TOPIC : LICENSES, PERMITS & FEES
SUBJECT: HOTELS AND LODGING HOUSE REGULATIONS
KEY WORDS: INNKEEPER
CODE: ORD III-12
AGENCIES: LICENSING COMMISSION
DATES: 12/13/83, 01/18/27
ELEMENTS: SECTION 1. Requires innkeepers to obtain a license from Mayor and City Council.
SECTION 2. Premises shall be subject at all times to inspection by the Mayor and City Council or authorized agents and by the Police by request of Mayor or City Council.
No person in actual charge, management or control of the premises for which the license is issued shall knowingly permit the premises under his control to be used for the purpose of immoral solicitation, immoral bargaining or immoral conduct.
SECTION 3. Requires innkeeper to keep a register of occupants of the rooms for one year. Records open to Mayor, City Council, its agents and the Police. Prohibits innkeepers from registering other than true name and prohibits occupants from failing to register.
SECTION 4. Applications for permit through City Clerk, expire on April 30th each year.
SECTION 5. Mayor and City Council have authority to revoke or suspend license after investigation and hearing for any cause deemed satisfactory to them. Licensee notified at least 3 days before hearing.
SECTION 6. Requires posting notice of the register requirement with its penalties in a conspicuous place by the register.
PENALTIES: Suspension, revocation
FEE: FEE of $50 May 1 – April 30, See 12/13/83
NOTE: License Commission agents for Council, Mayor.
See C. 259 of Acts of 1918.