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RULE §221.14License Applications Generally

(a) A salvage vehicle dealer license may be issued for multiple locations within a single county. A separate license and fee is required for a business location in another county.

(b) An application for a new license, license amendment, or license renewal filed with the department must be:

  (1) on a form prescribed by the department;

  (2) completed by the applicant, license holder, or authorized representative who is an employee, a licensed attorney, or a certified public accountant; and

  (3) accompanied by the required fee from an account held by the applicant or license holder, or from a trust account of the applicant's or license holder's attorney or certified public accountant.

(c) License applications and fees must be submitted to the department electronically in a system designated by the department for licensing. Fees may be paid by credit card or electronic funds transfer.

(d) In evaluating a new or renewal salvage vehicle dealer license application or an application for a new location, the department may require a site visit to determine if the business location meets the requirements in this chapter.

(e) An applicant for a salvage vehicle dealer license must also comply with fingerprint requirements in §211.6 of this title (relating to Fingerprint Requirements for Designated License Applicants and License Holders).

(f) The department will not provide information regarding the status of an application, application deficiencies, or pending new license numbers to a person other than a person listed in subsection (b)(2) of this section unless the person files a written request under Government Code, Chapter 552.

Source Note: The provisions of this §221.14 adopted to be effective December 9, 2015, 40 TexReg 8802; amended to be effective June 1, 2024, 49 TexReg 2760

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