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A. Upon the receipt of an application for a new license, new permit, license renewal, where an investigation or inspection is required by ordinance before the issuance of such permit or license, or where an inspection or investigation shall be deemed reasonably necessary or appropriate, the village clerk, within forty eight (48) hours of such receipt, shall refer the application to the appropriate official(s) for the making of such investigation or inspection.
B. The officials to whom the application has been referred shall make a report thereon, favorable or otherwise, within ten (10) days after receiving such application or a copy thereof.
C. The Lake County health department shall make or cause to be made an inspection regarding such permits and licenses as relate to the care and handling of food, the prevention of nuisances and the spread of disease, and the protection of health. The building department shall make or cause to be made any inspections which relate to compliance with the building code, zoning ordinance, and other related regulations. All other investigations, except where otherwise provided, shall be made by the chief of police, the chief of the fire department, the superintendent of the water and sewer department and the finance department, or by some other person designated by the village president.
D. If, after due consideration of the information contained in the application and the related investigated reports, the village clerk shall determine that the application is satisfactory, the village clerk shall approve the application. The applicant will be promptly notified that his application is approved, and the license or permit may be issued.
E. If it shall appear to the village clerk that the matters and circumstances relating to an application require further information before a proper determination can be made, such application shall be returned to the applicant for the inclusion of such additional information as may be specified necessary and appropriate.
F. If, after due consideration of the information contained within the application and the related investigated reports, the village clerk shall determine that the matters concerning the application are unsatisfactory, the village clerk shall forward such reports, together with the application, and the reasons for disapproval to the village president and board of trustees for further evaluation and determination, notifying the applicant of said action and the reasons for disapproval.
G. The applicant shall, within thirty (30) days of the date of application, satisfy and complete all requirements imposed upon the applicant as a condition to the issuance of a business license, otherwise, a new application shall be required together with a new nonrefundable deposit of fifty dollars ($50.00). (Ord. 94-13, 6-6-1994)