TOPIC : LICENSES, PERMITS & FEES
SUBJECT: AUTOMOBILE REPAIR SHOP
KEY WORDS: MOTOR VEHICLE, MECHANIC, AUTO BODY
CODE: ORD III-2
AGENCIES: CITY COUNCIL, CITY CLERK
ELEMENTS: Section 1: Every person principally engaged in the business of repairing motor vehicles, including but not limited to automobile mechanical repair and automobile body repair, for the public and who maintains an established place of business with the facilities for the repairing of such motor vehicles shall possess a license from the City of Lynn for conducting the same business.
Section 2: City Council investigates if the applicant is a proper person for the automobile repair business, if it is the applicant’s principal business and if the site is suitable for automobile repair. The applicant must first get approval from Committee on Minor Licenses.
Section 3: No license to issue unless all property taxes are paid on the premises and Zone Ordinance approval.
Section 4: City Clerk has authority to issue and renew licenses for existing automobile repair shops and new ones with the approval of the Committee on Minor Licenses.
Section 5: Transfer of the license can be made for another Council approved premises. No transfer of license to another individual.
Section 6: Any license granted pursuant to this Ordinance shall specify:
(1) all the premises to be occupied by the licensee for the purpose of carrying on the automobile repair business; and
(2) the hours of operation within which the applicant licensee may conduct his automobile business; and
(3) any restrictions the City Council may place upon the automobile repair business.
Section 7: Licenses expire January 1st. Initial fee $50, renewal $25