City of Higginsville, MO
Lafayette County
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Section 615.010 License Required.

[R.O. 2009 §615.010; CC 1976 §16-61; Ord. No. 668 §1, 1-16-1973]
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, either directly or through agents or employees, to exercise, carry on or engage in the business or trade of tree trimming, tree removal or acting as a tree surgeon without first purchasing a license therefore as herein provided.

Section 615.020 Liability Insurance Required.

[R.O. 2009 §615.020; CC 1976 §16-62; Ord. No. 668 §2, 1-16-1973]
An application for a license under this Chapter shall be accompanied by an insurance policy for public liability in an amount not less than one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00) per person and three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000.00) per occurrence; and for property damage insurance in an amount not less than one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00) per occurrence, for a period of not less than one (1) year, insuring the same person.

Section 615.030 License Fee.

[R.O. 2009 §615.030; CC 1976 §16-63; Ord. No. 668 §3, 1-16-1973]
The application for a license hereunder or a renewal thereof shall be accompanied by a fee of thirty dollars ($30.00), and shall be presented to the City Clerk of the City.

Section 615.040 License Term, Renewal.

[R.O. 2009 §615.040; CC 1976 §16-64; Ord. No. 668 §4, 1-16-1973; Ord. No. 2625 §1, 4-18-2016]
All licenses required by this Chapter shall begin on the first day of July of each year and shall be good through June 30 of the following year, at which time any and all licenses may be renewed for a period of one (1) year upon the requirements of this Chapter being met.

Section 615.050 Violations.

[R.O. 2009 §615.050; CC 1976 §16-65; Ord. No. 668 §5, 1-16-1973]
Any person who either directly or indirectly engages, exercises or carries on business or trade provided in this Chapter without having procured a license, or who cancels an existing insurance policy required herein after obtaining such a license, shall be deemed guilty of an ordinance violation. Each day that any person shall engage in the business in violation of the provisions of this Chapter shall be deemed a new and separate offense.