(a)   The initial application for a license under this Division L shall be presented to the City Council for consideration after the has verified the information on the initial license application and conducted any investigation, including a criminal background check, to assure compliance with this Division. The hearing before the City Council shall be advertised at least ten days prior to the scheduled date of the hearing. The City Council may accept or deny the license application at such public hearing. Renewal applications shall be governed by § 14.295.04 of this code.
   If an application is granted for a location where a building is under construction or not ready for occupancy, the license shall not be delivered to the licensee until a certificate of occupancy has been issued for the licensed premises.
(Ord. 2015-27, passed 10-19-2015)