[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.
[R.O. 2009 §615.020; CC 1976 §16-62; Ord. No. 668 §2, 1-16-1973; Ord. No. 2710, 4-2-2018]
An application for a license under this Chapter shall be accompanied by proof of public liability insurance of at least one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00) per person and three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000.00) per occurrence, property damage of at least one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00) per occurrence, and workers compensation insurance as required by law. All coverages must show a coverage period of not less than one (1) year, with the applicant as named insured.
[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.
[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.
[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.