729.11  SUSPENSION OF PERMIT.
   (a)    The City Manager or his/her designee, shall suspend a permit for a period not to exceed thirty (30) days if he/she determines that a permittee, or an employee of a permittee, has:
      (1)    Violated or is not in compliance with any section of this chapter; or
      (2)    Been under the influence of alcoholic beverages while working in the sexually oriented business premises; or
      (3)    Refused to allow an inspection of sexually oriented business premises as authorized by this chapter; or
      (4)    Knowingly permitted gambling by any person on the sexually oriented business premises; or
      (5)    Operated the sexually oriented business in violation of a building, fire, health, or zoning statute, code, ordinance or regulation, whether federal, state or local, said determination being based on investigation by the division, department or agency charged with enforcing said rules or laws.
In the event of such statute, code, ordinance or regulation violation, the City or its designee, shall promptly notify the permittee of the violation and shall allow the permittee a seven (7) day period in which to correct the violation. If the permittee fails to correct the violation before the expiration of the seven (7) day period, the City or its designee, shall forthwith suspend the permit and shall notify the permittee of the suspension.
         (Ord. 96-1965. Passed 4-2-96.)
      (6)    Engaged in permit transfer contrary to Section 729.14. In the event that the City or its designee, suspends a permit on the ground that a permittee engaged in a permit transfer contrary to Section 729.14, the City Manager or his/her designee shall forthwith notify the permittee in writing by personal delivery or certified mail, return receipt requested, of the suspension. The suspension shall remain in effect until the applicable section of this chapter has been satisfied.
      (7)    Operated the sexually oriented business in violation of the hours of operation set forth in Section 729.18.
         (Ord. 96-1695. Passed 4-2-96; Ord. 01-92. Passed 2-6-01.)
   (b)   The suspension shall remain in effect until the violation of the statute, code,  ordinance or regulation in question has been corrected. (Ord. 96-1965. Passed 4-2-96.)