3-26-7: INSPECTIONS; VIOLATIONS; FINES; SUSPENSIONS; REVOCATION; APPEAL:
   A.   Inspections; Entry Powers: The Local Cannabis Dispensing Organization Commissioner is hereby given the authority to enter or to authorize the entry at any time upon any premise licensed hereunder to determine whether any provisions of the Act or this Chapter have been or are being violated.
   B.   Violation; Hearing; Fine; Suspension or Revocation of License: The Commissioner shall have the right to hold a hearing for any licensee upon whom a notice of violation has been served, to hear testimony and take proof for his information in the performance of his duties.
   If after a hearing on an alleged violation, the Commissioner finds that there was a violation of any of the provisions of this Chapter, he may suspend or revoke any license and or fine any licensee for any violation.
   If the Commissioner determines to suspend such license, the term of the suspension shall not be more than thirty (30) days.
   If the Commissioner elects to fine such licensee, the amount of such fine shall not be less than two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00), nor more than two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500.00) for each offense. The Commissioner is further authorized to assess the licensee for all costs associated with the hearing including attorney fees and court reporter fees.
   C.   Proceedings Officially Recorded: All proceedings before the Commissioner shall be recorded and placed in a certified official record of such proceedings taken and prepared by a certified court reporter.
   D.   Appeal: Any appeal of proceedings for imposition of a fine, suspension or revocation of licenses shall be limited to a review of the official record. (Ord. 3706, 5-11-2021)