Upon written complaint of any person, and after investigation of the complaint, the Plumbing Inspector may recommend to the Health Commissioner that a plumber's license and/or apprentice's registration be revoked.  The Health Commissioner upon recommendation of the Plumbing Inspector is authorized and empowered to revoke, modify or suspend any license pursuant to the provisions of this chapter for any of the following acts or omissions of the holder of any such license and/or apprentice's registration:  fraud, deceit or misrepresentation of any facts in obtaining a license and/or apprentice's registration; obtaining a contract for work authorized under any such license by fraud, deceit or misrepresentation of facts; negligence or incompetence in the practice of contracting or the performance of any work; conversion of property or funds belonging to another; failure to complete any contract or work undertaken under the cloak of such license; unreasonable delay in the prosecution of completion of any work to which such a licensee may be a party; willful or fraudulent material departure from the plans or specifications prescribed for any work undertaken by a licensee; violation of or disregard for any provision of law or ordinance or any rule or regulation adopted pursuant thereto resulting in injury or damage to any person or to the public; giving false information on an application for a permit; or the filing of a voluntary or involuntary petition in bankruptcy by such licensee or an assignment by him for the benefit of his creditors or the appointment of a receiver or trustee to take charge of the property, assets and affairs of such licensee.  However, no such license or apprentice registration shall be revoked without at least fifteen (15) days advance written notice by the Health Commissioner to the licensee or apprentice to such effect.
(Ord. 03-353.  Passed 10-28-03.)