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A. Consent To Inspection: The act of applying for and accepting a local liquor license pursuant to this chapter shall be considered consent to the powers of entry and audit provided in section 3-3-14 of this chapter.
B. Transferability, Attachment: A local liquor license is purely a personal privilege, shall remain in effect only for the duration stated in the license, not to exceed one year after issuance, unless sooner revoked or terminated as in this chapter provided. A local liquor license does not constitute property and, therefore, may not be sold, transferred or assigned to another person; is not subject to attachment, garnishment or execution; is not alienable or transferable, voluntarily or involuntarily, or subject to being encumbered or hypothecated. A local liquor license entitles only the licensee and the licensee's employees and agents to sell alcoholic liquor at retail in the city. One person may not obtain a liquor license for another person.
C. Death Of Licensee: When a license is issued to an individual, such license shall not descent by the laws of testate or intestate devolution, but it shall cease upon the death of the licensee provided that executors or administrators of the estate of any deceased licensee and the trustee of any insolvent or bankrupt licensee, when such estate consists in part of alcoholic liquor, may continue the business of the sale of alcoholic liquor under order of the appropriate court, and may exercise the privileges of the deceased or insolvent or bankrupt licensee after the death of such licensee but not longer than six (6) months after the death, bankruptcy or insolvency of such licensee. A refund shall be made of that portion of the license fee paid for any period in which the licensee shall be prevented from operating under such license in accordance with the provisions of this subsection.
D. Sale Of Business: Any licensee, under the terms of this chapter, who sells the business located in the licensed premises to a person who thereupon qualifies under the terms of this chapter and secures a license hereunder for the remainder of the license year, shall be entitled to a refund of a proportionate share of the license fee paid for the unexpired term of the period for which such license was issued.
E. Discontinuation Of Business: Nothing herein contained shall be construed to entitle any licensee to a refund when the business in the premises is discontinued and no license is applied for or granted to a successor licensee in such premises immediately upon discontinuation.
F. Posting Of License: Every licensee shall cause the license(s) for the premises to be framed and hung in plain public view in a conspicuous place on the licensed premises. (Ord. 13-16, 4-1-2013)