§ 14.457  GROUNDS FOR EMERGENCY CLOSURE.
   If any of the following conditions exist, the operator or person in charge may be ordered to discontinue all operations of the food establishment, lodging establishment or public pool until such time as the Health Authority confirms the correction of the violation:
   (a)   Failure to possess a license as required by § 14.446;
   (b)   Evidence of a sewage backup in a food preparation, food storage or utensil washing area;
   (c)   Lack of potable, plumbed, hot or cold water to the extent that hand washing, food preparation or toilet facilities are not operational;
   (d)   Lack of electricity or gas service to the extent that hand washing, utensil washing, food preparation, ventilation, lighting or toilet facilities are not operational;
   (e)   Evidence of an ongoing illness associated with the operation of the food establishment, lodging establishment or public pool;
   (f)   Significant damage to the food establishment, lodging establishment or public pool due to tornado, fire, flood or other disaster;
   (g)   Evidence of an extensive infestation of rodents or other vermin;
   (h)   Evidence of cross contamination, filthy conditions or poor personal hygiene to the extent of posing an imminent health risk;
   (i)   Lack of an effective means of sanitizing dishes or utensils;
   (j)   Misuse of poisons or toxic materials; or
   (k)   The existence of any public health nuisance, as defined in M.S. § 145A.02, subd. 17, as it may be amended from time to time.
(Ord. 87, passed 8-20-1956; recodified by Ord. 95-13, passed 8-7-1995; deleted by Ord. 2001-49, passed 11-19-2001; added by Ord. 2007-9, passed 2-26-2007)