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3-1-5: INVESTIGATIONS AND INSPECTIONS 1 :
A. Investigation Of Applicant:
1. Upon the receipt of an application for a license or permit, where an investigation or inspection is required by ordinance before the issuance of such permit or license, or where an inspection or investigation shall be deemed reasonably necessary or appropriate, the village clerk, within forty eight (48) hours of such receipt, shall refer the application to the appropriate official(s) for the making of such investigation or inspection.
2. The official(s) to whom the application has been referred shall make a report thereon, favorable or otherwise, within ten (10) days after receiving such application or a copy thereof.
3. If it shall appear to the village clerk that the matters and circumstances relating to an application require further information before a proper determination can be made, such application shall be returned to the applicant for the inclusion of such additional information as may be specified by the village clerk. (1976 Code §9-5)
B. Inspection Officials: The building commissioner, in consultation with the county health department, shall make or cause to be made inspections regarding such permits and licenses as related to the care and handling of food, the prevention of nuisances and the spread of disease, and the protection of the health of the public. The building commissioner shall make or cause to be made any inspections which relate to compliance with the building code, zoning ordinances and other related regulations. All other investigations, except where otherwise provided, shall be made by the chief of police or by some other officer designated by the village clerk 2 . (1976 Code §9-5; amd. 1991 Code; Ord. 2010-29, 5-20-2010)
C. Inspections; Analyses:
1. Whenever inspections of the premises used for or in connection with the operation of a licensed business or occupation are provided for or required by ordinance or are reasonably necessary to assure compliance with the provisions of any ordinance or regulation of the village or to detect violations thereof, it shall be the duty of the licensee or the person in charge of the premises to admit thereto, for the purpose of making the inspection, any officer or employee of the village who is duly authorized to make such inspection at any reasonable time that such admission or entry is requested.
2. Whenever an analysis of any commodity or material is reasonably necessary to assure compliance with the provisions of any ordinance or regulation, or to detect violations thereof, it shall be the duty of the licensee or the person in charge of the premises to give to any duly authorized officer or employee of the village requesting the same sufficient samples of such material or commodity.
3. In addition to any other penalty which may be provided, the village mayor may revoke the license of any owner or operator of a licensed business in the village who refuses to permit any duly authorized officer or employee to make such inspection or to take an adequate sample of said commodity, or who interferes with such officer or employee while in the performance of his duties; provided, however, that no license shall be subject to revocation for such cause unless such officer or employee has been refused permission to enter upon the premises in the name of the village after first having presented a warrant authorizing such entry. (1976 Code §8-90)
4. In order to facilitate proper inspection in keeping with the provisions of this subsection, any official, sanitarian, inspector or other employee or person designated to make such inspections under the supervision of the boards of health of the counties of DuPage and/or Will shall be considered to be an officer or official of the village of Woodridge for such purpose and for any purpose relative to the provisions of this chapter but for no other purpose unless so designated by ordinances of the village. (1976 Code §8-90; amd. 1991 Code)
4. See also subsection 3-1-11-4C of this chapter.
1. See also subsection C4 of this section.