(a) The shall not issue a driver’s license to anyone who has had his or her driving privileges suspended, revoked or canceled within one year of the date of application; provided, however, the License Section may issue a driver’s license to a who had his or her driving privileges suspended within one year of the date of application if the suspension was based on nonpayment of a fine and the applicant has a currently valid driver’s license.
(b) The , and the City Council upon appeal, may take the applicant’s driving record into account in approving the license; and if it is found that the is a habitually reckless or negligent driver or an habitual violator of the traffic laws, the or City Council may deny issuance of the license or renewal.
(c) Falsification of an application for a driver’s license constitutes grounds for denial of the license or renewal.
(d) No license shall be issued to an applicant who has been convicted of any crime or sex crimes directly relating to the occupation of driver, as defined by M.S. § 364.03, subd. 2, as it may be amended from time to time, and has not shown competent evidence of sufficient rehabilitation and present fitness to perform the duties of the occupation of driver, as defined by M.S. § 364.03, subd. 3, as it may be amended from time to time.
(Ord. 89-52, passed 10-2-1989; Ord. 91-14, passed 2-25-1991; recodified by Ord. 95-13, passed 8-7-1995)