City of Deer River Municipal Ordinances
Subdivision 6. Council Action. The City Council shall act to approve or disapprove the license application within 30 days from the date the application was submitted, provided that the application contains all of the information required by this ordinance. If the application is deficient, the Council shall act on the application within 30 days from the date that the deficiency has been corrected.
Subdivision 7. Appeals. Within 30 days after the decision by the Council, the applicant may appeal to the District Court by serving a notice upon the Mayor or Clerk of the Municipality.
Section 8. Fees.
License fees shall be set by Resolution of the City Council.
Section 9. Inspection.
Subdivision 1. Access. An applicant or licensee shall permit health officials, representatives of the police department, fire department, and building inspection division, to inspect the premises of an Adult Oriented Business for the purpose of ensuring compliance with the law, at any time it is occupied or open for business.
Subdivision 2. Refusal to Permit Inspections. A person who operates an Adult Oriented Business or his agent or employee commits an offense if she or he refuses to permit a lawful inspection of the premises by health officials, representatives or the police department, fire department, and building inspection division at any time it is occupied or open for business. Refusal to permit inspections may result in the suspension of the license as provided in Section 11.
Subdivision 3. Exceptions. The provisions of this section do not apply to areas of an adult motel which are currently being rented by a customer for uses as a permanent or temporary habitation.
Section 10 Expiration and Renewal.
Subdivision 1. Expiration. Each license shall expire at the end of the calendar year and may be renewed only by making application as provided in Section 7, Subdivision 1. Application for renewal must be made at least 60 days before the expiration date, and when made less than 60 days before the expiration date, the expiration of the license will not be affected.