(A)   It shall be unlawful for any person to operate an adult use without a valid adult use business license issued by the village pursuant to this chapter;
   (B)   An application for a license shall be made on a form provided by the village;
   (C)   All applicants must be qualified according to the provisions of this chapter. The application may request and the applicant shall provide such information (including fingerprints) as are needed to enable the village to determine whether the applicant meets the qualifications established in this chapter;
   (D)   If a person who wishes to operate an adult use is an individual, the person must sign the application for a license as applicant. If a person who wishes to operate an adult use is other than an individual, each individual who has a 20% or greater interest in the business must sign the application for a license as applicant. Each applicant must be qualified under the following section and each applicant shall be considered a licensee if the license is granted;
   (E)   The completed application for an adult use business license shall contain the following information:
      (1)   If the applicant is an individual, the individual shall state his or her legal name and any aliases and submit proof that he or she is 18 years of age;
      (2)   If a partnership, the partnership shall state its complete name and the names of all partners, whether the partnership is general or limited, and a copy of the partnership agreement, if any; and
      (3)   If a corporation, the corporation shall state its complete name, the date of incorporation, evidence that the corporation is in good standing under the laws of its state of incorporation, the names and capacity of all officers, directors and principal shareholders, and the name and address of the registered corporate agent.
   (F)   If the applicant intends to operate the adult use business under a name other than that of the applicant, he or she must state:
      (1)   The business’ fictitious name; and
      (2)   Submit any required registration documents.
   (G)   Whether the applicant has been convicted of any specified criminal activity as defined in this chapter, and if so, the specified criminal activity involved, the date, place and jurisdiction of each;
   (H)   Whether the applicant has had a previous license under this chapter or similar ordinances from another city or county denied, suspended or revoked, including the name and location of the business which the permit was denied, suspended or revoked as well as the date of the denial, suspension or revocation. If the applicant has been a partner in a partnership or similar ordinance in another jurisdiction or an officer, director or principal stockholder of a corporation that is or was licensed under this chapter and a license has previously been denied, suspended or revoked, include the name and location of the business for which the permit was denied, suspended or revoked as well as the date of denial, suspension or revocation;
   (I)   Whether the applicant holds any other licenses under this chapter or other similar ordinance from another city or county and if so the names and locations of such other licensed businesses; and
   (J)   A sketch or diagram showing the configuration of the premises including a statement of total floor area occupied by the business. This sketch or diagram need not be professionally prepared, but it must be drawn to a designated scale or drawn with marked dimensions of the interior of the premises.
(2000 Code, § 122.03) (Ord. 1877, passed 10-21-2002) Penalty, see § 10.99