The Council may not grant a restaurant liquor license to a restaurant whose proprietor has been convicted of:
(1) a felony under any federal or state law;
(2) any violation of federal or state law of local ordinance concerning the sale, manufacture, distribution, warehousing, adulteration, or transportation of alcoholic beverages, or convicted of drunk driving within the three (3) years prior to application; or
(3) any crime of moral turpitude.
In the case of a partnership or corporation, the offenses above applies if any partner, managing agent, officer, director, or stockholder, who holds at least twenty percent (20%) of the total issued and outstanding stock of an applicant corporation, has been convicted of any offense as provided in this Chapter.
Restaurants licensed to sell liquor may sell beer in open containers, in any size not exceeding two (2) liter, and on draft for on-premises consumption without obtaining a separate on-premises beer retailer license from the City.
All liquor will be sold and stored in accordance with state law. Liquor shall not be sold on any day after 12:00 midnight and before 12:00 noon.
No liquor will be sold or offered for sale the day of any state or national elections until the polls are closed.
A quarterly investigation of the business establishment will be conducted by the code enforcement officer, to insure compliance, and a copy of finding will be furnished to the City Council and the Chief of Police.
Ord. No.97-35, Recodified, 6/19/1997
Ord. No. 97-53, Amended, 8/27/1997
Ord. No. 97-18, Amended, 4/17/1997