[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Island Park 5-19-1960 by Ord. No. 52. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Solid waste — See Ch. 489.
In addition to the trades, business and occupations required to be licensed, the following businesses and occupations shall be duly licensed as herein provided, subject to ensuing provisions: restaurants, ice cream parlors, grocery stores, delicatessen, and any other store selling food or drink.
No person, firm, association or corporation shall conduct, run or operate any hotel, restaurant, club, eating place, lunch counter, or place for the sale of food or beverages of any class or description in the Village of Island Park without a license therefor as hereinafter provided.
Any person, firm, association or corporation who or which shall hereafter desire to conduct, run or operate or permit to be run, conducted or operated a hotel, restaurant, club, eating place, lunch counter or place for the sale of food or beverages of any class or description shall apply in writing to the Board of Trustees for the issuance of a license therefor, which application shall state in detail the name of the person or persons, firm, association or corporation owning, leasing, managing or proposing to conduct or operate such hotel, restaurant, club, eating place, lunch counter, or place for the sale of food or beverages, for which license is desired, the place of residence of such person or persons, or the residence of the person or persons composing any such firm or association, and the principal place of business of any such corporation, the name of the officer, in the case of a corporation, upon whom process or other legal notice may be served within the Village, the location within the Village of the building wherein the same is to be located and the nature of the business which it is desired to conduct or operate.
Upon receipt of any such application, the Village Clerk shall refer the same to the county health officer for investigation and report as to the sanitary condition of such hotel, restaurant, club, eating place, lunch counter or place for the sale of food or beverages. The county health officer shall thereupon inspect the premises on which such business is operated and report the results of his investigation to the Board of Trustees.
[Amended 6-15-1961; 2-16-2006 by L.L. No. 3-2006]
If the county health officer shall report that his inspection shows that said premises are maintained in sanitary condition, the Board of Trustees may authorize the Village Clerk to issue such license to the applicant therefor upon the payment of a license fee as set from time to time by the Board of Trustees. Said license fee shall be due and payable when this chapter goes into effect, and every year thereafter on the first day of March in each and every year, and shall expire on the 28th day of February in each and every year.
The Mayor is hereby authorized to suspend any license in the event that the county health officer shall at any time report that he has inspected the premises and found the same to be in an unsanitary condition, until the next meeting of the Board of Trustees, and thereafter the license may be revoked or continued by the Board of Trustees, at its discretion, after notice of hearing.
Any person committing an offense against this article shall be guilty of a violation punishable by a fine not exceeding $250 or by imprisonment for a period not exceeding 15 days for each offense, or by both such fine and imprisonment.