Article VI. Miscellaneous Regulations linklink
5.04.360: Hours Of Operation
5.04.370: Operation Of Multiple Businesses Unlawful
5.04.380: Employee Work Card Required; Application
5.04.390: Application; Fee; Issuance
5.04.400: Service By Intoxicated Employees Unlawful
5.04.410: Service To Intoxicated Persons Unlawful
5.04.420: Sales Of Alcohol Off Premises Unlawful
5.04.430: Possession And Consumption Of Open Liquor In Public Unlawful
5.04.440: Possession Of Alcohol By Minors Unlawful
5.04.450: Service To Minors Unlawful
5.04.460: Penalty For Violation

5.04.360: HOURS OF OPERATION:linklink

Unless a specific condition is placed on a liquor license by the Board, liquor may be sold or disposed of at any hour of the day. (Ord. 101 § 30, 1983)

No person granted a license under the authority of this Chapter shall conduct such a liquor business from more than one establishment. One establishment, as defined in this Chapter, means one business operated under the same management in the same building or adjoining buildings connected by open doorways, halls or other avenues of ingress or egress. (Ord. 101 § 33, 1983)

A. Any employee of an establishment where alcoholic beverages are sold at retail for consumption on the premises, before commencing to act or serve in that capacity after the effective date hereof, shall submit a written application to the Sheriff's office setting forth the following information:

1. Applicant's name, age and sex; and

2. Applicant's present address; and

3. The address of all residences and description of all occupations and businesses for the past five (5) years prior to such application.

B. The applicant shall submit to the taking of his or her thumbprints and fingerprints and photograph for filing in the Sheriff's office.

C. The Sheriff shall investigate the moral character of the applicant.

D. The information received in subsections A through C of this Section shall be treated as confidential, and made accessible only to the Board and the employer of such person(s), if requested by the employer. (Ord. 101 § 21, 1983)
5.04.390: APPLICATION; FEES; ISSUANCE:linklink

A. Each work card issued shall be work-site-specific, and shall be effective for three (3) years from the date of issuance.

B. The initial combined fee for the application, investigation, photograph and work card shall be twenty five dollars ($25.00). The fee for timely renewal of the work card shall be fifteen dollars ($15.00); however, if the work card has been expired for more than thirty (30) days, the renewal fee shall be twenty five dollars ($25.00).

C. An additional fee of five dollars ($5.00) shall be charged for each additional work site. If an additional work site is added after a work card is issued, the five dollar ($5.00) fee shall be charged, but the effective date of the work card shall remain unchanged.

D. Any holder of a work card who changes his or her work site shall inform the Sheriff prior to commencing his or her new employment, and shall pay a fee of fifteen dollars ($15.00). The amended work card then will be effective for three (3) years from the date of its issuance.

E. A fee of five dollars ($5.00) will be charged for replacement of a lost work card.

F. All work card fees are nonrefundable.

G. A gaming work card, issued pursuant to Chapter 5.08 of this Title, will cover both gaming and liquor employment. (Ord. 176 § 7, 1995: Ord. 101 § 21, 1983)

It is unlawful for any licensee or any of his servants, agents or employees to be in an intoxicated condition in or about the premises where a retail liquor business is being conducted, while such licensee, servant, agent or employee is engaged in the performance of his employment duties at the licensed establishment. (Ord. 101 § 36, 1983)

It is unlawful for any licensee under the provisions of this Chapter, or for any of his servants or employees, to sell, serve or give away alcoholic liquor to any intoxicated persons. (Ord. 101 § 34, 1983)

A. Except as provided in subsections B and C of this Section, it is unlawful for any holder of an alcoholic liquor license, or any servants, agents or employees of such licensee to sell, serve, give away or otherwise distribute any alcoholic liquor outside the building described in the application of such licensee and for which such license is issued or to sell, serve, give away or otherwise distribute any alcoholic liquor in any manner other than for consumption in the building described in the application.

B. The Licensing Board may, for good cause shown, authorize the sale, service or other lawful distribution of alcoholic liquor in specified enclosed areas or premises under the supervision, management and operation of a licensee.

C. The Licensing Board may issue a special event permit, pursuant to Section 5.04.230 of this Chapter, allowing a currently licensed for-profit business or other for-profit or nonprofit entity to sell liquor outside of its licensed premises. (Ord. 176 § 8, 1995: Ord. 101 § 35, 1983)

It is unlawful for any individual to have upon his/her person an opened can, bottle or other container of liquor, or to consume liquor upon any public street or alley or in any vehicle in the County, except where allowed by special event permit. (Ord. 101 § 31, 1983)

It is unlawful for any person under the age of twenty one (21) years to be in possession of any beer or "liquor", as defined in this Chapter. (Ord. 101 § 28, 1983)

A. It is unlawful for any licensee or any person employed in a place of business which sells liquor to sell, serve, give away or dispense liquor to any person under the age of twenty one (21) years.

B. For the purpose of this section, a person is employed in a place of business which sells liquor if he/she has the ostensible authority to make sales, whether actually receiving a wage or not. (Ord. 101 § 29, 1983)
5.04.460: PENALTY FOR VIOLATION:linklink

A. All license fees imposed by this chapter shall be due and payable to the License Department no later than the last day of the month preceding the quarter for which the license is to be issued.

B. A penalty of ten dollars ($10.00) shall be added to any license fee received after the fifth day of the first calendar month of the quarter for which the license is to be issued.

C. Failure of a licensee to pay the license fee within fifteen (15) days after the first day of the quarter for which the license is to be issued shall be deemed a surrender of such license, and the same shall be considered surrendered or revoked. Reinstatement shall require a majority vote of the board, together with the late penalty and a reinstatement fee of one hundred dollars ($100.00).

D. In addition to the penalties regarding suspension or revocation of a license, any person convicted in a court of competent jurisdiction of violation of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. (Ord. 541, 2018)