A. The application for a permit to conduct any social game activity shall
set forth all information deemed necessary by the Director of the Bureau of
Licenses consistent with the regulations provided in this Chapter, including but
not limited to a description of the premises subject to the permit, and the
fingerprints of the owner(s), officers, principal managing employees, and all
employees who are involved in conducting the game activities or operating the
game premises of the applicant. The permittee shall notify the Director within
10 days of any change in owners, officers, or principal managing employees that
occurs subsequent to permit issuance.
1. For the purposes of this Section, "principal managing
employee" shall include:
a. Any person who is a proprietor or partner of the applying
b. Any person who owns or controls 5 percent or more of the
outstanding capital stock where the organization is a corporation;
c. Any person who has supervisory authority over employees and/or
operations of the business as it relates to the conduct of permitted social
d. Any person who has the authority to supervise the premises and
conditions under which permitted social games are conducted.
Where the permit applicant is a nonprofit membership organization,
"principal managing employee" shall also mean the chief elected official of
the organization and any other elected official(s) whose authority extends to
the supervision or management of permitted social games.
3. With the concurrence of the Chief of Police or proper designee,
the Business Licenses Director may exempt a corporate stockholder from the
definition "principal managing employee" when it is shown that the involvement
of such stockholder(s) in the operations of the applying organization is
limited to stock ownership and that such stockholder(s) has no role in the
conduct of the organization's operations.
4. All persons required to supply information in the application
shall by oath or affirmation swear to the veracity of the information supplied
B. There shall be no right to renewal of a permit; each application shall
be considered as it would be for a new permit notwithstanding that the applicant
has previously been issued a permit.
C. Each application for a permit shall be accompanied by a
nonrefundable fee of $500.
D. Before issuance of a permit, the Director or appropriate designee
shall confer with the Chief of Police or proper designee, who shall advise
whether or not and on what basis there exists law enforcement concerns about the
particular applicant’s suitability to obtain a permit. If the Chief of Police so
recommends, then no permit shall be issued, provided that Council may finally
determine, upon appeal by the applicant that permit shall be