§ 112.21  REVOCATION.
   (A)   The City Clerk shall revoke a sexually oriented business license if a cause of suspension in § 112.20 occurs and the license has been suspended within the preceding 12 months.
   (B)   The City Clerk shall revoke a sexually oriented business license if the City Clerk determines that:
      (1)   A licensee gave false or misleading information in the application;
      (2)   A licensee or an employee has knowingly allowed possession, use or sale of controlled substances on the premises;
      (3)   A licensee or an employee has knowingly allowed prostitution on the premises;
      (4)   A licensee or an employee knowingly operated the sexually oriented business during a period of time when the licensee's license was suspended;
      (5)   A licensee has been convicted of an offense stated in § 112.16(A)(7)(a) for which the time period required in § 112.16(A)(7)(b) has not elapsed;
      (6)   On two or more occasions within a 12-month period, a person or persons while in or on the licensed premises committed an offense stated in § 112.16(A)(7)(a), for which a conviction has been obtained, and the person or persons were employees of the sexually oriented business at the time the offenses were committed;
      (7)   A licensee or an employee has knowingly allowed any act of sexual intercourse, oral sexual contact or sexual contact, including masturbation, to occur in or on the licensed premises; or
      (8)   A licensee is delinquent in payment to the city of taxes, fees, charges, fines or penalties assessed against or imposed upon the applicant or the applicant’s spouse.
   (C)   The fact that a conviction is being appealed shall have no effect on the revocation of the license.
   (D)   Division (B)(7) of this section does not apply to adult motels as a ground for revoking the license unless the licensee or employee knowingly allowed the act of sexual intercourse, oral sexual contact or sexual contact to occur in a public place or within public view.
   (E)   When the City Clerk revokes a license, the revocation shall continue for one year and the licensee shall not be issued a sexually oriented business license for one year from the date revocation becomes effective. If, subsequent to revocation, the City Clerk finds that the basis for the revocation has been corrected or abated, the applicant may be granted a license if at least 90 days have elapsed since the date the revocation became effective. If the license was revoked under subsection (B)(5) of this section, an applicant may not be granted another license until the appropriate number of years required under § 112.16(A)(7)(b) has elapsed.
(Ord. 99-37, passed 12-14-99)