Section 4-5 Same--Application.

    (a)    Any person desiring a license under this chapter shall apply to the business services administrator in writing and under oath. The application shall state:

     (1)    The name, residence and birth place of the applicant. If the applicant is a naturalized citizen, the application shall state the place and time of naturalization.

     (2)    If the application is made on behalf of a partnership, the names and addresses of all partners or any person who has a financial interest in the partnership.

     (3)    If the application is on behalf of a corporation, the date of incorporation, the state in which incorporated, the amount of paid in capital, the amount of authorized capital, the names and addresses of the officers and directors and stockholders who hold ten (10) per cent or more of the capital stock, including the number of shares held by each, the name and address of the managing officer or employee who is to be, in fact, actively engaged in the actual control and management of the establishment for which the license is sought.

    (4)    If the application is made on behalf of a limited liability company, the date of formation, the state in which formed, the names and addresses of the members and managers and the name and address of the managing officer or employee who is to be, in fact, actively engaged in the actual control and management of the establishment for which the license is sought.

     (5)    The length of time the applicant has resided in the state, and the residence addresses of the applicant for the preceding five (5) years.

     (6)    That the applicant, if an individual, is the person who will be actively engaged in the actual control and management of the establishment for which the license is sought. If the application is on behalf of a corporation, that the applicant is an officer or director of the corporation.  If the application is on behalf of a limited liability company, that the applicant is a member or manager of the company.

     (7)    The name and business address of applicant's employers for the five (5) years immediately prior to the application.

         (8)        Whether or not the applicant has been convicted of a felony.

         (9)        The location, place or premises for which a license is sought.

         (10)    The zoning district in which the proposed location is located.

         (11)    The class of license for which the application is made.

     (12)    Whether or not the applicant has had a license for the sale of intoxicating liquor or nonintoxicating beer suspended or revoked, or has been convicted of the violation of any state law or city ordinance applicable to the manufacture or sale of intoxicating liquor or nonintoxicating beer, or whether the applicant employs, or will employ in the business, any person not of good moral character, or whose license has been revoked or suspended, or who has been convicted of violating the provisions of any state law or city ordinance applicable to the manufacture or sale of intoxicating liquor or nonintoxicating beer.

     (13)    Any further reasonable information required by the business services administrator.

    (b)      The department of finance shall obtain a criminal record check of the applicant.   If the application is on behalf of a partnership, a criminal record check must be provided for each partner. If the application is on behalf of a corporation or limited liability company, a criminal record check must be provided for the officer, member or manager who will be in charge of the establishment for which the license is sought.

    (c)     The application shall be accompanied by the appropriate license fee  plus a fee to cover costs incurred by the department of finance in obtaining the criminal record check .

    (d)    Applications for license renewals should be submitted to the business services administrator no later than May 1.  The business services administrator may allow a renewal applicant to continue the manufacture, brewing, sale or distribution of intoxicating liquor or nonintoxicating beer with a temporary license if the renewal application has been submitted to the business services administrator but has not been processed.

    (e)    For failure to submit a renewal application on or before May 1, a late charge shall be added to the renewal fee as follows:

    (1)    May 2 to May 31    $100.00
    (2)    June 1 to June 30    $200.00
    (3)    July 1 and later    $300.00



(Code 1964, § 4.040; Ord No. 18006, § 1, 3-1-04; Ord. No. 19518, § 1, 5-7-07; Ord. No. 21799, § 1, 9-16-13 )

Editor's note - Ord. No. 18006, § 1, adopted Mar. 1, 2004, renumbered Sec. 4-5 to 4-7.


(Ord. 21799, Amended, 09/16/2013, Prior Text; Ord. 19518, Amended, 05/07/2007, Prior Text; Ord. 18006, Amended, 03/01/2004, Prior Text)