Section 488 - Solicitors and Peddlers
Section 488:15. Investigation and Issuance.
Subd. 1. Upon receipt of such application, the original shall be referred to the Chief of Police, 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.
Subd. 2. If, as a result of such investigation, the applicant's character or business responsibility is found to be unsatisfactory, the Chief of Police shall endorse on such application his disapproval and his reasons for same, and return the said application to the Clerk-Treasurer, who shall notify the applicant that his application is disapproved and that no permit and license will be issued without the applicant's furnishing a bond as provided in Section 488:25.
Subd. 3. If, as a result of such investigation, the character and business responsibility of the applicant are found satisfactory, the Chief of Police shall endorse on the application his approval, and return the said application to the Clerk-Treasurer, who shall, upon payment of the prescribed license fee, deliver to the applicant his license. Such license shall contain the signature and seal of the issuing officer and shall show the name and address of the licensee, the type or class of license issued, the amount of fee paid, the date of issuance and the length of time the same shall be operative. The Clerk-Treasurer shall keep a permanent record of all licenses issued.