The following standards are hereby adopted to serve as guidelines in those instances where the city’s recommendation or approval is required relative to the issuance, transfer, renewal, non-renewal or revocation of entertainment permits, Sunday sales permits, dance permits, temporary licenses, all license permits and SDM licenses in connection with Class C licensed establishments, and in all instances when city review is authorized or required by law, which standards or guidelines will be considered by the City Council, when applicable, in cases which are brought before it:
   (A)   Violations of health or safety ordinances;
   (B)   Maintenance of a nuisance or such conditions which may contribute to or be conducive to the existence of a nuisance;
   (C)   Examination of the area affected by an establishment to determine the existence of or potential for problems including, but not limited to:
         (1)   Loitering;
         (2)   Littering;
         (3)   Boisterous or loud conduct disruptive of the peace of the area;
         (4)   Parking congestion or problems relating to parking conditions which the Police Department believes would be detrimental to public safety and welfare;
         (5)   Problems relating to traffic flow which the Police Department believes would be detrimental to public safety and welfare; and
         (6)   Disturbances in the area.
   (D)   The number of Police Department responses to calls, and other runs made by the Department, to or near the establishment under consideration, the reasons for the police response; and consideration of the impact of the number of police calls has on the city resources available to protect the city’s health, safety and welfare;
   (E)   The history of an applicant’s timely compliance with applicable state laws, city ordinances and permits, rules and regulations of the state’s Liquor Control Commission and the county’s Health Department;
   (F)   The adequacy and layout of the premises as they relate to the license or permit being sought; and
   (G)   The ability and willingness of the licensee to adequately supervise and manage the activities it conducts and to cooperate with the city to address problems identified with the licensee’s operation.
(Prior Code, § 21-276) (Ord. 1178, passed 10-6-2003)