770.09  LICENSE EXPIRATION, SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION.
   (a)   Expiration.  Any Medical Marijuana Business License issued under this chapter shall expire upon the transfer or sale of a majority interest in the business, or the discontinuation of the business for a continuous period of thirty (30) days. Any Medical Marijuana Business License issued under this chapter shall expire upon the transfer or sale of such business.
   (b)   Suspension and Revocation. All licenses issued under this chapter shall be suspended or revoked upon recommendation of the Board of Zoning Appeals upon its finding of the occurrence of any of the following events:
      (1)   A false statement by any licensee as to a material matter made in an application for license or in a hearing concerning the license;
      (2)   Conviction of any licensee for any crime referenced in Section 770.08.
   (c)   Hearing. The suspension or revocation of any license under this chapter shall not occur without a hearing. The licensee shall be given at least ten (10) days written notice of the intent to suspend or revoke said license, which shall set forth the date, time and place of the hearing and the specific reasons for such suspension or revocation. The licensee shall have the right at that hearing to present testimony and other relevant evidence and to orally examine any person offering evidence as to the reasons for suspension or revocation.
   (d)   Review by Council. The recommendation of the Board of Zoning Appeals shall be forwarded to City Council who shall either approve or deny the recommendation of the Board of Zoning Appeal pursuant the provisions of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Eastlake.
   (e)   Appeal. The decision of City Council may be appealed to a court of competent jurisdiction under Ohio Revised Code Section 2506.
(Ord. 2017-082.  Passed 10-24-17.)