(a) It shall be the duty of the city administrator or designee to investigate each applicant, from which investigation the city administrator shall determine:
(1) The genuineness of all credentials presented by the applicant and/or the individual solicitor, peddler or street vendor and the reliability of the product or services;
(2) The truth of the facts set forth in the application; and
(3) From the foregoing investigation, the city administrator or designee shall determine whether or not the applicant's activity shall benefit the general welfare of the city and its residents. Such investigation must be completed within a reasonable time.
(b) The city administrator or designee shall issue or direct the issuance of a license upon his or her satisfaction that the requirements of this chapter have been complied with by the applicant. (Ord. 1879 § 1, 2012; Ord. 1505 §§ D, E, F, 2001; Ord. 870 § 1, 1986.)