A.   Approval; Issuance: The County Clerk shall approve all completed applications that have submitted the appropriate fee and after appropriate review are in compliance with all State and County laws and regulations. The County Clerk shall issue the approved licenses within forty five (45) days of the completed application being submitted and the fee being paid.
   B.   Denial: In the event the County Clerk shall deny any application for a license, the reason therefor shall be endorsed on the application by the County Clerk and the Clerk shall deliver a copy of the application and written notice to the applicant by first class mail to the address set forth on the application. The notice shall state that the application is denied and inform the applicant how to appeal the denial. The applicant of a denied application may appeal the denial to the County Commission by submitting a notice of appeal to the Office of the County Clerk within thirty (30) days of the denial. The applicant shall also submit in writing a statement of legal and factual grounds to approve the application. The County Commission shall hear the appeal within sixty (60) days of the notice of appeal. The applicant shall appear or waive their appearance or the appeal will be summarily dismissed. If the County Commission is not satisfied that the application complies with all State and County laws and regulations it shall affirm the denial. If the County Commission finds that the application complies with all State and County laws and regulations it shall set aside the denial and approve the application. If an application is approved on appeal the County Clerk shall issue a business license as set forth in subsection A of this section. (Ord. O-2018-10, 7-23-2018)