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§45-2-31.1  Business registration fee – Town of Johnston. –

Published: 2015

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SECTION 45-2-31.1

   § 45-2-31.1  Business registration fee

– Town of Johnston. –

(a) Each business including, but not limited to, wholesale, retail, commercial,

professional service or manufacturing whether by sole proprietorships,

partnerships, corporations or any business entity shall register their

business, company, trade or office situated in the town of Johnston with the

town clerk. Each registration shall contain the name of the firm or business,

the name of the owner or operator of the firm or business, the type of business

to be conducted and other basic information.

   (b) There shall be a fee for each registration. The

registration fee shall be set by town council ordinance.

   (c) Upon registration of a business, a registration

certificate shall be issued to the registrant. No other business of the same

trade name shall be allowed to register once a certificate of registration has

been issued without the approval of the prior registrant in writing. Every

registration certificate shall expire the 31st day in May and shall be renewed

annually upon payment of the required fee. No certificate shall be renewed if

the business fails to provide proof from the tax collector that all municipal

taxes have been paid to date. Every certificate of registration shall be placed

in a conspicuous location in each business establishment.

   (d) Any business required to obtain a liquor, victualling or

any other license to operate under any other section of the general laws shall

be exempt from the requirement of this statute.

   (e) Any person, whether as principal, agent, employee, or

otherwise, who violates any of the provisions of this chapter, shall be fined

not exceeding twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for each offense. The fines shall

inure to the town and each day that the violation continues shall be deemed to

constitute a separate offense.

History of Section.

(P.L. 2002, ch. 351, § 1.)