(A)   Commercial solicitation permits issued under the provisions of this chapter may be revoked by the Chief of Police after notice and hearing for any of the following causes:
      (1)   Fraud, misrepresentation or false statement contained in the application for a permit;
      (2)   Fraud, misrepresentation or false statement made in the course of carrying on the business of the commercial solicitor;
      (3)   Any violation of this chapter;
      (4)   Conviction of any crime or misdemeanor involving any crime of violence which may present a danger to the public or any sex offense crime or drug offense;
      (5)   Conducting the business of the commercial solicitor in an unlawful manner or in such a manner as to constitute a breach of peace or a menace to the health, safety or general welfare of the public.
   (B)   An issued permit will be immediately suspended upon the issuance of a notice of hearing by the Chief of Police, under this section, and will remain suspended pending a decision to reinstate the permit by the Personnel Board.
   (C)   Notice of the hearing for revocation of permits shall be given in writing setting forth specifically the grounds for such revocation and the time and place of the hearing. The notice shall be delivered personally to the permit holder or mailed to the permittee at this last known address at least five business days prior to the date set for the hearing. Such hearing shall be held within ten business days of the notice of revocation unless extended by agreement with the permit holder.
   (D)   Such hearing shall be conducted by the Personnel Board, or his designee, as a public hearing. The Personnel Board, upon reviewing the evidence presented, may uphold the decision of the Chief of Police to revoke the commercial solicitation permit may modify the decision or may overrule the decision of the Chief of Police. The Personnel Board's decision shall be rendered within ten calendar days of the hearing and shall be rendered in writing with a copy mailed, postage prepaid, to the permittee at his last known address. Pending a review by the Personnel Board, the commercial solicitation permit shall be temporarily suspended. If the Personnel Board fails to render a decision within ten calendar days after the hearing then a decision of the Chief of Police shall be deemed to be overruled and the permit reinstated.
(Ord. 2011-02, passed 2-15-11)