Wright City, MO
Warren County
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Section 615.010 License Required.

[CC §830.010; Ord. No. 12, 10-8-1959]
It shall be unlawful for any person, either directly or indirectly, to conduct any business or non-profit enterprise, or to use in connection therewith any vehicle, premises, machine or device, in whole or in part, for which a license, or permit, is required by any law or ordinance of this City, without a license, or permit therefor being first procured and kept in effect at all times as required by this Chapter or other law or ordinance of this City.

Section 615.020 Special Sales.

[CC §830.020; Ord. No. 12, 10-8-1959]
This Chapter shall apply to all business in the nature of special sales for which a license is required by any law or ordinance of the City and it shall be unlawful for any person, either directly or indirectly, to conduct any such sale except in conformity with the provisions of this Chapter.

Section 615.030 Defining Covered Transactions For A Business.

[CC §830.030; Ord. No. 12, 10-8-1959]
A. 
For the purpose of this Chapter, any person shall be deemed to be in business or engaging in non-profit enterprise, and thus subject to the requirements of Sections 615.010 and 615.020, when he does one (1) act of:
1. 
Selling any goods or service;
2. 
Soliciting business or offering goods or services for sale or hire;
3. 
Acquiring or using any vehicle or any premises in the City for business purposes.

Section 615.040 Agents Responsible For Obtaining License.

[CC §830.040; Ord. No. 12, 10-8-1959]
The agents or other representatives of non-residents who are doing business in the City shall be personally responsible for the compliance of their principals and of the businesses they represent with this Chapter.

Section 615.050 Separate License For Branch Establishments.

[CC §830.050; Ord. No. 12, 10-8-1959]
A license shall be obtained in the manner prescribed herein for each branch establishment or location of the business engaged in, as if each such branch establishment or location were a separate business; provided that warehouses and distributing plants used in connection with and incidental to a business licensed under the provisions of this Chapter shall not be deemed to be separate places of business or branch establishments.

Section 615.060 Rental Real Property.

[CC §830.060; Ord. No. 12, 10-8-1959]
Each rental real property shall be deemed a branch establishment or separate place of business for the purpose of this Chapter when there is a representative of the owner or the owner's agent on the premises who is authorized to transact business for such owner or owner's agent or there is a regular employee of the owner or of the owner's agent working on the premises.

Section 615.070 Joint License.

[CC §830.070; Ord. No. 12, 10-8-1959]
A person engaged in two (2) or more businesses at the same location shall not be required to obtain separate licenses for conducting each of such businesses but, when eligible, shall be issued one (1) license which shall specify on its face all such businesses.

Section 615.080 License Exception.

[CC §830.080; Ord. No. 12, 10-8-1959]
No license shall be required of any person for any mere delivery in the City of any property purchased or acquired in good faith from such person at his regular place of business outside the City where no intent by such person is shown to exist to evade the provisions of this Chapter.

Section 615.090 Special Permits Issued; Non-Profit and Other Similar Enterprises.

[CC §830.090; Ord. No. 12, 10-8-1959; Ord. No. 837 §II, 10-23-2014]
A. 
The City License Officer may issue special permits, without the payment of any license fees or other charges therefor, to any person or organization for the conduct or operation of a non-profit enterprise, either regularly or temporarily, when he finds that the applicant operates without private profit, for a public, charitable, educational, literary, fraternal or religious purpose.
1. 
Application for special permit. An applicant for a special permit shall submit an application therefor to the City License Officer, upon forms prescribed by the License Officer, and shall furnish such additional information and make such affidavits as the License Officer shall require.
2. 
Special permittees must conform. A person or organization operating under a special permit shall operate his non-profit enterprise in compliance with this Chapter and all other applicable rules and regulations as provided herein.
3. 
Approval by Board. For any request for a special permit, including a temporary street closure by an individual, neighborhood, civic or community organization for the temporary closure of any City street for the purpose of conducting a neighborhood, civic or community event, an application for a special permit may be submitted to the Board of Aldermen for approval when the City License Officer deems it necessary due to the request involving the safety of other citizens where it could involve other entities such as the Police and Fire Departments.

Section 615.100 City License Officer's Duties.

[CC §830.100; Ord. No. 12, 10-8-1959; Ord. No. 362 §I, 6-24-1999]
A. 
Issue Licenses. The City License Officer shall collect all license fees and shall issue licenses in the name of the City to all persons qualified under the provisions of this Chapter and shall:
1. 
Make rules. Promulgate and enforce all reasonable rules and regulations necessary to the operation and enforcement of this Chapter.
2. 
Adopt forms. Adopt all forms and prescribe the information to be given therein as to character and other relevant matter for all necessary papers.
3. 
Require affidavits. Require applicants to submit all affidavits and oaths necessary to the administration of this Chapter.
4. 
Obtain endorsement. Submit all applications, in a proper case to interested City Officials for their endorsement thereon as to compliance by the applicant with all City regulations which they have the duty of enforcing.
5. 
Investigate. Investigate and determine the eligibility of any applicant for a license as prescribed herein.
6. 
Examine records. Examine the books and records of any applicant or licensee when reasonably necessary to the administration and enforcement of this Chapter.
7. 
Give notice. Notify any applicant of the acceptance or rejection of his application and shall, upon his refusal of any license or permit, at the applicant's request, state in writing the reasons therefor and deliver them to the applicant.
B. 
Information to be Kept Confidential. The License Officer shall keep all information furnished or secured under the authority of this Chapter in strict confidence. Such information shall not be subject to public inspection and shall be kept so that the contents thereof shall not become known except to the persons charged with the administration of this Chapter.
C. 
Expiration and Late Payment. All licenses shall expire on December 31 of the year issued. A late payment penalty of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) shall be assessed against the reissuance of a license if renewed after February 15 of any year.
[Ord. No. 775 §I, 10-25-2012]

Section 615.110 Qualifications of License Applicants.

[CC §830.110; Ord. No. 12, 10-8-1959; Ord. No. 775 §II, 10-25-2012]
A. 
The general standards herein set out relative to the qualifications of every applicant for a City license shall be considered and applied by the City License Officer. The applicant shall have:
1. 
Citizenship. Be a citizen of the United States, or a declarant therefor as authorized by law;
2. 
Good moral character. Be of good moral character. In making such determination the City License Officer shall consider:
a. 
Penal history. All arrests, pleas, convictions, the reasons therefor, and the demeanor of the applicant subsequent to his release;
b. 
License history. The license history of the applicant, whether in Missouri or another state, where the applicant has had such license denied, revoked or suspended, the reasons therefor, and the demeanor of the applicant subsequent to such action;
c. 
General personal history. Such other facts relevant to the general personal history of the applicant as he shall find necessary to a fair determination of the eligibility of the applicant;
d. 
Nature of business. Such information to determine whether the business will comply with all criminal, zoning, and other laws of the City, the State or Federal Government.
3. 
No obligations to the City. Not be in default under the provisions of this Chapter or indebted or obligated in any manner to the City except for current taxes.

Section 615.120 Procedure for Issuance of Licenses.

[CC §830.120; Ord. No. 12, 10-8-1959; Ord. No. 775 §III, 10-25-2012]
A. 
Formal Application Required. Every person required to procure a license under the provisions of this Chapter or law of the City shall submit an application for such license to the City License Officer.
1. 
Form of application. The application shall be a written statement upon forms provided by the City License Officer; such forms shall include an affidavit, to be sworn to by the applicant before a Notary Public of this State.
2. 
Contents of application. The application shall require the disclosure of all information necessary for all determinations under and to demonstrate compliance with Section 615.110 and of any other information which the City License Officer shall find to be reasonably necessary and helpful to the fair administration of this Chapter.
B. 
Reissuance License Procedure. The procedure and criteria for the reissuance of a license shall be the same as for an initial license, and the applicant shall submit an application for such license to the City License Officer. The application procedure:
1. 
Form of application. Be a written statement upon forms provided by the City License Officer; such forms shall include an affidavit, to be sworn to by the applicant before a Notary Public of this State;
2. 
Contents. Require the disclosure of such information, including, but not limited to, information sought in Section 615.110 of the Municipal Code, concerning the applicant's demeanor and the conduct and operation of the applicant's business during the preceding licensing period as is reasonably necessary to the determination by the License Officer of the applicant's eligibility for a reissuance of a license and of the need for any adjustment of the license fee.
C. 
Non-Approval. If the License Officer determines that the applicant proposes a business that will be in violation of, or that an applicant for a licensed business was operating during the preceding licensing period in contravention of, Section 615.150, other provisions of this Chapter or the Wright City Municipal Code, has failed to pay any other fees or taxes due and owing to the City, or has operated or continues to operate in violation of any State or Federal law, the License Officer shall not issue a license for such business.
D. 
Pavment Of Fees. The application shall be accompanied by the full amount of the fees chargeable for such license.
E. 
Issuance Of Receipts. Whenever a license cannot be issued at the time the application for the same is made, the City License Officer shall issue a receipt to the applicant for the money paid in advance, subject to the following conditions: Such receipt shall not be construed as the approval of the City License Officer for the issuance of a license; nor shall it entitle or authorize the applicant to open or maintain any business contrary to the provisions of this Chapter.
F. 
Duplicate License Procedure. A duplicate license or special permit shall be issued by the License Officer to replace any license previously issued, which has been lost, stolen, defaced or destroyed, without any willful misconduct on the part of the licensee, upon the filing by the licensee of an affidavit sworn to before a Notary Public of this State attesting to such fact and the paying to the License Officer of a fee of one dollar ($1.00).
G. 
Supplemental License Procedure. When a licensee places himself in a new status as provided in Subsection (B) of Section 615.130, the License Officer shall issue a supplemental license and such additional insignia as may be required.
H. 
Non-Approval Of License. The License Officer shall, upon disapproving any application submitted under the provisions of this Section, refund all fees paid in advance to the applicant, provided the applicant is not otherwise indebted to the City. No hearing is required for a denial of an application whether for an initial license or a reissuance.
I. 
Compliance Pending Legal Action. When the issuance of a license is denied and any Section is instituted by the applicant to compel its issuance, such applicant shall not engage in the business for which the license was refused unless a license is issued to him pursuant to a judgment authorizing the same.
J. 
No Right To Reissuance. The issuance of a license for a license period shall not create an automatic right to the reissuance of license after any license period expires. Every application shall be reviewed for compliance with the provisions of this Code for the ensuing license period.

Section 615.130 Determination of License Fee.

[CC §830.130; Ord. No. 12, 10-8-1959; Ord. No. 360 §I, 6-24-1999]
A. 
Fee Established. License fees shall be in the amounts established in the governing Section, and as further determined under this Chapter.
B. 
Adjustment of Fee. The License Officer shall upon a:
1. 
Change in license status. Require the payment of an additional or higher license fee when a licensee places himself in such status under this Chapter by:
a. 
Making any other lawful and material change of any kind in his business;
b. 
Increasing the number or size of his vehicles.
2. 
Request for rebate of fee.
a. 
General prohibition. Except as herein provided, no rebate or refund of any license fee or part thereof shall be made by reason of the non-use of such license or by reason of a change of location or business rendering the use of such license ineffective.
b. 
Authorized in special case. The License Officer shall have the authority to refund a license fee or pro-rate thereof where the license fee was collected through an error.

Section 615.140 (Reserved) [1]

[1]
Editor’s Note: Former Section 615.140, Contents of License, as adopted and amended by CC §830.140; Ord. No. 12, 10-8-1959, was repealed by Ord. No. 809 §I, adopted 10-24-2013.

Section 615.150 Duties of Licensee.

[CC §830.150]
A. 
General Standards of Conduct. Every licensee under this Chapter shall:
1. 
Permit inspection. Permit all reasonable inspection of his business and examinations of his books by public authorities so authorized by law;
2. 
Comply with governing law. Ascertain and at all times comply with all laws and regulations applicable to such licensed business;
3. 
Operate properly. Avoid all forbidden, improper or unnecessary practices or conditions which do or may affect the public health, morals or welfare;
4. 
Cease business. Refrain from operating the licensed businesses or premises after expiration of his license and during the period his license is revoked or suspended.
B. 
Display of License and Insignia. Every licensee under this Chapter shall:
1. 
Premises.
a. 
Licenses. Post and maintain such license upon the licensed premises in a place where it may be seen at all times;
b. 
Insignia. Affix any insignia delivered for use in connection with business premises of the inside glass part of the window of said established, facing the public way or on the inside glass part of the door opening on the public way. Such insignia shall be placed and maintained so as to be plainly visible from the public way; where the licensed premises does not have a window facing a public way at street level, or a glass door opening upon the public way, such insignia shall be affixed to the glass in the door, window or other prominent place in the nearest proximity to the principal public entrance to such establishment and shall be placed and maintained so as to be plainly visible from such public entrance;
c. 
Vehicles. Effect of this Chapter; any general or special license fees required for any kind of vehicle, for the privilege of being operated upon the public highways by any Statute or ordinance shall not abrogate, limit or affect any further requirements of this Chapter, or other laws, for additional and separate licenses, permits and fees for such vehicles, or other uses, for and relating to the privilege of using the same in the business so licensed;
d. 
Motor vehicles. Affix any insignia delivered for use in connection with a licensed motor vehicle on the inside of the windshield of the vehicle or as may be otherwise prescribed by the License Officer with the advise and consent of the Board of Aldermen or by law.
e. 
Motor-less vehicles. Affix any metal or durable type of insignia delivered for use in connection with a wagon or other vehicle not operated by motor-power securely on the outside of such vehicle.
2. 
Persons. Carry such license on his person when he has no licensed business premises.
3. 
Machines. Affix any insignia delivered for use in connection therewith upon the outside of any coin, vending or other business machine or device, so that it may be seen at all times.
4. 
Inoperative licenses. Special permits and insignia does not allow any license, special permit or insignia to remain posted or displayed or used, after the period for which it was issued has expired, or when it has been suspended or revoked, or for any other reason becomes ineffective. The licensee shall promptly return such inoperative license, special permit or insignia to the License Officer.
5. 
Unlawful possession. Not loan, sell, give or assign, to any other person, or allow any other person to use or display or to destroy, damage or remove, or to have in his possession, except as authorized by the License Officer or by law, any license or insignia which has been issued to said licensee.
6. 
New location desired. A licensee shall have the right to change the location of the licensed business provided he shall:
a. 
Obtain written permission from the License Officer for such change of location;
b. 
Keep all records and books necessary for the computation of his license fee and to the enforcement of this Chapter. The License Officer shall make his own determination as to the financial statement for any business where the licensee has failed to keep books and records as required herein.

Section 615.160 Business and Occupational License Fees.

[Ord. No. 210 §II, 6-11-1987; Ord. No. 361 §§I — II, 6-24-1999; Ord. No. 514 §§I — II, 2-10-2005; Ord. No. 812 §V, 12-12-2013]
A. 
A City license tax is hereby levied on the following businesses and occupations of fifty dollars ($50.00):
Business or Occupation
Fee
Agents
$50.00
Artists
$50.00
Auctioneers
$50.00
Automobile Agencies
$50.00
Automobile Dealers
$50.00
Automobile Repair Shops
$50.00
Auto Drays
$50.00
Auto Liveries
$50.00
Auto Wrecking Shops
$50.00
Ball Alleys
$50.00
Balls
$50.00
Banks
$50.00
Billposters
$50.00
Billiard Tables
$50.00
Boxing and Sparring Exhibitions
$50.00
Bowling Alleys
$50.00
Brokers
$50.00
Butchers
$50.00
Circuses, Shows, Parades, and Exhibitions
$50.00
Concerts
$50.00
Confectioners
$50.00
Corn Doctors
$50.00
Dance Houses
$50.00
Dealers in Automobile Accessories
$50.00
Drayment (truck lines)
$50.00
Drays
$50.00
Druggists
$50.00
Equestrian Performances
$50.00
Express Agents
$50.00
Express Companies
$50.00
Ferries
$50.00
Food Truck (as defined in Section 405.090)
One day
25.00
Two days
50.00
Six months
100.00
Fortune Tellers
$50.00
Gas Companies
$50.00
Gasoline Filling Station
$50.00
Grocers
$50.00
Gaugers
$50.00
Hackmen (taxi)
$50.00
Hawkers and Peddlers, on foot,
One day
$25.00
Three days
$50.00
Six months
$100.00
Hawkers and Peddlers, from vehicle,
One day
$25.00
Two days
$50.00
Six months
$100.00
Horoscopic Views
$50.00
Horse or Cattle Dealers
$50.00
Hotels
$50.00
Ice Cream Stands
$50.00
Ice Cream and Soft Drink Stands, combined
$50.00
Inspectors
$50.00
Insurance Agents
$50.00
Insurance Companies
$50.00
Intelligence and Employment Offices and Agencies
$50.00
Jitneys
$50.00
Junk Dealers
$50.00
Light Companies
$50.00
Loan Agents
$50.00
Loan Companies
$50.00
Lumber Dealers
$50.00
Lung Testers
$50.00
Magnifying Glasses
$50.00
Manufacturing Corporations and other Corporations and Institutions
$50.00
Menageries
$50.00
Mercantile Agents
$50.00
Merchants, of all kinds
$50.00
Money Brokers
$50.00
Moneychangers
$50.00
Moving Picture Shows
$50.00
Muscle Developers
$50.00
Museums
$50.00
Omnibus Drivers
$50.00
Omnibuses
$50.00
Opera Houses
$50.00
Ordinances
$50.00
Patent Right Dealers
$50.00
Pawnbrokers
$50.00
Photographers
$50.00
Pistol Galleries
$50.00
Plumbers
$50.00
Pool Tables and Other Tables
$50.00
Porters
$50.00
Power and Light Companies
$50.00
Private Venereal Hospitals
$50.00
Public Boarding Houses
$50.00
Public Buildings
$50.00
Public Garages
$50.00
Public Garages and Auto Repair Shop, combined
$50.00
Public Halls
$50.00
Public Lecturers
$50.00
Public Masquerades
$50.00
Public Meetings
$50.00
Real Estate Agents
$50.00
Restaurants
$50.00
Runners for Steamboats, Cars and Public Houses
$50.00
Sales of Unclaimed Goods by Express Companies or Common Carrier
$50.00
Shows and Amusements
$50.00
Soda Fountains
$50.00
Soft Drink Stands
$50.00
Stockyards
$50.00
Street Exhibitions
$50.00
Street Railroad Cars
$50.00
Taverns
$50.00
Telegraph Companies
$50.00
Telephone Companies
$50.00
Telescopic Views
$50.00
Tenpin Alleys
$50.00
Theatrical or Other Exhibitions
$50.00
Tippling Houses
$50.00
Transfer and All Other Vehicles
$50.00
Traveling and Auction Shows
$50.00
All Other Pursuing Like Occupations
$50.00
B. 
Anyone engaged in two (2) or more types of businesses classified herein, shall pay a license fee of one hundred dollars ($100.00) for all required annual licenses.
C. 
Any provision herein to the contrary notwithstanding, during the year 2005, the City license tax is hereby levied on the above-mentioned businesses and occupations of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for all existing businesses.

Section 615.170 Inspections.

[Ord. No. 775 §IV, 10-25-2012[1]]
A. 
Persons Authorized. The following persons are authorized to conduct inspections in the manner prescribed herein:
1. 
License Officer or delegate. Shall make all investigations reasonably necessary for enforcement of this Chapter.
2. 
Officials having duties. The Licensing Officer shall have the authority to order the inspection of licensees, their businesses and premises, by all City Officials having duties to perform with reference to such licensees or businesses.
3. 
Police Officers. Shall inspect and examine businesses located within their respective jurisdictions to enforce compliance with this Chapter.
B. 
Authority Of inspectors. The persons authorized herein to inspect licensees and businesses shall have the authority to enter, with or without a search warrant, at all reasonable times, the public portion of the following premises:
1. 
Those for which a license is required;
2. 
Those for which a license was issued and which, at the time of inspection, are operating under such license;
3. 
Those for which the license has been revoked or suspended.
C. 
Reports By inspectors. Inspecting licensees, their businesses, or premises as herein authorized shall report all violations of this Chapter or of any other laws or ordinances to the License Officer and shall submit such other reports as the License Officer shall order.
[1]
Editor's Note: Section IV of this ordinance also repealed former Section 615.170, Enforcement, as adopted and amended by CC § 830.170; Ord. No. 12, 10-8-1959; Ord. No. 363 § I, 6-24-1999.

Section 615.175 Suspension or Revocation of License; Hearing.

[Ord. No. 775 §V, 10-25-2012]
A. 
Provisional Order. When an inspector has reported or the License Officer has otherwise determined that there is a violation of this Chapter or of any law or ordinance, the License Officer shall issue to the affected person a provisional order to comply.
1. 
Nature of notice. The provisional order and all other notices issued in compliance with this Chapter shall be in writing, shall be personally served if practicable and shall apprise the person affected of specific violations. In the absence of the person affected or his agent or employee, a copy of such notice shall be affixed to some structure on the premises. Depositing such notice in the United States mail shall constitute service thereof, addressed to the last known address of such party unavailable for personal service.
2. 
Period for compliance. The provisional order shall require compliance within thirty (30) days of service on the affected person.
3. 
Hearing. Upon written application by the person affected before the expiration of the thirty-day period for compliance, the License Officer shall order a hearing. Notice of such hearing shall be given the affected person in the manner prescribed herein.
B. 
Modifying Authority Of Licensing Officer. Upon written application, or on his own motion, the License Officer shall have the authority, in a proper case, to extend the time for compliance, to grant a new hearing date, and to change, modify or rescind any provisional recommendation or order, prior to its becoming final.
C. 
Final Order. Upon the failure or refusal of the violator to comply with the provisional order or with any order made after hearing, the License Officer shall then declare and make the provisional order final.
1. 
The License Officer shall have the authority to suspend or revoke licenses upon making and declaring a provisional order final.
2. 
Upon revocation or suspension no refund of any portion of the license fee shall be made to the licensee, and he shall immediately cease all business at all places under such license in the City.
D. 
Summary Action. When the conduct of any licensee, agent or employee is so inimicable to the public health, safety and general welfare as to constitute a nuisance and thus give rise to an emergency, the License Officer shall have the authority to summarily order the cessation of business and the close of the premises or to suspend or revoke the license.
E. 
Special Hearing. Unless waived in writing, within five (5) days after he has acted summarily, the License Officer shall conduct a special hearing for such action in respect to the summary order as may be therein determined. Notice of such hearing shall be given the affected person in the manner prescribed herein.
F. 
Right Of Appeal. Any person aggrieved by any decision of the License Officer shall have the right to appeal to the Board of Aldermen by filing a written appeal with the Mayor and a copy thereof with said License Officer within ten (10) days (inclusive of weekends and holidays) following the effective date of the action or decision complained of. This time period is jurisdictional.
1. 
Contents of appeal. Such appeal shall set out generally the order or decision appealed from and shall include a statement of the facts and/or law relied upon to avoid such order.
2. 
Notification of License Officer. At the time of filing any such appeal, a copy thereof shall be filed by the appellant with the License Officer as provided aforesaid.
3. 
Hearing. The Board of Aldermen shall fix a time and place for hearing the appeal and shall serve a written notice, as provided herein upon the appellant informing him thereof. The Board of Aldermen shall also give such notice to the License Officer, and such Officer shall be entitled to appear and defend such order.
4. 
Effect of decision. The findings of the Board of Aldermen shall be final and conclusive and shall be personally served upon the appellant as required herein.

Section 615.180 Certain Solicitation Prohibited.

[Ord. No. 257 §I, 10-8-1992; Ord. No. 673 §I, 12-11-2008; Ord. No. 837 §I, 10-23-2014]
Any provision in Title VI to the contrary notwithstanding, it shall be unlawful for any person or group to solicit or request gifts or donations or to engage in any business in or on any street or intersection in the City except for any food truck expressly approved by the Board of Aldermen under Section 615.200 and Section 430.140.

Section 615.190 Regulation of Hawkers and Peddlers.

[Ord. No. 749 §I, 3-8-2012]
It shall be unlawful for any person to sell or attempt to sell any merchandise from any vehicle or to sell any merchandise from foot by means of going door-to-door without first making application and securing a "peddler's license" duly issued by the City Clerk pursuant to the provisions of Section 615.120 of the City Municipal Code. Times permitted for conducting door-to-door sales are from 9:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. within the City limits of Wright City.

Section 615.200 Regulation of Food Trucks.

[Ord. No. 812 §VI, 12-12-2013]
A. 
Businesses that are issued a business license to operate from a "food truck," as defined by Section 405.090, within the City of Wright City shall comply with the following provisions:
1. 
Prior to being licensed under this Section, an applicant for a license to operate a food truck must demonstrate that the applicant:
a. 
Has all necessary approval, licenses, and permits from the applicable health department; and
b. 
Has received a conditional use permit from the City as required by Section 430.140 to operate in a commercial and/or industrial district.
2. 
Licensees under this Section shall not operate in residential districts except that food trucks may deliver food items to residences within the City with a license under this Section when specifically requested to make such deliveries by the owner or occupant of residential property (e.g., pizza delivery, etc.).
3. 
Licensees operating under this Section must keep their business license issued by the City available and present it upon request of any customer, City Official or Law Enforcement Officer and display such license in accordance with Section 615.150.
4. 
In no event shall any licensee operating from a food truck invite or allow customers into the food truck.
5. 
A licensee operating a food truck may only sell a food item(s) described in the license and may not sell a non-food item.
6. 
A licensee operating a food truck shall comply with all applicable health laws or regulations that the health authority has adopted or may adopt, including regarding time, temperature, plumbing, operation, maintenance requirements, and any other related regulation.
7. 
A licensee operating a food truck shall demonstrate that the vehicle is readily movable if requested by the City.
8. 
Issuance of a license under this Section by the City in no way authorizes the licensee to trespass on any property. If parking or remaining idle on private property in order to sell, offer for sale, or display a food item, a licensee shall obtain prior, written permission from the owner(s) of such private property for the time period the food truck plans to remain on such private property, and the food truck shall keep such written permission in the food truck at all times the food truck is parked or idle on any such private property, and provide it upon request of any City Official or Law Enforcement Officer.
9. 
If at one location for more than two (2) hours, a licensee shall obtain a written agreement from a business within one hundred fifty (150) feet of the food truck, allowing employees of the food truck to have use of flushable restrooms (or other facilities as approved by the health authority) during hours of operation.
10. 
The following types of businesses shall be exempt from the provisions of this Section:
a. 
Delivery persons delivering food that has been purchased or ordered previously.
b. 
Deliveries of food items being made to businesses for resale or for business use.
c. 
Ice cream trucks which operate within the City otherwise licensed under this Chapter.
11. 
Where a commercial business located in the City has posted signs requesting "no solicitors" or "no peddlers," food trucks shall not call on such businesses or persons inside such businesses without a prior, specific invitation.
12. 
All food and supplies must be stored within the food truck.
13. 
A licensee who operates a food truck may not go into a City park or park or remain idle on any public property (including streets and right-of-way) in order to sell, offer for sale, or display a food item, unless the licensee's activity has received prior, written authorization from the Board of Aldermen.
14. 
In operating the food truck, a licensee shall follow all applicable City, State, or Federal laws and regulations.