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(a) Except as hereafter provided, no person shall bring into any City park, or drink or have in his or her possession in any such park, any alcoholic beverage.
(1) The use of alcoholic beverages in the Clubhouse at Binder Park is hereby permitted if such use is in compliance with the Michigan Liquor Control Act and the rules and regulations of the Michigan Liquor Control Commission pursuant to a license issued in accordance with the foregoing.
(2) The sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages are permitted at Bailey Park in C.O. Brown Stadium, Robert Nichols Field, Convis Softball Complex, and any wholly enclosed softball complex or stadium during special events when such sale is made pursuant to a license issued by and in compliance with Michigan Liquor Control Act and the rules and regulations of the Michigan Liquor Control Commission pursuant to a license issued in accordance with the foregoing.
(3) The sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages are permitted at Leila Arboretum, Irving Park, and in Bailey Park outside of the places listed in (2) above, when such sale is pursuant to a special license issued by the Liquor Control commission under MCL 436.1537 and its associated regulations.
(4) The sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages shall be permitted on City property, including in a City park pursuant to specific approval for the same as may be specified in a special events permit granted by the City in the location specifically identified in both the permit and license as specified below during the period of both:
A. A valid special events permit granted by the City pursuant to Chapter 815 of these Codified Ordinances specifically permitting the consumption and/or sale of alcoholic liquor in a specified public place and in conformance with the conditions of such approval; and
B. A special license with the specific approval and in conformance with the conditions of such approval as granted by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission, if required by law under the specific conditions of the proposed event.
(b) Obtaining the proper license from the Liquor Control Commission under this section does not relieve a person or entity from obtaining any other permit otherwise necessary under city ordinance.
(Ord. 12-90. Passed 4-24-90; Ord. 12-1. Passed 4-10-12; Ord. 02-2015. Passed 4-14-15.)