance of the license, then the City of Farmington shall refund to the licensee a sum equal to the difference between the five hundred dollars ($500.00) and the amount due.
D. 
If the total license fee as shown by the sworn statement shall be in excess of the five hundred dollars ($500.00) paid by the licensee upon the issuance of the license, then the licensee shall, at the time of filing his/her sworn statement, pay or cause to be paid to the City of Farmington the difference between the amount actually due and the amount of five hundred dollars ($500.00).
[1]
Editor's Note — Reference to city collector has been changed to "City of Farmington" at the direction of the city in Supp. #3, 4-2011.
[Code 1974 §620.050; CC 1984 §27-104]
The City Clerk or his/her designee or any other person authorized by the City Council shall have free access at all reasonable times to the books and records of any person carrying on, conducting or engaging in any business described in this Article for the purpose of verifying the correctness and accuracy of the statements required to be made by the provisions of Section 625.030.
[1]
Editor's Note — Reference to city collector has been changed to "city clerk or his/her designee" at the direction of the city in Supp. #3, 4-2011.
[Code 1974 §620.060; CC 1984 §27-105]
The license fee levied in this Article shall be in lieu of any other license fee or occupational tax required of any licensee hereunder, but nothing herein contained shall be construed to exempt any such person from the payment to the City of the tax which the City may now or hereafter levy upon the real or personal property belonging to any such person, or any tax now or hereafter levied upon anything other than gas service, nor shall the payment of the tax herein levied exempt any such person from the payment of any other tax which may be lawfully levied, other than the license fee or occupational tax on any of the businesses described in Section 625.010.
[Code 1974 §620.070; CC 1984 §27-106]
A. 
Every person who shall fail, neglect or refuse to apply for licenses or who shall fail, neglect or refuse to pay the license fee herein provided, or who shall fail or refuse to file the sworn statement herein provided, or who shall make false or fraudulent statements under the provisions of this Article, or who shall interfere with the City Clerk or his/her designee or other persons delegated by the City Council in the performance of any of the duties herein provided shall be deemed guilty of an ordinance violation.
B. 
In addition to any penalties which may be imposed hereunder, the license of any person who shall have been convicted of violating any of the provisions of this Article may, at the option of the City Council, be revoked thereby without notice.
[1]
Editor's Note — Reference to city collector has been changed to "city clerk or his/her designee" at the direction of the city in Supp. #3, 4-2011.
[Code 1974 §625.020; CC 1984 §27-121]
No person shall carry on, conduct or engage in the business of supplying telephone service for compensation in the City without first having obtained a license therefor.
[Code 1974 §625.040; CC 1984 §27-122]
A. 
Every such person shall, on or before the first (1st) day of December of each year, on or before the date upon which the person first engaged in the business of supplying telephone service for compensation in the City, and on or before the first (1st) day of each succeeding December, file with the City an application, in writing, for a license to conduct any such business in the City for a period ending on the thirtieth (30th) day of November then next following. The application shall be made in a form to be prescribed by the City of Farmington
B. 
Upon the filing of such application on or before the first (1st) day of December, the City Clerk or his/her designee shall issue a license to the applicant for a license to carry on, conduct or engage in the business of supplying telephone service for compensation for the period of December first (1st) to November thirtieth (30th) then next following.
[1]
Editor's Note — Reference to city collector has been changed to "City of Farmington" at the direction of the city in Supp. #3, 4-2011. Reference to city collector has been changed to "city clerk or his/her designee" at the direction of the city in Supp. #3, 4-2011.
[Code 1974 §§625.030, 625.040; CC 1984 §27-123]
A. 
On or before the fifteenth (15th) day of July next following the first (1st) day of December that any license shall be issued under this Article, every licensee hereunder shall file with the City of Farmington a sworn statement setting forth the gross receipts from his/her business in the City for the period of December first (1st) to the following May thirty-first (31st) and shall on or before said fifteenth (15th) day of July pay to the City of Farmington a license tax of five percent (5%) of any such gross receipts.
B. 
On or before the fifteenth (15th) day of January next following the fifteenth (15th) day of July when the first (1st) tax payment shall be due hereunder, every licensee hereunder shall file with the City Clerk a sworn statement setting forth the gross receipts from his/her business in the City for the period of June first (1st) to the following November thirtieth (30th) and shall on or before said fifteenth (15th) day of January pay to the City of Farmington a license tax of five percent (5%) of any such gross receipts.
[1]
Editor's Note — Reference to city collector has been changed to "City of Farmington" at the direction of the city in Supp. #3, 4-2011.
[Code 1974 §625.050; CC 1984 §27-124]
The City Clerk or any other person authorized by the City Council shall have free access at all reasonable times to the books and records of any person carrying on, conducting or engaging in any business described in this Article for the purpose of verifying the correctness and accuracy of the statements required to be made by the provisions of Section 625.090.
[Code 1974 §625.080; CC 1984 §27-125]
The license fee levied under this Article shall be in lieu of any other occupational tax required of any licensee hereunder, but nothing herein contained shall be construed to exempt any such person from the payment to the City of the tax which the City may now or hereafter levy upon the real or personal property belonging to any such person, nor any tax now or hereafter levied upon anything other than telephone service, nor shall the payment of the tax herein levied exempt any such person from the payment of any other tax which may lawfully be levied, other than the occupational tax on any of the businesses described in Section 625.070.
[Code 1974 §§625.060, 625.070; CC 1984 §27-126]
A. 
Every person licensed under this Article who shall fail, neglect or refuse to apply for a license, or who shall fail, neglect or refuse to pay the license tax herein provided, or who shall fail, neglect or refuse to file the sworn statement herein provided, or who shall make any false or fraudulent statement under the provisions of this Article, or who shall interfere with the City Clerk or other person delegated by the City Council in the performance of any of the duties herein provided shall be guilty of an ordinance violation.
B. 
In addition to any penalties which may be imposed hereunder, the license of any person who shall have been convicted of violating any of the provisions of this Article may, at the option of the City Council, be revoked thereby without notice.