CHAPTER III. BEVERAGESCHAPTER III. BEVERAGES\ARTICLE 8. SPECIAL EVENT CEREAL MALT BEVERAGE PERMITS

It shall be unlawful for any person to sell or serve any CMB at any special event within the city without first obtaining a local special event permit from the governing body of the city.

(Ord. 1829; Code 2017)

(a)   There is hereby levied a special event permit fee in the amount of $200.00 on each group or individual, which fee shall be paid upon filing of the application with the city clerk. Such fee shall be in addition to the $25.00 fee to be remitted to the Alcohol Beverage Control.

(b)   Every special event permit holder shall cause the permit receipt to be placed in plain view on any premises within the city where the holder of the special event permit is serving CMB for consumption on the premises.

(Ord. 1829; Code 2017)

(a)   It shall be unlawful for any person to serve CMB at a special event without first applying for a local event permit at least ten (10) days before the governing body meets to consider the application. Written application for the local special event permit shall be made through the office of the city clerk on the special event CMB permit application approved by the Attorney General. In addition to any other information required, the applicant shall provide the following:

(1)   the name of the applicant;

(2)   the group for which the event is planned;

(3)   the location of the event;

(4)   the date and time of the event; and

(5)   any anticipated need for police, fire, or other municipal services.

(b)   The application shall be accompanied by a statement, signed by the applicant, authorizing any government agency to provide the city with any information pertinent to the application. One copy of such application shall immediately be transmitted to the chief of police for investigation of the applicant. It shall be the duty of the chief of police to investigate such applicant to determine whether he or she is qualified as a licensee under the provisions of this article. The chief shall report to the city clerk not later than five (5) working days subsequent to the receipt of such application. The application shall be scheduled for consideration by the governing body at the earliest meeting consistent with current notification requirements.

(c)   The journal of the governing body meeting shall show the action taken on the application. If the license is granted, the city clerk shall issue the license. If the license is denied, the licensee fee shall be returned to the applicant.

(d)   The city clerk shall notify the chief of police whenever a special event pennit has been issued and forward a copy of the pennit and application to the chief of police.

(Ord. 1829; Code 2017)

(a)   No special event pennit holder shall allow the serving of CMB between the hours of 12:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. at any event for which a special event permit has been issued.

(b)   No CMB shall be given, sold or traded to any person under 21 years of age.

(c)   No more than four special event permits may be issued in a calendar year to the same applicant.

(d)   No special event permit issued hereunder may be transferred or assigned to any other vendor.

(e)   All local ordinances and state statutes for the sale and consumption of CMB apply to holders of special event permits.

(Ord. 1829; Code 2017)