Section 13-24 Duties of licensee.
Prior to the adoption of 15454 on 12/01/1997, Section 13-24 read as follows.
General Standards of Conduct. Every licensee under this article shall:
Permit inspection. Permit all reasonable inspections of his business and examinations of
his books by the business license administrator, subject to the provisions of section 13-19.
Comply with governing law. Ascertain and at all times comply with all laws and
regulations applicable to such licensed business.
Operate properly. Avoid fraud, misrepresentation of false statements made in the course
of carrying on his business, and avoid conducting his business in an unlawful manner, or in such
a manner as to constitute a breach of the peace, or to constitute a menace to the health, safety or
general welfare of the public.
Cease business. Refrain from operating the licensed business(es) on premises after
expiration of his license and during the period in which his license is revoked or suspended.
Display of license and insignia. Every licensee under this article shall:
on public way: Affix any insignia delivered for use in connection with
business premises on the inside glass part of the window of such establishment, facing the public
way or on the inside glass part of the door opening on the public way. Such insignia shall be
placed and maintained so as to be plainly visible from the public way.
b. Not fronting
on the public way: Where the licensed premises does not have a window
facing the public way at street level, or a glass door opening upon the public way, such insignia
shall be affixed to the glass door, window, or other prominent place in the nearest proximity to
the principal public entrance to such establishment and shall he placed and maintained so as to be
plainly visible from such public entrance.
of this article: Any general or specific license fee required of any kind of vehicle,
for the privilege of being operated upon the public highways, by any statute or ordinance, shall
not abrogate, limit or affect any further requirements of this article, or of other ordinances or
laws, for additional separate licenses, permits and insignia and fees for such vehicles, or other
uses, for and relating to the privilege of using the same in the business so licensed.
b. Motor vehicles:
Affix any insignia delivered for use in connection with a licensed
motor vehicle on the inside of the windshield of the vehicle or as may be otherwise prescribed by
the business license administrator or by law,
vehicles: Affix any metal or other durable type of insignia delivered for use
in connection with a wagon or other vehicle not operated by motor power securely on the outside
of such vehicle.
Persons. Carry such license on his person when he has no licensed business premise.
Machines. Affix any insignia delivered for use in connection therewith upon the outside
of any coin, vending, or other business machine or device, so that it may be seen at all times.
Inoperative licenses, special permits and insignia. Not allow any license, special permit
or insignia to remain posted, displayed or used after the period for which it was issued has
expired; or when it has been suspended or revoked, or for any other reason become ineffective.
The licensee shall promptly return such inoperative license, special permit or insignia to the
business license administrator.
Unlawful possession. Not loan, sell, give or assign to any other person, or allow any
other person to use or display, or to destroy, damage or remove, or to have in his possession,
except as authorized by the business license administrator or by law, any license or insignia
which has been issued to such licensee.
New Location. A licensee shall have the right to change the location of the licensed
business, provided he shall notify the business license administrator of the change of location.
Keep Records. Every licensee under this article shall keep all records and books necessary
to the computation of his license fee and to the enforcement of this article. When the licensee
fails to keep such records, the license administrator shall make his own determination as to the
financial statement for any such business.
(Code 1964, § 11.090)