Chapter 11 - Coin Operated Machines

21 December 2017

CHAPTER 11

 

COIN-OPERATED MACHINES

 

 

Art. I    In General, Secs. 11 - 1 - 11-10

Art. II   Licenses,  Secs. 11 - 11 - 11-14

 

ARTICLE I. IN GENERAL

 

Sec. 11 -1 - 11-10.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE II. LICENSES

 

*Cross Reference ‑ License for sale of cigarettes from automatic vending machines, Sec. 9‑1 et seq.

 

*Cross Reference ‑ Licenses generally, Sec. 21‑1 et seq.

 

State law reference ‑ Authority of municipalities to license: Amusements, Ill. Rev. Stat. Ch. 24, Sec. 11‑42‑5; pinball games, Ch. 24, municipal taxation of coin-operated devices, Ch. 24, Sec. 11‑55‑1 taxation and licensing of coin‑operated amusement devices, Ch. 120, Sec. 481b.1 et seq.

 

Sec. 11‑11.      Required.

 

No person shall operate, maintain or distribute in the City any coin‑operated soft drink machine, amusement device, musical device, washing or cleaning machine without a license thereof. (Code 1965, Sec. 35.01)

 

Sec. 11‑12.      Reserved.

 

Editor's Note ‑ Section 11‑12 providing for a residency requirement of two years for any person desiring to distribute coin‑operated machines, and derived from Code 1956, Sec. 35.02, was repealed by Ord. No. 82‑14, Sec. 1, adopted April 19, 1982.

 

Sec. 11-13.      Term

 

Licenses under this article shall commence on May 1 each year. (Code 1965, Sec. 35.03)

 

Sec. 11-14.      Fees prescribed for Annual Licenses.

 

The annual fees for licenses required by this article shall be:

 

             (l)        For coin‑operated soft drinks, shall be as described in Chapter 21, Section 21.04 of this Municipal Code.

 

(2)        For maintaining or operating any coin‑operated amusement device, shall be as described in Chapter 21, Section 21.04 of this Municipal Code.

 

(3)        For maintaining or operating any coin‑operated musical device, shall be as described in Chapter 21, Section 21.04 of this Municipal Code.

 

(4)        For distributing any coin‑operated amusement device and/or musical device, shall be as described in Chapter 21, Section 21.04 of this Municipal Code.

 

(5)        For distributing any coin-operated amusement devise based upon a card game or similar to machines commonly referred to as slot machines, poker machines, electronic poker machines, Joker-Poker machines or Cherry machines, shall be as described in Chapter 21, Section 21.04 of this Municipal Code.

 

(6)        For public coin‑operated washing and or cleaning machines, shall be as described in Chapter 21, Section 21.04 of this Municipal Code.

 

(7)        Distributor for the purpose of this section is defined as any person or entity that provides a machine for any location other than one owned or operated by such person or entity. Failure to have a valid distributor's license shall subject such distributor to a fine of five hundred dollars ($500.00) plus a fine of ($100.00) per machine distributed.

 

(Code 1965, Sec 35.04; Ord. No. 82‑13, Sec. 1, 4‑19‑82) (Ord. No. 96-15, Sec. 11-14; 3-18-96)

 

                    

 

ARTICLE II. LICENSES............................................................................................................ 11

Fees prescribed for Annual Licenses............................................................................. 11 - 14

License required for coin operated device..................................................................... 11 - 11

Term for coin operated devices.................................................................................... 11 - 13