A criminal conviction is not a prerequisite to suspend, revoke or impose a civil penalty pursuant to this chapter. An after hours business licensee or permittee may be required to pay a civil penalty and/or have the license suspended for a period not to exceed one year or revoked for violations of this chapter, following notice and hearing for any of the following causes:
   (A)   Misrepresentation of any material fact in the application for the after hours business license by the applicant/licensee or his or her employees or agents;
   (B)   Violation of any of the provisions of state or municipal law pertaining to the operation of the after hours business by the licensee or his or her employees or agents;
   (C)   A finding by the city that the business is being operated in a manner as to create a nuisance as defined by Chapter 97;
   (D)   Any change in the ownership or interest in the business, which was not previously reported to and approved by the city;
   (E)   Any event which would have resulted in disqualification from receiving a license or permit when originally issued or renewed;
   (F)   Any sale, hypothecation or transfer of a license or permit; and
   (G)   The failure or refusal on the part of the licensee or permittee to render any report or remit any taxes to the Internal Revenue Service of the state that is required by state law.
(Ord. 2008-13, passed 7-29-2008)