(A)   It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in, conduct or carry on, or to permit to be engaged in, conducted or carried on, in or upon any premises in the county, the operation of an adult use as herein defined without first having obtained a separate license for the adult use from the Board.
   (B)   Every applicant for a license to maintain, operate or conduct an adult use shall file an application in duplicate under oath with the Board upon a form provided by the County Clerk and pay a non-refundable filing fee of $100 to the County Clerk, who shall issue a receipt which shall be attached to the application filed with the Board.
   (C)   (1)   Within 30 days after receiving the application, the Board shall notify the applicant that his or her application is granted, denied or held for further investigation.
      (2)   The additional investigation shall not exceed an additional 30 days unless otherwise agreed to by the applicant.
      (3)   Upon the conclusion of the additional investigation, the Board shall advise the applicant in writing whether the application is granted or denied.
   (D)   Whenever an application is denied or held for further investigation, the Board shall advise the applicant in writing of the reasons for the action.
   (E)   Failure or refusal of the applicant to give any information relevant to the investigation of the application or his or her refusal or failure to appear at any reasonable time and place for examination under oath regarding the application, or his or her refusal to submit to or cooperate with any inspection or investigation required by this chapter, shall constitute an admission by the applicant that he or she is ineligible for the permit and shall be grounds for denial thereof by the Board.
(Ord. 04-002, passed 2-19-2004)  Penalty, see § 113.99