§ 110.14  DENIAL OF LICENSE.
   (A)   The License Official shall deny a license to an applicant when the License Official determines:
      (1)   The application is incomplete or contains a misrepresentation, false or misleading statement, evasion or suppression of a material fact;
      (2)   The activity for which a license is sought is unlawful or constitutes a public nuisance per se or per accidens;
      (3)   The applicant, licensee or prior licensee or the person in control of the business has been convicted within the previous ten (10) years of an offense under a law or ordinance regulating business, a crime involving dishonest conduct or moral turpitude related to a business or a subject of a business, or an unlawful sale of merchandise or prohibited goods;
      (4)   The applicant, licensee or prior licensee or the person in control of the business has engaged in an unlawful activity or nuisance related to the business or to a similar business in the municipality or in another jurisdiction;
      (5)   The applicant, licensee or prior licensee or the person in control of the business is delinquent in the payment to the municipality of any tax or fee; or
      (6)   The license for the business or for a similar business of the licensee in the municipality or another jurisdiction has been denied, suspended or revoked in the previous license year.
   (B)   A decision of the License Official shall be subject to appeal to Council as herein provided. Denial shall be written with reasons stated.
(Ord. 2019-04, passed 6-18-2019)