City of Warrenton, MO
Warren County
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Cross Reference — As to driving while intoxicated, see ch. 342.
[R.O. 2006 §600.010; Ord. No. 1487 §I, 4-5-2005]
For the purposes of this Chapter, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them by this Section:
AMUSEMENT PLACE
Any establishment whose business building contains a square footage of at least six thousand (6,000) square feet and where games of skill commonly known as billiards, volleyball, indoor golf, bowling or soccer are usually played or has a dance floor of at least two thousand five hundred (2,500) square feet or any outdoor golf course with a minimum of nine holes and which has annual gross receipts of at least one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00) of which at least fifty thousand dollars ($50,000.00) of such gross receipts is in non-alcoholic sales.
INTOXICATING LIQUOR
The term "intoxicating liquor", as used in this Chapter, shall mean and include alcohol for beverage purposes, alcoholic, spirituous, vinous, fermented, malt or other liquors or combination of liquors, a part of which is spirituous, vinous or fermented and all preparations or mixtures for beverage purposes, containing in excess of one-half of one percent (0.5%) by volume. All beverages having an alcoholic content of less than one-half of one percent (0.5%) by volume shall be exempt from the provisions of this Chapter, but subject to inspection as provided by Sections 196.365 to 196.445, RSMo.
LIQUOR BY THE DRINK
The sale of any intoxicating liquor except malt liquor, in the original package, in any quantity less than fifty (50) milliliters shall be deemed "sale by the drink" and may be made only by a holder of a retail liquor dealer's license and when so made, the container in every case shall be emptied and the contents thereof served as other intoxicating liquors sold by the drink are served.
NOT-FOR-PROFIT CLUB
Any association or organization, whether incorporated or not, not formed for profit, where the property and equipment of such association or organization, exclusive of real estate, belongs to the members thereof and is of the value of at least two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500.00) according to invoices. The issuance of any license to a not-for-profit club shall not authorize the sale of intoxicating liquors to persons other than members; however, such sales shall be permissible to persons who are guest of and accompanied by members or who are members of a group or organization meeting on the club premises under sponsorship of a member of a licensed club.
ORIGINAL PACKAGE
Any package containing fifty (50) milliliters or more of intoxicating liquor, excepting malt liquor, or any package containing three (3) or more standard bottles of malt liquor.
PERSON
Any individual, association, joint stock company, syndicate, co-partnership, corporation, receiver, trustee, conservator or other officer appointed by any State or Federal Court.
PREMISES
That portion of any building in which a licensee under the provisions of this Chapter has his/her place of business and any additional building or portion thereof used in connection therewith and the entire lot or parcel of land on which such buildings are situated or which are used in connection with such buildings.
RESORT
Any establishment having at least thirty (30) rooms for the overnight accommodation of transient guests, having a restaurant or similar facility on the premises at least sixty percent (60%) of the gross income of which is derived from the sale of prepared meals or food, or means a restaurant provided with special space and accommodations where, in consideration of payment, food, without lodging, is habitually furnished to travelers and customers, and which restaurant establishment's annual gross receipts immediately preceding its application for a license shall not have been less than seventy-five thousand dollars ($75,000.00) per year with at least fifty thousand dollars ($50,000.00) of such gross receipts from non-alcoholic sales.
RESTAURANT BAR
Any establishment having a restaurant or similar facility on the premises at least fifty percent (50%) of the gross income of which is derived from the sale of prepared meals or food consumed on such premises or which has an annual gross income of at least two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000.00) from the sale of prepared meals or food consumed on such premises.
TEMPORARY LOCATION FOR LIQUOR BY THE DRINK - CATERER
An individual who sells intoxicating liquor by the drink at retail for consumption on the premises pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter who furnish provisions and service for use at a particular function, occasion or event at a particular location other than the licensed premises, but not including a "festival" as defined in Chapter 316, RSMo. The temporary permit shall be effective for a period not to exceed one hundred sixty-eight (168) consecutive hours, and shall authorize the service of alcoholic beverages at such function, occasion or event during the hours at which alcoholic beverages may lawfully be sold or served upon premises licensed to sell alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption.
WHOLESALE
Any person who exposes for or makes one (1) or more sales for resale of intoxicating liquor within the City or conducts a business of exposing for sale or selling intoxicating liquor for resale from an established place of business within the City.
WHOLESALE LIQUOR DEALING AGENT
Any person who solicits, receives or takes orders for the purchase and delivery at wholesale of any intoxicating liquor to any person in this City.
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Editor's Note — Section 600.020 "non-intoxicating beer license not to sell intoxicating liquor or malt liquor" and section 600.030 "sales, etc., of non-intoxicating beer to certain persons prohibited" were deleted due to chapter 312, RSMo., concerning non-intoxicating beer being repealed in its entirety per house bill 132. These sections are now reserved for the city's future use.
A. 
Any licensee under this Chapter, or his/her employee, who shall sell, vend, give away or otherwise supply any intoxicating liquor in any quantity whatsoever to any person under the age of twenty-one (21) years, or to any person intoxicated or appearing to be in a state of intoxication, or to a habitual drunkard, and any person whomsoever except his/her parent or guardian who shall procure for, sell, give away or otherwise supply intoxicating liquor to any person under the age of twenty-one (21) years, or to any intoxicated person or any person appearing to be in a state of intoxication, or to a habitual drunkard, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, except that this section shall not apply to the supplying of intoxicating liquor to a person under the age of twenty-one (21) years for medical purposes only, or to the administering of such intoxicating liquor to any person by a duly licensed physician. No person shall be denied a license or renewal of a license issued under this Chapter solely due to a conviction for unlawful sale or supply to a minor when serving in the capacity as an employee of a licensed establishment.
B. 
Any owner, occupant, or other person or legal entity with a lawful right to the exclusive use and enjoyment of any property who knowingly allows a person under the age of twenty-one (21) to drink or possess intoxicating liquor or knowingly fails to stop a person under the age of twenty-one (21) from drinking or possessing intoxicating liquor on such property, unless such person allowing the person under the age of twenty-one (21) to drink or possess intoxicating liquor is his or her parent or guardian, is guilty of a misdemeanor.
C. 
It shall be a defense to prosecution under this Section if:
1. 
The defendant is a licensed retailer, club, drinking establishment, or caterer or holds a temporary permit, or an employee thereof;
2. 
The defendant sold the intoxicating liquor to the minor with reasonable cause to believe that the minor was twenty-one (21) or more years of age; and
3. 
To purchase the intoxicating liquor, the person exhibited to the defendant a driver's license, Missouri non-driver's identification card, or other official or apparently official document, containing a photograph of the minor and purporting to establish that such minor was twenty-one (21) years of age and of the legal age for consumption of intoxicating liquor.
[R.O. 2006 §600.045; Ord. No. 1487 §I, 4-5-2005]
A. 
Except as provided in Subsections (B) and (C) of this Section, no person under the age of twenty-one (21) years shall sell or assist in the sale or dispensing of intoxicating liquor.
B. 
In any place of business licensed in accordance with this Chapter, persons at least eighteen (18) years of age may stock, arrange displays, operate the cash register or scanner connected to a cash register, accept payment for, and sack for carry-out intoxicating liquor. Delivery of intoxicating liquor away from the licensed business premises cannot be performed by anyone under the age of twenty-one (21) years. Any licensee who employs any person under the age of twenty-one (21) years, as authorized by this Subsection, shall, when at least fifty percent (50%) of the licensee's gross sales does not consist of non-alcoholic sales, have an employee twenty-one (21) years of age or older on the licensed premises during all hours of operation.
C. 
In any distillery, warehouse, wholesale distributorship, or similar place of business which stores or distributes intoxicating liquor but which does not sell intoxicating liquor at retail, persons at least eighteen (18) years of age may be employed and their duties may include the handling of intoxicating liquor for all purposes except consumption, sale at retail or dispensing for consumption or sale at retail.
D. 
Persons eighteen (18) years of age or older may, when acting in the capacity of a waiter or waitress, accept payment for or serve intoxicating liquor in places of business which sell food for consumption on the premise if at least fifty percent (50%) of all sales in those places consists of food; provided that nothing in this Section shall authorize persons under twenty-one (21) years of age to mix or serve across the bar intoxicating beverages.
A. 
Any person under the age of twenty-one (21) years, who purchases or attempts to purchase, or has in his or her possession, any intoxicating liquor as defined in Section 311.020, RSMo., or who is visibly intoxicated as defined in Section 577.001, RSMo., or has a detectable blood alcohol content of more than two-hundredths of one percent (.02%) or more by weight of alcohol in such person's blood is guilty of a misdemeanor. For purposes of prosecution under this Section or any other provision of this Chapter involving an alleged illegal sale or transfer of intoxicating liquor to a person under twenty-one (21) years of age, a manufacturer-sealed container describing that there is intoxicating liquor therein need not be opened or the contents therein tested to verify that there is intoxicating liquor in such container. The alleged violator may allege that there was not intoxicating liquor in such container, but the burden of proof of such allegation is on such person, as it shall be presumed that such a sealed container describing that there is intoxicating liquor therein contains intoxicating liquor.
B. 
For purposes of determining violations of any provision of this Chapter, or of any rule or regulation of the Supervisor of Alcohol and Tobacco Control, a manufacturer-sealed container describing that there is intoxicating liquor therein need not be opened or the contents therein tested to verify that there is intoxicating liquor in such container. The alleged violator may allege that there was not intoxicating liquor in such container, but the burden of proof of such allegation is on such person, as it shall be presumed that such a sealed container describing that there is intoxicating liquor therein contains intoxicating liquor.
C. 
The provisions of this Section shall not apply to a student who:
1. 
Is eighteen (18) years of age or older;
2. 
Is enrolled in an accredited college or university and is a student in a culinary course;
3. 
Is required to taste, but not consume or imbibe, any beer, ale, porter, wine, or other similar malt or fermented beverage as part of the required curriculum; and
4. 
Tastes a beverage under Subparagraph (3) of this Subsection only for instructional purposes during classes that are part of the curriculum of the accredited college or university.
The beverage must at all times remain in the possession and control of an authorized instructor of the college or university, who must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older. Nothing in this Subsection may be construed to allow a student under the age of twenty-one (21) to receive any beer, ale, porter, wine, or other similar malt or fermented beverage unless the beverage is delivered as part of the student's required curriculum and the beverage is used only for instructional purposes during classes conducted as part of the curriculum.
[R.O. 2006 §600.060; Ord. No. 1487 §I, 4-5-2005]
Intoxicating liquor sold at retail in the original package, as provided by this Chapter, shall not be consumed on the premises where sold, nor the original package opened on the premises of the vendor, except as otherwise provided by this Chapter. No license shall be issued for the sale of intoxicating liquor in the original package, not to be consumed upon the premises where sold, except to a person engaged in and to be used in connection with the operation of one (1) or more of the following businesses: drug store, cigar and tobacco store, grocery store, general merchandise store, confectionery store or delicatessen store, nor to any such person who does not have and keep in his/her store a stock of goods having a value according to invoices of at least one thousand dollars ($1,000.00), exclusive of fixtures and intoxicating liquors.
Any druggist may have in his/her possession intoxicating liquor purchased by him/her from a licensed vendor under a license pursuant to State law, or intoxicating liquor lawfully acquired at the place of acquisition and legally transported into this State, and lawfully inspected, gauged and labeled as provided by State law; such intoxicating liquor to be used in connection with the business of a druggist in compounding medicines or as a solvent or preservant; provided, that nothing in this Chapter shall prevent a regularly licensed druggist, after he/she procures a license therefor, from selling intoxicating liquor in the original package but not to be drunk or the packages opened on the premises where sold; and provided further, that nothing in this Chapter shall be construed as limiting the right of a physician to prescribe intoxicating liquor in accordance with his/her professional judgment for any patient at any time or prevent a druggist from selling intoxicating liquor to a person on prescription from a regularly licensed physician as above provided.
[R.O. 2006 §600.090; Ord. No. 1487 §I, 4-5-2005; Ord. No. 1539 §I, 8-2-2005]
The license fee required and imposed under this Chapter shall be as follows:
Type of License
Code
Annual Fee
1.
Retail Liquor by the Drink
RBD
$450.00
2.
Restaurant Bar
RB
$300.00
3.
Retail Liquor by the Drink — Exempt
RBDE
$450.00
4.
Retail Liquor by the Drink — Caterer
RBDC
$15.00 per day
5.
Retail Liquor by Drink — Picnic (7 days includes Sunday)
RBDP
$37.50
6.
5% Beer by Drink (includes Sunday sales)
5BD
$75.00
7.
5% Beer by Drink — Wine
5BDW
$75.00
8.
5% Beer & Wine — Caterer (per day)
5BWC
$15.00
9.
(Reserved)
10.
Consumption of Intoxicating Liquor
COL
$90.00
11.
Original Package Liquor
OPL
$150.00
12.
Original Package 5% Beer (includes Sunday)
5OP
$75.00
13.
(Reserved)
14.
Sunday Original Package Liquor
SOP
$300.00
15.
Sunday by Drink
SBD
$300.00
16.
Original Package Beer/Wine Tasting
OPT
$37.50
17.
5% Wholesale Solicitor
5WS
$150.00
18.
(Reserved)
19.
Missouri Wine by the Drink
MWBD
$450.00
[R.O. 2006 §600.100; Ord. No. 1487 §I, 4-5-2005]
A. 
No person shall be granted a license to sell intoxicating liquor under this Chapter unless such person is of good moral character, a native born or naturalized citizen of the United States of America and a qualified legal voter and taxpaying citizen of the County; nor shall any corporation be granted such license unless the managing officer of such corporation is of good moral character and a qualified legal voter and taxpayer of the County. No person shall be granted a license or permit whose license as such dealer has been revoked, or who has been convicted since the ratification of the Twenty-First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of a violation of any of the provisions of any law applicable to the manufacture or sale of intoxicating liquor, or who employs in his/her business as such dealer any person whose license has been revoked or who has been convicted of violating such law since the date aforesaid. Neither the applicant nor any officer, director or shareholder of a corporate applicant shall have been convicted of a felony or any distribution, sale or possession of any controlled substances or dangerous drugs. The applicant shall present with the application a bona fide sale contract or option duly executed, which may be subject to the applicant obtaining a liquor license, or a bona fide lease duly executed by the lessor or an option for a lease duly executed, subject to the applicant obtaining a liquor license, covering the property for which a liquor license is requested.
B. 
Qualifications.
1. 
No person, partnership or corporation shall be qualified for a license under this law if such person, any member of such partnership, or such corporation, or any officer, director, or any stockholder owning, legally or beneficially, directly or indirectly, ten percent (10%) or more of the stock of such corporation, or other financial interest therein, or ten percent or more of the interest in the business for which the person, partnership or corporation is licensed, or any person employed in the business licensed under this law shall have had a license revoked under this law or shall have been convicted of violating the provisions of any law applicable to the manufacture or sale of intoxicating liquor since the ratification of the Twenty-First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, or shall not be a person of good moral character.
2. 
No license issued under this Chapter shall be denied, suspended, revoked or otherwise affected based solely on the fact that an employee of the licensee has been convicted of a felony unrelated to the manufacture or sale of intoxicating liquor so long as any such employee does not directly participate in retail sales of intoxicating liquor. Each employer shall report the identity of any employee convicted of a felony to the Division of Liquor Control. The Division of Liquor Control shall promulgate rules to enforce the provisions of this Subparagraph.
3. 
No wholesaler license shall be issued to a corporation for the sale of intoxicating liquor containing alcohol in excess of five percent (5%) by weight, except to a resident corporation as defined in Section 311.060.3, RSMo.
[R.O. 2006 §600.105; Ord. No. 1487 §I, 4-5-2005]
A. 
All applications for licenses under the provisions of this Chapter shall be made in writing to the Board of Aldermen on forms provided by the City. Such forms shall provide for and contain spaces for a designation of the kind of license desired; description of the premises to which such license is to apply and the location or address thereof; name, place of residence and mailing address of the person, individual, association, partnership and names of partners or corporation and managing officer thereof for whom a license is sought; dates and places of all revocations of liquor licenses and all convictions of any law applicable to the manufacture or sale of intoxicating liquor since the ratification of the Twenty-First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, if any; term of the license; signature of the applicant.
B. 
In the event a license is sought for the sale of intoxicating liquor in the original package, the form shall provide for and contain spaces for the business engaged in by the applicant and the kind of stock of goods and invoice value thereof, exclusive of fixtures and intoxicating liquors kept in the business store of applicant. Provided however, that there shall be attached to new applications, other than renewals, a photograph of the applicant and of the place of business.
[R.O. 2006 §600.120; Ord. No. 1487 §I, 4-5-2005; Ord. No. 1849 §I, 6-2-2009]
A. 
On approval of the application and payment of the license tax provided in this Chapter, the City shall grant the applicant a license to conduct business in the City for a term to expire with the thirtieth (30th) day of June next succeeding the date of such license. A separate license shall be required for each place of business. Of the license tax to be paid for any such license, the applicant shall pay as many twelfths as there are months (part of a month counted as a month) remaining from the date of the license to the next succeeding July first (1st).
B. 
Applications for renewal of licenses must be filed on or before the fifteenth (15th) day of May of each calendar year. Applicants filing after May fifteenth (15th) shall pay an additional amount of one hundred dollars ($100.00) to cover additional administrative costs.
[R.O. 2006 §600.130; Ord. No. 1487 §I, 4-5-2005; Ord. No. 1849 §II, 6-2-2009]
A. 
No license issued under this Chapter shall be transferable or assignable except as herein provided. In the event of the death of the licensee, the widow or widower or the next of kin of such deceased licensee, who shall meet the other requirements of this law, may make application and the City may transfer such license to permit the operation of the business of the deceased for the remainder of the period for which a license fee has been paid by the deceased.
B. 
Whenever one (1) or more members of a partnership withdraws from the partnership, the City, upon being requested, shall permit the remaining partner or partners originally licensed to continue to operate for the remainder of the period for which the license fee has been paid without obtaining a new license.
[R.O. 2006 §600.140; Ord. No. 1487 §I, 4-5-2005; Ord. No. 1849 §III, 6-2-2009]
Applications for licenses under the provisions of this Chapter shall be filed with the City, the date of filing being noted thereon. Upon filing an application for a license with the City, such application shall be presented to the Police Department for an investigation of the applicant and the proposed location and premises where the intoxicating liquor is to be sold. The results of the investigation, application and the report from the Police Department shall be presented to the Board of Aldermen.
[R.O. 2006 §600.160; Ord. No. 1487 §I, 4-5-2005; Ord. No. 1849 §IV, 6-2-2009]
No license applied for pursuant to this Chapter shall be granted unless and until a majority of the members elected to the Board of Aldermen shall vote in favor thereof. Upon a vote granting the license applied for, the City shall issue such license which shall describe the kind of license, the license fee, the premises on which sale is to be made, the name of the license holder, the date of issuance and period of time for which such license is granted. The license allows the applicant to conduct business in the City until June thirtieth (30th) following the date of issuance. Denial of license by the Board of Aldermen shall be issued in writing.
[R.O. 2006 §600.170; Ord. No. 1487 §I, 4-5-2005]
The Board of Aldermen may, on hearing, revoke any license or permit issued under the provisions of this Chapter, whether relative to intoxicating liquor for a good cause shown, first having given such licensee not less than ten (10) days' notice in writing of the application or evoke his/her license or permit, prior to the order of revocation, which notice shall contain the ground for such revocation set out herein, which notice shall command the licensee to be present at the regular, adjourned or special meeting of the Board of Aldermen and show cause, if any, why such license should not be revoked; provided, that the licensee shall have the full right to be represented by counsel at the hearing and may produce witnesses and evidence in his/her behalf at such hearing; provided further, that such notice of revocation and hearing shall be served by the Chief of Police or any other Police Officer of the City and may be served upon the licensee by leaving a copy thereof with the licensee or any person or employee in charge of the place of business of the licensee. If the evidence supports a finding that the license should be revoked or suspended, the Board shall issue a written order which shall include specific findings of fact setting forth the grounds for the action taken. If the evidence fails to support a finding that the license should be revoked or suspended, then no such order shall be issued. Any applicant or licensee aggrieved by a decision of the Board may appeal such decision to the Circuit Court as provided in Chapter 536, RSMo., provided such appeal is filed within ten (10) days of the date of the Board decision. The Board may delay the implementation of its order pending appeal.
[R.O. 2006 §600.180; Ord. No. 1487 §I, 4-5-2005]
In case of revocation or forfeiture of any license granted and issued under the provisions of this Chapter for cause or otherwise, the City shall in no event return any part of the license fee paid for such license and such license fee shall be forfeited to the City.
A. 
No license shall be granted for the sale of intoxicating liquor, as defined in this Chapter, within one hundred (100) feet of any school, church or other building regularly used as a place of religious worship, unless the applicant for the license shall first obtain the consent in writing of the Board of Aldermen, except that when a school, church or place of worship shall hereafter be established within one hundred (100) feet of any place of business licensed to sell intoxicating liquor, the license shall not be denied for this reason. Such consent shall not be granted until at least ten (10) days' written notice has been provided to all owners of property within one hundred (100) feet of the proposed licensed premises.
B. 
Subsection (A) of this Section shall not apply to a license issued by the Supervisor of Alcohol and Tobacco Control for the sale of intoxicating liquor pursuant to Section 311.218, RSMo., or to a license issued to any church, school, civic, service, fraternal, veteran, political, or charitable club or organization which has obtained an exemption from the payment of federal taxes.
C. 
Subsection (A) of this Section shall not apply to any premises holding a license issued before January 1, 2004, by the Supervisor of Alcohol and Tobacco Control for the sale of intoxicating liquor. To retain a license under this Subsection, the licensed premises shall not change license type, amend the legal description, or be without a liquor license for more than ninety (90) days.
[R.O. 2006 §600.200; Ord. No. 1487 §I, 4-5-2005]
A. 
No person, corporation, employee, officer, agent, subsidiary or affiliate thereof shall:
1. 
Have more than three (3) licenses; or
2. 
Be directly or indirectly interested in any business of any other person, corporation or employee, officer, agent, subsidiary or affiliate thereof who sells intoxicating liquor at retail by the drink for consumption on the premises described in any license; and
3. 
Sell intoxicating liquor at retail by the drink for consumption at the place of sale at more than three (3) places in this State.
B. 
Notwithstanding any other provision of this Chapter or municipal ordinance to the contrary, for the purpose of determining whether a person, corporation, employee, officer, agent, subsidiary or affiliate thereof has a disqualifying interest in more than three (3) licenses pursuant to Subsection (A) of this Section, there shall not be counted any license to sell intoxicating liquor at retail by the drink for consumption on the following premises:
1. 
Restaurants where at least fifty percent (50%) of the gross income of which is derived from the sale of prepared meals or food consumed on the premises where sold; or
2. 
Establishments which have an annual gross income of at least two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000.00) from the sale of prepared meals or food consumed on the premises where sold; or
3. 
Facilities designed for the performance of live entertainment and where the receipts for admission to such performances exceed one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00) per calendar year; or
4. 
Any establishment having at least forty (40) rooms for the overnight accommodation of transient guests.
No person having a license issued pursuant to this Chapter, nor any employee of such person, shall sell, give away, or permit the consumption of any intoxicating liquor in any quantity between the hours of 1:30 A.M. and 6:00 A.M. on weekdays and between the hours of 1:30 A.M. Sunday and 6:00 A.M. Monday, upon or about his or her premises. If the person has a license to sell intoxicating liquor by the drink, his/her premises shall be and remain a closed place as defined in this Section between the hours of 1:30 A.M. and 6:00 A.M. on weekdays and between the hours of 1:30 A.M. Sunday and 6:00 A.M. Monday. Where such licenses authorizing the sale of intoxicating liquor by the drink are held by clubs or hotels, this Section shall apply only to the room or rooms in which intoxicating liquor is dispensed; and where such licenses are held by restaurants whose business is conducted in one (1) room only and substantial quantities of food and merchandise other than intoxicating liquors are dispensed, then the licensee shall keep securely locked during the hours and on the days specified in this Section all refrigerators, cabinets, cases, boxes, and taps from which intoxicating liquor is dispensed. A "closed place" is defined to mean a place where all doors are locked and where no patrons are in the place or about the premises. Any person violating any provision of this Section shall be deemed guilty of a class A misdemeanor. Nothing in this Section shall be construed to prohibit the sale or delivery of any intoxicating liquor during any of the hours or on any of the days specified in this Section by a wholesaler licensed under the provisions of Section 311.180, RSMo., to a person licensed to sell the intoxicating liquor at retail.
[R.O. 2006 §600.220; Ord. No. 1487 §I, 4-5-2005]
Any person who is licensed to sell intoxicating liquor in the original package at retail may apply for a special permit to conduct wine, malt beverage and distilled spirit testing on the licensed premises.
[Ord. No. 2084 §I, 3-19-2013]
Any person possessing the qualifications and meeting the requirements of this Chapter, who is licensed to sell intoxicating liquor at retail, may apply to the City for a special license to sell intoxicating liquor at retail between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and Midnight on Sunday.
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Editor's Note — Ord. no. 2084 §I, adopted March 19, 2013, repealed section 600.210 "restaurant bar, sunday sales" and enacted new provisions set out herein. Former section 600.210 derived from R.O. 2006 §600.230; ord. no. 1487 §I, 4-5-05.
[R.O. 2006 §600.240; Ord. No. 1487 §I, 4-5-2005]
Any charitable, fraternal, religious, service or veterans organization which desires to sell liquor by the drink at retail for consumption on the premises as described in the application on Sunday between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 12:00 Midnight shall, in addition to all other licenses called for by this Section, pay an additional three hundred dollars ($300.00) per annum for the privilege of operating and selling intoxicating liquor by the drink on Sunday. (The requirement of fifty percent (50%) of the gross income or an annual gross income of at least two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000.00) derived from the sale of food consumed on the premises for a Sunday license shall be waived for exempt organizations.)
[R.O. 2006 §600.250; Ord. No. 1487 §I, 4-5-2005]
Any person who is licensed to sell intoxicating liquor in the original package at retail may apply for a special license to sell intoxicating liquor in the original package at retail between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and Midnight on Sundays.
[R.O. 2006 §600.260; Ord. No. 1487 §I, 4-5-2005]
When January first (1st), March seventeenth (17th), July fourth (4th) or December thirty-first (31st) falls on Sunday and on the Sunday immediately prior to Memorial Day and Labor Day and on the Sunday on which the championship game of the National Football League is played, commonly known as "Super Bowl Sunday", any person having a license to sell intoxicating liquor by the drink may be open for business and sell intoxicating liquor by the drink under the provisions of the license on that day from the time and until the time which would be lawful on another day of the week.
[R.O. 2006 §600.270; Ord. No. 1487 §I, 4-5-2005]
A. 
Any person who is licensed to sell or serve alcoholic beverages at any establishment shall place on the premises of such establishment a warning sign as described in this Section. Such sign shall be at least eleven (11) inches by fourteen (14) inches and shall read "WARNING: Drinking alcoholic beverages during pregnancy may cause birth defects." The licensee shall display such sign in a conspicuous place on the licensed premises.
B. 
Any employee of the Supervisor of Alcohol and Tobacco Control may report a violation of this Section to the Supervisor and the Supervisor shall issue a warning to the licensee of the violation.