§ 153.01  WITHHOLDING OF LICENSES, PERMITS AND THE LIKE.
   (A)   (1)   Whenever there is pending any application, petition or proceeding before any court of the United States or of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, before any legislative body, agency or instrumentality thereof or before any municipal or governmental agency, board, commission or other public body of the United States or of the Commonwealth of Kentucky or any of its political subdivisions, including City Council, the official of the city (including the City Treasurer, City Clerk, License Inspector, Collector of Tax, Alcoholic Beverage Control Administrator, Chief of the Fire Department, Building Inspector, Building and Sewer Inspector, Zoning Administrator, Chief of Police and any other official charged with the responsibility of issuing or withholding permits, licenses, certificates and other approvals) shall withhold the granting or denial of the permit, license, certificate or other approval to await the final determination and/or adjudication of the application, petition or proceeding. 
      (2)   The permit shall be withheld if, in the determination of the official, the petition, application or proceeding may change, alter, limit, prohibit or otherwise substantially affect the development, construction, improvement or use of any real estate within the city to which the permit, license, certificate or other approval is applicable.
   (B)   In the event that an application, petition or proceeding is pending before a body designated above, which body is charged only with the responsibility of making recommendations with reference to the development, construction, improvement or use of the real estate, then that official shall withhold the granting or denying of the permit, license, certificate or other approval to await determination and/or adjudication by the body charged with the responsibility of making a final determination and/or adjudication of the matter.
(‘88 Code, § 153.01)  (Ord. 1986-24, passed 12-30-86)