No license shall be issued by the Liquor Control Commissioner to the following:
(A) A person who is not a resident of the County except as provided in subsection (L) of this Section.
(B) A person who is not of good character and reputation in the community in which he resides.
(C) A person who is nottwenty-one (21) years of age.
(D) A person who has been convicted of a felony under any federal or state law, unless the Liquor Control Commissioner determines that such person has been sufficiently rehabilitated to warrant the public trust after considering matters set forth in such person’s application and the Liquor Control Commissioner’s investigation. The burden of proof sufficient rehabilitation shall be on the applicant.
(E) A person who has been convicted of being the keeper of or is keeping a house of ill-fame.
(F) A person who has been convicted of pandering or other crime or misdemeanor opposed to decency or morality.
(G) A person whose license has previously been revoked for cause.
(H) A person who, at the time of the application for renewal for any license issued hereunder, would not be eligible for such license upon first application.
(I) A co-partnership, if any general partnership thereof or any limited partnership thereof, owning more than five percent(5%) of the aggregate limited partner interest in such co-partnership would not be eligible to receive a license under this Chapter for any reason.
(J) A corporation or limited liability company if any officer, manager or director thereof or any stockholder or stockholders owning in the aggregate more than five percent (5%) of such corporation, would not be eligible to receive a license hereunder for any reason other than the requirement for citizenship and residence.
(L) A person whose place of business is conducted by a manager or agent unless the manager or agent is a resident of this County and the manager or agent possesses the same qualifications required by the licensee.
(M) A person who has been convicted of a violation of any Federal or State law concerning the manufacture, possession or sale of alcoholic liquor subsequent to the passage of the Act, or has forfeited his bond to appear in court to answer charges for any such violation.
(N) A person who does not beneficially own the premises for which a license is sought, or does not rent or have a lease thereon for the full period for which the license is to be issued.
(O) Any law enforcing public official, including members of local liquor control commissions, any mayor, alderman, or member of a city council or commission, any president of a village board of trustees, any member of a village board of trustees, or any chairman or member of a county board; and no such official shall be interested directly in the manufacture, sale or distribution of alcoholic liquor, except that license may be granted to such official in relation to premises which are not located within the territory subject to the jurisdiction of that official if the issuance of such license is approved by the Illinois Liquor Control Commission and the Liquor Control Commissioner.
(P) A person who has been convicted of a gambling offense as proscribed by any of subsections (a)(3) through (a)(11) of Section 28–1 of, or as proscribed by Section 28–1.1 or 28–3 of, the Criminal Code of 1961, or as proscribed by a statute replaced by any of the aforesaid statutory provisions.
(Q) A person to whom a federal wagering stamp has been issued by the federal government for the current tax period.
(R) A co-partnership to which a federal wagering stamp has been issued by the federal government for the current tax period, or if any of the partners have been issued a federal gaming device stamp or federal wagering stamp by the federal government for the current tax period.
(S) A corporation, if any officer, manager or director thereof, or any stockholder owning in the aggregate more than twenty percent (20%) of the stock of such corporation has been issued a federal wagering stamp for the current tax period.
(T) Any premises for which a federal wagering stamp has been issued by the federal government for the current tax period.
(U) Any person indebted for any delinquent real estate or personal property taxes, retailer’s occupation tax, debt or other financial obligation to the County.
(V) Any person not eligible for a state retailer’s liquor license.
(W) For any other reason as outlined in the Act.