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(A) A violations of this chapter by agents or employees of a licensee shall be deemed to be a violation by the licensee. As used in this chapter, a violation of this chapter includes not only a violation of this chapter of the city code, but also a violation of any provision of the applicable license.
(B) The city may suspend or revoke any license that has been issued pursuant to this chapter for a violation of this chapter.
(C) If the City Manager has reason to believe that a licensee has violated or is violating this chapter, the City Manager may, but is not required to, prepare or cause to be prepared a written notice specifying the factual basis for the alleged violations of this chapter. The notice shall also state the date, time and place of a hearing before the City Council concerning whether the license or permit should be suspended or revoked. The written notice shall be served on the licensee either personally or by certified mail, restricted delivery and return receipt requested, no less than 21 days before the hearing.
(D) As an alternate remedy to license suspension or revocation by the city, the city may commence legal action in a court of competent jurisdiction to force compliance with the license as well as any applicable minimum standards and/or written plan related to a license and for such other relief as the court shall deem equitable.
(Prior Code, § 2.188) (Ord. 755, passed 2-20-2012)