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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 8.114 Miscellaneous Vocations

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Chapter 8.114
Miscellaneous Vocations

Sections:

8.114.010 Definitions.
8.114.020 Licenses--Required.
8.114.040 Licenses--Terms.
8.114.050 Licenses--Subject to ordinances.
8.114.060 Checkroom--License--Required.
8.114.080 Checkroom--License--Penalty for failure to obtain.
8.114.090 Checkroom--Receipt records.
8.114.100 Tailors.

8.114.010 Definitions.

When used in this chapter, the following words shall have the following meanings:

A. "Bill poster" means one who conducts the business of posting bills in public places for hire;

B. "Engraver" means one who carries on a place of business where engraving is done for hire;

C. "Lithographer" means one who maintains a place of business where lithographing is done for hire;

D. "Mercantile agent" means one having a place of business in the City where orders for the sale and delivery of merchandise are taken;

E. "Pistol gallery" means a place where pistol or gun shooting is permitted to be done for hire;

F. "Pool table" means a table on which the game of pool is played, maintained in a place accessible to the public, where a charge is made for the privilege of playing the game;

G. "Shooting gallery" means a place where guns or pistols are permitted to be fired, for a fee paid.
(1948 C. Ch. 13 90: 1960 C. 628.010.)

See also 8.100.070

8.114.020 Licenses--Required.

It shall not be lawful for any person to exercise within this City the business of bill poster, engraver, lithographer, mercantile agent, or keep a billiard table, pool table, pistol gallery, shooting gallery without a license therefor.
(1948 C. Ch. 13 91: 1960 C. 628.020.)

McQuillin:

24.204 Athletic and sporting activities, events and places

26.150 Licensing sports and gaming

8.114.040 Licenses--Terms.

Licenses granted under this chapter shall continue in force twelve months, except as otherwise provided.

No license of any kind shall be issued for a shorter period than that specified in each instance in this chapter, except in cases upon full statement of the facts appear to the License Collector worthy of charitable consideration, and that the applicants are truly unable to pay license for the full period stated. In such cases the License Collector, with the approval or upon the recommendation of the Mayor, is authorized to issue licenses for shorter periods, not less than one month, at pro rata rates.

Unless otherwise therein provided licenses granted for twelve months shall be for periods beginning on the following dates:

A. Bill posters, January 1;

B. Engravers and lithographers, April 1;

C. Mercantile agents, July 1.
(1948 C. Ch. 13 93: 1960 C. 628.040.)

8.114.050 Licenses--Subject to ordinances.

All licenses issued in pursuance of the provisions of this chapter shall be issued subject to the ordinances of the City existing when they are issued, or subsequently passed.
(1948 C. Ch. 13 94: 1960 C. 628.050.)

8.114.060 Checkroom--License--Required.

No person shall operate a place where coats, hats, umbrellas, parcels, baggage or other personal property of similar character are checked, for which fees or tips are customarily received, without first having obtained a license from the City for the privilege of operating such place.
(1948 C. Ch. 13 95: 1960 C. 624.010.)

8.114.080 Checkroom--License--Penalty for failure to obtain.

Any person who shall operate such place or checkroom without a license first having been procured shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
(1948 C. Ch. 13 97.)

8.114.090 Checkroom--Receipt records.

Every person operating a checkroom as described in Section 8.114.060 shall keep a daily record of its receipts in a book which shall be open at any time to the inspection of the License Collector of the City, his deputies or any person authorized by him to examine the records.
(1948 C. Ch. 13 98: 1960 C. 624.030.)

8.114.100 Tailors.

Any person who shall make any contract in the City by the terms of which the person undertakes to make, or causes to be made, any article of clothing for pay, shall pay to the License Collector of the City, on the first day of November of each year, an annual license tax in a sum equal to two percent of the contract price of all articles of clothing made or caused to be made during the preceding period of twelve months by the person.

This chapter shall not apply to any tailor or merchant tailor who shall pay to the License Collector the tax prescribed by Section 8.54.030.
(1948 C. Ch. 13 99: 1960 C. Ch. 623.010, 623.020.)

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