(A)   License required. No bingo occasion shall be conducted, except by an eligible organization which has secured a license for that purpose, as provided in this subchapter.
      (1)   Term. A license shall be valid for 12 calendar months from the date of issuance.
      (2)   Fee. The annual license fee shall be established by Council resolution.
      (3)   Transferability. No bingo license may be issued to any other person or organization. No bingo license shall be transferred to any location other than the location specified in the license, without prior approval by the Council.
      (4)   Duration. No more than 104 bingo occasions each year or two bingo occasions each week shall be conducted by any licensed organization. A bingo occasion shall not continue for more than four consecutive hours.
(1978 Code, § 504.03)
   (B)   License applications. Every application for a bingo license shall be made to the Clerk on a form supplied by the city and containing such information as the Council may require. No person shall make a false statement in an application. Copies of each application shall be referred to the city’s Fire Chief and Building Inspector and to the County Sheriff for their recommendations. A license shall be issued only to persons of good moral character. A license application shall be acted upon by the Council no sooner than 30 days and no later than 180 days after the date of application.
(1978 Code, § 504.04)
   (C)   Suspension or revocation. The Council may suspend for a period not exceeding 60 days, or revoke any bingo license for violation of any provision of M.S. Ch. 349, as it may be amended from time to time, or this section. The holder of the license shall be granted a hearing upon at least ten days’ notice if so requested before revocation or suspension is ordered. The notice shall state the right to a hearing upon demand and the nature of the charges against the licensee.
(1978 Code, § 504.05)