[HISTORY: Adopted by the Municipal Council of the Township of Irvington 10-22-1968 by Ord. No. MC 2205 (Ch. 62, Art. IX, of the 1981 Revised Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful in the Town to conduct or operate a bowling alley (other than bowling alleys in incorporated clubs) without first being duly licensed to do so in accordance with this chapter.
A person desiring to conduct a bowling alley in the Town shall make application to the Division of Licensing for a blank application form, which shall be properly filled in by the applicant and submitted to the Municipal Council, which shall either grant or reject the application by resolution.
Each license issued under this chapter shall be subject to the following conditions:
The license shall not be transferable or assignable except by consent of the Municipal Council, and the business or organization shall be conducted only at the place therein specified.
[Amended 1-13-1981 by Ord. No. MC 2622; 12-29-2009 by Ord. No. MC 3413]
The fee for a license pursuant to this chapter shall be $768 for the initial license and $386 per year thereafter, which amount shall accompany the application. The license shall be issued to be in force until December 31 next following. It shall be signed by the Director of Revenue and Finance and the Town Clerk, and the seal of the Town affixed. If the license is not granted, the fee shall be returned to the applicant.
The license authorized by this chapter shall be issued upon condition that each license shall apply to only one bowling alley, which shall be conducted in accordance with the regulations set forth in this chapter.
[Amended 10-14-2015 by Ord. No. MC 3553]
Any person making application for a license under this chapter and to whom such license is granted shall at all times produce such license while conducting such business or occupation and shall display it in the ticket or other business office at all times and upon demand of any official of the Town or of any law enforcement officer in the Department of Public Safety thereof.
Licenses issued under this chapter shall expire on December 31 next after the issuance thereof, unless sooner revoked. If the license is issued between June 30 and December 31, then the license fee shall be 1/2 the amount specified by this chapter. All licenses shall be granted by the Municipal Council under resolution and may be revoked in like manner. In the event that any such license be revoked by the Municipal Council, no part of the license fee will be returned to the licensee.
Licenses issued under this chapter shall be subject to suspension or revocation by resolution of the Municipal Council, upon a hearing to be held after notice to the licensee.