[R.O. 2012 §535.010; Ord. No. 6317 §I, 4-2-1973]
Whenever used in this Chapter, unless a different meaning appears from the context, the following terms shall have the meaning herein prescribed:
- DEPENDENT MOBILE-HOME
- A mobile-home which does not have a flush toilet and a bath or shower.
- DEPENDENT TRAILER
- A trailer which is dependent upon a service building for toilet and lavatory facilities.
- INDEPENDENT MOBILE-HOME
- A mobile-home which has a flush toilet and a bath or shower.
- A written license issued by the City Clerk of the City of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, allowing a person to operate and maintain a mobile-home subdivision or travel trailer park under the provisions of this Chapter an regulations issued hereunder known as the "occupation license."
- Any person licensed to operate and maintain a mobile-home subdivision or travel trailer park under the provisions of this Chapter.
- Any vehicle or structure not meeting local building codes, so designed and constructed in such manner as will permit permanent occupancy thereof as living and sleeping quarters for one or more persons, or the conduct of any business or profession, occupation or trade, or use as a selling or advertising device, and so designed that it is or may be mounted on wheels and conveyed on highways or streets, propelled or drawn by its own or other motive power, excepting a device used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. This definition shall include modular homes where such construction does not meet local building codes.
- MOBILE-HOME LOT
- A plot of ground within a mobile-home subdivision designed for the accommodation of one (1) mobile-home.
- MOBILE-HOME PAD
- The part of an individual lot which has been reserved for the placement of the mobile-home, appurtenant structures or additions.
- MOBILE-HOME SUBDIVISION
- Any subdivision of land intended primarily to provide lots for mobile-homes or modular homes. While the lots are normally intended for sale or lease, they may or may not be placed on permanent foundations.
- NATURAL OR ARTIFICIAL BARRIER
- Any river, canal, pond, railroad, levee, embankment, fence or hedge.
- A written permit issued by the Building Inspector permitting the construction, alteration and extension of a mobile-home subdivision or travel trailer park under the provisions of this Chapter, and regulations issued hereunder.
- Any individual, firm, trust, partnership, public or private association or corporation.
- SELF-CONTAINED TRAILER
- A trailer which can operate independent of connections to sewer, water and electric systems. It contains a toilet, lavatory, shower and kitchen sink, all of which are connected to water storage and sewage holding tanks located within the trailer.
- SERVICE BUILDING
- A structure housing toilet, lavatory and such other facilities as may be required by this Chapter.
- SEWER CONNECTION
- The connection consisting of all pipes, fittings and appurtenances from the drain outlet of the mobile-home or travel trailer to the inlet of the corresponding sewer riser pipe of the sewage system serving the mobile-home or travel trailer area.
- SEWER RISER PIPE
- The portion of the sewer lateral which extends vertically to the ground elevation and terminates at each mobile-home or travel trailer lot.
- TRAILER LOT
- A parcel of land in a trailer park area for the placement of a single trailer and the exclusive use of its occupants.
- TRAILER PAD
- The part of an individual lot which has been reserved for the placement of a single trailer and its accessory structures.
- TRAVEL TRAILER
- Any of the following:
- 1. Travel trailer: A vehicular, portable structure built on a chassis, designed to be used as a temporary dwelling for travel, recreational and vacation uses, permanently identified travel trailer by the manufacturer of the trailer, and when factory equipped for the road.
- 2. Pickup coach: A structure designed to be mounted on a truck chassis for use as a temporary dwelling for travel, recreation and vacation.
- 3. Motorhome: A portable, temporary dwelling to be used for travel, recreation and vacation, constructed as an integral part of a self-propelled vehicle.
- 4. Camping trailer: A canvas, folding structure, mounted on wheels and designed for travel, recreation and vacation use.
- TRAVEL TRAILER PARK
- Any plot of ground intended primarily to provide lots for campers or travel trailers. However, such definition shall not include storage of one personal unoccupied camper or travel trailer upon the property of the owner.
- WATER CONNECTION
- The connection consisting of all pipes, fittings and appurtenances from the water riser pipe to the water inlet pipe of the distribution system within the mobile-home or trailer park area.
- WATER RISER PIPE
- The portion of the water supply system serving the mobile-home or travel trailer areas which extends vertically to the ground elevation and terminates at a designated point at each mobile-home or trailer lot.
[R.O. 2012 §535.020; Ord. No. 6317 §II, 4-2-1973]
It shall be unlawful, within the limits of the City, for any reason, to park any mobile-home or travel trailer on any street, alley, or highway, or other public place, or on any tract of land owned by a person, occupied or unoccupied, within the City, except as provided in this Chapter.
Emergency or temporary stopping or parking is permitted on any street, alley or highway for not longer than two (2) hours, subject to any other and further prohibitions, regulations or limitations imposed by the traffic and parking regulations or ordinances for that street, alley or highway.
No person shall park or occupy any mobile-home or travel trailer on any lot which is not a part of an approved mobile-home subdivision or travel trailer park, except, the parking of only one (1) unoccupied travel trailer in an accessory private garage building, or in a side yard or rear yard, in any district is permitted providing no living quarters shall be maintained or any business practiced in said travel trailer while so parked or stored.
Provisions of this Chapter shall not apply to the temporary use of a trailer as a construction office, so long as said trailer is located upon the construction site, is not used for occupancy and remains only a reasonable period of time relative to the construction project.
Any occupied or unoccupied mobile-home or travel trailer parked within the City of Excelsior Springs at the date of passage of this Chapter (April 2, 1973), or parked in an area annexed to the City of Excelsior Springs subsequent to the passage of this Chapter, and parked and/or occupied in a district in which such parking and/or occupancy is not permitted, is hereby declared nonconforming under this Chapter; however, such non-conforming parking and/or occupancy may continue until such that said nonconforming parking and/or occupancy ceases. Once said nonconforming parking and/or occupancy ceases, no mobile-home or travel trailer shall be permitted to be parked, and/or occupied in said nonconforming areas.
[R.O. 2012 §535.030; Ord. No. 6317 §III, 4-2-1973]
Application by the owner, or his/her authorized representative, for approval of a plan for a mobile-home subdivision or travel trailer park shall be made in writing to the Planning and Zoning Commission. The plan shall be such as to meet the minimum requirements as detailed herein.
A preliminary plan shall be submitted for examination, and to receive consideration at the next subsequent meeting of the Planning Commission, shall be filed with the Planning Commission not less than fifteen (15) days prior to such meeting.
A plat shall be drawn to scale of one hundred (100) feet to the inch or two hundred (200) feet to the inch, and shall show, or be accompanied by the following information:
Name and address of applicant.
Interest of the applicant in the mobile-home subdivision or travel trailer park.
Location and legal description of the mobile-home subdivision or travel trailer park.
Complete engineering plans and specifications showing:
The area and dimensions of the tract of land;
The number, location and size of all lots;
The location of service buildings and any other proposed structures.
The location and width of roadways and walkways;
The location of water and sewer lines and riser pipes;
Plans and specifications of the water supply, refuse and sewage disposal facilities;
Plans and specifications of all buildings constructed or to be constructed;
The location and details of lighting and electrical systems.
A survey showing physical features of the property, including locations of watercourses, ravines, bridges, culverts, present structures, and other features pertinent to the mobile-home subdivision or travel trailer park. Topography shall be shown by contours of no greater than five (5) foot intervals. All grades shown shall be referred to U.S.G.S. datum.
Include all land proposed for the mobile-home subdivision or trailer park, and all land immediately adjacent extending one hundred (100) feet therefrom, or of that directly opposite thereto extending one hundred (100) feet from the street frontage of such opposite land, with the names of the owners as shown in the township assessor's files. This information may be shown on a separate current tax map reproduction from the assessor showing the proposed development superimposed thereon.
Said application shall be accompanied by a fee of one dollar ($1.00) for each lot in the plan providing said plan does not consist of less than ten (10) lots in which case a minimum filing fee of ten dollars ($10.00) shall be required.
Previous to submission of a preliminary plan, applicants are invited to discuss with the Planning Commission, or its staff, preliminary studies, sketches or problems.
Preliminary Plat. Six (6) copies of a preliminary plat shall accompany the written application submitted to the Planning Commission. The plat shall comply with the provisions, contain the information, and be accompanied by the material required under this Chapter, and as may be required by the Planning Commission in pursuance of such provisions.
Tentative Approval. After reference of the preliminary plan to the Planning Commission for review and report as to street and lot layout, and other features of the plan, and as to compliance with these regulations and after such negotiations with the applicant for changes in the plan as the Planning Commission may deem advisable, the Planning Commission shall, within sixty (60) days, pass upon the preliminary plan as originally submitted or modified, and if approved, shall express its tentative approval, and if disapproved, shall express its disapproval and its reasons therefor. The applicant may make such changes as are required for approval and resubmit the plan or he/she may appeal the decision to the City Council.
The approval of a preliminary plan shall not constitute acceptance of the final plan, but is merely an authorization to proceed with the preparation of the final plan for record. No grading of streets or construction work shall be done before the final plan is accepted, except with written approval of the Planning Commission and the City Council.
[R.O. 2012 §535.040; Ord. No. 6317 §IV, 4-2-1973]
The final or record plan shall be prepared and submitted to the Planning Commission, at least fifteen (15) days prior to the meeting at which approval of the body is asked, by the owner of the property or his/her authorized representative and within one (1) year after approval of the preliminary plat; otherwise, the approval of the preliminary plat shall become null and void unless an extension of time is applied for, and the extension is granted by the Planning Commission.
The final plan shall comply with, and shall contain, the complete data as required under this Chapter, and shall be accompanied by such other data or material as is required by the Planning Commission.
The final plan, if approved by the Planning Commission shall be forwarded to the City Council for their review. The City Council shall approve or disapprove the final plan.
[R.O. 2012 §535.050; Ord. No. 6317 §V, 4-2-1973]
Mobile-Home Subdivisions And Travel Trailer Parks.
General requirements. Conditions of soil, ground water level, drainage and topography shall not create hazards to the property or the health and safety of the occupants. The site shall not be exposed to objectionable smoke, noise, odors, or other adverse influences, and no portion subject to unpredictable and/or sudden flooding, subsidence or erosion shall be used for any purpose which would expose persons or property to hazards.
Soil and ground cover requirements. Exposed ground surfaces in all parts of every mobile-home and/or travel trailer park shall be paved, or covered with stone screening, or other solid material, or protected with a vegetative growth that is capable of preventing soil erosion and of eliminating objectionable dust.
Site drainage requirements. The ground surface in all parts of every mobile-home subdivision or travel trailer park shall be graded and equipped to drain all surface water in a safe, efficient manner.
Areas for non-resident uses. No part of any subdivision or park shall be used for non-residential purposes, except such uses that are required for the direct servicing and well-being of the residents and for the management and maintenance of the area.
General requirements. All parks shall be provided with safe, convenient all season pedestrian access of adequate width for intended use, durable and convenient to maintain; between individual mobile-homes or trailers, the streets and all community facilities provided for residents. Sudden changes in alignment and gradient shall be avoided.
Common walk system. A common walk system shall be provided and maintained between locations where pedestrian traffic is concentrated, which shall include a sidewalk on both sides of a street where said mobile-homes or travel trailers front both sides of the street, or on one side of the street where mobile-homes or travel trailers front one side of said street.
Sidewalks shall be constructed of portland cement concrete with a minimum width of three (3) feet and shall otherwise meet any City specifications.
Travel Trailer Parks.
Trailer park area requirements. The minimum area for a trailer park shall be five (5) acres.
Trailer lot requirements. Each trailer lot shall have an area of not less than three thousand (3,000) square feet, and shall be at least forty (40) feet wide at the entry side.
Front yard requirements. There shall be provided minimum front yard of twenty (20) feet between the street right-of-way line and each trailer lot line.
Travel trailers shall be situated in such a manner to assure a minimum of twenty (20) feet between mobile-homes with a minimum four (4) foot side yard.
Corner lot requirements. There shall be a minimum of twenty (20) feet side yard on all corner lots from the line of a trailer, open porch, roof canopy, roofed carport or any other structure or building to the street right-of-way of the trailer lot.
Rear yard requirements. There shall be a minimum of ten (10) feet between the rear of each trailer and the rear lot line.
Off-street parking. Each trailer lot shall provide two (2) parking spaces in the front yard or entry, side yard. Each parking space shall be a minimum of nine by twenty (9 x 20) feet.
Accessory storage building. Detached accessory storage buildings may be located on a trailer lot provided they are located a minimum of five (5) feet from a side or rear lot line.
Additions to trailer. Additions attached to trailer shall be subject to the yard regulations of this Chapter.
Each trailer pad shall provide anchorage or tie down at each corner of the pad. All trailers which are placed on pads shall be securely anchored on all corners to anchorage provided to prevent up-lift and overturn of the trailer.
Each trailer shall be skirted, if applicable, by enclosing the open area under the unit, within thirty (30) days after placement in the park.
Required recreation area for travel trailers.
In all parks accommodating or designed to accommodate twenty-five (25) or more travel trailers, there shall be one or more recreation areas which shall be easily accessible to residents.
The size of such recreation areas shall be based upon a minimum of one hundred (100) square feet for each lot. No outdoor recreation area shall contain less than two thousand five hundred (2,500) square feet.
Recreation areas shall be so located as to be free of traffic hazards and should, where the topography permits be centrally located.
Park street system for travel trailers.
General requirements. All parking areas shall be provided with safe and convenient vehicular access from abutting public streets or roads to each trailer space. Alignment and gradient shall be properly adopted to topography. Surfacing and maintenance shall provide a smooth, hard and dense surface which shall be well drained.
Access. Access to travel trailer parking areas shall be designed to minimize congestion and hazards at their entrance or exit and allow free movement of traffic on adjacent streets. All traffic into or out of the parking areas shall be through such entrances and exits.
Internal streets. Surfaced roadways shall be of adequate width to accommodate anticipated traffic and in any case shall meet the following minimum requirements: One-way, no parking, fifteen (15) feet (acceptable only if less than five hundred (500) feet total length and serving less than twenty-five (25) trailer spaces). One-way, parking on one side only, or two-way, no parking, twenty (20) feet (acceptable only if serving less than fifty (50) trailer spaces).
Mobile-home subdivision area requirements. The minimum area for a mobile-home subdivision or trailer park shall be five (5) acres.
Mobile-home lot requirements. Each mobile-home lot shall have an area of not less than four thousand (4,000) square feet. There shall be a maximum density of seven (7) mobile-home sites per acre of total land area of the mobile-home subdivision, to include buffer areas, roads and open spaces.
Each mobile-home site shall have convenient access to a street. Each site shall have a minimum forty (40) feet street frontage; in the case of irregularly shaped lots, this may be modified to thirty-five (35) feet based on a chord measurement on the setback line ten (10) feet back of the right-of-way line. Mobile-homes shall be so situated on the sites as to maintain a minimum of twenty (20) feet from the mobile-home, and any appurtenances thereto, to the street curb. Streets within the mobile-home park shall have a minimum fifty (50) foot right-of-way; mobile-homes on sites abutting said streets shall have a minimum ten (10) feet set back from the right-of-way.
Mobile-homes shall be situated in such a manner to assure a minimum of twenty (20) feet between mobile-homes with a minimum of four (4) feet side yard. There shall be a minimum distance of thirty (30) feet between any mobile-home and any permanent park accessory or service building.
Individual storage facilities must be located in close proximity to the mobile-home it is intended to serve, and must not extend closer than five (5) feet to the lot line of the mobile-home site on which it is situated. Such storage facilities shall be securely anchored on all corners to prevent lift-up and overturn of the facility.
Each mobile-home site shall provide a hard surfaced (seal coat, bituminous, asphalt, or concrete) off-street parking for two (2) vehicles, each space to be a minimum of nine feet by twenty feet (9 x 20).
Each mobile-home site shall provide anchorage or tie down at each corner of the pad. All mobile-homes which are placed on pads shall be securely anchored on all corners to anchorage provided to prevent lift-up and overturn of the mobile-home.
Mobile-home patio. Each mobile-home lot shall contain a slab of concrete eight feet by twelve feet (8 x 12) for use as a patio.
Each mobile-home shall be skirted by enclosing the open area under the unit, within thirty (30) days after placement in the mobile-home subdivision.
Required recreation areas for mobile-homes. In all subdivisions accommodating or designed to accommodate twenty-five (25) or more mobile-homes, there shall be one or more recreation areas which shall be easily accessible to all residents. The size shall be based upon a minimum of one hundred (100) square feet for each lot provided that no recreation area shall contain less than two thousand five hundred (2,500) square feet.
Each mobile-home subdivision shall provide for a common parking area for accessory vehicles (boats, trucks, etc.) owned by the residents. Such area shall be hard surfaced and shall consist of one (1) parking space for each ten (10) mobile-home lots. Residents shall be required to park accessory vehicles in this common parking area.
Requirements of this Chapter pertaining to individual storage facilities, skirting regulations and anchoring requirements shall apply to all mobile-homes hereinafter placed in an existing mobile-home park or subdivision.
[R.O. 2012 §535.060; Ord. No. 6317 §VI, 4-2-1973]
Mobile-Home Subdivisions and Travel Trailer Parks.
All mobile-home and trailer lots and all permanent buildings located within a mobile-home subdivision or trailer park, shall be connected to a sanitary sewer and water system. Necessary easements shall be provided by the mobile-home park. Any applicable local, State or Federal regulations must be met. Fire hydrants must be provided every five hundred (500) feet or less along all streets within the park.
Secondary and service lines, including telephone, electric power, gas, cable television, etc. must be located underground. Adequate lighting shall be provided throughout the mobile-home subdivision or trailer park service areas, and shall be designed to produce a minimum of 0.1 footcandle throughout the street system. Potentially hazardous locations such as major street intersections and steps or stepped ramps shall be individually illuminated with a minimum of 0.3 footcandle.
[R.O. 2012 §535.070; Ord. No. 6317 §VII, 4-2-1973]
Mobile-Home Subdivisions. All streets within a mobile-home subdivision shall be constructed in accordance with current City specifications, including curb and gutter design. All streets within the mobile-home park shall have unobstructed access to a public street or highway. A street must be completed prior to the occupancy of any mobile-home located on a site fronting said street.
[R.O. 2012 §535.080; Ord. No. 6317 §VIII, 4-2-1973]
General. The requirements of this Section shall apply to service buildings, recreation buildings and other service facilities such as:
Management offices, repair shops and storage areas;
Storm shelter facilities. Mobile-home subdivision or travel trailer parks shall provide a storm shelter or shelters. Such shelter facilities shall provide ten (10) square feet of unobstructed floor space per mobile-home or travel trailer space in structures either below ground or above ground with walls and roof designed to withstand a wind load of two hundred (200) miles per hour. The maximum distance to the entrance of the shelter from any mobile-home or travel trailer lot shall be no more than one thousand two hundred fifty (1,250) feet. Provisions shall be made for adequate emergency lighting and ventilating. The developer shall submit with his/her application for a building permit a drawing and details of the storm shelter facilities together with a certificate by an architect or engineer licensed in the State of Missouri that such proposed facilities meet the design standards of this Section.
Service Building For Travel Trailers.
A central service building, mandatory where dependent trailers are permitted, containing the necessary toilet, laundry facilities, and other plumbing fixtures specified shall be provided in travel trailer parking areas which provide parking spaces for dependent trailers.
Toilet facilities for males shall consist of not less than one (1) flush toilet and one (1) urinal for each fifteen (15) spaces or fractional number thereof.
Toilet facilities for females shall consist of not less than one (1) flush toilet for each ten (10) spaces or fractional number thereof.
Each sex shall be provided with not less than one (1) lavatory and one (1) shower or bath tub with individual dressing accommodations for each ten (10) spaces or fractional number thereof.
The toilet and other sanitation facilities for males and females shall be either in separate buildings or shall be separated, if in the same building by a soundproof wall.
Service building housing sanitation facilities shall be located not closer than twenty (20) feet nor farther than two hundred (200) feet from any mobile-home space upon which a dependent mobile-home is harbored.
All service buildings and the grounds of the park shall be maintained in a clean, sightly condition and kept free of any condition that will menace the health of any occupant or the public or constitute a nuisance.
[R.O. 2012 §535.100; Ord. No. 6317 §X, 4-2-1973]
Grounds, buildings, and structures shall be maintained free of insects and rodent harborage and infestation. Extermination methods and other measures to control insects and rodents shall conform with the requirements of the Health Authority.
The growth of brush, weeds and grass shall be controlled to prevent harborage of ticks, chiggers and other noxious insects. Parking areas shall be so maintained as to prevent the growth of ragweed, poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac and other noxious weeds considered detrimental to health. Open areas shall be maintained free of heavy undergrowth of any description.
[R.O. 2012 §535.120; Ord. No. 6317 §XII, 4-2-1973]
The trailer park area shall be subject to the rules and regulations of the City of Excelsior Springs Fire Department.
Portable fire extinguisher of a type approved by the Fire Department shall be kept in service buildings, and at all other locations designated by such fire prevention authority, and shall be maintained in good operating condition.
Fire hydrants shall be installed every five hundred (500) feet or less along all streets.
[R.O. 2012 §535.130; Ord. No. 6317 §XIII, 4-2-1973]
Responsibilities Of The Subdivision Or Park Management.
The person to whom a license for a mobile-home subdivision or travel trailer park is issued shall operate the area in compliance with this Chapter and regulations issued hereunder and shall provide adequate supervision to maintain the area, its facilities and equipment in good repair and in a clean and sanitary condition.
The management shall notify occupants of all applicable provisions of this Chapter and inform them of their duties and responsibilities under this Chapter and regulations issued hereunder.
The management shall supervise the placement of each mobile-home or travel trailer on its pad which includes securing its stability and installing all utility connections.
Maintain Record Of Occupants — Register Requirements. The management shall maintain a register containing a record of all mobile-homes or trailer occupants. Such register shall be available to any authorized person inspecting the parking area and shall be preserved for the period required by the Health Authority. Such register shall contain:
The name and address of each mobile-home occupant.
The name and address of the owner of each mobile-home or travel trailer and motor vehicle by which it is owned.
The make, model, year and license number of each mobile-home or travel trailer and motor vehicle.
The State, territory or country issuing such licenses.
The date of arrival and of departure of each mobile-home or travel trailer.
Whether or not each mobile-home or travel trailer is a dependent or independent mobile-home or a travel trailer.
[R.O. 2012 §535.140; Ord. No. 6317 §XIV, 4-2-1973]
In every mobile-home subdivision or travel trailer park shall be an office building in which shall be located the office of the person in charge of said area. A copy of the operating license and of this Chapter shall be posted therein and the park register shall at all times be kept in said office.
It is hereby made the duty of the attendant or person in charge, together with the licensee to:
Keep at all times, the register of guests which shall be open at all times to inspection by State and Federal Officers and officers of the City.
Maintain the park in a clean, orderly and sanitary condition at all times.
See that the provisions of this Chapter are complied and enforced and report promptly to the proper authorities, any violations of this Chapter, or any other violations of law which may come to his/her attention.
Prohibit the lighting of open fire on the premises.
[R.O. 2012 §535.150; Ord. No. 6317 §XV, 4-2-1973]
All plumbing, electrical, building and other work on or at any subdivision or park licensed under this Chapter, shall be in accordance with the provisions of any Code, regulating such work unless said provisions are specifically made inapplicable under the terms of this Chapter.
[R.O. 2012 §535.160; Ord. No. 6317 §XVI, 4-2-1973]
It shall be unlawful for any person to construct, alter or extend any mobile-home subdivision or travel trailer park within the limits of the City unless he/she holds a valid permit issued by the Building Inspector in the name of such person for the specific construction, alteration, or extension proposed.
Existing mobile-home subdivisions or parks having five (5) or more lots shall not be enlarged unless the mobile-home park or trailer camp contains, after enlargement, an area of not less than five (5) acres. In no case shall any mobile-home park or trailer camp be enlarged unless that portion of the park or camp, added or extended, meet the minimum requirements as hereinabove set forth. Existing mobile-home parks or trailer camps having less than five (5) lots shall not be permitted to replace any removed or destroyed mobile-homes within said camp or park.
The Building Inspector of the City of Excelsior Springs is hereby authorized and directed to make such inspections as are necessary to determine satisfactory compliance with this Chapter and regulations issued hereunder.
It shall be the duty of the owners or occupants of mobile-home subdivisions or travel trailer parks, or of the person in charge thereof, to give the Building Inspector and other municipal officials free access to such premises at reasonable times for the purpose of inspection.
[R.O. 2012 §535.170; Ord. No. 6317 §XVII, 4-2-1973]
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate any mobile-home subdivision or travel trailer park within the limits of Excelsior Springs, Missouri unless he/she holds a valid license issued annually by the City Clerk in the name of such person for the specific mobile-home subdivision or travel trailer park. All applications for licenses shall be made to the City Clerk who shall issue a license upon compliance by the applicant with provisions of this Chapter and regulations issued hereunder and of other applicable legal requirements. Said license shall expire on the last day of each calendar year, unless sooner revoked, and shall be renewed on or before the first day of each calendar year. No license issued under this Chapter shall be transferrable or assignable to another person.