Section 13-166 Reserved.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 20688 on 07/19/2010, Section 13-166 read as follows.
(a) No license shall be issued hereunder unless
the applicant files with the city a surety bond
executed by such applicant with two (2) or more sureties, or by a surety company authorized to
do business in the State of Missouri in the sum of two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500.00),
or such other financial security as may be approved by the city counselor, conditioned upon the
careful, faithful and honest conduct of the services to be performed by the applicant, or his or its
employees. Such bond shall be approved as to form, execution and sufficiency of sureties by the
(b) The bond or approved security required herein
shall be taken in the name of the city, and
every person injured by the negligent, wilful, malicious or wrongful act of the principal, his
agent, servant or employee, in the conduct of business of private detective, may bring an action
on the bond in his own name to recover damages for such negligent, wilful, malicious or
(c) The business license administrator shall
suspend any license when the bond or other
approved financial security required herein shall have lapsed or is reduced by reason of a
judgment thereon, or for any other reason is no longer in full force and effect.
(Code 1964, § 11.790)
* Editors Note: Ord. No. 020688, passed July 19, 2010, repealed Art. VI,