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(1) The city council may, at any time, suspend or revoke any license issued under the provisions of this chapter whenever the business, manager, officer, director, agent or employee of the business has caused, permitted or knowingly done any of the following:

(a) Fraud, misrepresentation or incorrect statements contained in the application for license;

(b) Fraud, misrepresentation or incorrect statements made in the course of carrying on a license to do business;

(c) Violation of any federal, state or city statute, law, regulation or ordinance upon the business premises, or in connection with the business operation, whether or not any party has been convicted in any court of competent jurisdiction of such violation;

(d) Conviction of a felony related to the area of licensure under Washington State law (RCW 9.96A.010) within the last 10 years;

(e) Conducting business in an unlawful manner, or in such a manner as to constitute a breach of peace, or to constitute a menace to the health, safety or general welfare of the public;

(f) Conducted, engaged in or operated the business on premises in the city which do not conform to the ordinances of the city;

(g) Engaged in unfair or deceptive acts or practices in the conduct of the business, or operated the business in such a manner as to constitute a public nuisance.

(2) Notice of the hearing for revocation of a business license shall be given by the city clerk-treasurer in writing to the licensee setting forth specifically the grounds of complaint and the time and place of the hearing. Such notice shall be mailed to the licensee at his or her address as presented on the business license application at least 14 days prior to the date set for hearing, or shall be personally delivered in the same manner as a summons at least 14 days prior to the date set for hearing. (Ord. 534 § 1, 2018; Ord. 456 § 1, 2012; Ord. 364 § 17, 2005; Ord. 325 § 11, 1996)