(a) A person shall not operate a billiard hall without a billiard hall license. A person who holds a license shall operate a billiard hall in conformance with the restrictions in Section 9A-5.
(b) An application for a license must be made on a form provided by the chief of police. The applicant must be qualified according to the provisions of this chapter and the applicant’s premises must be inspected and found to be in compliance with the law by the department of code compliance, the fire department, and the building official.
(c) If a person who wishes to operate a billiard hall is an individual he must sign the application for a license as applicant. If a person who wishes to operate a billiard hall is other than an individual, each individual who has a 20 percent or greater interest in the business must sign the application for a license as applicant. Each applicant must meet the requirements of Section 9A-3(a) and each applicant shall be considered a licensee if a license is granted. (Ord. Nos. 15552; 22026; 27697)