3-9-15: SALE TO, POSSESSION BY AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR MINORS:
   A.   Age Restriction: It shall be unlawful for any person under the age of twenty one (21) years to purchase or obtain any alcoholic liquor in any tavern or other place in the town where alcoholic liquor is sold.
   B.   Misrepresentation Of Age By Minor: It shall be unlawful for any person under the age of twenty one (21) years to misrepresent his age for the purpose of purchasing or obtaining alcoholic liquor in any tavern or other place in the town where alcoholic liquor is sold.
   C.   Notice To Be Posted In Premises: In every tavern or other place in the town where alcoholic liquor is sold there shall be displayed at all times in a prominent place a printed card which shall be supplied by the town clerk and which shall read substantially as follows:
WARNING TO MINORS
You are subject to a fine up to $750 under the
ordinances of the Town of Cortland if you
purchase alcoholic liquor, or misrepresent
your age for the purpose of purchasing or
obtaining alcoholic liquor.
   D.   Minors Not to Frequent Licensed Premises; Exception: It shall be unlawful for any holder of a retail liquor dealer's license, or his agent or employee, to suffer or permit any minor to be or remain in any room or compartment adjoining or adjacent to or situated in the room or place where such licensed premises is located; provided, that this section shall not apply to any minor who is accompanied by his parent or guardian, or to any licensed premises which derives its principal business from the sale of service or commodities other than alcoholic liquor.
   E.   Revocation Of License: In addition to all other fines and penalties, the local liquor control commissioner may revoke the retail liquor dealer's license for any violation of this section.
   F.   Parents Not To Permit Minors To Violate Provisions: It shall be unlawful for any parent or guardian to permit any minor child of whom he may be a parent or guardian to violate any provision of this section.
   G.   Unlawful To Sell Or Give To Minor: It shall be unlawful for any person, after purchasing or otherwise obtaining alcoholic liquor, to sell, give or deliver such alcoholic liquor to any person under the age of twenty one (21) years.
   H.   Unlawful Consumption, Purchase, Acceptance Of Delivery Or Possession: It shall be unlawful for any person under the age of twenty one (21) years to consume, purchase, or accept delivery of alcoholic liquor or have alcoholic liquor in his or her possession within the town.
(Ord. 2007-15, 4-23-2007; amd. Ord. 2010-04, 3-22-2010; Ord. 2019-16, 8-26-2019, eff. 9-13-2019)