City of Deer River Municipal Ordinances
g. a recent photograph of the applicant, which shall be approximately 2" by 2" and show the head and shoulders of the applicant in a clear and distinguishable manner;
h. a statement as to whether the applicant has been convicted of any crime, misdemeanor, or violation of any municipal ordinance, other than traffic violations;
i. the names of other municipalities, not to exceed five in number, whether the applicant carried on similar business immediately preceding the date of application and the address from which such business was conducted in those municipalities.
The applicant shall also display to the City Clerk the peddler's or transient merchant's license issued to him or her. No license shall be issued by the City unless all information required by this Section has been provided by the applicant or sufficient reason has been given for failure to provide it.
Subd. 5. License Fee. The application for a license shall be accompanied by a fee as set by Resolution. The fee shall be nonrefundable and shall not be prorated even if the license is issued for less than a full year.
Subd. 6. Issuance of License. Upon receipt of a completed application and the required fee, the City Clerk shall transmit a copy of the application to the Chief of Police and such other public officials as the Clerk may deem appropriate, who shall conduct any investigation. No license shall be issued to any person who has been convicted of any crime involving fraud, deceit or misrepresentation in any trade or business within the five years immediately preceding the date of license application. No license shall be issued to any person selling or soliciting orders for any goods, ware, merchandise or service which is illegal or injurious to the public health, safety or welfare.
Within five days of receipt of a report from the Chief of Police and other public officials recommending approval of the application the City Clerk shall issue the license. License may be issued immediately pending approval. The license shall have one copy of the applicant's photograph attached to it, which shall be exhibited by the applicant upon request by a police officer or any person in the City contracted by the applicant in connection with the licensed activity. Licenses shall be valid for the period of time stated thereon but in no case for more than one year. The City Clerk shall maintain a record of all licenses issued hereunder.