ARTICLE 1. LICENSE AND BUSINESS REGULATIONS
5-101. Itinerant merchant.
As used in this article, the term “itinerant merchant” shall mean any person or persons engaged in the sale outright of anything or commodity whatsoever, who does or does not canvass the sale thereof from door to door and who does not have a regularly established place of business in this city. The license fee for such merchants shall be as established by the governing body from time to time.
(Code 1977, 7-103; Ord. 811; Code 2016)
All licenses shall be issued for a term of one year. Every person, firm or corporation beginning any time during the license year, shall pay the full amount of the license fee.
(Code 1977, 7-104)
All licenses hereinbefore provided for shall be issued by the city clerk upon payment of the proper sum as heretofore set forth.
(Code 1977, 7-105)
No license issued under the provisions of this article shall be transferable or assignable except by resolution authorizing the same passed by the mayor and governing body of the city.
(Code 1977, 7-106)
All persons doing business in a permanent location are hereby required to have their licenses conspicuously displayed in their place of business: provided, that all persons to whom licenses are issued not having a permanent place of business are hereby required to carry their license with them and all licensees shall present the license for inspection when requested to do so by a citizen or officer of the city.
(Code 1977, 7-107)
All licenses shall be due and payable immediately upon the commencement of a profession or business for which the same are required and for all such businesses, trades, or professions which have been licensed for the preceding year, the license tax shall be payable as provided in section 5-102.
(Code 1977, 7-108)
(a) Licenses issued under the provisions of this article may be revoked by the governing body after notice and hearing, for any of the following causes:
(1) Fraud, misrepresentation or false statement made in procuring the license;
(2) Fraud, misrepresentation or false statement made in the course of carrying on the business or trade;
(3) Any violation of this article;
(4) Conviction of any crime or misdemeanor involving moral turpitude;
(5) Conviction of any felony under the laws of the State of Kansas;
(6) Conducting the business or trade 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.
(b) Notice of the hearing for revocation of a license shall be given in writing, setting forth specifically the grounds of complaint and the time and place of hearing. Such notice shall be mailed, postage prepaid, to the licensee at his or her last known address at least five days prior to the date set for hearing.
All contractors are required to obtain a Eudora city contractor’s license to practice their trade within the City of Eudora and shall hold a valid license from a Kansas state, county, or municipal jurisdiction. All work shall be performed in compliance with all city standards including the obtaining of required building permits. The contractor’s license fee amount shall be set by the Governing Body from time to time. Penalties for violations of this Section shall be as set forth in Section 1-111 of the City Code, as amended.
(Ord. 1053; Code 2016)