Any license granted pursuant to this article may be revoked by the City Council for any failure to meet the reporting requirements of § 12-118; or upon the violation of any other provisions of this ordinance. Said revocation shall be accomplished in the following manner.
(a) Notice of the proposed revocation and a written statement of the charges on which it is based shall be sent to the licensee’s main business address by certified or registered mail advising the licensee of the charges, the proposed revocation and the licensee’s right to a hearing.
(b) The licensee shall have thirty (30) days from the date of mailing of the Notice of Revocation to request a hearing before the City Council with respect to the proposed revocation.
(c) Upon receipt of the licensee’s request for a hearing, the City Council shall set a time and date for the hearing, such time and date being no later than thirty (30) days from the date of receipt of the licensee’s request for such hearing. Written notice of the time and place of the hearing shall be sent to the licensee’s main business address by certified or registered mail at least twenty (20) days prior to the date of such hearing.
(d) At the hearing, the City Council shall receive any and all evidence in support of the proposed revocation and the licensee shall have an opportunity to confront and cross-examine any witnesses testifying in support of said proposed revocation.
(e) After receiving all evidence in support of the proposed revocation, the City Council shall receive any and all evidence offered by the licensee in opposition to the proposed revocation.
(f) After hearing all of the evidence and the arguments of all interested parties thereon, the City Council shall, within thirty (30) days, decide whether or not to revoke said license.
(g) The licensee shall be permitted to continue its operations throughout the revocation hearings and for a period of twenty (20) days after the decision of the City Council, said twenty (20) day period being the period during which the licensee would be entitled to institute legal action in a Court of competent jurisdiction for the purposes of setting aside or reversing the decision of the City Council.
(Ord. 2867, passed 2-14-1983)