Village of Oakfield, NY
Genesee County
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All licenses under this chapter shall be issued by the Mayor of the Village, except that the Mayor may direct the Clerk-Treasurer of the Village to issue said licenses and permits and collect the fees therefor, specifying the fee to be paid therefor to such person, firm or corporation as he/she shall deem fit and proper for such trade or occupation, but such license shall be refused for any of the occupations set forth herein which shall, in the opinion of the Mayor, be likely to disturb the peace and order of the Village.
Every such license shall be countersigned by the Clerk-Treasurer of the Village who shall keep a record thereof and the amount of the fee paid therefor, and the said Clerk shall endorse thereon his receipt of the license fee.
Editor's Note: Original Sec. 1, Hawkers, peddlers and solicitors, of Art. VII, Licenses and Permits, of L.L. No. 1-2005, which immediately preceded this section, was repealed at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
In the event that the Mayor, or the Clerk-Treasurer acting in his stead, shall refuse to issue a license or permit, then and in that event, the person who has been refused a license or permit may appeal to the Board of Trustees who shall, upon favorable vote, order the Village Clerk-Treasurer to issue a license or permit to the applicant.
Where any business, trade or other thing for which a license is granted by the Village is, or is about to become, a nuisance or menace to the peace, comfort and health of the Village of Oakfield or its inhabitants, the Mayor or Board of Trustees shall have the right to immediately suspend such license or permit upon serving written notice to the holder or such license or permit upon any person in charge of such business, trade or other thing, pending decision by the Board of Trustees.
No person shall conduct or operate without first obtaining a license any circus or carnival, billiard or pocket billiard room, public dance, bowling alley, restaurant or eating place.
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]
All license fees shall be paid to the Village Clerk-Treasurer and all licenses issued on a yearly basis shall expire on the 31st day of July of each year. The fees for licenses and permits, except as otherwise herein provided, are as set from time to time by resolution of the Board of Trustees and on file in the Village offices.
No license or permit may be assigned without the written consent of the Mayor or the Board of Trustees.
All licenses or permits issued by the Village of Oakfield shall be posted in a conspicuous place in the building licensed or in the place where the business licensed is carried on. All other licenses or permits shall be kept in a convenient place where they can be readily produced upon demand by the Mayor, Board of Trustees, Village Clerk-Treasurer or persons duly authorized to demand the same.
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]
Any person who shall violate any section of this article shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000 or to imprisonment for not more than one year, or to both such fine and imprisonment, and each day upon which said violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.