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    Sec. 36-126.39. Alcoholic Beverages.

     

    Sec. 36-126.39. Alcoholic beverages.
     
    (a) Every person who shall be engaged in the business of selling mixed alcoholic beverages in a restaurant shall, in addition to any other license required by this chapter, obtain a license to sell mixed alcoholic beverages and shall pay therefore the license tax hereinafter provided.
     
    (1) For persons operating restaurants, including restaurants located on premises and operated by hotels or motels.
     
    a. For each restaurant with a seating capacity at tables for fifty (50) to one hundred (100) persons, per annum - two hundred dollars ($200.00).
     
    b. For each restaurant with a seating capacity at tables for more than one hundred (100) but not more than one hundred fifty (150) persons, per annum - three hundred fifty dollars ($350.00).
     
    c. For each restaurant with a seating capacity at tables for more than one hundred fifty (150) persons, per annum - five hundred dollars ($500.00).
     
    (2) For a private, non-profit club operating a restaurant located on the premises of such club, per annum - three hundred fifty dollars ($350.00).
     
    (b) Every person who shall engage in the business of manufacturing, bottling, wholesaling or retailing alcoholic beverages shall obtain a license therefore and shall pay therefore the license tax hereinafter provided.
     
    (1) For each distiller's license, per annum; provided, however, that no license shall be required of any distiller manufacturing not more than five thousand (5,000) gallons of alcohol or spirits or both during any license year - one thousand dollars ($1,000.00).
     
    (2) For each winery license if to manufacture not in excess of five thousand (5,000) gallons of wine during the license year, per annum - one hundred ten dollars ($110.00).
     
    (3) If to manufacture more than five thousand (5,000) gallons of wine during the license year, per annum - five hundred fifty dollars ($550.00).
     
    (4) For each brewery license, per annum - five hundred fifty dollars ($550.00).
     
    (5) For each bottler's license, per annum - five hundred dollars ($500.00).
     
    (6) For each wholesale beer license, per annum - two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00).
     
    (7) For each wholesale wine distributor's license, per annum - fifty dollars ($50.00).
     
    (8) For each wholesale druggist's license, per annum - ten dollars ($10.00).
     
    (9) For each retail on-premises wine license for a hotel, restaurant or club, per annum - thirty-five dollars ($35.00).
     
    (10) For each retail off-premises wine license, per annum - thirty-five dollars ($35.00).
     
    (11) For each retail beer license, per annum - one hundred five dollars ($105.00).
     
    (c) No license shall be issued under this section to any person unless such person shall hold or secure simultaneously therewith the proper state license required by the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act, which state license shall be exhibited to the commissioner of the revenue, and all dining rooms, restaurants, lunchrooms and clubrooms, wherein the beverages herein defined are sold for consumption on the premises, shall at all times be open to inspection by the state police and the police authorities of the city. Provided, further, that any storeroom or other building from which deliveries are made either at wholesale or retail by bottlers, wholesalers or retailers shall at all times be open to the inspection of the state police and the police authorities of the city. Any violation of the terms of this provision shall be sufficient grounds for the revocation of the license issued in accordance with this section.
     
    (d) All licenses provided herein may be prorated, but no license shall be prorated for less than three (3) months. All such licenses shall be issued on the basis of the license year and any license taken out after the beginning of a quarter shall be paid for on the basis of a full quarter.
     
    (e) All licenses granted or issued pursuant to the provisions of this section shall expire the thirtieth (30th) day of June next following the date from which they were granted or issued. (Ord. No. O- 96-319, 12-10-96, eff. 1-1-97)
     
    Last updated date: 10/23/2006 4:15:21 PM