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A. Sale At Retail: No person shall sell or offer for sale, at retail, in the city, or allow alcoholic liquor to be brought into and/or consumed on the premises of a business open to the public in the city without first having obtained a state retail liquor license and a city retail liquor license for each location, place or premises where the retailer is located to sell the same, or in violation of the terms of such license. This provision is not intended to prohibit a person from selling or offering for sale alcoholic liquor at retail if such person is acting as an employee or agent of a person who has a valid liquor license in the city for the premises on which the alcoholic liquor is being sold or offered for sale.
1. Multiple Businesses In One Location: Multiple persons or businesses operating at one location having one street address shall not sell or offer for sale alcoholic liquor at retail unless each business selling or offering for sale the alcoholic liquor has obtained a local retail liquor dealer's license for such premises, or portion thereof. Nothing contained in this section shall be construed to prevent any hotel operator licensed under the provisions of this chapter from serving alcoholic liquor to registered guests of the hotel in any room or part of the hotel; provided that such alcoholic liquor shall be served from and consumed in the hotel premises conducted by the hotel operator.
2. Multiple Businesses In Multiple Locations: No person shall sell or offer for sale alcoholic liquor at multiple locations, places or premises, unless such person obtains a separate license for each separate location, place or premises. (Ord. 14-13, 2-17-2014)
B. Other Transfer/Delivery: No person may transfer or deliver alcoholic liquor to another person, with or without consideration, except in compliance with the provisions of this chapter.
C. Personal And Other Lawful Use: Nothing herein contained shall prevent the possession and transportation of alcoholic liquor by the possessor for the personal use of the possessor, his family and guests, nor prevent the making of wine, cider or other alcoholic liquor by a person from fruits, vegetables or grains, or the products thereof, by simple fermentation and without distillation, if it is made solely for the use of the maker, his family and guests; and provided further that nothing herein contained shall prevent the possession and delivery of alcoholic liquor by the possessor at a purely private function limited to invited guests in a building or room(s) within a building to which entry is limited to invited guests; and provided further, that the possession and dispensing of wine by an authorized representative of any church for the purpose of conducting any bona fide rite or religious ceremony conducted by such church shall not be prohibited by this chapter.
D. Owner Of Property: No person who owns legal or equitable title to real estate in the city shall allow another person to sell or offer for sale alcoholic liquor on the premises unless the person selling or offering for sale the alcoholic liquor has obtained and maintains a valid local retailer's liquor license for such premises; and no person who owns legal or equitable title to real estate in the city shall allow alcoholic liquor to be possessed, delivered or transferred in violation of this chapter or state law. (Ord. 13-16, 4-1-2013)