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(A) When the conduct or operation of any business or establishment, whether or not licensed, shall constitute a nuisance in fact and a clear and present danger to the public health, safety or general welfare, the corporate authorities shall be authorized to summarily order the cessation of business, the closing of the premises, and the suspension of any license or permit for a period not to exceed ten days.
(B) Within ten days after the corporate authorities have so acted, the Village President shall call a hearing for the purpose of determining whether or not the license or permit should be revoked.
(C) Licenses and permits issued under the ordinances of the village, unless otherwise provided, may be revoked by the Village President after notice and hearing as provided in divisions (D) and (E) of this section for any of the following causes:
(1) Any fraud, misrepresentation, or false statements contained in the application for the license or permit;
(2) Any violation by the licensee or permittee of ordinance provisions relating to the license or permit, the subject matter of the license or permit, or the premises occupied;
(3) Conviction of the licensee or permittee of any felony or of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude;
(4) Failure of the licensee or permittee to pay any fine or penalty owing to the village;
(5) Refusal to permit an inspection or any interference with a duly authorized village officer or employee while in the performance of his duties in making such inspections. Such revocation, if ordered, shall not preclude prosecution and imposition of any other penalties provided for the violation of other applicable ordinances of the village.
(D) Notice of the hearing for revocation of a license or permit shall be given in writing setting forth specifically the grounds of the complaint and the time and place of the hearing. The notice shall be sent by certified mail (return receipt requested) to the licensee or permittee at his last known address at least five days prior to the date set for the hearing.
(E) At the hearing the Village Attorney shall present the complaint and shall represent the village. The licensee or permittee shall be permitted counsel and shall have the right to submit evidence and cross-examine witnesses. The Village President shall preside and shall render the decision.
(Ord. 541, passed 7-20-77; Am. Ord. 873, passed 1-18-84)