5.08.180 – License – Licensed Premises – Change in Personnel

  1. Any changes in partnerships, officers, directors, persons holding directly or beneficially more than five percent of the stock or ownership interest, or managers of establishments licensed under this chapter, shall be reported in writing to the Local Liquor Control Commissioner within ten days of the change.  All new personnel shall meet all the standards of this chapter and must otherwise qualify to hold a local liquor license.  All such changes in personnel shall be subject to review by the Local Liquor Control Commissioner within thirty days of the change and be reported to the State of Illinois Liquor Commission.
  2. When a license has been issued to a partnership and a change of ownership occurs resulting in a partnership interest by one who is not eligible to hold a liquor license, said license shall terminate.
  3. When a license has been issued to a corporation and a change takes place in officers, directors, managers, or shareholders of more than five percent of the stock, resulting in the holding of office or such shares of stock by one who is not eligible for a license, said license shall terminate.
  4. When a license has been issued to an individual who is no longer eligible for a license, said license shall terminate.
  5. All owners and managers in charge of a local liquor licensed establishment shall at all times be declared with such person(s) or entity(s) names being on record with the Local Liquor Control Commissioner and Chief of Police.
  6. Upon a license being rejected, an applicant or personnel shall be afforded a hearing pursuant to existing protocols established within this chapter.
(2020-M-40: § 14; 2015-M-14: § 1; 2010-M-29: § 1; 2004-M-12: § 1; 1980-M-25: § 1(e); 1976-M-5: (part); Prior code: § 24.010)