[CC §800.010; Ord. No. 12, 10-8-1959; Ord. No. 13, 10-8-1959; Ord. No. 69, 3-2-1971]
The following words when used in this Chapter shall mean:
- Is meant to include all kinds of vocations, occupations, professions, enterprises, establishments and all other kinds of activities and matters, together with all devices, machines, vehicles and appurtenances used therein, any of which are conducted for private profit or benefit, either directly or indirectly, on any premises in the City, or anywhere within its jurisdiction.
- CITY LICENSE OFFICER
- The Collector of Revenue for the City.
- INSIGNIA OR ITS SINGULAR NUMBER INSIGNE
- Any tag, plate, badge, emblem, sticker or any other kind of device which may be required for any use in connection with any license.
- Is meant to include all lands, structures, places, and also the equipment and appurtenances connected or used therewith in any business, and also any personal property which is either affixed to, or is otherwise used in connection with any such business conducted on such premises.
[CC §800.020; Ord. No. 87B, 6-16-1973]
Whenever a written complaint is made to the Board of Aldermen on oath of five (5) or more citizens of the City, none of whom are members of the same household that any business licensed by the City under the provisions of this Chapter is being conducted or operated in such manner as to result in repeated or continuous excessive noise, offensive odors, injurious fumes or dust, embarrassing, lewd or indecent exhibitions or acts, breaches of the peace, indecent or vulgar language, obstruction of traffic, blocking of sidewalks or footpaths or any act or acts constituting a nuisance under the laws of the State, to the annoyance, discomfort or inconvenience of the general public, the Board of Aldermen shall cause written notice of the filing of such complaint, specifying the act or acts complained of, to be personally served upon the person or persons in charge of such business by the Chief of Police.
[CC §800.030; Ord. No. 87B, 6-16-1973]
Such notice shall state the date and time of a public hearing, to be set by the Board of Aldermen not later than ten (10) days after the service of such notice, for the purpose of inquiring into the allegations thereof. At such hearing the person or persons in charge of said business shall be afforded an opportunity to be represented by counsel, present evidence, cross examine witnesses and be heard upon the allegations of said complaint.
[CC §800.040; Ord. No. 87B, 6-16-1973]
The Board of Aldermen, after hearing all evidence submitted at such hearing, shall dismiss the complaint or take such action as they find and believe is necessary to correct any conditions complained of which they find to exist, including suspension or revocation of license.