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A. Investigation Of Applicant:
1. Upon the receipt of an application for a license, where an investigation or inspection is required by this code before the issuance of such license, or where an inspection or investigation shall be deemed reasonably necessary or appropriate, the chief operating officer, 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. (Ord. 826-98, 5-11-1998; amd. Ord. 1290-09, 8-17-2009)
2. The official(s) 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. (Ord. 826-98, 5-11-1998)
3. If it shall appear to the chief operating officer 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 by the chief operating officer.
B. Inspection Officials: The building inspector of the village, in consultation with the county health department, shall make or cause to be made inspections 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 the health of the public. The building inspector 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 or by some other officer, employee or agent designated by the chief operating officer. (Ord. 826-98, 5-11-1998; amd. Ord. 1290-09, 8-17-2009)
C. Inspections; Analyses:
1. Whenever inspections of the premises used for or in connection with the operation of a licensed business or occupation are provided for or required by this code or are reasonably necessary to assure compliance with the provisions of any ordinance or regulation of the village or to detect violation thereof, it shall be the duty of the licensee or the person in charge of the premises to admit thereto, for the purpose of making the inspection, any officer or employee of the village who is duly authorized to make such inspection at any reasonable time that such admission or entry is requested.
2. Whenever an analysis of any commodity or material is reasonably necessary to assure compliance with the provisions of any ordinance or regulation, or to detect violations thereof, it shall be the duty of the licensee or the person in charge of the premises to give to any duly authorized officer or employee of the village requesting the same sufficient samples of such material or commodity. (Ord. 826-98, 5-11-1998)
3. In addition to any other penalty which may be provided, the village mayor may revoke the license of any owner or operator of a licensed business in the village who refuses to permit any duly authorized officer or employee to make such inspection or to take an adequate sample of said commodity or material, or who interferes with such officer or employee while in the performance of his duties; provided, however, that no license shall be subject to revocation for such cause unless such officer or employee has been refused permission to enter upon the premises in the name of the village after first having presented a warrant issued by the appropriate circuit court authorizing such entry. (Ord. 826-98, 5-11-1998; amd. Ord. 1125-05, 5-16-2005)
4. In order to facilitate proper inspection in keeping with the provisions of this subsection, any official, sanitarian, inspector or other employee or person designated to make such inspections under the supervision of the county health department shall be considered to be an officer or official of the village for such purpose and for any purpose relative to the provisions of this chapter but for no other purpose unless so designated by this code. (Ord. 826-98, 5-11-1998)