For the purpose of this article amusement devices are defined as all coin-operated machines or devices intended for amusement purposes, including, but not by way of limitation, machines commonly known as music machines, juke boxes, marble machines, pinball machines, and coin-operated machines of every kind or description intended to be operated for amusement or entertainment, excluding weighing machines and vending machines and vending machines intended solely for the sale of merchandise at its fair market value.
(Ord. 2315, Sec. 2)
A license tax for each amusement machine of $10.00 per year for each calendar year, or fractional part thereof, is hereby levied upon each person, firm, partnership or corporation who shall set up, maintain, operate, own, or own and operate, amusement device or devices within the city.
(Ord. 2315, Sec. 1)
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, partnership or corporation to set up, maintain, operate, own, or own and operate, an amusement machine or machines as herein defined within the city until the owner, or agent of the owner, of such machine or machines shall make application to the city clerk of the city for a license to operate such machine or machines, and shall pay the tax herein provided for. No license issued hereunder shall be transferable.
(Ord. 2315, Sec. 3)
Any person, firm, partnership or corporation violating any of the provisions of this article shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be fined in a sum not exceeding $100.00.
(Ord. 2315, Sec. 4)