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2010

 
12/1/10 Moratorium on New Precious Metal and Gem Dealers 100914
  This ordinance extends the moratorium for an additional 90 days.  
     
12/11/10 Transfer of Food-Related Licenses from the Health Dept. to the City Clerk's Office 100900
  This ordinance amends provisions of the Milw. Code to transfer food-related licenses from the Health Dept. to the City Clerk's Office as approved as part of the 2011 City budget.  
     
10/29/10 Performance Bond Requirement for Home Improvement Contractors Eliminated 100593
 

This ordinance eliminates the $1,000 performance bond requirement for Home Improvement Contractors, because the bond is not necessary given that the City's liability insurance provides the same protection.

 
     
7/01/10 120-Day Moratorium Established on Issuance of New Precious Metal & Gem Dealer Licenses 100121
 

This ordinance establishes a moratorium on the issuance of new Precious Metal & Gem Dealer licenses during the 120-day period beginning 7/1/2010 and ending 10/29/2010. However, this moratorium does not prohibit the filing of new or renewal license applications, or the issuance of any renewal licenses.

 
     
6/12/10 Filing Deadlines Revised for Special Class "B" License and Carnival Site Permit Applications 091027
 

This ordinance establishes that applications for Special Class "B" licenses and permits for carnivals sites are to be made in writing on or before a filing deadline established by the city clerk, and increases from $50 to $75 the application fee for any applications for carnival site permits filed after filing deadlines. This ordinances also establishes an additional fee of $25 for the late filing of a Special Class "B" license application.

 
     
6/12/10 Public Entertainment Club License Replaces Shows & Exhibitions, Public Dance Hall Licenses 091371
 

This ordinance repeals provisions related to Public Dance Hall and Shows & Exhibition Licenses and establishes in lieu thereof regular and temporary Public Entertainment Club licenses. This ordinances also combines current licenses for professional and street photographers, and repeals licenses for roller skate rentals on public premises and dance studios, and tag day permits.

 
     
2/26/10

"Map Test" for Taxicab Drivers Now Administered by License Division

091321
 

Effective 3/1/2010, the test regarding knowledge of city streets, major buildings, facilities and city regulations regarding public passenger vehicles (the “map test”) will be administered by the City Clerk’s Office-License Division rather than the Milwaukee Police Department. The tests will now be given to one applicant at a time on a first-come, first-served basis. No advanced registrations are required or accepted.

 
     
2/08/10

Defensive Driving Course for Certain PPV Drivers to be Administered by MATC

091324
 

Effective 3/15/2010, the defensive driving course required for certain public passenger vehicle drivers will be administered by the Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) rather than the Milwaukee Police Department. Course offerings can be viewed online @ www.matc.edu under course DRIVED 615, and registration can be made by contacting the MATC Traffic Safety Office, (414) 297-6235.

 
     
1/09/10 Temporary Extension and Special Party Permit Filing Requirements, Approval Procedures Revised; Late Fee Increased 090927
 

This ordinance establishes that applications for permits for temporary extensions of licensed alcohol beverage premises for special events and special party permits are to be made in writing on or before a filing deadline established by the city clerk; and increases from $75 to $100 the application fee for any applications for permits filed after filing deadlines.

 
     
 

2009

 
10/30/09 City's Registration of Domestic Partners Repealed. 090739
 

This ordinance repeals the city's registration of domestic partners, except for city employees who wish to register for city benefit purposes. Effective August 3, 2009, the state of Wisconsin has enacted statewide registration of same-sex domestic partners, which is handled by county clerks. Domestic partnership applications are accepted at the Milwaukee County Clerk's office, Room 105, Courthouse, 901 North 9th Street, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. To hear a voice recording on how to apply for a declaration of domestic partnership, please call (414) 278-4070.

 
     
9/14/09 Taxicab Meter Rates and Charges Amended. 090152
 
This ordinance amends the maximum allowable rates and charges that may be charged for taxicab services licensed by the city.
 
The charge for the first 1/8th mile ("flag drop") is amended to apply to the first 1/10th mile.
 
The charge of $0.25 for each additional 1/8th mile is amended to apply to each additional 1/10th mile.
 
The charge of $0.75 for each additional passenger over 12 years of age is increased to $1. An exception is made for identified personal care attendants for passengers who have a disability. Additional passengers who are personal care attendants will not incur an additional charge.
 
The current allowable charge of $0.10 for each shopping bag and suitcase handled by the drive is eliminated. A new surcharge of $1 is established if the driver handles more than 2 suitcases or if grocery, laundry or other similar bags and items exceed the capacity of the trunk of the taxicab.
 
The charge of $0.25 for each minute of waiting time is increased to $0.35 per minute.
 
The minimum fare of $6.00 for persons transported from General Mitchell Airport is increased to $10.
 
     
8/14/09 Procedures for Adding Junk Dealer Storage Space Amended. 090255
 

This ordinance clarifies the procedures for issuance, renewal, non-renewal, revocation or suspension of a license extending a junk dealer's license from the primary licensed premises to an additional building or other fixed place for the storage of salvaged materials.

 
     
8/14/09 Public Passenger Vehicle Driver’s License Classification System Established. 081704
 

This ordinance establishes a public passenger vehicle driver's license classification system; establishes that only operators of taxicabs are required to pass a test regarding knowledge of city streets, major building, facilities and city regulations; and changes from 6 months to 90 days the period of time public passenger vehicle permit holders shall retain trip records.

 
     
7/23/09 Circumstances Amended for Issuance of Warning Letters for Certain Alcohol Beverage Licenses. 090103
 

This ordinance establishes that if the chief of police files a written report summarizing the arrest and convictions of an applicant for a new or renewal Class "D" operator's license, alcohol beverage wholesale establishment license or Class "B" manager's license which could form a basis for denial or nonrenewal of the application, the city clerk shall, in lieu of forwarding the application to the licensing committee for a hearing, refer the application to the Common Council for approval without the issuance of a warning letter, if an applicant eligible to be issued a warning letter has not within 10 years of the date of application been convicted of any misdemeanor or felony offense or municipal code violation.

 
     
6/13/09
6-Month Disqualification Period Established for Withdrawal of Certain Alcohol Beverage License Applications.
090080
 

This ordinance provides that withdrawal of certain new alcohol beverage license applications after commencement of a licensing committee hearing on the application shall disqualify the applicants for approval by the licensing committee for the same licenses, and where applicable, at the same premises, for a period of 6 months. This ordinance does not affect applications withdrawn prior to the commencement of the hearing on the application by the licensing committee.

 
     
05/22/09 Certain Special Privilege Permit Procedures Amended, Fees Reduced. 081687
 

An ordinance has been established that reduces the fee from $250 to $125 when amending a special privilege for the purpose of adding items; eliminates the $250 fee when amending a special privilege for the purpose of removing items or recording a change in ownership; removes the surety bond requirement; and imposes a graduated forfeiture for failure to comply with certain ordinance provisions related to special privileges.

 
     
5/01/09 Ailment Details Not Required of Disabled Loading Zone Applicants. 081584
 

An ordinance has been established that amends the statement submission requirement relating to individuals applying for loading zone permits as disabled persons to omit the details of the exact nature of the physical or mental ailment which qualifies the applicants as disabled.

 
     
2/27/09 Residency Requirement for Precious Metal and Gem Dealer's Licenses Amended. 081128
 

An ordinance has been established that amends from 1 year to 90 days the residency requirement related to applicants for Precious Metal and Gem Dealer's licenses. Individual applicant, each of the partners or the corporate agents must have been residents of Wisconsin continuously for at least 90 days prior to the dates of application.

 
     
1/01/09 License Periods Changed for Public Passenger Vehicles, Permit Fee Increased, Renewal Fee Established. 081016
 

An ordinance has been established that amends the license period for all public passenger vehicle permits from a 2-year license period to a one-year license period. The expiration date of the license period for taxicab permits was changed from November 30 to October 31; however, all other public passenger vehicle permits will continue to expire on April 30.

In addition, a permit fee of $100 for the renewal of public passenger permits has been established. The permit fee for new public passenger vehicle permits has been increased from $165 to $175.

 
     
1/01/09 Car Change and Reinspection Fees Increased to $100 for Public Passenger Vehicles. 080486
 

An ordinance has been established that increases from $75 to $100 the fee for the transfer during the license period of a public passenger permit from one vehicle to another vehicle. In addition, the fee for any special inspection of a public passenger vehicle has been increased from $75 to $100.

 
     
1/01/09 $25 Fee Established for Reinstatement of Certain Suspended Licenses and Permits. 080486
 

An ordinance has been established that provides that if a permit or license is suspended due to the cancellation, expiration or nonrenewal of any required surety or performance bond, direct obligations or insurance policy, the fee for the reinstatement of the license or permit shall be $25.

 
     
 

2008

 
12/13/08

Definition of "Amusement Machine" Amended to Include Other Amusement Devices.

080813
 

An ordinance has been established that amends the definition of amusement machine for the purposes of clarifying that amusement machine means any mechanical or electronic device operated or intended to be operated for the purposes of amusement or skill where the use or operation of which is conditioned upon payment of a fee either by insertion of a coin, token or similar object in a slot, or otherwise.

 
     

10/03/2008

Taxicab Review Board Created.

080563
 

A resolution has been passed that creates a 7-member Review Board which is directed to study issues of taxicab charges, fares and regulation including vehicle and driver standards. The review board is further directed to make written recommendations related to specific actions and policies that can be taken or adopted to improve the provision of taxicab services in the City of Milwaukee.

 
     

10/03/2008

Installation of Cameras Required in Taverns When 3 or More Crimes Occur in One Year.

080196

 

An ordinance has been established permitting the police chief to order the installation of security cameras in any licensed alcohol beverage retail establishment where 3 or more criminal incidents have occurred in a one-year period. The ordinance also requires security cameras that are installed to provide a clear image of the entire premises, and for on-duty store employees to provide a copy of recorded digital security camera images to law enforcement officers immediately upon request. This ordinance shall be null and void a year from the October 3, 2008, effective date.

 
     

8/16/2008

Sale of Alcohol Not Restricted to Single-Service Cups on Certain Extended Premises.

080452
 

An ordinance has been established permitting the sale of alcohol beverages in single-service bottles and cans on temporary extensions of alcohol beverage premises when permitted by the Chief of Police upon application of a licensee or a sponsor of the special event.

 
     

7/19/2008

License Holders Liable for Enforcement Costs for Chronic Nuisance Violations.

080194

 

An ordinance has been established extending liability for police enforcement costs for nuisance activity to any individuals or entities licensed in the operation of a business upon a premises (as opposed to just the premises owner), and amending the definition of nuisance activity to include violations of possession or use of firearms, underage alcohol activities and adults contributing, allowing or providing alcohol to underage persons.

 
     

7/19/2008

License Disqualification Periods and Change of Circumstance Proceedings Standardized.

080189

 

An ordinance has been established to clarify and make consistent the regulations and procedures related to disqualification and change of circumstances whenever an application is denied, or license is not renewed, is revoked or is surrendered. The ordinance established that no hearing related to changed circumstances shall be held by the Licensing Committee within a period of 12 months following the date of denial, nonrenewal or revocation of a license for a reason relating to the fitness of the location of the premises, and that not more than one such hearing involving the same party at the same premises shall be held by the licensing committee during the period of disqualification.

The ordinance also established that the fee to file for a hearing related to changed circumstances shall be $75.

 
     

7/12/2008

Taxicab Meter Fare Rate for First 1/8th Mile, Waiting Time Increased.

080193

 

An ordinance has been established which provides an increase in the maximum charge for the first 1/8th mile from $2.25 to $3.50. This increase shall be effective until January 1, 2009, at which time the maximum charge will be reduced to $2.25 for the first 1/8th mile. The ordinance further provides an increase in waiting time from $0.25 per minute to $0.40 per minute. The increase in the rate for waiting time will also be reduced back to $0.25 per minute on January 1, 2009.

 
     

6/27/2008

Renewal of Alcohol Beverage Retail Establishment Licenses at Certain Premises Restricted.

080187

 

An ordinance has been established that provides if any person fails to have issued by the city clerk prior to the expiration of the license an alcohol beverage retail establishment license that has been approved by the Common Council, the person shall not be permitted to apply for and be issued more than one renewal license for the premises, provided that the person is residentially and in all other respects qualified to make the application. In addition, the ordinance establishes that the Common Council may waive this requirement if unusual circumstances have been demonstrated.

 

     

6/27/2008

Objections to Renewal of Certain Licenses Must Be Filed 45 Days Before License Expires.

080197

 

An ordinance has been established which changes from 30 to 45 the number of days prior to the date of license expiration written objections to the renewal of the following licenses are required to filed with the City Clerk: all alcohol beverage retail and wholesale establishment licenses, manager and operator licenses, all tavern entertainment licenses, and center for the visual and performing arts licenses.

 

     

6/07/2008

Hearing and Appeal Procedures for Licenses and Permits Standardized.

080009

 

An ordinance has been established to clarify and make consistent the procedures of the Licensing Committees and the Common Council in matters involving license and permit applications, renewals, non-renewals, suspensions and revocations.

 

     

6/07/2008

Class “B” Tavern License Holders Allowed to Exercise an Age Restriction.

071518

 

An ordinance has been established which allows Class “B” tavern license holders, in the interest of the public good and keeping the general peace, to exercise a predetermined age restriction which must be posted at the establishment. The age restriction must also be included in the plan of operation and may not be changed during the license period.

 

     

5/01/2008

Standards Established for the Issuance of Warning Letters to Direct Seller License Applicants.

071617

 

An ordinance has been established which provides standards for the issuance of warning letters to applicants for direct seller licenses and revises certain regulations for the purposes of clarifying language and eliminating obsolete provisions. The standards for the issuance of warning letters have been established for the purposes of reducing the number of direct seller license applications required to be scheduled before the Licenses Committee for hearings on whether the applications should be recommended for approval or denial to the Common Council.

 

 

 

 

2007

 

11/09/2007

Uniform Testing Procedures related to Knowledge of City Geography and Public Passenger Vehicle Regulations Established

 
 

An ordinance has been established which provides that applicants for public passenger vehicle (PPV) drivers' licenses for the operation of handicapped and elderly vehicles be required to take the same city geography and PPV regulation tests currently established by the City Clerk and administered by the Milwaukee Police Department-Safety Division for all other PPV driver license applicants.

070790

             

11/01/2007

Newspaper Vending Box Permit Regulations Amended, Permit Fees Increased

 
 

An ordinance has been established which amends regulations related to newspaper vending boxes, including a provision requiring that a permit be displayed on the newspaper vending box with the designated location indicated on the permit. In addition, the ordinance changes the license period and permit fee from a biennial permit with a fee of $35 to an annual permit with a fee of $50.

051631

061156

             

7/28/2007

Parking Prohibited on City Streets for Vehicles related to Collecting and Storing of Junk, Violators to be Towed

 

An ordinance has been established which prohibits parking or standing of any vehicle containing collected junk or in which junk is stored upon any highway of the city except while engaged in the process of loading or unloading. Vehicles found in violation may be towed, and a reclamation and storage charge may be imposed.

061146

             

7/01/2007

Certain Signage Required to be Displayed on Junk Collector and Junk Dealer Vehicles

 
 

A ordinance has been established which provides that motor vehicle used by junk dealers or junk collectors are required to have identifying signs placed on both sides of the vehicle, which display with lettering at least 3 inches high the name of the business or person operating the vehicle, a valid phone number, and the city of Milwaukee junk license number.

061035

             

5/25/2007

Certain Occupancy Capacity Regulations Amended for Class "B" Licensed Establishments

 
 

An ordinance has been established which eliminates language that implies an exemption from occupancy capacity requirements and penalties for certain Class "B" licensed establishments that also operate with a food dealer's license.

061254

             

5/25/2007

Types of Entertainment Authorized Under Special Party Permits Expanded

 
 

An ordinance has been established which amends the types of entertainment authorized under a special party permit (formerly "special dancing permit") for persons holding a Class "B" tavern, Class "B" fermented malt beverage or Class "C" wine license. Special party permit holders are authorized to offer entertainment or exhibitions consisting of music, dancing, singing, floor shows and cabaret performances upon the licensed premises.

070107

             

5/04/2007

Certain Alcohol Beverage License Applicants for Summerfest Grounds Exempt from Appearing before Licenses Committee

 
 

An ordinance has been established which exempts applicants for all new alcohol beverage retail establishment licenses for premises upon the Henry W. Maier Festival Park grounds from having to automatically appear before the Licenses Committee, provided the applicants have been previously granted such licenses for premises upon the Henry W. Maier Festival Park grounds.

061475

             

5/04/2007

Residency Requirements Amended for Amusement Machine Premises and Phonograph Distributor Licenses

 
 

An ordinance has been established which replaces a state residence and a one-year county residency requirement with a 90-day state residency requirement for an applicant for an amusement machine premises license, and replaces the county one-year residency requirement with a state one-year residency requirement for corporate agents applying for a phonograph distributor license.

061571

             

5/04/2007

Certain Public Passenger Vehicle Permit Application Processes, Requirements and Hearing Procedures Established, Separate Penalty for Equipment Violations

 
 

An ordinance has been established which establishes certain permit application processes and requirements and hearing procedures related to the granting, denial, renewal, nonrenewal, suspension, revocation and surrender of public passenger vehicle permits, and clarifies provisions related to certain vehicle inspection procedures and the prohibiting of the operation for hire of public passenger vehicles not holding valid public passenger vehicle permits. In addition, the ordinance establishes a separate penalty where any person violating certain public passenger vehicle equipment regulations shall upon conviction be subject to a forfeiture of not less than $25 nor more than $200.

061451

             

4/11/2007

Occupancy Certificate Requirements Amended for Extended Hours Establishment Licenses

 
 

An ordinance has been established which allows the building owner or applicant to provide proof of application for an occupancy certificate in lieu of submitting a valid occupancy certificate when applying for an extended hours establishment license, but the license shall not be issued until proof of a valid occupancy certificate is provided.

061448

             

4/11/2007

Closing Hours for Class "B" Alcohol Beverage Establishments Amended for Daylight Saving Time

 
 

An ordinance has been established which amends from 2:30 a.m. to 3:30 a.m. on the Sunday that daylight saving time begins the closing hours for premises holding Class "B" Alcohol Beverage Retail Establishment licenses.

061446

             

3/16/2007

Permanent $.50 Taxicab Meter Rate Increase Established, Temporary $1 Increase Repealed

 
 

An ordinance has been established which permanently increases the taxicab meter rate by $.50 from $1.75 to $2.25 for the first 1/8th of a mile. The temporary $1 taxicab meter rate increase, which was established May 26, 2006, and increased the meter rate from $1.75 to $2.75 for the first 1/8th of a mile, has been repealed.

061038

             

2/03/2007

Location of Certain Day Care Facilities Restricted within 300 Feet of Alcohol Beverage Establishments

 
 

An ordinance has been established which restricts any day care center from locating within 300 feet of a premises for which a Class "A" or Class "B" alcohol beverage establishment license has been granted and such license has not yet expired. The requirements of this ordinance do not apply to a day care center in operation on the effective date of this ordinance.

051177

             

2/03/2007

Newspaper Vending Box Permit Regulations Amended

 
 

An ordinance has been established which amends regulations related to newspaper vending boxes, including permit application and grant procedures. The ordinance provides for the removal of unlicensed boxes, and the holding of the boxes in a facility until reclaimed for a $35 per box fee. Unclaimed boxes shall be destroyed at regular intervals. Provisions related to changes in license period and fee, and the requirement that a sticker be issued in association with a permit are not effective until 11/01/2007.

051631

061156

             

1/01/2007

General Late Filing Fee Established, Increased for Applications related to Alcohol Beverage Establishment Licenses

 
 

An ordinance has been established which increases the amount of additional fee required for the filing of a late renewal application related to a Class "A," "B," and "C" alcohol beverage retail establishment license. In addition, a late application fee of $25 has been established for any application filed after a deadline established by the City Clerk where no separate late filing fee has otherwise been established.

060762

             

1/01/2007

General Provisions Established related to Refund of Fees and Duplicate License Fee

 
 

An ordinance has been established which provides that if a permit or license application for a permit or license issued through the City Clerk's Office is withdrawn, or if such permit or license is denied or not issued, a certain amount of the permit or license fee is retained to defray the cost of application processing. In addition, a fee of $8 has been established for a duplicate copy of any license or permit.

060762

             

1/01/2007

Fees Increased for Public Passenger Vehicle Replacement and Change of Agent

 
 

An ordinance has been established which increases from $35 to $50 the fee for each public passenger vehicle permit transfer related to vehicle replacement, and increases from $15 to $25 the fee for changing the agent or officer of a corporation holding a public passenger vehicle permit.

060762

             

1/01/2007

Fee Established for Temporary Extension of Alcohol Beverage Premises for Special Events

 
 

An ordinance has been established which provides that the fee for a temporary extension of alcohol beverage licensed premises for a special event shall be $35, if the application is filed at least 30 days prior to the event; and $50, if the application is filed less than 30 days prior to the event.

060762

             

1/01/2007

Fee Increased for Carnival Site Permits

 
 

An ordinance has been established which increases from $35 to $50 the fee for each carnival site permit.

060762

             

1/01/2007

Charge Increased for Non-sufficient Funds (NSF) Checks

 
 

An ordinance has been established which increases from $25 to $35 the processing charge for each bad check issued to the city of Milwaukee.

060762

             
     

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2006

 

10/24/2006

List of Vehicles Approved to Operate as Luxury Limousines Updated

 
 

Two additional makes and models of vehicles have been approved to operate as luxury limousines under the executive sedan classification. View complete List of Approved Vehicles.

 
             

10/13/2006

Parking Prohibited on City Streets for Vehicles related to Collecting of Junk

 
 

An ordinance has been established which prohibits parking or standing of any vehicle containing collected junk or in which junk is stored upon any highway of the city except while engaged in the process of loading or unloading.

060470

             

10/13/2006

Various Public Passenger Vehicle Regulations Revised for the Purposes of Clarification

 
 

An ordinance has been established revising certain public passenger vehicle regulations for the purposes of clarifying language related to the operation of public passenger vehicles by persons not holding a valid public passenger vehicle driver's license, and displaying of certain vehicle markings, complaint forms, rate and complaint placards and public passenger vehicle licenses.

060644

             

09/23/2006

Amount of Fee Refund Increased for Denied Extended Hours Establishment Licenses

 
 

An ordinance has been established which increases the portion of the license fee that will be returned to an applicant for an extended hours establishment license if the applicant is not granted a license.

060522

             

09/23/2006

Bicycle License to be Valid for Life of Bicycle or Until Sold by Owner

 
 

An ordinance has been established which provides that a bicycle license shall be valid for the life of the bicycle for which the license is issued or for the time the owner owns the bicycle.

060522

             

09/01/2006

License Applicants Required to Provide Proof of Identity for Certain Situations

 
 

An administrative rule has been established which requires license and permit applicants/holders to provide proof of identity whenever applying for an original, renewal, or duplicate license or permit; amending application information; or withdrawing, surrendering or picking up a license or permit. (This applies to transactions occurring in person.)

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08/12/2006

Graduated Penalty Established for Operating Unlicensed Public Passenger Vehicles

 
 

An ordinance has been established which provides that the penalty for persons convicted of operating unlicensed public passenger vehicles, or providing radio dispatch service to unlicensed public passenger vehicles, is a forfeiture of not less than $250 nor more than $1,000, depending upon the number of previous violations within a 24-month period.

060421

             

08/12/2006

Minimum Passenger-Carrying Capacity Established for Certain Shuttle Vehicles

 
 

An ordinance has been established which provides that a shuttle vehicle providing group travel service for hire must have a minimum passenger-carrying capacity of 11 persons, excluding the driver.

060461

             

08/12/2006

Vans to Operate as Luxury Limousines if Approved Under Executive Sedan Classification

 
 

An ordinance has been established which provides for the inclusion of approved vans under the executive sedan classification of luxury limousine; and clarifies that commercial motor vehicles, such as motor buses, are exempt from public passenger vehicle licensing regulations.

060461

             

07/31/2006

Certain Public Passenger Vehicle Permits for Taxicabs Renumbered

 
 

A motion has been approved which reassigns the permit numbers relating to certain taxicab public passenger vehicle permits. (No increase was made to the overall number of available taxicab permits.)

060445

             

07/29/2006

Certain Private Alarm Business Fingerprinting Requirements Amended

 
 

An ordinance has been established which modifies the license requirements for private alarm system businesses by removing the requirement that officers and directors as well as stockholders owning 20% or more of the stock of the corporation must be fingerprinted.

060217

             

07/08/2006

Grounds and Procedures Established related to Escort and Escort Business Licenses

 

An ordinance has been established which establishes grounds and procedures for denial, non-renewal, suspension and revocation of escort and escort business licenses.

051512

 

07/08/2006

Certain Amusement Machine Distributor and Videogame Center Requirements Amended

 

An ordinance has been established which amends certain residency and fingerprinting license requirements related to amusement machine distributor and videogame center licenses.

060322

 

07/08/2006

Consumption of Alcohol Permitted on Parking Lots during Certain Church Events

 

An ordinance has been established which permits the consumption of alcohol beverages while upon a public parking structure or public parking surface lot during Class "B" special license activities and special events conducted by churches, charities and other nonprofit holders of Class "B" tavern licenses and Class "B" fermented malt beverage licenses.

060078

 

06/17/2006

Surrender of Alcohol Beverage License Required Within 5 Days When Operation Ceases

 

An ordinance has been passed which clarifies that any person holding an alcohol beverage retail establishment license is required to surrender the license within 5 working days following the day on which the person ceases operations permitted by the license.

050756

 

06/17/2006

Sale of Wine in Opened Original Bottle Permitted

 

An ordinance has been passed which permits Class "B" and Class "C" licensed alcohol beverage establishments to sell wine in an opened original bottle, in a quantity not to exceed one bottle, for consumption both on and off the premises where sold under certain conditions.

060076

 

05/26/2006

Temporary Taxicab Meter Rate Increase

 

An ordinance has been passed which increased the taxicab meter rate from $1.75 to $2.75 for the first 1/8th of a mile. The meter rate increase is effective May 26, 2006, and automatically expires on and after November 26, 2006.

050730

 

04/29/2006

Restrictions on Sale of Certain Drug Paraphernalia

 

An ordinance has been established which restricts the retail sale of certain items defined as drug paraphernalia.

051409

 

04/29/2006

Clarification on When Private First Responder Service is Required

 

An ordinance clarify existing code provisions that only those alarm businesses which provide to alarm users alarm monitoring services for the receiving of burglary alarm messages are required to provide to alarm users and list on new and renewal private alarm business license applications a private first responder services.

051574

 

03/14/2006

Amendment to Definition of Luxury Limousine

 

An ordinance has been established which amends the definition of luxury limousine to mean a category of for-hire, unmetered, unmarked ground transportation vehicles regularly engaged in the business of carrying passengers on a prereserved basis only and which meets either a stretched limousine or executive sedan classification definition. View List of Approved Vehicles for makes and models which have been approved to operate as luxury limousines under the executive sedan classification.

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