4-60-074  Riverwalk Venue liquor licenses – Special conditions.
   (a)   In addition to the other categories of licenses authorized under this chapter, the local liquor control commissioner may issue consumption on premises – incidental activity licenses authorizing the sale or service of alcoholic liquor at Chicago Riverwalk venues in accordance with this section. Such consumption on premises – incidental activity license shall be known as a Riverwalk Venue liquor license, and any person holding such a license shall be known as a Riverwalk Venue liquor licensee. Provided, however, that no Riverwalk Venue liquor license shall be issued under this section unless: (1) the applicant holds a valid retail food establishment license and a valid retail consumption on premises liquor license at another location within the city; or (2) if the applicant does not hold a valid retail food establishment license and a valid retail consumption on premises liquor license at another location within the city, the location identified in the liquor license application has adequate plumbing facilities within the meaning of Section 7-38-030 and otherwise complies with all requirements of this Code applicable to retail food establishments under Article I of Chapter 7-38 of this Code, including all rules promulgated thereunder by the board of health.
   (b)   A separate Riverwalk Venue liquor license shall be required for each outdoor location from which sales of alcoholic liquor are made on the Chicago Riverwalk. In addition to the information required under Section 4-60-040, an application for a Riverwalk Venue liquor license shall: (1) designate the specific site at which the applicant intends to sell alcoholic liquor; (2) designate any area where liquor will be sold, if such area is not part of a restaurant or tavern; and (3) designate the location at which the licensee will clean glasses and utensils used in the service of alcoholic liquor. The fee for a Riverwalk Venue liquor license shall be as set forth in Section 4-5-010.
   (c)   Except as otherwise provided in subsection (k) of this section, Riverwalk Venue liquor licenses may authorize the sale of beer, wine and spirits at the approved location. Persons holding a Riverwalk Venue liquor license are authorized to serve alcoholic liquor indoors and outdoors at the approved location. Any approved location outdoors where alcoholic liquor is sold or served shall be clearly demarcated in a manner that effectively isolates such location from thru-traffic by nonpatrons of the licensed venue.
   (d)   A Riverwalk Venue liquor licensee shall be subject to all provisions of this chapter with the following exceptions:
      (1)   Subsections (e) and (f) of Section 4-60-040; the 35-day review period in subsection (h) of Section 4-60-040; and Section 4-60-050.
      (2)   A Riverwalk Venue liquor licensee shall not be required to maintain facilities for cleaning glasses and utensils at the point of sale as otherwise required under subsection (a) of Section 4-60-100, if the licensee serves food and alcoholic liquor in disposable containers only.
   (e)   A Riverwalk Venue liquor licensee shall: (1) maintain at the licensed venue adequate handicap- accessible portable toilet and hand-washing facilities distributed equally between genders and consisting of water closets or chemical closets equipped with a sink or hand-sanitizer-gel-dispensers; and (2) comply with all the health, sanitary and inspection requirements of Chapter 4-8 of this code. Provided, however, that item (1) of this subsection shall not apply if the licensed venue has toilet and hand-washing facilities meeting the applicable requirements of Sections 18-29-403.1 through 18-29-403.6 and Section 18-29-404.
   (f)   No Riverwalk Venue liquor licensee shall serve or permit the service of alcoholic liquor outdoors between the hours of 11:00 P.M. and 11:00 A.M.
   (g)   (1)   Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection (g), no Riverwalk Venue liquor licensee shall sell or offer for sale any package goods.
      (2)   A Riverwalk Venue liquor licensee shall be permitted to sell or offer for sale packaged wine if the packaged wine is: (i) produced or manufactured by the licensee only, at a properly licensed location in Chicago other than the Chicago Riverwalk, by a business licensed to sell food and alcohol on the Chicago Riverwalk; and (ii) available only for purchase at the business location in Chicago where the packaged wine was produced or manufactured, or at any of the business's other Chicago locations, including its licensed location on the Chicago Riverwalk; and (iii) sold in a corked, unbroken and sealed 750 milliliter (“ml”) glass bottle with an alcohol concentration between 5 percent and 20 percent; and (iv) affixed with a federally approved label; and (v) sold or offered for sale in compliance with all applicable Federal, State and local laws pertaining to such sales or offers; and (vi) purchased during the Riverwalk Venue liquor licensee's normal business hours, but, in no event, before 11:00 A.M. or after 9:00 P.M.; and (vii) before completion of any sale, placed for transport in an opaque carryout bag provided by the licensee; and (viii) not accompanied by the sale, giveaway or distribution of any drinking container or corkscrew or other opening device. It shall be unlawful for any Riverwalk Venue liquor licensee to sell or to offer for sale packaged wine in violation of any requirement set forth in items (i) through (viii), inclusive, of this paragraph (2). In addition, Riverwalk Venue liquor licensees who sell or offer for sale packaged wine at their licensed venue shall have an affirmative duty to: (A) train their service staff to inform customers that it is illegal to drink alcoholic liquor on the Chicago Riverwalk, and (B) to post legible and clearly visible signage, in a conspicuous place on all venue exits and in each bay of operation, stating that: “All retail wine purchases are for off-site consumption only – No open containers beyond this point.”
   (h)   No Riverwalk Venue liquor licensee shall sell or offer for sale any food other than prepackaged and non-perishable foods as defined in Section 4-8-010, unless: (1) such food is prepared at a venue holding a valid retail food establishment license under Chapter 4-8 and the venue at which such food is prepared meets the requirements of Article I of Chapter 7-28 of this Code, including all rules promulgated thereunder by the board of health; or (2) the location identified in the liquor license application has adequate plumbing facilities within the meaning of Section 7-38-030 and otherwise complies with all requirements of this Code applicable to retail food establishments under Article I of Chapter 7-38 of this Code, including all rules promulgated thereunder by the board of health. Foods prepared at a venue meeting the requirements of item (1) of this subsection may be refrigerated or heated, as applicable, and sold or offered for sale at a venue licensed under this section, if the applicable food handling and sanitation requirements set forth in Sections 7-38-005 through 7-38-025 are met. In addition, unless a Riverwalk Venue liquor licensee has a valid retail food establishment license for a Riverwalk Venue, no Riverwalk Venue licensee shall sell or offer for sale any food at a Chicago Riverwalk Venue without obtaining a multiple special events food license and, otherwise complying with Section 4-8-040 and all applicable rules.
   (i)   No Riverwalk Venue liquor licensee shall sell or serve alcoholic liquor on the licensed premises unless regular food service is also available to patrons at all times that alcoholic liquor is sold or served. All drinks containing alcoholic liquor shall be served and consumed on site.
   (j)   No Riverwalk Venue liquor licensee shall allow seating at any bar located outdoors. Service bars only may be provided outdoors. Bars with seating may be provided indoors.
   (k)   No Riverwalk Venue liquor licensee shall sell or serve spirits by the bottle.
   (l)   No Riverwalk Venue liquor licensee shall broadcast music, announcements or other disruptive sounds or offer live music or entertainment between 8:30 P.M and 11:00 A.M., or violate any limitation on noise or vibrations set forth in Chapter 11-4 of this Code. Provided, however, that emergency broadcasts may be made.
   (m)   For purposes of this section:
   “Approved location” means the location identified in the site plan submitted and approved for use in the original license application, unless notice of any proposed change is given to the department, 30 days in advance of the proposed change, and the proposed change is approved by the local liquor control commissioner.
   “Chicago Riverwalk” has the meaning ascribed to the term in section 2-32-1300(a).
   “Heated” means warmed in or on an oven, microwave, indoor or outdoor barbeque grill or similar object.
   “Retail food establishment license” means a license issued under Chapter 4-8 of this Code.
   “Spirits” has the meaning ascribed to the term in Section 3-44-020.
(Added Coun. J. 1-9-08, p. 18918, § 2; Amend Coun. J. 11-8-12, p. 38872, § 55; Amend Coun. J. 3-13-13, 47545, § 1002; Amend Coun. J. 4-15-15, 106578, § 3; Amend Coun. J. 9-24-15, p. 6982, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 10-28-15, p. 11951, Art. X, § 8; Amend Coun. J. 4-19-17, p. 48180, Art. III, § 7)