A.   Issuance Of License: The Business License Department may issue a license to any business licensee who has complied with the provisions of this chapter. If the Business License Department denies the application, the applicant may appeal to the Board as hereinafter provided. Each license shall state:
      1.   The names and addresses of all business licensees connected with the enterprise;
      2.   The address or location of the business;
      3.   Any restrictions or limitations imposed as a condition of approval;
      4.   The date the license was issued; and
      5.   The date the license will expire.
   B.   Denial Of Business License: Any application or renewal for a license or permit submitted to the Business License Department pursuant to this title may, in addition to any incomplete application condition or other basis for denial set forth in a specific section of this Code, be denied on any of the following grounds:
      1.   The application or any other document is incomplete or contains false, misleading or fraudulent statements.
      2.   The applicant or any of its principals fails to satisfy any qualification or requirement imposed by this title, or other local, State or Federal laws or regulations that pertains to the particular license or permit.
      3.   The applicant or any of its principals is or has engaged in a business, trade or profession without having obtained a valid license, permit or work card or permit when such applicant or principal knew or reasonably should have known that one was required.
      4.   The applicant or any of its principals has been subject, in any jurisdiction, to disciplinary action of any kind with respect to a license, permit or work card or permit to the extent that such disciplinary action reflects upon the qualifications, acceptability or fitness of the applicant or principal to conduct such a business.
      5.   The applicant or any of its principals has been convicted of any crime that involves any local, State or Federal law or regulation arising out of the operation of a similar business.
      6.   The applicant or any of its principals has been convicted of a crime as a result of having perpetrated deceptive practices or fraud upon the public, a business partner or shareholder, a subcontractor or a government entity within the last ten (10) years.
      7.   The applicant or any of its principals suffer from a legal disability to conduct such business under State or Federal laws.
      8.   The premises on which the business is proposed to be conducted does not satisfy all local, State, or Federal laws or regulations which relate to the activity that is to be licensed or permitted.
      9.   The applicant or any of its principals is in default on any payment or obligation owed to Lyon County.
   C.   Appeal Of Denial Of Business License: A written notice of appeal from the denial of a license or permit may be filed with the Business License Department not later than ten (10) business days after the applicant receives certified mail notice of the denial. Upon receipt of the notice of appeal, the Business License Department shall schedule a hearing before the Board. Notice of the date, time and place of the hearing shall be served upon the applicant not later than ten (10) business days before the time specified of the hearing by delivering the notice to him or by certified mail to his last known address. The applicant must appear at the hearing, the Board may sustain the Business License Department's decision or order that the license be issued. The decision by the Board must be in writing or orally expressed in the official record of its public meeting and must include findings of fact. (Ord. 594, 10-19-2017, eff. 11-1-2017)