The rules contained in this section and the subsections thereunder shall govern procedures for applying for, renewing and maintaining all types of video gaming licenses issued by the village pursuant to this chapter.
   (A)   Application forms.
      (1)   Applications for licensure or renewal shall be submitted on applications and forms provided by the village.
      (2)   Additional materials. An applicant or its affiliate may be required to submit forms or materials in addition to an application as required by division (A)(1) of this section.
   (B)   Application procedures.
      (1)   Any misrepresentation or omission made with respect to an application may be grounds for denial of the application.
      (2)   An application shall be deemed filed when the completed application form, including all required documents and materials, and the application fee have been submitted.
   (C)   Submission of application. All applications shall be submitted to the Liquor Commissioner at the village's offices.
   (D)   License fees. All applicants for terminal operator licenses issued by the Liquor Commissioner shall pay a license fee per terminal in the amount set forth in Chapter 10, Article 1, Section 10-1-19 of this Code. All applicants for a Class V liquor license shall pay the license fee as set forth in Chapter 11, Article 2, Section 11-2-7(Q) of this Code.
   (E)   Consideration of applications. Only complete applications will be considered for licensure. Applications are complete when the applicant has submitted:
      (1)   All information required by this chapter;
      (2)   All information required or requested by the village; and
      (3)   Payment of the license fee.
   (F)   Withdrawal of applications.
      (1)   An application for licensure under this article may be withdrawn at any time.
      (2)   If an application for licensure is withdrawn, the applicant may not reapply for a license within one year from the date withdrawal is granted, without leave of the Liquor Commissioner.
   (G)   Issuance of license.
      (1)   The Liquor Commissioner may only issue a license after the Illinois Gaming Board background investigation is complete, the Illinois Gaming Board determines the applicant is suitable for licensure, and the applicant has filed a completed application and paid the required license fee.
      (2)   If an applicant is denied a license, the applicant may not reapply for a license within one year from the date on which the final order of denial was made.
   (H)   Renewal of license.
      (1)   All licenses issued by the village under this article shall expire on April 30 and are renewable annually unless sooner canceled or terminated. No license issued under this article is transferable or assignable.
      (2)   The Liquor Commissioner may only renew a license upon receipt of a copy of the current state video gaming license, the applicable renewal fee and any renewal forms provided by the Liquor Commissioner.
      (3)   The Liquor Commissioner may only renew a license if the licensee continues to meet all qualifications for licensure set forth in the Video Gaming Act, the regulations promulgated pursuant to the Video Gaming Act and this chapter.
   (I)   Renewal fees and dates. A licensee shall pay license fees annually, before May 1 of each year, as applicable.
(Ord. 2020-09-29, passed 9-21-2020)