It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to engage in the business of plumbing in the City of Wakefield, without having first obtained a license therefor from the City Clerk and payment of an annual license fee of Five Dollars ($5). Such license shall expire on the 31st day of December of each year.

(R.O. 1965, Sec. 4-301)

In addition to the license required by this Article, any person, firm or corporation engaged in the business plumbing within the City shall, before doing any such work, file with the City Clerk a surety bond in the sum of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000). Such bond shall be approved by the county attorney as to form and by the City Council as to surety and shall be conditioned that the principal therein will save the City free and harmless from all damages to all persons or property resulting from his negligence or the negligence of his agents or employees and further conditioned that he will restore all streets, alleys and sidewalks to the condition existing before the commencement of any work and that he will maintain said streets, alleys and sidewalks in such condition for six (6) months subsequent to the completion of such work. No bond for the purpose of this Article shall run for a longer period of time than two (2) years and said bond shall remain in full force and effect as to any piece of work or excavation for six (6) months after the same has been completed: Provided, that no such bond may be extended by a renewal certificate but a new bond shall be given to the City in every case where an existing bond expires.

(R.O. 1965, Sec. 4-302)

Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this Article shall, upon conviction thereof be fined in any sum not exceeding One Hundred Dollars ($100), or be imprisoned not to exceed thirty (30) days, or be both so fined and imprisoned.

(R.O. 1965, Sec. 4-303)