Applications for a license or permit shall be made in writing to the Local Liquor Control Commissioner, signed by the applicant, if an individual; by all partners, if a partnership; or by a duly authorized officer thereof, if a club or corporation; verified by affidavit, and shall be submitted and filed with the Local Liquor Control Commissioner, and shall contain the following information and statements:
   (A)   The name, age and address of the applicant in the case of an individual; in the case of a co-partnership, the persons entitled to share in the profits thereof; and in the case of a corporation; for profit, or a club, the date of incorporation, the objects for which it was organized, the names and addresses of the officers and directors, and if a majority in interest of the stock of such corporation is owned by one person or his or her nominees, the name and address of such person;
   (B)   The citizenship of the applicant, his or her place of birth and if a naturalized citizen, the time and place of his or her naturalization;
   (C)   The character of business of the applicant; and in case of a corporation, the objects for which it was formed;
   (D)   The length of time that the applicant has been in business of that character, or in the case of a corporation, the date on which its charter was issued;
   (E)   The amount of goods, wares and merchandise on hand at the time application is made;
   (F)   The location and description of the premises or place of business which is to be operated under such license, and that the licensee owns said premises or has a lease thereon for the full term for which the license is requested. In the event the applicant has a lease for the premises, a photostatic copy of the lease shall be attached to the application;
   (G)   A statement whether applicant has made similar application for a similar other license or permit on premises other than described in this application, and the disposition of such application;
   (H)   A statement that applicant has never been convicted of a felony and is not disqualified to receive a license or permit by reason of any matter or thing contained in this chapter, the laws of this state, or the ordinances of this city.
   (I)   Whether a previous license or permit by any state or subdivision thereof, or by the federal government has been revoked, and the reasons therefore;
   (J)   A statement of the length of time the applicant has resided in the city and in the State of Illinois prior to the submission of the application;
   (K)   A statement that the applicant will not violate any of the laws of the State of Illinois or of the United States, or any ordinance of the city, in the conduct of his or her place of business; and
   (L)   In addition to the foregoing information, such application shall contain such other and further information as the Local Liquor Control Commissioner may by rule or regulation, not inconsistent with law, prescribe.
(Ord. 99-4981, passed 3-2-1999; Am. Ord. 2006-5214, passed 1-17-2006)