§ 829-15. Revocation of License  


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  • The license of any public dance hall may be forfeited, revoked, or denied reissuance by the city manager or city manager designee for disorderly or immoral conduct on the premises, or for violation of any of the rules, regulations, ordinances and laws governing or applying to public dance halls or public dance, or if the city manager or the designee finds that the further maintenance of any public dance hall or public dance does prejudice public decency, morals or good order, is a disturbance to the peace and quiet of the surrounding neighborhood, or the operation of a dance hall license at the permit premises causes a significant risk to public safety, health, or welfare; the license of such public dance hall or public dance shall be revoked without refund, or the reissuance of a license of such public dance hall or public dance upon expiration of the dance hall license shall be refused. Upon application for renewal, the police, fire, and planning and buildings departments, or the successor department(s), shall review the dance hall facility and its operations, and report their findings to the city manager or the city manager designee.

    If, at any time, the license of a public dance hall or public dance shall be forfeited or revoked or the holder of a dance hall license shall be found to be or have been in violation of any of the rules and regulations, at least six months shall elapse before another license or permit for dancing may be issued to the holder or to any individual associated with a corporation which applied for and received the dance hall license, if the holder is a corporation.

(C.O. 715-9; a. Ord. No. 367-1960, eff. Oct. 19, 1960; renumbered to C.M.C. 829-15, eff. Jan. 1, 1972; a. Ord. No. 92-1977, eff. Mar. 23, 1977; a. Ord. No. 250-1993, eff. July 8, 1993; a. Ord. No. 029-2012, § 3, eff. March 15, 2012)