No person shall operate a hotel or rooming house within the city until he or she has met the following requirements.
   (A)   Made application to the Health Officer and paid to the City Controller the annual inspection fees, as provided in this chapter.  All fees paid expire on the following September 30.
   (B)   Been inspected by both the Health Officer and the Fire Inspector and has been found by both Inspectors to meet all requirements of this chapter and all health, fire prevention and other ordinances pertaining to hotels and rooming houses and the laws of the state, and has been issued a permit therefor by the Health Officer and co-signed by the Fire Inspector.  This permit shall be displayed in a conspicuous place within the hotel or rooming house.
      (1)   Upon first application for a permit or upon application following failure to renew or suspension of permit, as provided in this chapter, it shall be the duty of both the Health Officer and the Fire Inspector to inspect each hotel or rooming house within 48 hours, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays, after applicant has applied for a permit to operate a hotel or rooming house.
      (2)   The Health Officer and Fire Inspector shall refuse the applicant the right to operate a hotel or rooming house until the applicant has complied with this chapter and all ordinances of the city pertaining to health and fire prevention and all laws of the state in regard to hotels and rooming houses.  Any person aggrieved by the decision of either of the Inspectors shall be granted a hearing before the Board of Public Works and Safety under the provisions of § 96.087.
(Prior Code, § 96.56)  (Ord. 3337, passed 8-7-1961) Penalty, see § 10.99