(A)   Persons ineligible. No license under this section will be approved if the applicant or any of the applicant's listed managers (including all partners in the case of a partnership and all officers in the case of a corporation):
      (1)   Is not a citizen of the United States or a resident alien, or is legally prohibited from working in the United States;
      (2)   Is not at least 18 years of age on the date the application is submitted to the City Council;
      (3)   Has a conviction of any crime that is directly related to the occupation licensed herein, as prescribed by M.S. § 364.03, Subd. 2, and the applicant has not shown competent evidence of sufficient rehabilitation and present fitness to perform the duties as prescribed by M.S. § 364.03, Subd. 3;
      (4)   Is not the real party in interest in the business being licensed;
      (5)   Knowingly misrepresented or falsified information on the license application;
      (6)   Owes taxes or assessments to the state, county, school district, or city that are due and delinquent.
   (B)   Locations ineligible.
      (1)   No license shall be approved for any premise on which taxes, assessments or other financial claims of the state, county, school district, or city are delinquent or unpaid.  In the event that an action has been commenced under M.S. §§ 278.01 - 278.13, contesting the amount or validity of such taxes, the City Council may, on application, waive strict compliance with this provision, provided, however, that no waiver may be granted for taxes, or any portion thereof, which remain unpaid for a period exceeding one year after becoming due.
      (2)   No license shall be approved unless the premises proposed to be licensed complies with all applicable zoning requirements.
(Ord. 937, passed 7-8-02)