Chapter 82–Motor Vehicle Licenses
82.010. Licenses required of owners of motor vehicles. It shall be unlawful for the owner or owners of any motor vehicle, automobile or motorcycle residing within the corporate limits of the City of Holden, Missouri, to run, drive or operate such motor vehicle upon any street, avenue or highway within the corporate limits of the City of Holden, Missouri, without first having obtained and procured a license from said City therefore.
82.020. What licenses may be levied. No license levied and collected an any motor vehicle under the provisions of this Section shall exceed one-third of the registration fee charged by the State of Missouri on such motor vehicle, automobile or motorcycle including cost of plate and fee for issuing license.
82.030. Licenses fixed and levied and amount therefore. There is hereby fixed and levied a license tax upon each motor vehicle, automobile, or motorcycle owned, operated and used, or that may hereafter be owned, operated and used within the corporate limits of the City of Holden by any person or persons residing within the corporate limits of said City of Holden, to be paid annually by the owner or operator thereof in amounts as follows:
Automobile or Van $ 6.50 Trucks weighing from
one-half to one ton 6.50 Trucks weighing over one
ton up to three ton 7.50 All trucks weighing over three ton 10.00 Motorcycle 3.50
82.040. Dealers licenses. All motor vehicles operated with dealers tags as permitted by the State law, shall pay license fees as above, and shall be issued a special metal tag bearing substantially the same wording as hereinafter set out for other license “stickers,” in lieu of said “stickers.”
82.050. Owner or operator of motor vehicle must display number plate or sticker. It shall be unlawful for the owner or owners or operator of any motor vehicle, residing within the corporate limits of the City of Holden, Missouri, to run, drive or operate such motor vehicle upon any street, avenue, alley or public highway within the corporate limits of the City of Holden, without displaying the number plate or sticker furnished to the owner or owners of such motor vehicle by the city collector upon the payment of the license on such motor vehicle; such number plate, if a number plate is furnished by the collector, to be displayed on the right hand side of such motor vehicle in place easily seen and the number thereon to correspond to the number of the license for such motor vehicle as shown by the records of the city collector with the date of said license and signed by the collector; provided, further, that in case such sticker or certificate be lost or destroyed or damaged to such extent that it is not legible, the owner of such vehicle shall procure from the city collector a duplicate certificate or sticker to be attached and displayed in the same manner as the original, for which he shall pay the collector the sum of forty-five cents.
82.060. Motor vehicle licenses, when due and for how long issued. All motor vehicle licenses shall be due on the first day of July in each and every year, and shall be issued for a period or term expiring the first day of the following July. If any motor vehicle license is issued after the first day of July in any year for a motor vehicle acquired after the first day of July, the license shall be prorated in the same manner and upon the same conditions that the State of Missouri prorates the registration fee for motor vehicles.
82.070. Violation of this section a misdemeanor. Any person or persons violating any provision or provisions of this section or any part thereof, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.