(a) A licensee may renew its license by submitting an application at least forty-five (45) days before and no more than ninety (90) days before the expiration of the license. If a licensee fails to file an application for renewal of his license at least forty-five (45) days before expiration of the license, the license shall expire.
(b) A licensee may renew a license that has expired, if:
(1) The license has expired for less than ninety (90) days; and
(2) The licensee pays the regular renewal fee and an additional five hundred dollar ($500.00) late renewal fee.
(c) The Authority may summarily grant an application for renewal or hold a public hearing for the same if it appears from the application and other information that:
(1) The licensee is in compliance with this Article;
(2) There have not been any unapproved major changes in the licensee, the principals, the licensed premises, the adjacent grounds, the registered manager, the operational plan or the security plan; and
(3) There is no reason to believe that there are any grounds for sanctions or denial of the license.
(d) The Authority shall set a public hearing on the application for renewal if it finds that there is probable cause to believe:
(i) The licensee is not in compliance with this Article or has committed violations of this Article or is not in compliance with state law or state regulations pertaining to retail marijuana or has committed violations of state law or state regulations pertaining to retail marijuana or marijuana testing facilities or a marijuana product manufacturing facilities license; or
(2) There are grounds for sanctions as provided in this Article;
(3) There have been unapproved major changes as described in Section 6-5-315(a) of this Code or any unreported significant minor changes described in Section 6-6-117(b) of this Code. (Ord. 1394, 2013; Ord. 1407, 2014; Ord. 1463 §5, 2018. Formerly 6-6-107(a)(vii))