§ 119.09  REFUSAL, REVOCATION OR SUSPENSION.
   (A)   Any license may be refused, revoked or suspended by the City ABC Administrator if the licensee shall have violated any of the provisions of Kentucky Revised Statutes Chapters 241, 242, 243 or 244, or any rule or regulation of the State ABC Board or of the department of revenue relating to the regulation of the manufacture, sale and transportation or taxation of alcoholic beverages or if such licensee shall have violated or shall violate any act of congress or any rule or regulation of any federal board, agency or commission, or this subchapter now, heretofore, or hereafter in effect relating to the regulation of the manufacture, sale and transportation or taxation of intoxicating liquors of any rules or regulations of the city heretofore in existence or authorized by the terms of Kentucky Revised Statutes Chapters 241, 242, 243 and 244 to be created, referred to, irrespective of whether the licensee knew of or permitted the violation or whether the violation was committed in disobedience of his instructions, or any such license may be revoked or suspended for any cause which the City ABC Administrator in the exercise of his sound discretion deems sufficient.
   (B)   A license may be revoked for any of the reasons for which the City ABC Administrator would have been required to refuse a license if the facts had been known.
   (C)   Any license may be refused, revoked or suspended for the following causes:
      (1)   Conviction of the licensee or his agent or employee for selling any illegal beverages on the premises licensed.
      (2)   Making any false, material statements in an application for a license.
      (3)   If within a period of two  consecutive years, any licensee or any of his clerks, servants, agents or employees of the licensee shall have been convicted of two violations of the terms and provisions of KRS Chapter 241, 242, 243 or 244 or any act heretofore or hereafter in effect relating to the regulation of the manufacture, sale and transportation of alcoholic beverages or if within such period, any licensee or any of the clerks, servants, agents or employees of the license shall have twice been convicted of any felony or of any misdemeanor directly or indirectly attributable to the use of alcoholic beverages, or of one such felony and one such misdemeanor.
      (4)   Willful and deliberate failure or default of a licensee to pay an excise tax or any part thereof, or any penalties imposed by or under the provisions of any statutes, this subchapter or acts of Congress relative to taxation, or for a violation of any rules or regulations of the Department of Revenue made in pursuance thereof.
      (5)   Setting up, conducting, operating or keeping on the licensed premises, any gambling game, device, machine or contrivance, or lottery or gift enterprise, or handbook or facility for betting or transmitting bets on horse races; or permitting to be set up, conducted, operated, kept, or engaged in, on the licensed premises, any such game, device, machine, contrivance, lottery, gift enterprise, handbook or facility.
      (6)   Delinquency in the payment of taxes and fees as set forth in § 119.18 “Delinquent Taxes and Fees”.
(Ord. 2010-05, passed 4-19-10; Am. Ord. 2011-07, passed 7-5-11; Am. Ord. 2013-11, passed 11-4-13)