Chapter 4
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3-4-1: DEFINITION:
3-4-2: LICENSE REQUIRED:
3-4-3: APPLICATION FOR LICENSE; INVESTIGATION:
3-4-4: LICENSE FEE:
3-4-5: NONTRANSFERABILITY OF LICENSE:
3-4-6: LOCATION RESTRICTIONS:
3-4-7: CONDUCT OF BUSINESS:
3-4-8: STORAGE TANKS:
3-4-9: FIRE HAZARDS:
3-4-10: INSPECTIONS:
3-4-11: PENALTIES:

3-4-1: DEFINITION: linklink


The words "filling station", as used in this chapter, mean any building, structure, premises, enclosure or other place within the village where a container or tank, either portable or stationary, containing either carbon bisulfite, gasoline, naphtha, benzol, hydrocarbon (gas drips), liquefied petroleum gas, acetone, kerosene, turpentine or other inflammable liquids, having a flash point below one hundred sixty five degrees Fahrenheit (165°F) is kept or located for the purpose of selling, offering for sale or distribution to the public any such liquids from such container or tank; but the provisions of this chapter do not apply to any place where such inflammable liquids are kept or sold for medicinal purposes only. (Ord. 0-72-17, 1-13-1972)
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3-4-2: LICENSE REQUIRED: linklink

It is unlawful for any person to operate a filling station without obtaining a license therefor. (Ord. 0-72-17, 1-13-1972)
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3-4-3: APPLICATION FOR LICENSE; INVESTIGATION: linklink

The application for the license required by this chapter shall be made to the village clerk. In the absence of a provision to the contrary, an application for this license shall state the name of the applicant, the license desired, the location to be used, the time covered and the fee to be paid. Moreover, each application shall contain such additional information as is needed for the proper guidance of the village officials in issuing the license applied for. No license shall be issued until the applicant has furnished all information requested by any village official and all other provisions of this chapter in respect thereto have been complied with.

Upon receipt of the application described in the preceding paragraph, the village clerk shall refer it to the building inspector. The building inspector, or some member of his department designated by him, shall examine the premises on which the filling station is to be operated and the facilities thereof and shall satisfy himself that the applicant will be able to comply with the provisions of this chapter and other ordinances of the village affecting the operation of filling stations1. No license shall be issued to the applicant if the results of the foregoing inspection are unsatisfactory in any respect. After the foregoing inspection has been completed by the building inspector, he shall endorse on the application for his recommendation as to whether the license shall issue and thereupon forward the application to the village clerk. No license shall be issued by the village clerk until the issuance thereof has been recommended by the building inspector. (Ord. 0-72-17, 1-13-1972)
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3-4-4: LICENSE FEE: linklink

The annual license fee for each filling station is fifty dollars ($50.00) for six (6) pumps and ten dollars ($10.00) for each additional pump. (Ord. 0-72-17, 1-13-1972)
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3-4-5: NONTRANSFERABILITY OF LICENSE: linklink

No license granted under the provisions of this chapter shall be assigned or transferred, nor shall any such license authorize any person other than the licensee named therein to do business or act under such license. (Ord. 0-72-17, 1-13-1972)
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3-4-6: LOCATION RESTRICTIONS: linklink


A. Licensed Location Only: No license issued under the provisions of this chapter shall authorize the maintenance of the business of a filling station at any but the location specified therein.


B. Change Of Location: A duly licensed business may be conducted in a changed location without a new license being required if notice of the change of location is given to the village clerk at least two (2) weeks before the actual change is made and the new location and the facilities therein comply with this chapter and other ordinances of the village bearing upon the operation of filling stations2.


C. Theaters And Schools: No filling station shall be operated within two hundred feet (200') of any public theater or building used exclusively for school or church purposes. (Ord. 0-72-17, 1-13-1972)

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3-4-7: CONDUCT OF BUSINESS: linklink

Each filling station shall be conducted and maintained in accordance with the provisions of this chapter and other ordinances of the village3. (Ord. 0-72-17, 1-13-1972)
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3-4-8: STORAGE TANKS: linklink

Tanks or containers used in any filling station for the storage of any of the inflammable liquids named in this chapter shall be free from leaks and shall be constructed in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, other ordinances of the village4 and the laws of the state. Except as otherwise permitted by ordinance, no tank for the storage of inflammable liquids in a filling station shall be located within any building. (Ord. 0-72-17, 1-13-1972)
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3-4-9: FIRE HAZARDS: linklink

It is unlawful for any person to permit or maintain any accumulation of waste or other material which is combustible so as to create a fire hazard on any premises used as a filling station. (Ord. 0-72-17, 1-13-1972)
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3-4-10: INSPECTIONS: linklink

Each filling station shall be inspected at least twice in every year by the building inspector, or some person duly authorized by him to make the inspection. It is the duty of the person making the inspection to see that the premises are maintained in compliance with this chapter and other ordinances of the village5, to see that there is no dangerous accumulation of waste or other combustible material on the premises and to report to the board any violation of this chapter or any other ordinances which may be discovered during the inspections. (Ord. 0-72-17, 1-13-1972)
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3-4-11: PENALTIES: linklink

Any person found guilty of violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be punished by a fine of not less than five dollars ($5.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) for each offense. A separate and distinct offense shall be regarded as committed each day on which such person shall continue or permit any violation. (Ord. 0-72-17, 1-13-1972)
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Footnotes - Click any footnote link to go back to its reference.
Footnote 1: See title 4, chapter 5, article C of this code.
Footnote 2: See title 4, chapter 5, article C of this code.
Footnote 3: See title 4, chapter 5, article C of this code.
Footnote 4: See title 4, chapter 5, article C of this code.
Footnote 5: See title 4, chapter 5, article C of this code.