3-1-15: REVOCATION OF LICENSE; HEARING:
   A.   Basis For Revocation: Any license issued by the town to any person, firm, association or corporation to engage in, exercise or pursue any business, profession, trade, occupation or privilege may be revoked by the board of trustees, after adequate opportunity for a hearing, for the following reasons: (1995 Code title 9 § 1.5; amd. 2006 Code)
      1.   The licensee is engaging in, exercising or pursuing the business, profession, trade, occupation or privilege in such a manner that he has created or is creating a public nuisance as defined by state law.
      2.   Any fraud, misrepresentation or false statement contained in the application for the license.
      3.   Any violation by the licensee of ordinance provisions or state law relating to the license, the subject matter of the license, or the premises occupied.
      4.   Conviction of the licensee of any felony or of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude.
      5.   Failure of the licensee to pay any fine or penalty owing to the town.
      6.   Refusal to permit an inspection or investigation, or any interference with a duly authorized town officer or employee while in the performance of his duties in making such inspections, as provided in this code.
   B.   Revocation Is Additional To Penalty: The revocation may be in addition to any fine imposed.
   C.   Summary Cessation Of Business: The mayor and town board of trustees shall be authorized to summarily order the cessation of business, the closing of the premises, and the suspension of any business license for a period not to exceed fifteen (15) days.
   D.   Hearing:
      1.   Time For Hearing: Within ten (10) days after the town officials have so acted, the town mayor shall call a hearing for the purpose of determining whether or not the license should be revoked.
      2.   Notice Of Hearing: Notice of hearing for revocation of a license shall be given in writing setting forth specifically the grounds of the complaint and the time and place of hearing. Such notice shall be sent to the licensee by certified mail at his last known address or personally served at least five (5) days prior to the date of the hearing.
      3.   Hearing Procedures: At the hearing, the licensee shall be permitted counsel and shall have the right to submit evidence and cross examine witnesses. The mayor shall preside and shall render the decision and recommendation. (2006 Code)