[Ord. No. 2987 §1, 4-2-2007]
For the purposes of this Article, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings:
- HISTORIC MOTOR VEHICLE
- Any motor vehicle over twenty-five (25) years old which is owned solely as a collector's item and which is used and intended to be used for exhibition and educational purposes.
- MOTOR VEHICLE
- Any self-propelled vehicle not operated exclusively upon tracks which is required by the State to be licensed.
- A person who holds the legal title of a vehicle or in the event a vehicle is the subject of an agreement for the conditional sale or lease thereof with the right of purchase upon performance of the conditions stated in the agreement and with an immediate right of possession vested in the conditional vendee or lessee or in the event a mortgagor of a vehicle is entitled to possession, then such conditional vendee or lessee or mortgagor shall be deemed the owner.
- All individuals who shall have been domiciled within the City for more than one (1) month and firms and corporations that maintain an office or place of business within the City or have filed with the Secretary of State an address within the City.
[Ord. No. 2987 §2, 4-2-2007]
No person shall own or operate a motor vehicle upon the streets of the City without paying an annual motor vehicle license which is valid from the first (1st) day of January to the thirty-first (31st) day of December for all motor vehicle(s) that they own as of the first (1st) day of January of each year.
[Ord. No. 2987 §3, 4-2-2007]
The Collector of Revenue of Cass County shall include as a charge on bills issued for personal property taxes the charge for City motor vehicle licenses and collect the same with and in the same payment as personal property taxes. Said Collector shall collect delinquent charges pursuant to Section 301.340, RSMo.
[Ord. No. 2987 §4, 4-2-2007]
Per annum license fees (tax) for all motor vehicles shall be as follows:
Passenger cars: $3.50.
Trucks and recreational vehicles: $3.50.
[Ord. No. 2987 §5, 4-2-2007]
No resident or business located within the City that owns a motor vehicle used exclusively outside of the City shall be required to pay for a motor vehicle license as set forth in Section 390.170 et al. The fact that the motor vehicle is used exclusively outside the City may be shown by an affidavit of the motor vehicle owner for the purpose of securing a State registration certificate without producing a receipt for municipal license taxes.
[Ord. No. 2987 §6, 4-2-2007]
It is not required that a motor vehicle license be displayed on any vehicle for which one is required to be purchased.