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Whenever, upon inspection of any hotel or rooming house, the Health Officer or Fire Inspector finds that conditions or practices exist which are in violation of any of the provisions of this chapter, other health or fire prevention ordinances of the city, or the laws of the state regarding hotels or rooming houses, the Inspector shall give notice, in writing, to the operator of the hotel or rooming house that unless conditions or practices are corrected within a reasonable time of not less than 10 days, the operator’s right to operate a hotel or rooming house will be suspended. At the end of this period of time, the Inspector who gave the notice, shall reinspect the hotel or rooming house, and if he finds that the conditions or practices have not been corrected, he or she shall give notice in writing to the operator that the permit issued therefor is suspended and that the operation of the hotel or rooming house shall cease forthwith. Upon receipt of this notice the operator of the hotel or rooming house shall immediately cease operating the hotel or rooming house, no person shall occupy for sleeping or living purposes any rooming unit therein, and it shall be unlawful to display the permit on the premises.
(Prior Code, § 96.59) (Ord. 3337, passed 8-7-1961) Penalty, see § 10.99