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Ordinance Number

575 

Ordinance Subject

Amending Title 5 of the UPMC "Business Licenses and Regulations" to Conform with the Washington State Department of Licensing Master License Service Program

Date Adopted

11/1/2010 

Repealed By

 

Amended By

 

Ordinance

ORDINANCE NO. 575

 

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, AMENDING TITLE 5 OF THE UNIVERSITY PLACE MUNICIPAL CODE “BUSINESS LICENSES AND REGULATIONS”, TO CONFORM WITH THE WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING MASTER LICENSE SERVICE PROGRAM

 

WHEREAS, on August 16, 2010, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 652 transferring the processing of the City’s business licenses to the State of Washington Department of Licensing Master License Service Program; and

 

WHEREAS, several housekeeping revisions need to be made to Chapter 5.05 “Business Licenses” of the University Place Municipal Code to bring Title 5 into conformance with the State’s processing procedures.

 

            NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, DOES ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:

 

            Section 1.         Amending Title 5 UPMC “Business Licenses and Regulations”. Title 5 of the University Place Municipal Code is hereby amended as follows:

            5.05.060 Exemptions.

C. All businesses which are exempt from master business license tax registration endorsement under WAC 458-20-101(2)(a).

5.05.070 Processing procedure.

The designee shall, directly or through a third party designee, issue registrations in the name of the city to all persons qualified under the provisions of this chapter and shall:

5.05.080 License fees.

The annual license fees for businesses shall be set by resolution of the City Council. The license fee for any new business that commences operations from a fixed address within the city on or after October 1st of any given year shall be set at one-half of the applicable annual license fee.

5.05.100 Term of license.

All business licenses shall be effective for one year from the date of issuance. the calendar year of issuance. Licenses issued during a given calendar year shall be effective from the date of issue until December 31st of the same year. Unless renewed, as provided in this chapter, each business license shall expire and be of no force or effect on January 1st of the following year, unless sooner revoked as provided in this chapter.

5.05.110 Renewal of license.

All business licenses shall be renewed on or before the expiration date of the current business license January 1st of the calendar year of issuance, if the business is to be continued. Application for renewal shall be made on forms prescribed by the designee.

5.05.130 Penalty for late application.

A. Any applicant or licensee who fails to make application for an original business license, or for renewal of an existing business license, prior to January 30th of the applicable year shall be subject to the following penalties based on the number of days delinquent:

General Business License

Application Date

Days Delinquent

Penalty

Jan. 1 – Jan. 30

0

0

Jan. 31 – Feb. 29

1 – 30 days

$10.00

March 1 – March 30

31 – 60 days

$20.00

March 31 – April 29

61 – 90 days

$30.00

April 30+

91 +

Misdemeanor

 

Home Occupation Business License

Application Date

Days Delinquent

Penalty

Jan. 1 – Jan. 30

0

0

Jan. 31 – Feb. 29

1 – 30 days

$5.00

March 1 – March 30

31 – 60 days

$10.00

March 31 – April 29

61 – 90 days

$15.00

April 30+

91 +

Misdemeanor

 

            Section 2.         Copy to be Available. One copy of this ordinance shall be available in the office of the City Clerk for use and examination by the public.

 

            Section 3.         Severability. If any provision of this Ordinance or its application to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the remainder of the Ordinance or the application of the provision to other persons or circumstances by a court of competent jurisdiction shall not be affected.

 

            Section 4.         Publication and Effective Date.  A summary of this Ordinance consisting of its title shall be published in the official newspaper of the City.  This Ordinance shall be effective five (5) days after its publication.

 

            PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON NOVEMBER 1, 2010.

 

 

 

                                                                                    ___________________________________
Debbie Klosowski, Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

__________________________________

Emelita Genetia, City Clerk

 

APPROVED AS TO FORM: 

 

 

__________________________________ 

Steve Victor, City Attorney

 

Published:        11/03/10

Effective Date:  11/08/10

Council Minutes

Regular Council Meeting Minutes-20101101-1115 

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Ordinance :575-19010728-575 
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Content Type: Ordinance
Created at 11/3/2010 3:42 PM  by Debora Nicholas 
Last modified at 11/17/2010 9:32 AM  by Emelita Genetia