A.   The police department shall examine and investigate all applicants for licenses and the premises to be licensed under this chapter. Following such examination the recommendations of the police department shall be made in writing to the mayor, or his or her designee, who shall be the licensing authority.
   B.   The police department shall be permitted to have access to all premises licensed or applying for licenses under this chapter, and shall make periodic inspections of such premises and report its findings to the mayor, or his or her designee.
   C.   Any license issued pursuant to this chapter may, after a hearing, be suspended or revoked for the violation of any provisions of this chapter or any other chapter or law relating to such places. The mayor or his or her designee shall hear and determine all suspension and revocation matters.
   D.   If at any time a license under the provisions of this chapter is denied or revoked, it shall thereafter be unlawful for any person to operate, open, maintain, manage or conduct a dance at the same premises until a new license shall be granted by the mayor or his or her designee. (Prior code § 9-2-7)