City of Deer River Municipal Ordinances
Subdivision 2. Denial of Renewal. When the City denies renewal of a license, the applicant shall not be issued a license of one year from the date of denial. If, subsequent to denial, the City finds that the basis for denial of the renewal license have been corrected or abated, the applicant may be granted a license if at least 90 days have elapsed since the date denial became final.
Section 11. Suspension.
Subdivision 1. Causes of Suspension. The City may suspend a license for a period not to exceed 30 days if it determines that a licensee or an employee of a license has:
(a) Violated or is not in compliance with any provision of this City Ordinance.
(a) Allowed the use by any party of alcoholic beverages while on the Adult Oriented Business premises other than at an Adult Hotel or Motel.
(a) Refused to allow an inspection of the Adult Oriented business Premises as authorized by this City Ordinance.
(a) Knowingly permitted gambling by any person on the Adult Oriented Business premises.
(a) Demonstrated inability to operate or mange an Adult Oriented Business in a peaceful and law-abiding manner, thus necessitating action by law enforcement officers.
Subdivision 2. Notice. A suspension by the City shall be preceded by written notice to the licensee and a public hearing. The notice shall give at least 10 days’ notice of the time and place of the hearing and shall state the nature of the charges against the licensee. The notice may be served upon the licensee personally, or by leaving the same at the licensees’ business premises with the person in charge thereof.
Section 12. Revocation.
Subdivision 1. Suspended Licenses. The City may revoke a license if a cause of suspension in Section 11 occurs and the license has been suspended within the preceding 12 months.
Subdivision 2. Causes of Revocation. The City shall revoke a license if it determines that: