Chapter 5.12


5.12.010    Required—Authority—Fee.

5.12.020    Application—Contents.

5.12.030    Grounds for denial.

5.12.040    Notice of denial.

5.12.050    Revocation—Authority—Cause.

5.12.010 Required—Authority—Fee.

All licenses for businesses conducting a billiard or pool hall, dancing hall, bowling alley, theater, soft drink establishment or other place of amusement, entertainment or recreation outside the limits of any incorporated city in the county shall be issued in accordance with NRS 244.345. Fees therefor shall be the same as those set forth in Chapter 5.04 HCC for general businesses. Nothing in this chapter shall be interpreted to require both a general business license and an additional license under this chapter. (Ord. 12-16-85A § 1(9))

5.12.020 Application—Contents.

The application shall contain the following information:

A. The name, age, residence and mailing address of the person making the application;

B. A statement of the kind, character or type of activity which the applicant proposes to conduct, operate or carry on;

C. The address or legal description of the place where the proposed activity is to be conducted, operated or carried on; and

D. The date or dates and the hours during which the activity is to be conducted. (Amended during codification; Ord. 12-16-85A § 1(9.1))

5.12.030 Grounds for denial.

Issuance of a license may be denied for the following reasons:

A. That the proposed entertainment will be conducted in a manner and/or location not meeting the health, zoning, fire or building and safety standards established by county ordinances or state laws;

B. That the applicant has knowingly made a false, misleading or fraudulent statement of material fact in the application for a license;

C. That the applicant, his employee, agent or any person connected or associated with the applicant as partner, director, officer, stockholder, associate or manager, or having a financial interest, has previously conducted or been interested in the type of activity being applied for which resulted in the creation of a public or private nuisance;

D. That the applicant, his employee, agent or any person associated with the applicant as a partner, director, officer, stockholder, associate or manager, or any person having a financial interest, has been convicted in a court of competent jurisdiction by final judgment of an offense:

1. Involving the presentation, exhibition or performance of an obscene production, motion picture or place, or of selling obscene matter;

2. Involving lewd conduct;

3. Involving the use of force and violence upon the person of another;

4. Involving misconduct with children;

5. Which was, where committed, or would in Nevada be, a felony; or

6. Involving illegal use of controlled substances or dangerous drugs. (Amended during codification; Ord. 12-16-85A § 1(9.2))

5.12.040 Notice of denial.

Where the application is denied, the county clerk shall mail to the applicant written notice of denial, which notice shall include a statement of the reasons the application was denied. (Ord. 12-16-85A § 1(9.3))

5.12.050 Revocation—Authority—Cause.

The county clerk has the power to revoke any license or to revoke and reinstate any license upon suitable conditions when any of the following causes exists:

A. The licensee fails, neglects or refuses to pay the fee prescribed;

B. The licensee, his employee or agent fails, neglects or refuses to fulfill any or all of the conditions imposed or to maintain facilities required;

C. The licensee allows the activity to be conducted in a manner which violates any law or regulation established by the ordinances of the county or the laws of the State of Nevada;

D. The licensee allows the activity to be conducted in a disorderly manner or knowingly allows any person to remain on the premises of the activity while under the influence of intoxicating liquor of any controlled substance or dangerous drug. (Amended during codification; Ord. 12-16-85A § 1(9.4))