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(A) Disorderly place; suspension or revocation of license. Whenever it shall be shown or whenever the Mayor has knowledge that a dealer licensed hereunder has not at all times kept an orderly place or house, or has violated any of the provisions of this subchapter, said Mayor shall suspend or revoke the license of said dealer. The dealer must have full right to have counsel, to produce witnesses in his or her behalf in such hearing before the Board of Aldermen, and to be advised in writing the grounds upon which his or her license is sought to be revoked or suspended.
(B) Notice of proceedings to suspend or revoke. In any proceedings before the Board of Aldermen to suspend or revoke any license, the notice of such proceedings shall be in writing and shall be sufficiently definite to advise the licensee of the charges against him or her and the grounds upon which his or her license is sought to be revoked or suspended, and shall state therein the time and place when the application to suspend or revoke such license will be heard. Any application or notice found to be insufficient may be amended on such terms as may be just.
(C) Notice of decision. All final decisions, findings, rules, and orders of the Board of Aldermen adverse to a party to the proceedings shall be in writing. Parties to the proceedings shall be notified of the decision of the Board of Aldermen by mail.
(D) Additional complaints; procedure. In addition to the penalties and proceedings for suspension or revocation of licenses provided for in this subchapter and without limiting them, proceedings for the suspension or revocation of any license authorizing the sale of intoxicating liquor at retail may be brought in the meetings of the Board of Aldermen for any of the following offenses:
(1) Selling, giving, or otherwise supplying intoxicating liquors to any person who is under or apparently under the influence of intoxicating liquor;
(2) Knowingly permitting any prostituteto frequent the licensed premises;
(3) Permitting on the licenses premises any disorderly conduct, breach of the peace,or gambling or gaming by any method whatsoever;
(4) Selling, offering for sale, possessing, or knowingly permitting the consumption on the licensed premises of any kind of intoxicating liquors, the sale, possession, or consumption of which is not authorized under his or her license;
(5) Selling, giving, or otherwise supplying intoxicating liquor to any person under the age of 21 years; and/or
(6) Selling, giving, or otherwise supplying intoxicating liquors between the hours of l:30 a.m. and 12:00 midnight Sunday night.
(E) Licenses automatically revoked upon conviction; exceptions. Conviction in any court of any violation of this subchapter shall have the effect of automatically revoking the license of the person convicted, and such revocation shall continue operative until said case is finally disposed of, and if the defendant is finally acquitted, he or she may apply for and receive a license hereunder, upon paying the regular license charge therefor in the same manner as though he or she had never had a license hereunder.
(Ord. 89-45, passed 3-20-1989) Penalty, see § 111.99