No license for the retail sale of alcoholic liquor shall be issued by the Local Control Commission to:
   (A)   A person who is not a resident of the county;
   (B)   A person who is not of good character and reputation in the community in which he or she resides;
   (C)   A person who is not a citizen of the United States;
   (D)   A person who has been convicted of a felony under the laws of the state;
   (E)   A person who is known to be or 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 crimes or misdemeanors opposed to the decency and morality or who is known to be guilty of pandering or of other acts opposed to decency and morality;
   (G)   A person whose license issued either by the State Liquor Control Commission or the Local Liquor Control Commission has been revoked for cause;
   (H)   A person who at the time of application for renewal of any license issued hereunder would not be eligible for such license upon first application;
   (I)   A co-partnership, unless all of the members of such copartnership shall be qualified to obtain a license;
   (J)   A person whose place of business is conducted by a manager or agent unless said manager or agent possess the same qualifications required of the license;
   (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 the law known as the Illinois Liquor Control Act, or who shall have forfeited his or her bond to appear in court to answer charges of any such violation;
   (L)   A person who does not own the premises for which the license is sought or does not have a lease thereon for the full period for which the license is to be issued; or
   (M)   A person who has been convicted or who is known to be violating any of the provisions of the criminal statutes of the state with reference to the keeping of a gaming house, the permitting of gambling in a tavern, the possession or operation of slot machines, pin ball machines or other gambling devices as the same are defined in the statutes of the state.
(Ord. O-2012.05, passed 7-10-2012)