No later than ten calendar days after the completion of the license application verification and investigation by the , as prescribed in § 14.339, the shall accept or deny the license application in accordance with this Division Q. If the application is denied, the shall notify the applicant of the determination in writing. The notice shall be mailed by regular mail to the applicant at the address provided on the application form and it shall inform the applicant of the applicant’s right, within 20 calendar days of receipt of the notice by the applicant, to request an appeal of the determination to the City Council or to immediately challenge the determination in a court of law. If an appeal to the City Council is timely received by the , the hearing before the City Council shall take place within 20 calendar days of the receipt of the appeal by the . 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 by the City Community Development Department. During the application consideration process prescribed herein an applicant operating a business not previously subject to the license provisions of this Division Q may remain operating pending the outcome of the application consideration by the .
(1958 Code, § 142.22)  (Ord. 69-100, passed 12-22-1969; Ord. 74-110, passed 11-18-1974, renumbered to § 142.24; recodified by Ord. 95-13, passed 8-7-1995; Ord. 2008-15, passed 5-5-2008)