A.   Where this chapter requires, or when it is deemed reasonably necessary or appropriate, an investigation or inspection by any department or official of the village before the issuance of a license shall be made, and requires the approval of such department or official regarding the property location or condition of the premises in which the commercial establishment or activity for which a license is applied is to be managed, conducted, operated, or carried on, or regarding the condition and nature of the equipment and methods intended to be used by the applicant in such activity or commercial establishment. The village clerk shall transmit to the appropriate official or department such information necessary for the required investigation or inspection.
   B.   If it shall appear to the village clerk that the matters and circumstances relating to an application require further information before a proper determination can be made, such application shall be returned to the applicant for the inclusion of such additional information as may be specified by the village clerk.
   C.   The designated official or department, in a reasonable time after receiving a copy of the application:
      1.   Shall make all necessary investigations and inspections, and the results thereof shall be reported in writing to the village clerk; and
      2.   Shall indicate on the application a recommendation for the approval or disapproval thereof. (2016 Code)