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An application for a public place of amusement license to engage in the business of performing arts venue shall be made in conformity with the general requirements of this Code relating to applications for licenses. Said application shall be signed under oath by the owner of the business for which a license is sought. If the owner is a corporation, the application shall be signed by an authorized officer of the corporation. If the owner is a partnership, the application shall be signed by a partner. If the owner is a limited liability company that is managed by managers, the application shall be signed by a manager. If the owner is a limited liability company managed by members, the application shall be signed by a member.
The application shall set forth the location and a description of the property used or intended for use as a performing arts venue, indicating the estimated occupancy, the estimated seating capacity and the floor area or ground area of the place, the types of amusements which the applicant intends to conduct on the property, and shall include the following:
(a) The name, residence address and current telephone number of the applicant in the case of an individual; in the case of a partnership, the names, residence addresses, and percentage of interest therein of the three members who own the highest percentage interest in such partnership and of any other member who holds a 25 percent or more interest therein; in the case of a limited partnership, the names, residence addresses, and percentage interest therein of each general partner thereof, in the case of a corporation, the date of incorporation, the objects for which it was organized, a summary of its activities during the past year, and the names, and residence addresses of its principal officers, those stockholders who own 25 percent or more of its voting shares; in the case of a limited liability company, the date of its formation, the objects for which it was organized, a summary of its activities during the past year and the names, residence addresses, and percentage of interest of the three members who own the highest percentage interests in such limited liability company, of any other member who holds a 25 percent or more interest therein and, if the limited liability company is manager-managed, the names, and residence addresses of all managers. If the applicant is a partnership, limited partnership, corporation, or limited liability company, the applicant shall also provide the current telephone number of its authorized agent;
(b) The name and address of the owner of the premises. If the premises are leased:
(1) A copy of the current lease, unless the applicant already has a lease for premises on file with the department of business affairs and consumer protection and no changes have been made to the lease since it was filed;
(2) The name, address and telephone number of the owner of the premises, including the name and address of the beneficiary if title to the premises is held by a person as trustee and if known to the applicant; and
(3) The name, address, and telephone number of the manager of the premises; and
(c) A statement as to whether the applicant has made application for a similar license on premises other than that described in the application and the disposition of such application.
If a change in any information required in this section occurs at any time during a license period, the licensee shall file a statement, executed in the same manner as an application, indicating the nature and effective date of the change. The supplemental statement shall be filed within 60 days after the change takes effect. The commissioner of business affairs and consumer protection shall take measures to prevent disclosure of confidential information required under this section and not subject to disclosure under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act to persons outside the government.
(Added Coun. J. 11-30-05, p. 62481, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 11-19-08, p. 47220, Art. V, § 5; Amend Coun. J. 4-19-17, p. 48180, Art. V, § 26)