19.16 CEASING OPERATIONS AND REPORTING. Whenever the Department or permit holder finds a condition in a licensed establishment which is determined to be a direct and immediate hazard to public health such as fire, flood, extended interruption of electrical or water service, sewage backup, misuse of poisonous or toxic materials, onset of an apparent foodborne illness outbreak, gross insanitary occurrence or condition, or other circumstances that may endanger public health, the permit may be suspended without notice or warning or the permit holder shall immediately discontinue operations and notify the regulatory authority.
A. If operations are discontinued, the permit holder shall obtain approval from the regulatory authority before resuming operations.
B. A permit holder need not discontinue operations in an area of an establishment that is unaffected by the imminent health hazard as deemed so by the regulatory authority (Rep. & Rec. Ord 529, 07/19/17)