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(a) Whoever engages in, conducts or carries on, or permits to be engaged in, conducted or carried on in the City of Willoughby, the operation of a nightclub without first having obtained a permit from the City is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree.
(b) Whoever violates any of the following is guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree:
If the owner or operator of a nightclub located in the City knowingly:
(1) Refuses to allow appropriate state or local authorities, including police officers, access to the nightclub for any building, health or safety inspection, or any other inspection conducted to ensure compliance with the regulations adopted by the City under this chapter;
(2) Operates during the hours designated as prohibited hours of operation;
(3) Establishes or operates a nightclub within one thousand feet from the boundaries of a parcel of real estate having situated on it a school, church, library, public park, tavern, bar, an adult cabaret or another nightclub or within one thousand feet from the boundaries of any residential district;
(c) Whoever violates any other provision of this chapter for which a provided penalty is not otherwise given, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.
(Ord. 2009-7. Passed 2-3-09.)