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A. Upon receipt of a license application under this article, the original shall be referred to the Chief of Police who shall cause an investigation of the applicant to determine the following facts: (1) Whether or not fraud, misrepresentation or false

statements have been made in the application for license; (2) Whether or not the applicant has been convicted of any crime or misdemeanor involving moral turpitude.

B. If, as a result of such investigation, the Chief of Police shall find that either paragraph (a)(1) or (a)(2) is answered in the affirmative, he shall endorse on such application his disapproval and his reasons therefore within 30 days of application and return the same to the City Clerk who shall notify the applicant that the application is disapproved and that no license will be issued.

C. If, as a result of such 30 day investigation, the character and business responsibility, of the applicant are found to be satisfactory, the Chief of Police shall endorse on the application his approval, execute a permit addressed to the applicant for the carrying on of the business applied for and return such permit along with the application to the City Clerk, who shall upon payment of the prescribed license fee, deliver to the applicant his permit and issue a license. Such license shall contain the signature and seal of the issuing officer and shall show the name and address of the licensee, the class of license issued, the kind of goods to be sold thereunder, the amount of fee paid, the date of issuance and the length of time the same shall be operative, as well as the license number and other identifying description of any vehicle used in such soliciting or canvassing. The Clerk shall keep a permanent record of all licenses issued.