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(A) No person shall operate a sexually oriented business within the village without first receiving a business license. Unless otherwise provided for herein, the provisions of Chapter 110, Commercial License Code, shall govern the application, issuance, renewal, suspension or revocation of a business license.
(B) If the village denies the completed application, it shall notify the applicant of the denial and state, in writing, the reasons for the denial.
(C) After the denial of a business license application, the denial of a business license renewal, or the revocation or suspension of a business license, the applicant or other aggrieved party may file a written appeal with the Board of Trustees within 14 days of the adverse administrative decision.
(1) The Board of Trustees shall schedule a hearing date within seven days of the filing of the appeal.
(2) The hearing date shall be held within 30 days of the date the appeal was filed.
(3) Once the hearing is concluded, the Board of Trustees shall make a ruling and mail the applicant its written decision within 14 days of the date of the conclusion of the hearing.
(4) If the denial, non-renewal, revocation or suspension is affirmed by the Board of Trustees, its decision may be reviewed in the Circuit Court of Cook County, or any court of competent jurisdiction, through certiorari or any other available remedy.
(D) The denial, non-renewal, revocation or suspension of a business license shall not be based on any intent to deny access by adults to sexually oriented businesses.
(Ord. 2165, passed 6-5-2014; Ord. 2196, passed 11-6-2014) Penalty, see § 123.99