§ 7-163. License issuance; grounds for denial  

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  • (a) Within forty (40) days following the date a complete application and full payment of all required fees are received, the director shall complete his or her review and make a determination in accordance with this section.

    (b) The director shall issue a license for a for-hire stripper or exotic dancer unless the director finds one (1) of the following:

    (1) The applicant provided false or misleading information material to the issuance of the license or did not provide requested information material to the issuance of a license.

    (2) The applicant is not at least eighteen (18) years of age as of the date of the application.

    (3) The applicant has had a for-hire stripper or exotic dancer license or a similar license issued anywhere in the United States revoked during the six-month period immediately preceding the date of the application.

    (4) The applicant has been convicted or released from confinement following conviction during the preceding five (5) years, anywhere in the United States, for acts of prostitution, public indecency, or substantially similar crimes. When considering such a criminal conviction, the director shall be governed by the provisions of C.R.S. § 25-5-101, as amended, pertaining to the effect of criminal convictions on employment rights.

    (c) The license shall be issued or, if the application is denied, a written notification of this determination and the reasons therefor shall be provided or mailed to the applicant within five (5) calendar days of making the determination. If the application is denied and the applicant is holding a temporary license, the applicant may request, in writing, a thirty-day extension of the temporary license upon the applicant stating an intention to appeal the director's decision as provided in section 7-166. Upon receipt of this request, the director shall extend the temporary license for thirty (30) days from the date the temporary license is due to expire.

(Ord. No. 807-98, § 1, 11-16-98; Ord. No. 723-02, § 50, 9-9-02)