[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Lindenhurst 5-20-1975 as L.L. No. 7-1975 (Ch. 42 of the 1968 Code of the Village of Lindenhurst). Section 15-3A(1) and (4) amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
Pursuant to the provisions of the Village Law of the State of New York, the Mayor shall be the Licensing Officer of the Village of Lindenhurst, unless he designates another village officer who shall serve at the Mayor's discretion, which designation shall be filed with the Village Administrator Clerk.
For each chapter of the Lindenhurst Village Code which specifically authorizes the Licensing Officer to grant, suspend or revoke any license or permit, the Licensing Officer shall have the following powers and duties in addition to those provided for in each such chapter:
To issue or refuse to issue any license or permit.
To revoke, cancel or suspend for cause any license or permit.
To inspect or provide for the inspection of any place of business, work site, vehicle, etc., of any licensee, permittee or applicant at any reasonable time.
To prescribe forms or applications for licenses or permits and for all reports which he deems necessary to be made by any licensee, permittee or applicant.
To hold hearings, subpoena witnesses, compel their attendance, administer oaths to examine any person under oath and, in connection therewith, to require the production of any books or papers relative to the inquiry and to otherwise fully enforce applicable chapters.
The Licensing Officer, after a hearing, upon notice, at which the licensee or permittee shall be given an opportunity to be heard, may suspend or revoke any license or permit issued, in his discretion, for any of the following causes:
Violation of any provision of the applicable chapter.
Violation of any law, ordinance, rule or regulation applicable to the licensed premises, vehicle, work site, etc., or enforceable by any governmental authority.
Failure to provide for the health, safety or welfare of any persons frequenting the licensed premises, vehicle, work site, etc.
Any series of occurrences which cumulatively have the effect of disturbing the tranquility of the village or a part thereof or which causes reasonable apprehension of there being a disturbance of such tranquility.
Other good cause.
Upon a license or permit being suspended or revoked, the licensee or permittee shall cease all activities authorized by the license or permit during such period of suspension.
The Licensing Officer shall send notice of the suspension or revocation to the person, firm or corporation licensed and shall cause to be attached thereto a statement of his reasons therefor.
Any notice to be given by the Licensing Officer under this chapter shall be deemed to have been duly given when served personally upon the licensed person or his designated agent; or when sent by registered or certified mail to the licensee's residence or the licensed premises, if any; or when posted prominently on the licensed premises, if any; or when served in any other lawful manner.