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Municipal Code


Municipal Code

Chapter 9. Licenses and Permits

Sec. 9-60. Payday Lenders

(1) Definitions

Payday Lender means a person or business that makes payday loans.

Payday Loan shall have the meaning given in section 138.14 (1) (k), Wis. Stats.

(2) Permit Required. No payday lender that was not conducting business from its current location on January 1, 2011 may conduct business within the City of Marshfield without a permit, approved by the Marshfield Common Council.

a. All payday lenders including existing businesses, new businesses, and businesses that change addresses shall pay a one-time nonrefundable fee of $50 and apply for a permit through the Zoning Administrator.

b. The application shall be reviewed by the Judiciary, License, and Cemetery Committee with a recommendation by the Zoning Administrator.

c. In order to qualify for a permit the payday lender business location must meet the requirements of §18-91 of the Municipal Code.

(Ord. No. 1221, 1, 2, 2-28-2012)