Prior to the adoption of Ord. 19996 on 07/21/2008, Section 13-24 read as follows.


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

(1)    Permit inspection. Permit all reasonable inspections of his the business and examinations of his the books by the business license 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 of and false statements made in the course of carrying on his the business ; , and avoid conducting his 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(es) on premises after expiration of his the license and during the period in which his 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 license 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 have in his possession, except as authorized by the business license 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 he shall notify the business license 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 his the license fee and to the enforcement of this article. When the licensee fails to keep such records, the license administrator shall make his own determination as to determine the financial statement for any such the business.

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