CHAPTER 23. TAXATION.*
Article III. Transient Occupancy Tax.
Sec. 23.52. Registration of hotels; registration certificates.
Within thirty days after the effective date* of this article, or within
thirty days after commencing business, whichever is later, each operator of any
hotel renting occupancy to transients shall register such hotel with the tax
administrator and obtain from him a “Transient Occupancy Registration
Certificate” to be at all times posted in a conspicuous place on the
premises. Such certificate shall, among other things, state the
(1) The name of the operator.
(2) The address of the
(3) The date upon which the certificate was
(4) “This Transient Occupancy Registration Certificate
signifies that the person named on the face hereof has fulfilled the
requirements of the Uniform Transient Occupancy Tax Ordinance by registering
with the Tax Administrator for the purpose of collecting from transients the
Transient Occupancy Tax and remitting said tax to the Tax Administrator. This
certificate does not authorize any person to conduct any unlawful business or to
conduct any lawful business in an unlawful manner, nor to operate a hotel
without strictly complying with all local applicable laws, including but not
limited to those requiring a permit from any board, commission, department or
office of this city. This certificate does not constitute a
(5) Such certificate shall be nonassignable and
nontransferable and shall be surrendered immediately to the tax administrator
upon the cessation of business at the location named upon its sale or transfer.
(Ord. No. 669, § 6.)
* Editor's note. The ordinance from which this article derives became
effective June 3, 1965.