CHAPTER 11. BUSINESS LICENSES AND REGULATIONS

CHAPTER 11. BUSINESS LICENSES AND REGULATIONS

 


Article I. Licenses Generally. 1

11-101.  License required for certain activities. 1

11-102.  Carrying on business at different places. 1

11-103.  Exhibiting licenses. 1

11-104.  License fees assessed. 1

11-105.  Penalty for violation of article. 1

11-106.  Licenses not transferable or assignable. 1

Article II. Motor Buses. 2

11-201.  Definition. 2

11-202.  Application for license. 2

11-203.  Licensee responsible for operators. 2

11-204.  Revocation of license. 2

11-205.  Route. 2

11-206.  Insurance requirement. 2

11-207.  Jurisdiction. 3

11-208.  Penalty. 3

Article III. Taxicabs. 4

11-301.  Definitions. 4

11-302.  Application for license; fee; renewal. 4

11-303.  Responsibility of licensee for operators. 4

11-304.  Requirements for drivers. 4

11-305.  Safety requirements for taxicabs. 4

11-306.  Insurance requirements. 5

11-307.  Transfer of licenses. 5

11-308.  Scope of article. 5

11-309.  Revocation of license. 5

11-310.  Penalty for violation of article. 5

Article IV. Solicitors, Peddlers, Itinerant Merchants  7

11-401.  Door-to-door solicitation within the city of Ottawa  7

11-401a1.       Door-to-door solicitation by charitable organizations  7

11-402.  Sale of certain merchandise prohibited upon streets. 7

11-402a1.       Definitions. 7

11-402a2.       License required. 9

11-402a3.       Penalties. 11

Article V. Garage Sales. 12

11-501.  Definitions. 12

11-502.  Registration. 12

11-503.  Number of sales per year. 12

11-504.  Duration. 12

11-505.  Location. 12

11-506.  Signs for sales. 12

11-507.  Penalty. 13

Article VI. Junkyards. 14

11-601.  Declaration of purpose. 14

11-602.  Definitions. 14

11-603.  Prohibited; exceptions. 14

11-604.  Requirements as to screening; authority of city manager. 14

11-605.  Lawfully in existence. 14

11-606.  Nuisance declared; abatement. 15

11-607.  Regulations not exclusive. 15

11-608.  Penalty for violation of article. 15

Article VII. Private Security Officers. 16

11-701.  Definitions. 16

11-702.  Registration required. 16

11-703.  Information required. 16

11-704.  Registration fee. 16

11-705.  Restrictions. 17

11-706.  Exemptions. 17

11-707.  Penalty. 17

Article VIII. Pawnbrokers And Dealers In Precious Metals  18

11-801.  Definitions. 18

11-802.  Licensure; application; fee. 18

11-803.  Qualifications. 19

11-804.  Contents of license; display; license for each place of business. 19

11-805.  Change in location of place of business; notice; duplicate license; restrictions. 19

11-806.  Examination of books, accounts, records. 20

11-807.  Suspension or revocation of license; notice and hearing. 20

11-808.  Report of property pledged or purchased; required holding period for precious metal purchased; report not open to public inspection. 20

11-809.  Record of transactions. 21

11-810.  Minors; prohibited transactions. 21

11-811.  Periodic inspections to determine compliance. 22

11-812.  Transactions in precious metals, requirements; refusal to redeliver stolen property to owner, effect. 22

11-813.  Criminal penalty. 22

Article IX. Prohibiting The Sale Of Tobacco Products To Minors  23

11-901.  Purposes. 23

11-902.  Definitions. 23

11-903.  Identification required. 23

11-904.  License required. 24

11-905.  Fee. 24

11-906.  Non-transferability. 24

11-907.  Vending machines. 24

11-908.  Out-of-package sales prohibited. 24

11-909.  Tobacco samples prohibited. 24

11-910.  Revocation of licenses. 25

11-911.  Enforcement. 25

Article X. Adult Entertainment 26

11-1001. Findings and purpose. 26

11-1002. Definitions. 29

11-1003. License required. 34

11-1004. Application for adult business license. 35

11-1005. Standards for issuance of license. 36

11-1006. Permit required for entertainers or employees. 39

11-1007. Application for an entertainer or employee. 40

11-1008. Standards for issuance of permit for an entertainer or employee. 41

11-1009. License and permits for adult businesses and employees, etc. 42

11-1010. Display of license, permit, or identification card. 42

11-1011. Renewal of license or permit. 42

11-1012. Revocation of license or permit. 43

11-1013. Hours of operation. 44

11-1014. Responsibilities of the operator. 44

11-1015. Prohibitions and unlawful acts for adult businesses. 46

11-1016. Exceptions. 47

11-1017. Penalties and prosecutions. 47

11-1018. Time computation. 48

11-1019. Hearing procedure. 48

11-1020. Judicial review - stay of enforcement of orders. 49

11-1021. License limited to one identifiable type of adult business. 49

11-1022. Scienter required to prove violation or business licensee liability. 49

11-1023. Confidentiality. 49

11-1024. Severability. 50

Article XI. Sidewalk Dining. 51

11-1101. Purpose. 51

11-1102. Definitions. 51

11-1103. License application and conditions. 51

11-1104. Site plan and other conditions. 51

11-1105. Alcoholic Liquor; Cereal Malt Beverages. 52

11-1106. Annual fee. 52

Article XII. Pay Day Loan & Title Loan Businesses  53

11-1201. Findings and purpose. 53

11-1202. Definitions. 53

11-1203. License required. 54

11-1204. Separation requirements. 54

11-1205. Application for pay day loan or title loan business license. 54

11-1206. Standards for issuance of license. 55

11-1207. Display of license, permit, or identification card. 57

11-1208. Change in location of place of business. 57

11-1209. Nonuse of license. 58

11-1210. Fees. 58

11-1211. Renewal of license or permit. 58

11-1212. Revocation of license or permit. 58

11-1213. Penalties and prosecutions. 59

11-1214. Hearing procedure. 59

11-1215. Judicial review; stay of enforcement of orders. 60