§ 111.19  DENIAL, SUSPENSION AND REVOCATION OF LICENSES.
   (A)   The Chief of Police may deny, suspend or revoke an applicant’s license where it determines that:
      (1)   The applicant has given false or misleading information in its application for license;
      (2)   The applicant has sold goods within the previous 30 days in the city, in violation of this chapter or violated other applicable laws and ordinances, pertaining to sales activity in the course of such sale;
      (3)   The applicant has employed, contracted or otherwise associated or enlisted unlicensed representatives to conduct sales activity in violation of this chapter;
      (4)   The applicant or representative has permitted any person, not identified in its application, to conduct sales activity while displaying a license issued to such applicant;
      (5)   The applicant or representative has unlawfully duplicated, reproduced or altered any license or any identification badge for the purpose of circumventing the provisions of this chapter;
      (6)   The applicant or representative presents or exhibits a false or altered license to any purchaser of goods, or to the Chief of Police;
      (7)   The applicant or representative fails to display conspicuously its license or identification badge in the course of its sales activity within the city;
      (8)   The applicant or representative engages in the sale of goods of a character or in such a manner as to endanger the health, safety, morals or welfare of the public;
      (9)   The applicant or representative fails to obey any lawful order of the Chief of Police;
      (10)   The applicant or representative fails to appear in Municipal Court with respect to a summons or citation issued for violation of this chapter;
      (11)   The applicant or representative fails to supply requested information pertaining to its state sales tax permit;
      (12)   The applicant or representative is found to be selling goods at retail without a valid state sales tax permit;
      (13)   The applicant violates any law or regulation of the state pertaining to registration, filing of reports or payment of any applicable state sales tax;
      (14)   The applicant’s state sales tax permit is suspended, expires or is revoked under state law;
      (15)   The applicant or representative engages in the sale of goods not stated in its application; and
      (16)   The applicant has sold goods within the previous 180 days in another city or state, in violation of any ordinance or applicable laws regulating itinerant vendors.
   (B)   Any licenses issued hereunder which may be suspended for violation of this section and/or § 111.16(A) by the Chief of Police by oral or written notice to the applicant provided that at the time of the notice of suspension that a hearing is stated to occur within ten days at which hearing the applicant may offer proof why the licenses should not be revoked. Upon the conclusion of the hearing, the Chief of Police may either reinstate the licenses or revoke the same.
(Ord. 04-97, passed 4-7-1997)