Section 13-262 Required security measures.


    It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a convenience store unless the following security measures are in effect:

    (1)    The convenience store must have a security camera system which records and is capable of retrieving the image of all persons entering the convenience store and all persons approaching within five (5) feet of the cash register.

    (2)    The convenience store must have a drop safe or cash management device for restricted access to cash receipts and a conspicuous notice at the store entrance which states that the cash register contains limited funds.

    (3)    The convenience store must have lighting for parking areas, entrances or other areas of the store accessible to the public at an intensity providing clear visibility under normal conditions.

(4)    The convenience store must have an unrestricted view of the cashier area from outside and inside the building.

(5)    The convenience store must have height markers at the entrance of the store.

(6)    The convenience store must have a telephone or holdup panic alarm device behind the sales counter for easy access by store employees.

(7)    The convenience store must enforce a cash management policy to limit cash on hand at all times after 8:00 p.m. and before 5:00 a.m.  

(Ord. No. 14122 §1, 7-5-94)