Upon receipt of an application for a permit, the applicant will be referred to the Director of Public Safety, who shall cause such investigation of the applicant's business and moral character to be made as he deems necessary for the protection of the public good. The Director of Public Safety shall complete his investigation within one (1) week of receiving the application.
At the time of filing, the applicant shall also submit to fingerprinting by the Director of Public Safety or his delegate.
If, as a result of investigation, the character and business responsibility of the applicant are found to be satisfactory, the Director of Public Safety shall endorse on the application his approval, execute a permit addressed to the applicant for the carrying on of the business applied for and return the permit along with the application to the city clerk, who shall, upon payment of the required fee, deliver the permit to the applicant.
If, as a result of investigation, the applicant's character or business responsibility is found to be unsatisfactory, the Director of Public Safety shall endorse on the application his disapproval and his reasons for the same, and return the application to the city clerk, who shall notify the applicant that his application is disapproved and that no permit shall be issued.