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(a) The Chief of Police shall revoke a license if a cause of suspension set forth in § 870.09 occurs and the license has been suspended within the preceding 12 months.
(b) The Chief of Police shall revoke a license if he or she determines that:
(1) A licensee gave false or misleading information in the material submitted to the Chief of Police during the application process;
(2) A licensee or an employee has knowingly allowed possession, use or sale of controlled substances on the premises;
(3) A licensee or an employee has knowingly allowed prostitution on the premises;
(4) A licensee or an employee knowingly operated the sexually oriented business during a period of time when the licensee's license was suspended;
(6) On two or more occasions within a 12-month period, a person or persons commit an offense occurring in or on the licensed premises as set forth in § 870.05(a)(8)A. for which a conviction has been obtained, and the person or persons were employees of the sexually oriented business at the time the offenses were committed;
(7) A licensee or an employee has knowingly allowed any act of sexual intercourse, sodomy, oral copulation, masturbation or sexual contact to occur in or on the licensed premises; or
(8) A licensee is delinquent in payment to the city for hotel occupancy taxes, income taxes or any other taxes or assessments which the city imposes or sales taxes related to the sexually oriented business.
(c) The fact that a conviction is being appealed shall have no effect on the revocation of the license.
(d) Subsection (b)(7) hereof above does not apply to adult motels as a ground for revoking the license unless the licensee or employee knowingly allowed the act of sexual intercourse, sodomy, oral copulation, masturbation or sexual contact to occur in a public place or within public view.
(e) When the Chief of Police revokes a license, the revocation shall continue for one year and the licensee shall not be issued a sexually oriented business license for one year from the date the revocation became effective. If, subsequent to revocation, the Chief of Police finds that the basis for the revocation has been corrected or abated, the applicant may be granted a license if at least 90 days have elapsed since the date the revocation became effective. If the license was revoked under subsection (b)(5) hereof, an applicant may not be granted another license until the appropriate number of years required under § 870.05(a)(8)B. has elapsed.
(Ord. 98-O-24, passed 4-6-1998)