No license of any kind under this chapter shall be issued to the following persons:
   A.   A person who is not of good character and reputation in the community in which he 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 of Illinois.
   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   F.   A person whose license issued under this chapter has been revoked for cause.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 such license upon a first application.
   H.   A copartnership, unless all of the members of such copartnership shall be qualified to obtain a license.
   I.   A person whose place of business is conducted by a manager or agent unless said manager or agent possesses the same qualifications required of the licensee.
   J.   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. (1983 Code § 3-14-4)