By November 15 of each year, after receiving a complete application for a police towing license, the Police Department will conduct an investigation to determine the truth and accuracy of the information contained in said application. The Police Department will also check to determine whether the location(s) meets applicable zoning and fire code requirements. The towing equipment and business will be inspected. Upon completion of the investigation, the applicant will be notified in writing that the application is either approved or disapproved and if disapproved the notification will state the reasons for such disapproval.
   (A)   Reasons for disapproval include, but are not limited to, the following:
      (1)   The applicant has furnished false or misleading information or has failed to provide relevant information on the application.
      (2)   The applicant has not obtained insurance as required by this chapter.
      (3)   The location(s) where the applicant will conduct business fails to meet applicable zoning and/or fire codes or the requirements of § 121.11.
      (4)   The applicant or any of the owners/ partners have been permanently removed from the police towing licensee list for cause pursuant to § 121.09.
      (5)   The applicant does not meet all of the requirements of this chapter or the towing license agreement.
   (B)   If an application is rejected for not meeting the qualifications set forth in this chapter, except for division (A) of this section, the applicant can, within ten days of being notified of disapproval, reapply after correcting the deficiencies.
   (C)   Any applicant deemed ineligible by the Chief of Police will have the right to appeal the Chief of Police's decision to the Village Administrator, or designee. Appeals must be made by filing a written notice of appeal with the Village Administrator within ten days of notice of the Chief of Police's decision. The Village Administrator will hear the appeal within 14 days after the appeal is filed, unless otherwise agreed. The Village Administrator will notify the applicant of the decision within seven days after the decision is made. The Village Administrator may affirm or overrule the Chief of Police's decision. The Village Administrator's decision will be final.
   (D)   After the investigation and approval process has been completed, a final eligibility list will be created for use in issuing police towing licenses.
(Ord. 2007-41, passed 7-16-07)