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(A) All licenses issued pursuant to the provisions of § 119.02 shall expire on August 1 of the year in which they are issued; provided that, any license may be revoked by the City Council in the event that it shall appear to the City Council:
(1) The holder of the license is incompetent to engage in or work at the business of a gas fitter;
(2) The holder of the license obtained the license through error, fraud or misrepresentation; or
(3) The holder of the license has on two or more occasions willfully violated the provisions of any law, ordinance, code, rule or regulation relating to the licensee’s business as a gas fitter, including, but not limited to, the City Building Code.
(B) No license shall be revoked as herein provided until hearing on the matter shall have been held before the City Council, at which hearing the holder of the license at issue shall have the right to submit any evidence and present any arguments relevant to the matter of the revocation. Notice of the hearing shall be given in writing, setting forth specifically the grounds for the proposed revocation and the time and place of the hearing. The notice shall be sent by registered mail, postage prepaid, to the holder of the license, at the last known address of the holder, at least five days prior to the date set for the hearing. All original licenses may be renewed by the City Council, at the date of their expiration, upon payment of the required license fee. Renewal licenses shall be granted by the City Council upon the written application of the licensee, filed with the City Council, stating that the purposes and condition of the licensee remain unchanged. It shall be unlawful for any person preparing an application for a renewal license as hereinabove provided to knowingly make or cause to be made any false or misleading statement of material fact upon the application.
(Prior Code, § 10-422) Penalty, see § 10.99