§ 120.20  INELIGIBLE APPLICANTS.
   (A)   No license shall be issued to:
      (1)   Persons under the age of 18 years;
      (2)   A person who is not of good character and reputation in the community in which he or she resides;
      (3)   A person who has been convicted of a felony under any federal or state law if the County Executive determines, after investigation, that the person has not been sufficiently rehabilitated to warrant the public trust;
      (4)   A person who has been convicted of the following offenses:  keeping a place of prostitution, pimping, pandering, gambling, syndicated gambling, keeping a gambling place or any other crime or misdemeanor opposed to decency and morality or the conspiracy, solicitation or attempt to commit any of the aforementioned offenses;
      (5)   A person who has previously had a retail tobacco license revoked for cause, whether in the county or in any other jurisdiction;
      (6)   A person, who at the time of application for renewal of any license issued hereunder, would not be eligible for the license upon a first application;
      (7)   A partnership, unless all of the members of the partnership shall be qualified to obtain a license;
      (8)   A corporation, unless it is incorporated in the state, or unless it is a foreign corporation which
is qualified under the State Business Corporation Act to transact business in the state;
      (9)   A person whose business is conducted by a manager or agent, unless the manager or agent possesses the same qualifications required by the licensee;
      (10)   A person who does not beneficially own the premises for which a license is sought, or does not have a lease thereon for the full period of which the license is to be issued;
      (11)   A person who is not a beneficial owner of the business to be operated by the licensee;
      (12)   A person to whom a federal gaming device stamp or a federal wagering stamp has been issued by the federal government for the current tax period, except when the stamp has been issued to a person who is licensed by the state to operate a riverboat gambling operation or off-track betting parlor;
      (13)   A co-partnership to which a federal gaming device stamp or a federal wagering stamp has been issued by the federal government for the current tax period, or if any of the partners has been issued a federal gaming device stamp or federal wagering stamp by the federal government for the current tax period, except when the stamp has been issued to any partner of a co-partnership who is licensed by the state to operate a riverboat gambling operation or off-track betting parlor;
      (14)   A corporation, if any officer, manager or director thereof, or any stockholder owning in the aggregate more than 20% of the stock of the corporation has been issued a federal gaming device stamp or federal wagering stamp by the federal government for the current tax period, except when the stamp has been issued to a corporation or any officer, a manager, director or stockholder thereof who is licensed by the state to operate a riverboat gambling operation; and
      (15)   Any premises for which a federal gaming device stamp or a federal wagering stamp has been issued by the federal government for the current tax period, except a premise which is the location of a license issued by the state to operate a riverboat gambling operation.
   (B)   Any false or untrue statements contained in the application for license or at license hearing or, any violations of the terms and conditions of the application, or of any of the statutes, ordinances, rules and regulations hereof, shall be cause for revocation or suspension of the licensee by the County Executive.
   (C)   In the event that one of the restrictions becomes known or comes into effect after the issuance of the license, this will constitute grounds for suspension or revocation of the license after a properly convened hearing.
(1980 Code, § 120.12)  (Ord.  09-181, adopted 6-18-2009)  Penalty, see § 120.99