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

Chapter 425. Licensing, General

Article II. General Licensing

§ 425-7. Application for license.

Every applicant for a license to operate, establish, conduct or carry on any activity, business or operation which requires a license under any ordinance in the City of Royal Oak shall file an application with the City Clerk's office upon a form provided by the City of Royal Oak and a 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 at least 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 particular establishment or activity proposed to be licensed, 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 particular establishment or activity proposed to be licensed, 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 particular establishment or activity similar to that for which the license is sought, the name, address and telephone number of the corporation, and the name, address and telephone number of each other establishment.
B. 
The history of an applicant in the operation of the proposed licensed establishment or activity 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 applicant shall give such additional information and identification necessary to discover the truth of the matters required to be set forth in application.
G. 
The application shall be signed and sworn to by the applicant.