[HISTORY: Adopted by ordinance 6-14-1993; amended 1-9-1995 by Ord. No. 9; 2-8-1999 by Ord. No. 89; 9-8-2003 by Ord. No. 212; 4-9-2012 by Ord. No. 624; 5-14-2018 by Ord. No. 805. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- INTOXICATING LIQUOR
- Includes 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 3.2% of alcohol by weight.
- Includes any individual, association, joint stock company, syndicate, copartnership, corporation, receiver, trustee, conservator, or other officer appointed by any state or federal court.
- Includes the entire building or that portion of any building in which a licensee hereunder has his place of business and any additional building or portion thereof or parcels of land on which said buildings are situated, or used in connection with the sale or consumption of intoxicating liquor.
It shall be unlawful for any person to sell or expose for sale intoxicating liquor as herein defined in any quantity, either for consumption on the premises where sold, or in the original package and not for consumption on the premises where sold, except as unless a license is obtained.
No person under 21 years of age shall possess any intoxicating liquor.
No person shall be granted a license hereunder unless such person meets the requirements as specified by state law and holds a liquor license from the State of Missouri.
After the application for a license pursuant to this chapter and the appropriate fee has been received by the City Clerk, a liquor license shall be issued.
License fees for the sale of intoxicating liquor in the City of Moscow Mills under the provisions of this chapter shall be $200 per year, and shall be effective from July 1 through the next June 30. Licenses bought after July 1 in any given year shall only be good until the next June 30 with no reduction in fee.
All licenses issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter shall be kept conspicuously posted in the premises for which such license was issued.
Whenever it has been shown to the Board of Aldermen that a seller under the provisions of this chapter has not at all times kept an orderly place or house, or that he has violated any of the provisions of this chapter or the Liquor Control Act of the State of Missouri, or that he has no license from the state supervisor of liquor control, or that he has made a false affidavit in his application for a liquor license, the Board of Aldermen after a hearing thereof shall be empowered to revoke or suspend the license of such a seller or dealer, giving 10 days' notice in writing thereof prior to the hearing thereon the dealer, or any person in charge of or employed in the place so licensed, stating the time, place, purpose and grounds thereof for such hearing, and at such hearing the dealer may be represented by counsel and produce witnesses in his behalf.