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File #: 13-0995    Version: Name: FM - Entertainment Permit - Paradise LB D8
Type: Public Hearing Status: Concluded
File created: 11/4/2013 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/3/2013 Final action: 12/3/2013
Title: Recommendation to receive supporting documentation into the record, conclude the hearing and grant a Permit with conditions on the application of Quyen T. Seaman, dba Paradise LB, 4911 Long Beach Boulevard, for Entertainment Without Dancing by Patrons. (District 8)
Sponsors: Financial Management
Indexes: Permit for Entertainment
Attachments: 1. 111913-H-2sr&att.pdf, 2. 111913-H-2-Correspondence-D & S Stewart.pdf, 3. 111913-H-2-Correspondence- Shield of Faith.pdf, 4. 120313-CH-1sr&att.pdf, 5. 120313-CH-1-Correspondence- Shield of Faith.pdf, 6. 120313-CH-1-Correspondence-D & S Stewart.pdf, 7. 120313-CH-1-PC-R Shavez.pdf
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Recommendation to receive supporting documentation into the record, conclude the hearing and grant a Permit with conditions on the application of Quyen T. Seaman, dba Paradise LB, 4911 Long Beach Boulevard, for Entertainment Without Dancing by Patrons. (District 8)

DISCUSSION
The Long Beach Municipal Code (LBMC) requires an application be filed and a hearing be held before the City Council whenever this type of activity is requested and before an entertainment permit is granted or denied.

The LBMC also requires that the City Council shall approve the issuance of the entertainment permit if they find that: the issuance of the permit at the proposed location is consistent with federal, state and local laws, rules, and regulations; it will not constitute an undue burden on the neighborhood; the applicant(s) or responsible persons have not been convicted of any misdemeanor involving moral turpitude or felony offense within the past five years; and, neither the applicant(s) or any responsible persons have a history of committing significant violations of the City code and have not provided false or misleading information on their application.

The City Council has the authority to approve the following options: 1) grant the Permit, with or without conditions; or 2) deny the Permit on the application. Once the Permit is granted, pursuant to LBMC 5.72.120.5, the Permit will be subject to an administrative review by the Department of Financial Management every two years. This review process will consist of a multi-department analysis to determine compliance and identify if issues exist. This provision does not affect the City’s ability to modify, revoke or suspend a permit at any time.

City departments have conducted their investigations in accordance with the LBMC. Attached for your review are the departmental investigative reports, history, entertainment permit application and floor plan. To review all supportive documents, as well as the documents includ...

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