Section 13-24 Duties of licensee.


    (a) General Standards of Conduct. Every licensee under this article shall:

(1)    Permit inspection. Permit all reasonable inspections of the business and examinations of the books by the business services administrator, subject to the provisions of section 13-19.

(2)    Comply with governing law. Ascertain and at all times comply with all laws and regulations applicable to such licensed business.

(3)    Operate properly. Avoid fraud, misrepresentation and false statements made in the course of carrying on the business ;  avoid conducting the business in an unlawful manner ; avoid conducting the business in such a manner as to constitute a nuisance or in such a manner as to constitute a breach of the peace, or to constitute a menace to the health, safety or general welfare of the public.

(4)    Cease business. Refrain from operating the licensed business on premises after expiration of the license and during the period in which the license is revoked or suspended.

    (b) Display of license. Every licensee under this article shall:

    (1)     Premises.  Post and maintain the occupation license upon the licensed premises in a conspicuous place where it may be seen at all times.

    (2)     Persons. Carry such license on licensee's person when licensee has no licensed business premise.

(3)    Inoperative licenses and special permits. Not allow any license or special permit to remain posted, displayed or used after the period for which it was issued has expired; or when it has been suspended or revoked, or for any other reason become ineffective. The licensee shall promptly return such inoperative license or special permit to the business services administrator.

(4)    Unlawful possession. Not loan, sell, give or assign to any other person, or allow any other person to use or display, or to destroy, damage or remove, or to possess, except as authorized by the business services administrator or by law, any license which has been issued to such licensee.

    (c)     New location. A licensee shall have the right to change the location of the licensed business, provided the business notifies the business services administrator of the change of location.

    (d)     Keep records. Every licensee under this article shall keep all records and books necessary to the computation of the license fee and to the enforcement of this article. When the licensee fails to keep such records, the license administrator shall determine the financial statement for the business.

(Code 1964, § 11.090; Ord. No. 15454, § 1, 12-1-97;  Ord. No. , § 1, 7-21-08 )


(Ord. 19996, Amended, 07/21/2008, Prior Text; 15454, Amended, 12/01/1997, Prior Text)