A. The license fee shall be collected by the City Clerk and a rate shall be established for an annual license and for a daily license by the City Council.
B. The annual license fee herein provided shall be assessed on a calendar-year basis and on or after July 1, the amount of such fee for annual license shall be one-half the amount stipulated above for the remainder of the year,
C. None of the license fees provided for by this ordinance shall he so applied as to occasion an undue burden upon interstate commerce.
In any case where a license fee is believed by a licensee or applicant for license to place an undue burden upon such commerce, he may apply to the City Clerk for an adjustment of the fee so it shall not be discriminatory, unreasonable, or unfair as to such commerce. Such application may be made before, at, or within six (6) months after payment of the prescribed license fee. The applicant shall, by affidavit and supporting testimony, show his method of business and the gross volume or estimated gross volume of business and such other information as the City Clerk may deem necessary in order to determine the extent, if any, of such undue burden on such commerce. The City Clerk shall then conduct an investigation, comparing applicant's business with other businesses of a like nature and shall make findings of fact from which a determination may be made as to whether the fee fixed by this ordinance is unfair, unreasonable or discriminatory as to applicant's business and shall fix as the license fee for the applicant, an amount that is fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory, or, if the fee has already been paid, shall order a refund of the amount over and above the fee so fixed.