Upon the receipt of an application for a license or permit where the ordinances of the city necessitate an inspection or investigation before the issuance of such permit or license, the City Clerk may refer such application to the proper officer for making such investigation within 48 hours of the time of such receipt. The officer charged with the duty of making the investigation or inspection shall make a report thereon, favorable or otherwise, within five days after receiving the application or a copy thereof.
(Prior Code, § 23-4)