Prior to the adoption of Ord. 20688 on 07/19/2010, Section 13-159 read as follows.

The department of finance shall investigate each applicant for a license as a private detective or for a detective agency for moral character and fitness, the applicant's experience in the detective business, the character of service the applicant expects to perform, and the manner in which the business is to be carried on. The department of finance shall obtain a criminal record check of the applicant.
(Code 1964, § 11.730; Ord. No. 19518, § 2, 5-7-07)

*     Editors Note: Ord. No. 020688, passed July 19, 2010, repealed Art. VI, §§ 13-156--13-170.