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City of Royal Oak, MI
Monday, October 14, 2019

Chapter 394. Hotels, Boardinghouses, Bed-And-Breakfasts and Tourist Homes

§ 394-6. Application for license.

[Amended 2-12-2001 by Ord. No. 2001-2]
Every applicant for a license to operate a licensed establishment shall file an application with the City Clerk's office upon a form provided by the City of Royal Oak and pay a nonrefundable application fee. Such fee shall be set by resolution of the City Commission and may be amended from time to time. The application shall contain the following information:
A. 
The name, residence address and telephone number of each applicant.
(1) 
If the applicant is a corporation, the name, residence address and telephone number of each of the officers and directors of said corporation and of each stockholder owning more than 10% of the stock of the corporation if that individual is or will be involved in the management and/or operation of the licensed establishment, the address of the corporation itself, and the name and address of a resident agent in Oakland County, Michigan. The applicant shall also provide documentation that the corporation is in good standing in the state of incorporation.
(2) 
If the applicant is a partnership, the name of the partnership, and the name, residence address and telephone number of each of the partners having 10% of an ownership interest if that individual is or will be involved in the management and/or operation of the licensed establishment, and the name, address and telephone number of a resident agent in Oakland County, Michigan.
(3) 
If the applicant owns stock or has a financial interest in any other licensed establishment, the name, address and telephone number of the corporation, and the name, address and telephone number of each licensed establishment.
B. 
The history of an applicant in the operation of a licensed establishment, or similar business or occupation, including, but not limited to, whether or not such person has previously operated in the City or another municipality or state under license, has had such license revoked or suspended, and the reason therefor.
C. 
Applicant's social security number, driver's license number, if any, and date of birth.
D. 
Business, occupation, or employment of the applicant for the three years immediately preceding the date of application, including the name, address and telephone number of any and all employers.
E. 
All criminal convictions in the preceding 10 years, other than traffic violations, including the dates of convictions, nature of the crime, and place convicted.
F. 
Authorization for the City of Royal Oak, its agents and employees to seek information and conduct an investigation into the truth of the statements set forth in the application. The application shall give such additional information and identification necessary to discover the truth of the matters required to be set forth in the application or renewal, including all tax records, business records, profit/loss statements and any other financial information regarding the operation of the licensed premises.
[Amended 9-9-2002 by Ord. No. 2002-03]
G. 
A statement concerning the proposed rates to be charged by the establishment.
H. 
The application shall be signed and sworn to by the applicant.
I. 
The successful applicant shall coordinate and schedule, in conjunction with the Fire Chief and the Chief Building Inspector, or their designee(s), timely inspections of the licensed premises not less than annually and shall acquiesce, in writing, to such other inspection(s) as may be deemed appropriate in the sole discretion of the Fire Chief and the Chief Building Inspector, or their designee(s).
[Added 9-9-2002 by Ord. No. 2002-03]