§ 14.284  PERSONS AND LOCATIONS INELIGIBLE FOR A LICENSE.
   (a)   Individuals ineligible. No original or renewal license under this Division L shall be issued to an applicant who is a natural if such applicant:
      (1)   Is not 18 years of age or older on the date the license application is submitted to the ;
      (2)   Has been convicted of any crime directly related to the occupation licensed and has not shown competent evidence of sufficient rehabilitation and present fitness to operate a as prescribed by the ;
      (3)   Is not of good moral character or repute;
      (4)   Has knowingly falsified or misrepresented information on the license application;
      (5)   Is not the real party in interest in the business being licensed; or
      (6)   Owes taxes or assessments to the state, county, school district or city that are due and delinquent.
      (7)   Has had an interest in a corporation, partnership, association, enterprise, business or firm that had a federal, state or local license of any kind denied or revoked as a result of a violation of law within five years of the date the license application is submitted to the .
   (b)   Partnership ineligibility. No original or renewal license under this Division L shall be issued to an applicant that is a partnership if such applicant has any general partner or managing partner:
      (1)   Who is not 18 years of age or older on the date the license application is submitted to the ;
      (2)   Who has been convicted of any crime directly related to the occupation licensed as prescribed by M.S. § 364.03, subd. 2, as it may be amended from time to time, and who has not shown competent evidence of sufficient rehabilitation and present fitness to operate a as prescribed by the ;
      (3)   Who is not a citizen of the United States or a resident alien, or is legally prohibited from working in the United States;
      (4)   Who is not of good moral character or repute;
      (5)   Who has knowingly falsified or misrepresented information on the license application;
      (6)   Who is not the real party in interest in the business being licensed; or
      (7)   Who owes taxes or assessments to the United States, state, county, school district, or city that are due and delinquent.
      (8)   Has had an interest in a corporation, partnership, association, enterprise, business or firm that had a federal, state or local license of any kind denied or revoked as a result of a violation of law within five years of the date the license application is submitted to the .
   (c)   Corporate and association ineligibility. No original or renewal license under this Division L shall be issued to an applicant that is a corporation or other organization if such applicant has any manager, proprietor, or agent in charge of the business to be licensed:
      (1)   Who is not 18 years of age or older on the date the license application is submitted to the ;
      (2)   Who has been convicted of any crime directly related to the occupation licensed as prescribed by M.S. § 364.03, subd. 2, as it may be amended from time to time, and who has not shown competent evidence of sufficient rehabilitation and present fitness to operate a as prescribed by the ;
      (3)   Who is not of good moral character or repute;
      (4)   Who has knowingly falsified or misrepresented information on the license application;
      (5)   Who is not the real party in interest in the business being licensed; or
      (6)   Who owes taxes or assessments to the United States, state, county, school district or city that are due and delinquent.
      (7)   Has had an interest in a corporation, partnership, association, enterprise, business or firm that had a federal, state or local license of any kind denied or revoked as a result of a violation of law within five years of the date the license application is submitted to the .
   (d)   Locations ineligible. The following locations shall be ineligible for a license under this Division L:
      (1)   Claims due. No license shall be granted or renewed for operation on any property on which taxes, assessments, or other financial claims of the United States, State, county, school district or city are past due, delinquent, or unpaid. In the event a suit has been commenced under M.S. §§ 278.01 through 278.13, as it may be amended from time to time, questioning the amount or validity of taxes, the City Council may on application waive strict compliance with this provision; no waiver may be granted, however, for taxes or any portion thereof which remain unpaid for a period exceeding one year after becoming due.
      (2)   Improper zoning. No license shall be granted if the property is not properly zoned for under Chapter 19 or 21 of this code.
      (3)   Proximity to sensitive uses. No license shall be granted to any location within 1,000 feet of an existing school (K-12). The distance shall be measured in a straight line without regard to intervening structures or objects from the distribution facility’s site boundaries to the closest point of the property lines of the sensitive use.
      (4)   Limitation on number of licenses issued. No license shall be granted when the issuance thereof would increase the number of such licenses outstanding and in force at that time to more than one per each 100,000 inhabitants or fraction thereof residing in the city according to the most recent decennial U.S. Census data. However, this section of code shall not be construed to vest in any licensee the right to hold a semi-exclusive license in that the City Council reserves the right, by properly adopted ordinance, to increase the number of licenses at any time.
(Ord. 2015-27, passed 10-19-2015)