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City of Marceline, MO
Linn County
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[R.O. 2003 § 615.010; Ord. No. 19.104 § 1, 12-1-1987]
Any individual, corporation, partnership or other entity (herein "party") who shall deal in the selling of any goods, wares, or merchandise, at wholesale or retail in the City of Marceline is declared to be a retail merchant, except as is or may be otherwise provided by ordinance. The party securing a license hereunder may be designated as a licensee and the party applying for same may be designated as the applicant.
[R.O. 2003 § 615.020; Ord. No. 19.104 § 2, 12-1-1987]
There is hereby levied and the City Clerk of the City shall hereafter collect license taxes as herein provided from any person engaged in the City of Marceline in any business, occupation, profession, trade or agency hereinafter named in the respective amounts specified herein, and it shall be unlawful for any party to engage in any business in the City of Marceline without first having obtained a license therefor and having made all reports and paid all taxes due in accordance with the terms of this Chapter.
[R.O. 2003 § 615.030; Ord. No. 19.104 § 3, 12-1-1987]
A. 
No license shall be granted under this Chapter to any applicant, unless all accounts or debts owed by such applicant to the City shall be paid in full. Such accounts or debts shall include, but not be limited to, charges for electricity, sewer, water or trash, personal and real property taxes, merchandise purchased on open account, and services rendered by the City.
B. 
Each applicant for a business license under this Chapter shall submit a statement from the Missouri Department of Revenue pursuant to Section 144.083.4, RSMo., stating no tax is due, which statement is a prerequisite to the issuance or renewal of a City business license. The statement required by this Section shall be dated within ninety (90) days of submission of the business license application or renewal application.
[R.O. 2003 § 615.040; Ord. No. 19.104 § 4, 12-1-1987]
Every party engaged in business in the City of Marceline shall on January 1, 1988, and every party thereafter entering business in the City shall, upon the date of such entry, obtain from the City Clerk a license therefor and pay to the City Clerk the sum of thirty-five dollars ($35.00) therewith and every such person shall thereafter, so long as such party shall remain in business, pay to said City Clerk, upon the dates hereinafter set out, the license tax as hereinafter provided.
[R.O. 2003 § 615.060; Ord. No. 19.104 § 6, 12-1-1987]
All licenses issued shall show the amount paid for same, the purpose for which issued, the person to whom issued, the period of duration, and shall be otherwise in such form as may be devised by the City Manager of the City, and all such licenses, when issued, shall be signed by the Mayor and countersigned by the City Clerk.
[R.O. 2003 § 615.070; Ord. No. 19.104 § 7, 12-1-1987]
All licenses, except as herein otherwise provided, granted under the terms and provisions of this Chapter shall be for a term of one (1) year from January 1 to the 31st day of December following; provided, however, that any person who shall engage in any of the businesses, occupations, professions, trades or agencies herein provided to be licensed, after the first three (3) months of said term have elapsed, may obtain a license for three-fourths (3/4) of the annual tax, and if six (6) months of said term have elapsed, said license may be obtained for one-half (1/2) of the annual license tax, and if nine (9) months have elapsed, said license may be obtained for one-fourth (1/4) of the annual license tax.
[R.O. 2003 § 615.080; Ord. No. 19.104 § 8, 12-1-1987]
No license granted under the provisions of this Chapter shall be transferable, and no party having a City license issued thereunder upon retiring from the licensed occupation shall have any party of such license tax refunded to him/her.
[R.O. 2003 § 615.090; Ord. No. 19.104 § 9, 12-1-1987]
The payment by any party of any license tax herein provided to be paid shall not authorize such person to engage in the City in any other business, occupation, profession, trade or agency for which a license is required by any other ordinance of the City without having first procured and paid for a license for such other business, occupation, profession, trade or agency unless expressly permitted to do so by the terms of this or some other ordinance of said City.
[R.O. 2003 § 615.100; Ord. No. 19.104 § 10, 12-1-1987]
No license hereunder shall be issued until the amount of the license tax prescribed therefor shall be paid to the City Clerk or his/her authorized agent. No such license shall, in any case, be assigned or transferred, and no license issued hereunder shall be held to authorize the conduct of the designated occupation at more than one (1) location in the City at the same time, except in such cases where one (1) person owns two (2) or more businesses and has only one (1) State sales tax number to cover all such businesses. In this case, the occupation license tax shall be a maximum of fifty dollars ($50.00). It shall be the responsibility of the licensee to provide proof of such.
[R.O. 2003 § 615.110; Ord. No. 19.104 § 14, 12-1-1987]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any party to exercise, carry on or engage in any of the following occupations, professions, trades, businesses or agencies in the City without first having obtained a license therefor, as herein provided, and the charge for such license shall be respectively as follows, to wit:
Occupation/Profession
License Tax
Abstractors
$35.00
Agents of all other vocations whatsoever
$35.00
Architects
$35.00
Artists
$17.50
Auction stores - licensed on a per diem basis - per day
$7.00
Auctioneers
$14.00
Automobile accessories dealer, wholesale
$35.00
Automobile body repair works
$35.00
Automobile dealers and agents
$35.00
Automobile tire recapping
$35.00
Bakery delivery wagons
$35.00
Bakeries, wholesale and retail
$35.00
Banks
$35.00
Barber shops
$17.50
Bath houses and masseurs
$35.00
Beauty shops
$17.50
Blacksmith shops
$17.50
Boarding houses
$35.00
Bookbinders
$35.00
Bottling works
$35.00
Bowling alleys
$35.00
Boxing and sparring
$35.00
Building and loan association
$35.00
Butchers, wholesale and retail
$35.00
Carnivals and street fairs, per week (this does not include the right to operate clairvoyant, fortune-telling or palmists booths or concessions)
$140.00
Cattle and horse dealers
$35.00
Cheese manufacturing
$35.00
Chiropodists
$35.00
Cigar and tobacco stands
$35.00
Circus performance, per performance
$70.00
Clairvoyant, per day
$140.00
Cleaning establishments and/or laundries
$35.00
Clothing, rental, wholesale ready to wear, and tailor made
$35.00
Coal dealers and/or feed dealers
$35.00
Collecting agencies
$35.00
Compressed gas companies
$35.00
Concrete block manufacturing or ready-mix plant
$35.00
Confectioners
$35.00
Contractors, building, electrical, brick, paving, cement, bridge, stone, sidewalk, painting and decorating, interior, and/or exterior, sewage, plumbing, plastering, and general
$35.00
Dairy products, wholesale and/or retail
$35.00
Dance halls
$17.50
Delivery trucks, wagons and cars, to include but not limited to ice trucks, transfer and job trucks, laundry wagons, bakery wagons, produce trucks, milk wagons, liquor trucks, beverage trucks, merchant delivery trucks and wagons, general delivery wagons
$35.00
Draymen
$35.00
Druggists
$35.00
Express company agencies
$35.00
Farm machinery manufacturing
$35.00
Farmers cooperative retail store
$35.00
Feed stores, retail
$35.00
Feed mills
$35.00
Florists and/or greenhouses
$35.00
Food storage warehouse with refrigerated lockers
$35.00
Foreign coffee and tea agents
$35.00
Foreign coffee and tea dealers
$35.00
Fortune tellers - to be licensed on a per diem basis, per day
$140.00
Garage
$35.00
Garment factories
$35.00
Groceries, wholesale
$35.00
Grocers
$35.00
Hatcheries, selling at retail or wholesale
$35.00
Hawkers
$35.00
Health schools, sanitariums, and all like occupations
$35.00
Hosiery mills
$35.00
Hospitals (operated for profit)
$35.00
Hotels
$35.00
Hucksters
$35.00
Ice cream manufacturers
$35.00
Ice cream parlors
$35.00
Ice dealers
$35.00
Ice plants
$35.00
Insurance agents and/or agency
$35.00
Itinerant photographers, per week
$28.00
Job printing plants
$35.00
Jobbers of materials and supplies
$35.00
Junk yards and junk dealers
$35.00
Laundries and cleaners
$35.00
Laundry service
$35.00
Linen supply, rental and conditioning services
$35.00
Loan agents
$35.00
Loan companies
$35.00
Lumber dealers, used and new retail and wholesale
$35.00
Machine shops
$35.00
Manufacturing of all kinds - not previously listed
$35.00
Manufacturing agents
$35.00
Mercantile agents
$35.00
Merchants delivery company
$35.00
Merchants of all kinds
$35.00
Metal fabricating company
$35.00
Miscellaneous insurance and other services
$35.00
Monument dealers
$35.00
Moving picture show
$35.00
Muscle developers
$35.00
Music machines, coin-operated juke boxes
$14.00
Newspaper offices
$35.00
Newsstand or agency
$35.00
Nursery
$35.00
Nursery stock agents
$35.00
Oil stations, wholesale or retail
$35.00
Outdoor advertising - for each advertising panel in City
$3.50
Palmist per day - to be licensed per diem
$140.00
Pawnbrokers
$35.00
Peddlers
$21.00 per week
$42.00 per month
$100.00 per year
Penny arcades, to be licensed on a monthly basis, per month
$25.00
Photographers
$17.50
Plumbing contractors and plumbers
$35.00
Pool and billiard tables, per table
$3.50
Poultry dealers, wholesale and/or retail
$35.00
Produce, wholesale and/or retail dealers in fruits, vegetables, produce other than poultry
$35.00
Radio sales and repairs
$35.00
Radio stations or agents
$35.00
Real estate agents and real estate loans
$35.00
Refrigeration sales and service
$35.00
Restaurants, lunch stands, lunch counters and lunch wagons
$35.00
Roofing material contractors or contractors of siding, storm sash and insulation, painting and landscaping
$70.00
Secondhand stores, merchants dealing in secondhand merchandise
$35.00
Sewing machine agents
$35.00
Shoe cobbler shops
$17.50
Shoe manufacturing
$35.00
Shoe shining parlors
$17.50
Shooting galleries
$35.00
Skating rinks
$35.00
Tailors and tailor-made clothing agencies
$35.00
Tank wagon, oil
$35.00
Taxicab companies
$35.00
Taverns
$35.00
Theaters and/or moving pictures, less than 500 seating capacity
$35.00
Theatrical performances or tent shows at performance
$14.00
Tinners
$35.00
Tool manufacturers
$35.00
Trucks for hire
$14.00
Two or more businesses, operating under 1 State Sales Tax No.
$50.00
Undertakers
$35.00
Upholstering and furniture repairing
$5.00
Used lumber — dealers in lumber and building material
$35.00
Warehouses, storage
$35.00
Welder
$17.50
Wholesale, other than listed
$70.00
Wood dealers
$35.00
B. 
Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, no license shall be required for a party to engage in any of the following occupations, unless said party maintains a business office within the City:
1. 
Architect.
2. 
Auctioneer.
3. 
Insurance agent or broker.
4. 
Real estate broker or salesman.
[R.O. 2003 § 615.120; Ord. No. 19.104 § 15, 12-1-1987]
No person who shall fail to procure an annual license for any calendar year shall be deemed in violation hereof before the first day of February of that year, and no person who shall become liable for the purchase of such annual license during the calendar year shall be deemed guilty of a violation until the expiration of fifteen (15) days after such liability shall accrue. Any person who shall be required to procure an occupation license under the terms hereof and who shall fail to procure such license before the period of grace by this Section provided shall be deemed to be delinquent in the purchase of such license.
[R.O. 2003 § 615.130; Ord. No. 19.104 § 15, 12-1-1987]
Any person who shall become delinquent in the payment for and procurement of a license as herein required shall be required to pay a penalty of five percent (5%) of the delinquent portion of the license tax for such delinquency and no license shall be issued under this Chapter until such penalty be paid.
[R.O. 2003 § 615.140; Ord. No. 19.104 § 17, 12-1-1987]
It shall be the duty of the City Clerk to make and sign an appropriate complaint in the Municipal Court charging any person in violation hereto when such violation becomes known to him/her.
[R.O. 2003 § 615.150; Ord. No. 32.100 § 1, 6-15-1993; Ord. No. 11-02.1 § 1, 2-15-2011]
The ad valorem tax on new improvements which are placed in service and are used by business in the area of the City of Marceline, Missouri, which area is included within the Enhanced Enterprise Zone as designated by the State of Missouri, and which improvements meet the criteria set forth in Sections 135.950 to 135.973, RSMo., as amended, are hereby reduced by one hundred percent (100%) for a period of twenty-five (25) years.