City of Lake Ozark, MO
Miller County
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[Ord. No. 2001-5 §1, 3-27-2001]
Any person, firm, corporation or partnership who shall engage in any contractor as defined in Section 94.270, RSMo., 1986, within the City limits of the City of Lake Ozark, Missouri, shall make application for a contractor's license to do business within the City of Lake Ozark, Missouri.
[Ord. No. 2001-5 §1, 3-27-2001]
Any person, firm, corporation or partnership who shall engage in any contractor as defined in Section 94.270, RSMo., 1986, within the City limits of the City of Lake Ozark, Missouri, without a valid contractor's license as required by Section 606.010 shall upon conviction be punished by a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00) and/or by imprisonment not to exceed ninety (90) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. Each day that said violation continues after citation therefor shall be considered a separate offense and shall further be subject to the same penalties therefor.
[Ord. No. 2001-5 §1, 3-27-2001]
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Written Application. Any person, firm or other business organization requesting the issuance of an original contractor's license shall make written application therefor to the City Clerk, which application shall contain all information set forth in Forms 9307-A, 9307-B and 9307-C, copies of which are filed in the office of the City Clerk.
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Business To Be Inspected. Upon completion of said application form and upon payment of the license fee therefore as prescribed by ordinance, the City Clerk shall cause said business to be inspected by the City Building Inspector for compliance with building requirements and the owner thereof shall further cause said business to be inspected by the Lake Ozark Fire Protection District Fire Marshal, if located within the corporate limits at Lake Ozark.
C. 
Approval After Inspection. At such time that all requirements of inspection are satisfied and an applicant is shown to not be in arrears for any sewer bills, taxes owed to the City, any unresolved building problems or any other burden imposed by any ordinance of the City of Lake Ozark, such applicant shall be eligible for final approval by the City Clerk and City Administrator. At said time the City Clerk is authorized to issue the requested business license without further procedure.
[Ord. No. 2001-5 §1, 3-27-2001; Ord. No. 2005-02, 1-25-2005]
There is hereby levied a non-refundable application fee for each business required to have a license to engage in business in the City, as follows: fifty dollars ($50.00) per year for each business operating within the corporate limits of Lake Ozark.
[Ord. No. 2001-5 §1, 3-27-2001]
When issued, the license shall be valid for a period of one (1) year from July first (1st) through June thirtieth (30th) of the following year.
[Ord. No. 2001-5 §1, 3-27-2001]
Each contractor required hereby to have a license in the City of Lake Ozark, Missouri, shall display same at the business location in open view of the public
[Ord. No. 2001-5 §1, 3-27-2001]
At any time during the term of the license should the business be deemed in arrears of any tax, bill or other burden imposed by law, the business license shall be revoked. Such notice shall be served upon said business by certified letter and the letter shall inform the business what payments need to be paid, the time limit for payment and action to be taken in event of non-payment.
[Ord. No. 2001-5 §1, 3-27-2001]
Any business within the definition of ordinaries, money brokers, money changers, intelligence and employment offices and agencies, public masquerades, balls, street exhibitions, dance houses, fortunetellers, pistol galleries, museums, menageries, equestrian performances, horoscopic views, telescopic views, lung testers, muscle developers, magnifying glasses, ten pin alleys, ball alleys, billiard tables, pool tables and other tables, theatrical or other exhibitions, boxing and sparring exhibition, shows and amusements tippling houses, sales of unclaimed goods by express companies or common carriers, auto wrecking shops and junk dealers who shall remain in arrears of any bill, tax, penalty or other burden imposed by law for a period of thirty (30) days after the time limit of payment so stated in a certified letter delivered to such business shall cease to do business in the City of Lake Ozark and the Mayor shall cause the Police Department to enforce this provision as necessary. At such time, the business license shall be deemed revoked and a new license application fee and business license shall be paid and acquired in accordance with this Article before the business may reopen.
[Ord. No. 2001-5 §1, 3-27-2001]
The term "contractor" as used in this Chapter shall mean any commercial establishment having a separate identity, location or staff that is engaged in the performance of building construction, maintenance, plumbing, wiring, excavating, framing and other building crafts.
[Ord. No. 2001-5 §1, 3-27-2001]
A. 
No contractor's license shall be issued to any firm, person or corporation which shall be in arrears of payment of any debt without an appropriate payment plan to the City of Lake Ozark.
B. 
No contractor's license shall be issued to any business that is operating in a facility in violation of Section 700.150 of the Municipal Code of the City of Lake Ozark.
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The City Clerk is directed to prepare an application form and require, prior to the issuance of a license, a demonstration that the applicant has complied with the requirements of this Section
[Ord. No. 2001-5 §1, 3-27-2001]
A. 
It is hereby declared unlawful for any person to make any false written statement on any application submitted to the City of Lake Ozark for any type of permit or license, specifically including, but not being limited to, contractor's licenses.
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Any person violating the terms of Subsection (A) shall be subject to prosecution in the Municipal Court of the City of Lake Ozark and upon conviction of such violation shall be punished by a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00) and/or by imprisonment not to exceed ninety (90) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.