[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Franklin 8-5-1997 by Ord. No. 97-1461 as Sec. 13.18 of the 1997 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Licenses and permits — See Ch. 169.
Any person desiring to sell Christmas trees on any lot or site within the city shall apply for a permit at the City Clerk's office and shall pay a permit fee as stated in Chapter 169, Licenses and Permits, for each lot or site on which sale of Christmas trees shall be made.
In order to assure the removal of unsold Christmas trees, a deposit as stated in Chapter 169, Licenses and Permits, shall be made with the City Clerk at the time of application for the permit for each lot or site on which Christmas trees shall be sold. If all Christmas trees are sold or removed from their lot or sites by January 15 of the year following the application, the deposit shall be refunded to the permit holder upon application. If the trees are not removed by January 15 of the year following, the city shall remove such trees and deposits shall be forfeited and all additional costs for removal be assessed to the permit holder.
The City Fire Department shall enforce all the requirements of this chapter. Refunds of deposits shall be made to the seller upon the recommendation of the Fire Chief or his or her designated representative and approved by the Council.