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8.24.120 Time of Granting Permit.

City Code Section

A permit shall be issued by the Food and Sanitary Division of the Bureau of Health for the establishment and maintenance of a hospital or institutional home upon a satisfactory showing by the applicant that such hospital or institutional home is to be established and maintained in a building conforming to the requirements of all City ordinances applicable thereto and that its management and control will at all times be in strict accord with all other City ordinances applicable thereto and the ethical practices common to the profession involved therein.