CODE OF SOUTH JACKSONVILLE
§ 110.01 HOUSE MOVERS.
(A) Every person shall, before engaging in the occupation of house mover, obtain a license therefor from the Building Inspector upon a written application therefor.
(B) No person, except a licensed house mover, shall move any house, barn, or other building over, across, or along any street or alley within the corporate limits of the village.
(C) House movers are required to pay the following license fee before entering into such business:
License Type: 1 year
(D) No person shall be issued a license to engage in the occupation of a house mover until such person shall have given a bond in the sum of $100,000, with good and sufficient sureties, conditioned, among other things, that the person will pay any and all damages which may happen to any tree, pavement, or sidewalk, or any other property belonging to the village, whether the damage shall be inflicted by such person or his or her agents, employees, or workers; conditioned, also, that the person will immediately pay any judgment that may be obtained against the village as well as any costs the village may incur in consequence of the granting of such license, and all the acts done thereunder, and will, in all things, strictly comply with the conditions of his or her license.
(E) The person licensed as a house mover shall in each and every instance, before moving any building, obtain a written permit to do so from the Building Inspector and shall pay a fee of $250; thereupon the Building Inspector shall issue a permit stating specifically the condition, prescribing the route to be taken, and limiting the time for the removal; provided, however, that no permit shall be issued for the removal of any building in the village, unless the conditions set forth in said permit comply with all applicable village ordinances.
(F) No person licensed as a house mover shall be issued a permit to move a house, or any other structure that is to be used as a residence, on to property located within the corporate limits of the village unless the owner of the property, on which the house or other structure is to be moved, shall have given bond in the sum of$100,000 with good and sufficient sureties, conditioned that the owner of said property shall, within 90 days from the date said house or structure is moved on to said property, place said house or structure on a suitable foundation, and place said house or structure in a condition suitable for human occupation, including installation of all appropriate exterior porches, stairways, doors, windows, and installation of sewer, water, and electricity.
(G) Every house mover, while using any portion of the street or sidewalk, shall cause at least one red light to be placed in a conspicuous place in front and one in the rear of any building, or any other obstruction placed in the street by him or her, from sunset to sunrise of each night. He or she shall also leave all streets and alleys over which he or she has moved any building in as good condition as they were before being so used by him or her, and shall strictly comply with the terms of his or her license.
(Ord. 331, passed 8-19-1965) Penalty, see § 110.99
§ 110.02 WHOLESALE BUSINESSES.
No person, firm, or corporation shall, after the passage of this section, carry on or conduct or maintain any business, wholesale or retail, within the limits of the village without first obtaining a permit or a license to do so from the President and Board of Trustees of said village.
(Ord. 112, passed 11-6-1935) Penalty, see § 110.99
§ 110.03 MINIATURE GOLF COURSES.
No person shall own, keep, or run a miniature golf course without first obtaining a license therefor. The rate of license for a miniature golf course shall be $1 a day, $7.50 for three months, or $200 per year. No license shall authorize the operation of any miniature golf course in contravention of any other ordinance of the village.
(Ord. 278, passed 10-1-1959) Penalty, see § 110.99
§ 110.04 TRAMPOLINE AND MISCELLANEOUS ENTERTAINMENT.
No person shall own, keep, or run a trampoline area or other miscellaneous type entertainment for which a charge to the public is made, without first obtaining a license therefor. The rate of license for trampoline or other miscellaneous type entertainment shall be $1 per day, $7.50 for three months, or $200 per year. No license shall be authorized for the operation of a trampoline area or other miscellaneous type entertainment in contravention of any other ordinance of the village.
(Ord. 281, passed 6-30-1960) Penalty, see § 110.99
§ 110.05 AMUSEMENT RIDES.
No person shall own, keep, or operate a kiddie ride or any ride of similar nature for use of the general public without first obtaining a license therefor. The rate of license for such amusement equipment shall be $50 a day, $7.50 for three months, or $20 per year. No license shall authorize the operation of any kiddie ride of similar equipment in contravention of any other ordinance of the village.
(Ord. 298A, passed 7-5-1962) Penalty, see § 110.99
§ 110.06 VIDEO GAMING TERMINALS.
(A) Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following definitions shall apply unless context clearly indicates or requires otherwise.
(1) The phrases VIDEO GAMING TERMINAL, LICENSED ESTABLISHMENT, LICENSED FRATERNAL ESTABLISHMENTS, LICENSED VETERANS ESTABLISHMENTS, and LICENSED TRUCK STOP ESTABLISHMENTS shall have the meanings set forth in the State Video Gaming Act (230 ILCS 40/1 et seq). The terms HOTEL and GAMING PARLOR are listed and defined in divisions (C)(5) and (C)(6) below.
(2) LICENSES. Means and include all of the establishments defined in section (1) hereof.
(B) Imposition of annual fee. Commencing upon adoption of this section, an annual fee of $25 is hereby imposed upon each video gaming terminal operated by a licensed establishment, licensed fraternal establishments, licensed veterans establishments or licensed truck stop establishments within the village in accordance with the provisions of the State Video Gaming Act, 230 ILCS 40/1 et seq. (the “Act”). The fee paid for each video gaming terminal shall be for the fiscal year January 1 through December 30, and any fee paid during a fiscal year shall apply until the end of the fiscal year in which paid. Any continuing operation of a video gaming terminal shall require the payment of a new annual fee on or before January 1 of each year for the ensuing fiscal year.
(C) Licenses for establishments.
(1) Gaming licenses. To obtain a gaming license in the village, the establishment must be properly zoned and have already obtained the prerequisite state liquor license, state gaming license, and village liquor license. All gaming license fees shall be in the amount of $2 per machine per year, with a maximum of five machines per establishment.
(2) Class 1 gaming license. This license shall be known as a “tavern” license and shall entitle the licensee to have video gaming on the premises. This license shall only be issued to establishments which have a Class A liquor license.
(3) Class 2 gaming license. This license shall be known as a “restaurant” license and shall entitle the licensee to have video gaming on the premises. This license shall only be issued to establishments which have a Class B liquor license.
(4) Class 3 gaming license. This license shall be known as a “truck stop” license and shall entitle the licensee to have video gaming on the premises. This license shall only be issued to establishments which meet the qualifications for a “truck stop” under the State Gaming Code. This license shall only be issued to establishments which have a Class C liquor license.
(5) Class 4 gaming license. This license shall be known as a “hotel” license and shall entitle the licensee to have video gaming on the premises. A hotel is defined by the State Hotel Operators’ Occupation Tax Act as follows: “HOTEL means any building or buildings in which the public may, for a consideration, obtain living quarters, sleeping or housekeeping accommodations. The term includes, but is not limited to, inns, motels, tourist homes or courts, retreat centers, conference centers, and hunting lodges.” A HOTEL pays a hotel operator’s occupation tax. This license shall only be issued to establishments which have a Class B liquor license.
(6) Class 5 gaming license. This license shall be known as a “gaming parlor” license and shall entitle the licensee to have video gaming on the premises. A gaming parlor is defined as an establishment whose primary business is video gaming where more than one-half of the income derived thereon comes from video gaming. This license shall only be issued to establishments which have a Class A liquor license.
(D) Application for permit. Every licensee shall make application to the Village Clerk’s office for a permit, and shall pay the annual fee for each video gaming terminal operated. The application shall designate the name of the licensee, the location of the licensed establishment operating the video gaming terminal, the number of video gaming terminals operated at that location, and shall include a copy of the license issued by the state for the operation of the video gaming terminal. No permit shall be issued to any person whose video gaming terminal is not licensed by the state for the location for which the permit is sought.
(E) Limitations upon placement. No video gaming terminal permit shall be issued to, and no video gaming terminal shall be placed or operated from within, a location that does not also have issued to it a license for the sale of alcoholic beverages at retail by the drink for consumption on the premises, notwithstanding any greater limit which may from time to time be established by the state legislature, no more than five video gaming terminals shall be allowed, nor permits be issued therefor, under this section, for each license at any one location.
(F) Play by minors prohibited: penalties. No person under the age of 21 years shall be permitted to use or play a video gaming terminal, and any licensee who shall suffer or permit a person under the age of 21 years to use or play a video gaming terminal shall be subject to fine or have his or her licenses issued under this section suspended or revoked.
(G) Inspection of records. Each licensee shall permit the inspection of the books and records of the licensee pertaining to and reflecting operation of each video gaming terminal of the licensee at the request of any law enforcement officer of the village or the state at all reasonable times.
(H) Number of video gaming licenses.
(1) Class 1 tavern license: one total;
(2) Class 2 restaurant license: zero total;
(3) Class 3 truck Stop license: two total;
(4) Class 4 hotel license: four total; and
(5) Class 5 gaming parlor license: three total.
(Ord. 1055, passed 1-4-2018; Ord. 1056, passed 1-4-2018) Penalty, see § 110.99
§ 110.99 PENALTY.
(A) Any person violating any provision of this chapter for which no specific penalty is prescribed shall be subject to § 10.99 of this code of ordinances.
(B) Pursuant to § 110.01, the owner of any building or the contractor for its removal, either or both, who shall suffer the same to be or remain in any of the streets or alleys or upon any of the public grounds of the village for any time longer than may be specified in the license, shall forfeit a penalty of $100 and a like penalty for every 24 hours the same shall be continued, and unless such building is removed within such reasonable time as the President may determine, he or she may declare the same to be a nuisance and cause its removal. Any owner of property onto which a house or other structure that is to be used as a residence is moved, who fails to comply with the requirements of § 110.01(F), shall forfeit a penalty of $100 and a like penalty for every 24 hours that said property owner shall be in violation of said § 110.01(F).
(C) Whoever shall carry on or conduct any business wholesale or retail without first obtaining a permit or license as required in § 110.02 shall, upon conviction, be fined $100 for each day such business is carried on or conducted in violation of § 110.02.
(D) Any person violating any provision of § 110.03 shall be liable for a fine of $50 per day.
(E) Any person violating any provision of § 110.04 shall be liable for a fine of $50 per day.
(F) Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall be liable for a fine of $50 per day.
(G) Any person, firm or corporation violating the provisions of § 110.06 by operation of a video gaming terminal without having obtained the permit and paid the annual fed therefore, or by operating a video gaming terminal in violation of any provisions of § 110.06, shall be guilty of a petty offense, and shall be fined an amount not to exceed $500 for each such offense, and the license or licenses shall be subject to suspension or revocation as herein provided. Each day that a video gaming terminal is operated in violation of § 110.06 shall constitute a separate offense.
(Ord. 112, passed 11-6-1935; Ord. 278, passed 10-1-1959; Ord. 281, passed 6-30-1960; Ord. 298A, passed 7-5-1962; Ord. 331, passed 8-19-1965; Ord. 1055, passed 1-4-2018)