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5.16.110. Qualifications

            The Council may not grant a beer retailer license to an outlet whose proprietor has been convicted of:

            (1)        a felony under federal or state laws;

            (2)        any violation of any federal or state law or local ordinance concerning the sale, manufacture, distribution, warehousing, adulteration, or transportation of alcoholic beverages, or convicted of drunk driving within three (3) years prior to application; or

            (3)        any crime involving moral turpitude.

            In the case of any partnership or corporation, the offenses above apply 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.

            If any such person is convicted of such an offense subsequent to the issuance of the license, the license shall be surrendered immediately.  The licensee may request a hearing on the matter, in writing and within ten (10) days of a conviction by a trial court.  Any such hearings shall be pursuant to the provisions of Section 5.04.140.

            Retailers must sell and store beer in accordance with state law.  On-premises beer retailers may sell beer in open containers, in any size not exceeding two (2) liters, and on draft.  Liquor may not be stored or sold on the premises.

            Beer retailers can only sell beer during hours as stated below:

            (1)        Off-premises:  Between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 1:00 a.m.

            (2)        On-premises:  Between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 a.m.

            The code enforcement officer will conduct quarterly inspection of the on-premises retailer and furnish a written report to the City Council and the Chief of Police to insure compliance.

Ord. No.97-35, Recodified, 6/19/1997
Ord. No. 01-48, Amended, 12/6/2001
Ord. No. 97-18, Amended, 4/17/1997

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