Ordinances

City of Monroeville Alabama Business License Ordinance:

ORDINANCE NO. 2017-12-001

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MONROEVILLE, ALABAMA, THAT CHAPTER 5, ARICLE II OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, CITY OF MONROEVILLE, “BUSINESS LICENSES TAXES AND REGULATIONS” IS AS FOLLOWS:

Section 5-29.11 Delivery License.
(a) In lieu of any other type of license, a taxpayer may at its option purchase for $100.00 plus the issuance fee, a delivery license for the privilege of delivering its merchandise in the municipality if the taxpayer meets all the following criteria:
(1) Other than deliveries, the taxpayer has no other physical presence within the municipality or its police jurisdiction.
(2) The taxpayer conducts no other business in the municipality other than delivering merchandise and performing the requisite set-up and installation of said merchandise;
(3) Such delivery and set-up and installation are performed by the taxpayer’s employees or agents, concerns the taxpayer’s own merchandise in that municipality, and is done by means of delivery vehicles owned, leased or contracted by the taxpayer;
(4) The gross receipts derived from the sale and any requisite set-up or installation of all merchandise so delivered shall not exceed Seventy-Five thousand dollars ($75,000.00) during the license year;
(5) Any set-up or installation shall relate only to (i) that required by the contract between the taxpayer and the customer or as may be required by state or local law, and (ii) the merchandise so delivered;
(6) If at any time during the current license year the taxpayer fails to meet any of the above stated criteria, then within 45 days after any of said criteria have been violated or exceeded, the taxpayer shall purchase a business delivery license or other appropriate license from the municipality, and will be subject to a penalty of $10.00.
(b) Mere delivery of the taxpayer’s merchandise by common carrier shall not allow the municipality to assess a business license tax against the taxpayer, but the gross receipts derived from any sale and delivery accomplished by means of a common carrier shall be counted against the Seventy-five thousand ($75,000.00) limitation described in the preceding section if the taxpayer also during the same license year sells and delivers into the taxing jurisdiction using a delivery vehicle other than a common carrier.
(c) A common carrier, contract carrier, or similar delivery service making deliveries on behalf of others shall not be entitled to purchase a delivery license.
(d) The delivery license shall be calculated in arrears, based on the related gross receipts during the preceding license year.
(e) The purchase of a delivery license for the exemption from the purchase of a delivery license pursuant to subsection (f) shall not, in and of itself, establish nexus between the taxpayer and the municipality for purposes of the taxes levied by or under the authority of Title 40 of the Code of Alabama or other provisions of law, nor does the purchase of a delivery license conclusively determine that nexus does not exist between the taxpayer and the municipality.
(f) A taxpayer that otherwise meets the criteria for the purchase of a delivery license is not required to purchase a delivery license or a regular business license if (i) the taxpayer’s gross receipts that are derived from within the municipality do not exceed $10,000.00; and (ii) the taxpayer has no other physical presence within the municipality during the year.

Section 29.12. License classifications.

CODE                    2002 NAICS TITLES/BUSINESS LICENSE CODES                                                                                                    SCHEDULE

111                     Farming & Crop Product Production
– agriculture, crop production, nursery, fruit, growers                                     F
112                     Animal Production – dairy, cattle, ranching, sheep, chickens, poultry                                                                           F
113                     Forestry – logging, forestry, timber track operations, timber mgt.                                                                                 E
114                     Fishing & hunting – hunting & trapping, finfish, shellfish, supplies                                                                                E
115                     Agriculture support – cotton gins, farm mgt., post-harvest activities                                                                           F
211                     Oil and gas extraction – natural gas liquid extraction, crude extraction                                                                        F
212                     Mining – (except for oil & gas) all related mining activities                                                                                             E
213                     Mining support services – for oil & gas mining activities, oil/gas wells                                                                        E
221                     Utilities – electric power or light company, natural gas company, water, sewer treatment, steam and other        G
236                     Contractors – (general contractors): local, commercial/residential                                                                             $150.00
236                     Contractors–(general contractors): itinerant, commercial/residential, based beyond a 50-mile radius from
     the City of Monroeville or in another state.                                                                                                                       $250.00
237                      Contractors – (heavy construction): local, road/bridge, water/sewer                                                                         $150.00
237                      Contractors – (heavy construction): itinerant, road/bridge, water/sewer based beyond a 50-mile radius 
                 from the City of Monroeville or in another state                                                                                                              $250.00
238                      Contractors – (specialty trade): local                                                                                                                                      $75.00
238                      Contractors – (specialty trade): itinerant, based beyond a 50-mile radius from the City or in other state.         $150.00
238                      Contractors – Independent                                                                                                                                                  $75.00
311                      Food mfg. – meat, seafood, grain, fruit, dairy, animal, poultry, processing                                                                 F
312                      Beverage mfg. – all types of soft drinks, bottled water, breweries, ice                                                                        F
312                      Beer – off premise – state regulated through ABC                                                                                                         H
312                      Beer – on premise – state regulated through ABC                                                                                                          H
312                      Wine – state regulated through ABC                                                                                                                                  H
312                      Beer & Wine – Wholesale distributor                                                                                                                                  H
312                      Alcohol – state regulated through ABC                                                                                                                              H
313                      Textile mfg. – fabric, yarn, carpet, canvas, rope, twine, fabric, mills                                                                             F
314                      Other Mfg. – mill operations not covered in 313, rugs, linen, curtains                                                                         F
315                      Apparel Mfg. – women, men, children, hosiery, lingerie, outerwear, Accessories                                                      F
316                      Leather & allied products mfg. – shoes, luggage, handbag, related Products, all footwear                                     F
321                     Wood mfg. – sawmills, wood preservation, veneer, trusses, millwork                                                                           F
322                     Paper mfg. – pulp, paper & converted products, stationary, tubes, cores                                                                     F
323                     Printing – screen, quick, digital, books, lithographic, handbills, comm.                                                                        F
324                     Petroleum & coal mfg. – asphalt, grease, roofing, paving products                                                                               F
325                     Chemical mfg. – of fertilizer, wood, pesticide, paint, soap & resin                                                                                 F
326                     Plastic & rubber mfg. – tires, pipe, hoses, belts, bottles, sheet, wrap, film                                                                   F
327                     Non-metallic mfg. – clay, glass, cement, lime, pottery, ceramic, brick, tile                                                                   F
331                     Primary metal mfg. – iron, steel, aluminum, wire, copper, foundries                                                                              F
332                     Metal fabrication – cutlery, structural, ornamental, machine shops                                                                               F
333                     Machinery mfg. – office machinery, industrial, engines, farm, HVAC                                                                             F
334                     Computer & electronic mfg. – audio, video, circuit boards, peripherals                                                                         F
335                     Appliance mfg. – small appliance, lighting, electrical, battery, freezer                                                                           F
336                    Transportation mfg. – mfg. auto, truck, trailer, motor home, boat, ship and motorcycle,                                             F
337                    Furniture mfg. – cabinets, office, household, beds, kitchen                                                                                               F
339                    Miscellaneous mfg. – Misc. Manufacturing, medical, dental, jewelry, sporting goods, toys, signs, all other.          F
421                    Wholesale trade – durable, vehicle, machinery, equipment, furniture                                                                              B
422                    Wholesale trade – non-durable, wholesale gasoline distributor                                                                                      $150.00
422                    Wholesale trade –non-durable, paper, apparel, grocery, beverages, dairy                                                                      B
441                    Motor vehicle parts and accessories – auto, motorcycles, boats, parts and accessories,                                          C
441                    Motor vehicles - new and used automobiles, motorcycles, boats, etc. …– dealerships and lots                               $200.00
441                     Motor vehicles – used automobiles only                                                                                                                              $100.00
442                     Furniture – furniture, home furnishings, stores, floor coverings, window                                                                      C
443                     Electronic & appliance stores – household, radio, television, computers                                                                      C
444                     Building materials and gardening equipment dealers – hardware, paint, home center, wallpaper, nursery,           C
445                     Food & beverage stores –grocery, convenience store, markets                                                                                       C
445                     Package Stores – selling beer, wine and liquor plus general mdse.                                                                                H
446                     Health and personal care stores – drug, pharmacy, cosmetic, optical, health food                                                     C
447                     Gasoline Retail - selling gasoline with or without convenience stores                                                                           C
448                     Clothing & accessories – men, women, children, infant, shoe, jewelry                                                                          C
451                     Sporting goods & hobbies – toy, fish, gun, books, games                                                                                                 C
452                     General merchandise stores – department, warehouse clubs, superstores                                                                  C
453                     Used Merchandise Stores – books, misc., consignment, flea mkt                                                                                  C
453                     Miscellaneous retailers – florist, gift, novelty, pet, art, and tobacco                                                                               C
454                     Non-store retailers – vending mach. operators, direct selling, mail order                                                                     C
454                     Non-Store Retailer – peddlers license / local peddler                                                                                                        I
481                     Air transportation – airline tickets, shipping, freight, charters service                                                                           C
482                     Rail transportation – transportation, ticket offices, state regulated 11-51-124                                                           (M)
483                     Water transportation – coastal, freight forwarders, inland, passenger                                                                           C
484                     Truck transportation – local, long-distance, freight, moving, and storage                                                                     E
484                     Truck transportation – terminal – state regulated                                                                                                              37-3-33
485                     Passenger transportation – charter and other vehicle transit services                                                                          $50.00
485                     Passenger transportation – bus terminals state regulated                                                                                               37-3-33
485                     Passenger transportation – buses, taxi cabs, limousine service, buggy, charters,                                                        J
485                     Passenger transportation – number of buses, taxis, cabs, limousines, or buggys                                                        J
487                     Sightseeing transportation – scenic and sightseeing, land, air, water, special trans                                                     A
492                     Couriers – couriers and local messengers, services, local delivery services                                                                  C
493                     Warehousing and storage – distribution, household, refrigerated, special                                                                      C
511                     Publishing industries except internet – newspaper, book, periodical, databases, software                                         C
512                     Motion pictures – theatres, videos, recording, drive-ins, sound studios                                                                          C
515                     Broadcasting – radio and television stations                                                                                                                         E
517                     Telecommunications – telephone local per 11-51-128                                                                                                       K
517                     Telecommunications – telephone long distance per 11-51-128                                                                                       K
517                     Telecommunications – cellular and other wireless, paging                                                                                                K
517                     Telecommunications – re-sellers of service                                                                                                                          K
519                     Information services and data processing – providing, storing, processing, access to information                          A
522                     Bank Main Office – not branch location or ATM                                                                                                                    U
522                     Bank Branch or ATM – not main office of bank                                                                                                                     U
522                     Savings and Loans – not branch location or ATM                                                                                                                 U
522                     S&L Branch or ATM – not main office of S&L                                                                                                                         U
522                     Pawn Shop – whether title pawn or merchandise                                                                                                                  U
522                     Credit services – companies and activities related to credit and mediation                                                                    U
523                     Securities, commodity – brokerage, portfolio, investment, other financial services                                                      E
524                     Insurance Company and/or its agents – casualty, fire, and/or marine premiums                                                11-51-120/123
524                     Insurance Company and/or its agents – health, allied and all other premiums                                                    11-51-120/123
524                     Agent Office – administration of third parties, pension funds, annuities, etc.                                                                 U
525                     Funds, trusts, other financial agencies Funds, plans, and/or programs organized to pool securities or
                            other assets for others, other than the Alabama Municipal Funding Corp,                                                                         A
531                     Real estate – offices, agents, brokers, management, appraisers                                                                                       E
532                     Rental and leasing – auto, truck, trailer, RV, all tangible property                                                                                      C
532                     Rental and leasing – movie and video rental                                                                                                                          C
532                     Rental and leasing – Uniforms $150.00
532                     Rental and leasing Real estate $30.00, plus 1/10 of 1% (.001) gross receipts over $10,000 + 1/20 of 1% (.0005) gross receipts over 
                           $100,000.00. Each person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of renting or leasing real or personal property to others, including 
                            but not limited to office space, buildings, houses, apartments and commercial retail space, shall pay a license based on gross receipts.    
541                     Attorney/Lawyers – individual and/or firm professional license                                                                                         A
541                     Accountant/CPAs – individual and/or firm professional license                                                                                         A
541                     Architect – individual and/or firm professional license                                                                                                         A
541                     Physician – individual and/or firm professional license                                                                                                        A
541                     Dentist – individual and/or firm professional license                                                                                                             A
541                     Chiropractor – individual and/or firm professional license                                                                                                   A
541                     Optometrist – individual and/or firm professional license                                                                                                    A 
541                     Engineer – individual and/or firm professional license                                                                                                          A
541                     Surveyor – individual and/or firm professional license                                                                                                          A
541                     Computer Programmer – individual and/or professional firm license                                                                                A
541                     Photographer – studios, portrait, commercial, services                                                                                                        E
541                     Veterinarian – individual and/or firm professional license                                                                                                    A
541                     Professional Services Not Elsewhere Classified – scientific, technical                                                                              A
551                     Management companies – offices, enterprises, regional, corporate                                                                                   E
561                     Exterminating services – exterminating company and its services                                                                                     E
561                     Janitorial firm –janitorial cleaning services – individual or firm                                                                                           E
561                     Landscaping Services -                                                                                                                                                                 E
561                     Administrative services – answering, employment, office, sec., travel                                                                               C
562                     Waste management – companies, trucks, septic tanks, landfill, services                                                                           E
611                     Educational services – technical, computer, sports, services, business                                                                              S
621                     HMO – medical centers and services                                                                                                                                          E
621                     Outpatient Care Centers – all other types of services                                                                                                              E
621                     Ambulance –ambulance company and/or services                                                                                                                  J
622                     Hospitals – surgical, substance abuse, psychiatric, general care, special                                                                           P
623                     Nursing care – residential care facility, day care, assisted living                                                                                           P
623                     Nursing Home – care for elderly and continuing care facilities                                                                                              P
624                     Social assistance – shelters, vocational, child care, abuse, emergency                                                                               S
711                     Arts and sports – dance, musical, teams, tracks, promoters, agents                                                                                    S
711                     Special Events – promoter or activity – see schedule for rates                                                                                              L
712                     Museums – museums and historical sites, zoos, botanical gardens, parks                                                                         L
713                     Amusement – arcades, golf clubs, marinas, fitness, bowling centers                                                                                   C
721                     Accommodations – hotels, motels and similar facilities                                                                                                          P
721                     Accommodations – bed and breakfast inns and services                                                                                                        P
721                     Accommodations – trailer parks, RV parks, and travel parks                                                                                                  P
721                     Accommodations – rooming houses and boarding houses                                                                                                     P
722                     Restaurant – full service restaurant facility                                                                                                                                D
722                     Restaurant – limited facility or service                                                                                                                                        D
722                     Caterers – and/or mobile food services                                                                                                                                     $40.00
722                     Drinking Establishment – club, lounge, bar or other                                                                                                                  H
811                     Repairs and maintenance – auto, paint/body, other vehicular                                                                                                 S
811                     Car Wash                                                                                                                                                                                             C
811                     Repairs and maintenance – all electronic equipment                                                                                                                C
811                     Repairs and maintenance – all appliances, home & garden equipment                                                                                 C
812                     Personal Services – hair, skin, barber, beautician, diet, nail, tanning, funerals                                                                     S
812                     Coin operated Laundry                                                                                                                                                                     T
812                     Fortune Teller or Clairvoyant individual reader license                                                                                                         $500.00
910                     Category for number of – vending machines for all types vending                                                                                         N
910                     Category for number of – pool tables                                                                                                                                           O
910                     Category for number of – amusement devices and/or games                                                                                                 R
920                     Category for number of employees as a basis for calculating license                                                                                S
930                     Category for number of square feet used for calculating license amount 
999                     Unclassified miscellaneous business services not elsewhere classified 
999                     Unclassified miscellaneous personal services not elsewhere classified                                                                               S

Section 29.13. Licenses Fee Schedules.

Schedule “A” – Gross Receipts - Professionals
Each person and each member of a firm or corporation engaged in any practice, vocation, or profession shall pay a license based on his or her gross annual receipts whether derived by private, partnership or corporate income, salary, commission, lease or retainers as follows:
 On less than $10,000.00 $ 65.00
 $10,000.00 but less than $25,000.00 $125.00
 $25,000.00 but less than $50,000.00 $190.00
 $50,000.00 but less than $75,000.00 $230.00
 $75,000.00 but less than $100,000.00 $270.00
 $100,000.00 but less than $125,000.00 $310.00
 $125,000.00 and over $350.00

Declaration of gross receipts not required for those who elect to pay the maximum fee under this category.  

Persons 65 and over pay $125.00

Schedule “B” – Gross Receipts – Merchants Wholesale 
Each person, firm or corporation operating a wholesale business of selling goods in relatively large quantities and usually at lower than retail prices or selling to retailers for resale to the consumers are entitled to the wholesale rate and shall pay a wholesale license tax on his gross annual receipts as follows: (See Section 21 for Wholesale Delivery)

 $10,000.00 or less $ 30.00
 $10,001 – 15,000 $ 36.00
 $15,001 - $20,000 $ 42.00
 $20,001 - $25,000 $ 48.00
 $25,001 - $30,000 $ 54.00
 $30,001 - $35,000 $ 60.00
 $35,001 - $40,000 $ 66.00
 $40,001 - $50,000 $ 72.00
 $50,001 - $60,000 $ 78.00
 $60,001 - $70,000 $ 84.00
 $70,001 - $80,000 $ 90.00
 $80,001 - $90,000 $ 96.00
 $90,001 - $100,000 $102.00
 $100,001 - $110,000 $108.00
 $110,001 - $120,000 $114.00
 $120,001 - $130,000 $120.00
 $130,001 - $140,000 $126.00
 $140,001 - $150,000 $132.00
 $150,001 - $160,000 $138.00
 $160,001 - $170,000 $144.00
 $170,001 - $180,000 $150.00
 $180,001 - $190,000 $156.00
 $190,001 - $200,000 $168.00
 $200,001 - $225,000 $180.00
 $225,001 - $250,000 $210.00
 $250,001 - $300,000 $240.00
 $300,001 - $350,000 $270.00
 $350,001 - $400,000 $300.00
 $400,001 - $500,000 $330.00
 $500,001 - $600,000 $360.00
 $600,001 - $700,000 $390.00
 $700,001 - $800,000 $420.00
 $800,001 - $900,000 $450.00
 $900,001 - $1,000,000 $480.00
 all over $1 million per $100,000 additional $ 25.00

Schedule “C” – Gross Receipts – Merchants Retail
Each person, firm or corporation operating a business of selling goods directly to the consumer shall pay a license tax based on gross receipts as follows:

 $10,000.00 or less $ 33.00
 $10,001 – 15,000 $ 40.00
 $15,001 - $20,000 $ 46.00
 $20,001 - $25,000 $ 53.00
 $25,001 - $30,000 $ 59.00
 $30,001 - $35,000 $ 66.00
 $35,001 - $40,000 $ 73.00
 $40,001 - $50,000 $ 79.00
 $50,001 - $60,000 $ 86.00
 $60,001 - $70,000 $ 92.00
 $70,001 - $80,000 $ 99.00
 $80,001 - $90,000 $106.00
 $90,001 - $100,000 $112.00
 $100,001 - $110,000 $119.00
 $110,001 - $120,000 $125.00
 $120,001 - $130,000 $132.00
 $130,001 - $140,000 $139.00
 $140,001 - $150,000 $145.00
 $150,001 - $160,000 $152.00
 $160,001 - $170,000 $158.00
 $170,001 - $180,000 $165.00
 $180,001 - $190,000 $172.00
 $190,001 - $200,000 $185.00
 $200,001 - $225,000 $198.00
 $225,001 - $250,000 $231.00
 $250,001 - $300,000 $264.00
 $300,001 - $350,000 $297.00
 $350,001 - $400,000 $330.00
 $400,001 - $500,000 $363.00
 $500,001 - $600,000 $396.00
 $600,001 - $700,000 $429.00
 $700,001 - $800,000 $462.00
 $800,001 - $900,000 $495.00
 $900,001 - $1,000,000 $528.00
 Plus 1/20 of 1% (.0005) on all gross receipts over $1 million

Schedule “D” – Gross Receipts – Restaurants
 Each restaurant shall pay on the preceding year’s gross receipts as follows:
 $10,000.00 or less $ 33.00
 $10,001 – 15,000 $ 40.00
 $15,001 - $20,000 $ 46.00
 $20,001 - $25,000 $ 53.00
 $25,001 - $30,000 $ 59.00
 $30,001 - $35,000 $ 66.00
 $35,001 - $40,000 $ 73.00
 $40,001 - $50,000 $ 79.00
 $50,001 - $60,000 $ 86.00
 $60,001 - $70,000 $ 92.00
 $70,001 - $80,000 $ 99.00
 $80,001 - $90,000 $106.00
 $90,001 - $100,000 $112.00
 $100,001 - $110,000 $119.00
 $110,001 - $120,000 $125.00
 $120,001 - $130,000 $132.00
 $130,001 - $140,000 $139.00
 $140,001 - $150,000 $145.00
 $150,001 - $160,000 $152.00
 $160,001 - $170,000 $158.00
 $170,001 - $180,000 $165.00
 $180,001 - $190,000 $172.00
 $190,001 - $200,000 $184.00
 $200,001 - $225,000 $198.00
 $225,001 - $250,000 $231.00
 $250,001 - $300,000 $264.00
 $300,001 - $350,000 $297.00
 $350,001 - $400,000 $330.00
 $400,001 - $500,000 $363.00
 $500,001 - $600,000 $396.00
 $600,001 - $700,000 $429.00
 All over $700,000 $462.00

Schedule “E” – Fixed Rate $75.00

Schedule “F” –Manufacturing
Each person, firm or corporation engaged in a business for which the manufacturer rate applies shall pay the following license based on gross annual receipts:
 Gross annual receipts of less than $50,000.00 $100.00
 $50,001 - $250,000 $150.00
 $250,001 - $1,000,000 $200.00

Where gross annual receipts are $1million or over manufacturer shall pay in lieu of the above license schedule, a license based on the total undepreciated cost of buildings, machinery and equipment (excluding licensed rolling stock) in accordance with the following schedule:

 Less than $3 million $250.00
 $3,000,000 - $10 million $300.00
 $10,000,001 - $25 million $350.00
 $25,000,001 - $50 million $450.00
 Over $50 million $500.00

Schedule “G” – Utilities 
Amount of license is state regulated. See Section 11-51-129 of the Code of Alabama 1975. For those utilities covered, the license shall not exceed an amount equal to three percent (3%) of the gross receipts of the business transacted in the municipality for the previous year.

Schedule “H” – Beer, Wine & Liquor
Beer (on/off premises) $50.00
Beer (off premises) $50.00
Table Wine (on/off premises) $100.00
Table Wine (off premises) $75.00
Package Store Liquor $1,000.00 plus 5% of gross purchases made from the ABC Board
Restaurant Retail Liquor $500.00 plus 10% of gross purchases made from the ABC Board
Club Liquor Class I $250.00 plus 10% of gross purchases made from the ABC Board
Wholesale Table Wine $275.00
Wholesale Beer $250.00
Wholesale Beer & Wine $375.00
Special Events Retail $50.00/day for non-profit $100.00/day for profit 

Schedule “I” –Peddlers
Each person, seller of services, vendor or peddler engaged in the business of selling and delivering goods or services whether from truck, car or otherwise - $50/day or $200/wk.

Before engaging in such business as herein defined every applicant shall make application to the City Clerk for said license, which application shall show the following:
1. The name or names of the person who will manage and supervise the business within the City, and the permanent address of such person
2. The Social Security Number of such person, and whether such person has a criminal record, and if so, the details concerning the same.
3. The nature, character and quality of goods, wares, merchandise or services to be sold or offered for sale by the applicant in the city.
4. Such other reasonable information as to the identity or the character of the applicant as the City Clerk may require.

All door to door sales must be conducted between the hours or 8:00 A.M. and sunset (or 30 minutes of dark). The license must be on public display.

Schedule “J” –Taxicabs & Limousines & Ambulances
Ambulance Service $25.00 per ambulance
Each person, firm, or corporation operating an ambulance service, when not connected with a funeral home. There shall be a decal affixed to each ambulance.

No license shall be issued for the operation of an ambulance or the offering of any ambulance service within the City of Monroeville or its police jurisdiction, until permission has been granted by the governing body of the City. No person, firm or corporation shall operate in the City of Monroeville or within its police jurisdiction an ambulance which carries passengers unless passengers in each vehicle are protected by a public liability insurance policy issued by a solvent incorporated insurance company authorized to write automobile liability insurance in the State of Alabama. Said policy shall include an endorsement to the effect that said policy shall not be canceled without notice of cancellation being served upon the City Clerk of Monroeville, Alabama, at least five days prior to the date of cancellation. 

Taxicabs & Limousines & Buses $50.00 per vehicle

Each person, firm or corporation operating automobiles or motor vehicles transporting passengers for a fare either measured by a taximeter or hourly rental fee. There shall be a decal affixed to each taxicab or limousine.

No person, firm or corporation shall operate in the City of Monroeville or within the police jurisdiction an automobile, bus, or jitney which carries passengers unless passengers in each vehicle are protected by a public liability insurance policy issued by a solvent incorporated insurance company authorized to write automobile liability insurance in the State of Alabama. Said policy shall include an endorsement to the effect that said policy shall not be canceled without notice of cancellation being served upon the City Clerk of Monroeville, Alabama, at least five days prior to the date of cancellation. 

Schedule “K” –Telephone & Telecommunications
Each telephone company, person, firm or corporation operating a telephone exchange and/or long-distance telephone lines in the City of Monroeville shall pay a license fee in accordance to Section 11-51-128 Code of Alabama 1975. $330.00 exchange license
                $83.00 long distance license

Schedule “L” - Entertainment & Special Events
Where dealers, artisans, craftsmen, and similar types display and sell their goods, wares or merchandise to the public. It is the responsibility of the sponsoring person, group organization, agency, etc. to purchase license. $50.00 per event
Circus menagerie or museum under the same canvas, Carnival or Street Fair
Per day $180.00

Entertainment: Each person, other than religious, charitable or educational organizations, engaged in any type of entertainment not otherwise provided for, including but not limited to boxing, wresting, rodeos, sports events, races, museums, lectures, concerts, or other shows or performances where charges are made for admission, shall pay a license tax of $100.00

The granting of such license, however, is subject to the following terms and conditions:
(a) No license shall be issued unless such person or persons of good moral character
(b) No license shall be issued unless such person or persons are protected by a public liability insurance policy issued by a solvent incorporated insurance company authorized to write insurance in the State of Alabama, and within liability limits approved by the City License Inspector. Said policy shall include an endorsement to the effect that said policy shall not be canceled without notice of cancellation being served upon the City License Inspector at least five (5) days prior to the date of cancellation.
(c) If the City License Inspector shall disapprove an application for such license, any person aggrieved by such decision shall have the right to appeal to the City Council of the City of Monroeville by filing a written appeal within ten (10) days following such action of said License Inspector.
(d) When the conduct of any license, agent or employee is so inimical to the public health, safety and general welfare as to constitute a nuisance and thus give rise to an emergency, the City License Inspector shall have the authority to summarily order the cessation of such business and to suspend or revoke the license. Any person aggrieved by such decision shall have the right to appeal to the City Council by filing a written appeal within ten (10) days following such action of said License Inspector.

Schedule “M” – Rail Transportation
Any person, firm or corporation operating railroads in this state as common carriers for the privilege of doing intrastate business within the limits of the City of Monroeville or its police jurisdiction, whether such company is incorporated under the laws of this state or any other state or whether incorporated at all or not is hereby prescribed and fixed a rate of $175.00

Schedule “N” – Vending Machines 
Each provider of a coin operated vending machine, including but not limited to food or beverage, newspaper, amusement, cigarette, gum ball, video, music, or any other machine, which dispenses merchandise rather than service, must purchase a license based on merchant’s retail plus affix a decal to each machine and the cost of said decal is $10.00 each, in addition to any other license fee required under this schedule.

Schedule “O” – Billiard and/or Pool Tables
 1 – 5 tables $150.00
 Each additional table over 5 $ 40.00 each
 Owner will be responsible for reporting any vending company for coin-operated machines to City Hall including but not limited to cigarettes, music, video, etc.

Schedule “P” – Number of Rooms
 Apartments $4.00 per bedroom
 Nursing Homes 1 – 50 beds $150.00
     Over 50 beds $200.00
 Motel, Hotels, Trailer parks 12 or less $75.00
 (per unit) 13 – 25 $125.00
      Over 25 $4.00 per room/space 

Schedule “R” – Amusement Devices
In addition to the license thereto, there shall be a decal affixed to each machine and the cost of said decals shall be according to the following table:
For the first 10 machines $25.00 per decal
All machines over 10 $10.00 per decal
Schedule “S” – Employees/Participants
    6 or less $75.00
    7 – 12 $85.00
    over 12 $95.00  
Dancing, Gymnastics, Karate, Tae Kwon Do or other specialized training - $50.00
Day Cares must provide evidence that the premises meet city fire, safety and health standards. All Day Cares in homes must be approved by the Planning Commission.
Beauty Shop: Owner or one operator $35.00
Each additional person $10.00 each
         $75.00 maximum
Tanning beds $25.00/bed
Each business that sales merchandise must purchase a license based on Merchants Retail.

Merchants Retail License required if instructors sell costumes, uniforms, accessories, equipment or merchandise for a profit.

Schedule “T” – Coin Operated Laundry (Laundromat)

 Washers and dryers $5.00 each machine

Schedule “U” – Banks & Loan Agencies
Financial institutions, governed by State banking laws, shall pay a license based on the institution's capital, surplus and undivided profits. Savings & Loan associations shall pay a license in proportion to the amount paid in on non-withdrawable shares, reserves and undivided profits of the association as follows: (copy of insurance certificate by FDIC required)

  $50,0000 or less $10.00
  $50,001 - $150,000 $30.00
  $150,001 - $200,000 $40.00
  $200,001 - $250,000 $50.00
  $250,001 - $300,000 $60.00
  $300,001 - $350,000 $70.00
  $350,001 - $400,000 $80.00
  $400,001 - $450,000 $90.00
  $450,001 - $500,000 $100.00
  $500,001 - $600,000 $110.00
  Over $600,000 $125.00

 Branch Bank $10.00 each branch
 Branch bank shall be defined in accordance to the institution's bylaws. Please provide a copy of such bylaws when purchasing a license for a branch bank.

 OTHER LOAN AGENCIES & PAWN SHOPS
 Not governed by state banking laws shall pay a license fee of $110.00 plus a merchant’s retail based on gross receipts.

Schedule “V” – Insurance Companies
Each fire and marine insurance company shall pay 4% on each $100.00 or major fraction thereof, of gross premiums, less return premiums on policies issued during the preceding year, on property located in the City of Monroeville and no credit or deduction of any kind shall be allowed or made because the cost of reinsurance by such company in a company not authorized to do business in the State of Alabama.

All insurance companies, except fire and marine, charging a premium for contracts of policies, shall pay $15.00 and $1 on each $100.00 and major fraction thereof on gross premiums, less return premiums, received during the preceding year on policies issued during said year to citizens of the city.  

The percentage of premiums on all insurance companies shall be due on December 31 of each year or within 60 days thereafter. Such insurance companies which did any business in said city in the preceding year shall furnish to the City Clerk a statement in writing, duly verified, showing the true and full amount of gross premiums received during the said year, on business in the city, and shall accompany said statement with the amount of license due as herein above specified.

This ordinance shall be in full force and effect after its adoption and publication as required by law.

ADOPTED AND APPROVED this 5th day of December 2017

       City of Monroeville, Alabama
       A Municipal Corporation

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Joseph Oglesby, Mayor

ATTEST

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Mary Jackson, City Clerk


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