[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of New Rochelle as Secs. 6-17 through 6-17.07 of the 1965 General Ordinances. Sections 325-3 and 325-10 added and § 325-6 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
Licenses generally — See Ch. 188.
It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in the business of window cleaning without first having obtained a license therefor from the City Clerk.
Before issuing any license for window cleaning, the City Clerk shall require the applicant to obtain from the Police Commissioner an approval of the application.
Each applicant shall be required to furnish to the Police Commissioner, correctly, the following information:
The full name of the applicant.
Each place of residence during the period of five years previous to the date of the application.
Each business or occupation engaged in with the address thereof during the period of five years prior to the date of application.
A photograph of the applicant in triplicate form; one of which shall be filed with the Police Commissioner, one with the City Clerk and one attached to the license.
Fingerprints of the applicant to be taken by the Police Commissioner.
A detailed statement of each and every criminal charge or indictment at any time preferred against the applicant, together with the disposition of said charge.
All licenses issued pursuant to this chapter, except for temporary licenses as set forth in § 325-9, shall be issued for the period of one year, said period starting January 1 and terminating one year from the date of issue.
In the case of a firm or corporation, each member of said firm and each officer of said corporation shall be deemed an applicant, and the provisions of this chapter relating to an applicant shall apply to and be complied with by each and every member of said firm and each and every officer of said corporation.
In the event that an individual, firm or corporation engaged in the business of window cleaning causes the work to be performed by others than the individuals themselves, a member of the firm or an officer of the corporation, each and every employee shall furnish to the Police Commissioner the information required in § 325-2 and obtain a license as herein provided.
[Amended 11-22-1983 by Ord. No. 264-1983]
The City Clerk shall charge and receive for each license issued a fee as set forth in Chapter 133, Fees. In the case of a firm or corporation, each and every member, officer and employee shall be required to obtain a license and to pay therefor the license fee as set forth in Chapter 133, Fees.
Before the issuance of a license by the City Clerk, he shall require satisfactory proof that the applicant or his firm is insured against any and all liability for any accident in the minimum amount of $50,000 for injury to or death of one person and the sum of $100,000 for all liability arising from any one accident. In addition, the City Clerk shall require proof that workmen's compensation has been obtained in those cases where it is required.
Each license issued by the City Clerk shall contain the Seal of the City impressed upon at least a portion of the photograph of the licensee.
Any licensed employer hereunder, whenever he or it shall have an emergency job and needs extra help, may apply to the City Clerk for temporary licenses for such extra help, who, with the approval of the Police Commissioner, may be so employed for a period not exceeding five consecutive days.
An offense against the provisions of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both. Editor's Note. Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions.