§ 14.430  PERSONS INELIGIBLE FOR LICENSE.
   (a)   Natural . If the applicant is a natural , no license shall be granted if the applicant:
      (1)   Is not of good moral character and repute;
      (2)   Is not 18 years or older on the date the application is submitted to the ;
      (3)   Has been convicted of a crime that directly relates to the occupation herein licensed or registered, 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 to which this license applies as defined by M.S. § 364.03, subd. 3, as it may be amended from time to time;
      (4)   Has been the subject of an investigation by a consumer protection agency, State Attorney General’s office, Better Business Bureau or similar group or agency, and such investigation has indicated a pattern of disregard of consumer rights in the conduct of the business;
      (5)   Is not the real party in interest in the business being licensed or registered;
      (6)   Has had an interest in a corporation, partnership, association, enterprise or firm that had a registration or license similar to this Division V’s license denied or revoked by the city or any other government body within five years before the application date;
      (7)   Owes taxes or assessments to the state, county, school district or city that are due and delinquent;
      (8)   Has violated any provision of this Division V within five years before the application date, or has violated any provision of this Division V during the application period pending issuance of the license; or
      (9)   Has knowingly falsified or misrepresented information on the license application.
   (b)   Partnerships. If the applicant is a partnership, no license shall be granted if the general partner primarily responsible for the conduct of the business cannot meet the requirements of subsection (a) above, or if the partnership has been the subject of an investigation by a consumer protection agency, State Attorney General’s office, Better Business Bureau or similar group or agency, and such investigation has indicated a pattern of disregard of consumer rights in the conduct of its business or has had a pawnbroker, or license denied or revoked by any governmental body as a result of a violation of law within five years of the date the application is submitted to the .
   (c)   Corporations and other associations. If the applicant is a corporation or other association, no license shall be granted:
      (1)   If the corporate officer or the affiliated with the association who is primarily responsible for the conduct of the business cannot meet the requirements of subsection (a) above;
      (2)   If the corporation has been the subject of an investigation by a consumer protection agency, State Attorney General’s office, Better Business Bureau or similar group or agency, and such investigation has indicated a pattern of disregard of consumer rights in the conduct of its business; or
      (3)   Has had a pawnbroker, or license denied or revoked by any governmental body as a result of a violation of law within five years of the date the application is submitted to the .
(Ord. 92-12, passed 3-2-1992; recodified by Ord. 95-13, passed 8-7-1995; amended by Ord. 97-17, passed 5-5-1997; Ord. 2007-18, passed 5-7-2007; Ord. 2011-2, passed 1-24-2011)