No such license shall be issued to:
   (A)   A person who is not of good character and reputation in the community in which he or she resides;
   (B)   A person who is not a citizen of the United States;
   (C)   A person who has been convicted of a felony under the laws of the state, or of any other state or of the United States;
   (D)   A person who has been convicted of being the keeper or is keeping a house of ill fame;
   (E)   A person who has been convicted of pandering or other crime or misdemeanor opposed to decency and morality;
   (F)   A person whose license issued under this subchapter has been revoked for cause;
   (G)   A person who, at the time of application for renewal of any license issued hereunder, would not be eligible for the license upon first application;
   (H)   A copartnership, unless all of the members of the copartnership shall be qualified to obtain a license;
   (I)   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 hereunder for any reason other than citizenship and residence within the village;
   (J)   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;
   (K)   A person who has been convicted of a violation of any federal or state law concerning the manufacture, possession or sale of alcoholic liquor, subsequent to the passage of this subchapter, or shall have forfeited his or her bond to appear in court to answer the charges for any such violation;
   (L)   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 to be issued;
   (M)   Any law enforcing public official, any president or trustee; and no such official shall be interested in any way, either directly or indirectly, in the manufacture, sale or distribution of alcoholic liquor; or
   (N)   Any person, association or corporation not eligible for a state retail liquor dealer’s license.
(1983 Code, § 3-2A-4)