§ 115.17  RESTRICTIONS ON LICENSES.
   No license shall be issued to:
   (A)   A person who is not a resident of the city;
   (B)   A person who is not of good character and reputation in the city;
   (C)   A person who is not a citizen of the United States;
   (D)   A person who has been convicted of a felony;
   (E)   A person who has been convicted of being the keeper or is keeping a house of ill-fame;
   (F)   A person who has been convicted of pandering or other crime or misdemeanor opposed to decency and morality;
   (G)   A person whose license under this chapter has been revoked for cause;
   (H)   A person who at the time of application for renewal of any license issued under this chapter would not be eligible for the license upon a first application;
   (I)   A copartnership, unless all of the members of the copartnership shall be qualified to obtain a license;
   (J)   A corporation, if any officer, manager or director thereof, or any stockholder or stockholders owning in the aggregate more than 5% of the stock of the corporation, would not be eligible to receive a license under this chapter for any reason other than citizenship and residence within the political subdivision;
   (K)   A person whose place of business is conducted by a manager or agent unless the manager or agent possesses the same qualifications required of the licensee;
   (L)   A person who has been convicted of a violation of any federal or state law concerning the manufacture, possession or sale of alcoholic liquor, or who has forfeited his or her bond to appear in court to answer charges for any violation;
   (M)   A person who does not own the premises for which a license is sought, or does not have a lease thereon for the full period for which the license is issued;
   (N)   Any law-enforcing public official, any Mayor or member of the City Council and no official shall be interested in any way, either directly or indirectly, in the manufacture, sale or distribution of alcoholic liquor;
   (O)   A person who is not a beneficial owner of the business to be operated by the licensee;
   (P)   A person who has been convicted of a gambling offense as proscribed by any of subsections (a)(3) through (a)(10) of § 28-1 of, or as proscribed by § 28-3 of the Criminal Code of 1961, approved July 28, 1961, as heretofore or hereafter amended, or as proscribed by a statute replaced by any of the aforesaid statutory provisions;
   (Q)   A person to whom a federal gaming device stamp or a federal wagering stamp has been issued by the federal government for the current tax period;
   (R)   A copartnership to which a federal gaming device stamp or a federal wagering stamp has been issued by the federal government for the current tax period, or if any of the partners have been issued a federal gaming device stamp or federal wagering stamp by the federal government for the current tax period;
   (S)   A corporation, if any officer, manager or director thereof or any stockholder owning in the aggregate more than 20% of the stock of the corporation has been issued a federal gaming device stamp or a federal wagering stamp for the current tax period;
   (T)   Any premises for which a federal gaming device stamp or a federal wagering stamp has been issued by the federal government for the current tax period;
   (U)   Any person, firm or corporation not eligible for state retail liquor dealer’s licenses; and
   (V)   A person who has not attained the age of 21 years.
(1986 Code, § 11.14.040)  (Ord. 1265, passed - -1985)