§ 110.18  RESTRICTIONS ON ISSUANCE OF LICENSE.
   No license under the terms of this chapter shall be issued to any applicant if:
   (A)   The applicant is a person who does not reside in the county;
   (B)   The applicant is a person who is not a citizen of the United States;
   (C)   The applicant is a person who has been convicted of a felony under the laws of the state;
   (D)   The applicant is a person who is keeping a house of ill-fame or who has been convicted of being a keeper of a house of ill-fame;
   (E)   The applicant is a person who has been convicted of pandering or any other crime or misdemeanor involving moral turpitude under the laws of the state or any other state, or under any federal statute;
   (F)   The applicant is a person whose license to sell alcoholic beverages in the county has been suspended or revoked for cause;
   (G)   The applicant is a person who, at the time of application for renewal of a license issued under the terms of this chapter would be ineligible for a license upon an initial application;
   (H)   The applicant is a person who has been convicted of a violation of any state or federal law regarding the manufacture, sale or possession of alcoholic beverages, or who has forfeited his or her bond to appear in court to answer alleging violations of the state or federal laws;
   (I)   The applicant is a person who is not of good character and reputation in the community in which he or she resides;
   (J)   The applicant is a partnership and any of the members of the partnership would be prohibited from being issued a license under any provision of this section;
   (K)   The applicant is a corporation and any corporation officer, manager or director, or any owner or holder of a substantial interest in the stock or other securities of the corporation, would be prohibited from being issued a license under divisions (C) through (O) hereof;
   (L)   The applicant is a person, partnership or corporation whose place of business is conducted by a manager or agent where the manager or agent would be prohibited from being issued a license under any provision of this section;
   (M)   The applicant is a person, partnership or corporation who does not own the premises for which a license is sought or who does not have a valid lease on the premises for the full period of time for which the license is to be issued;
   (N)   (1)   The applicant is a person, partnership or corporation where the applicant or any partner, shareholder, officer or director is a law enforcement officer, mayor, alderman or member of any city council or commission, president or member of any village board, chairperson or member of the county board; and
      (2)   However, any official herein enumerated may be a member of a not-for-profit corporation, as defined in this chapter; provided that, any official is a member only of the not-for-profit corporation; and, provided further that, no part of the proceeds of the not-for-profit corporation inures to the benefit of any member thereof.
   (O)   The applicant is a person, partnership or corporation which is ineligible for a retail liquor dealer’s license issued by the state.
(Prior Code, § 110.18)  (Ord. passed 9-14-1989)