No premises upon which the sale of alcoholic liquor for consumption on the premises is licensed other than as a restaurant, hotel or club or any bowling alley other than one situated on a first or ground floor, shall be permitted to have any screen, curtain, partition, article or thing in the windows or upon the doors of such licensed premises nor inside such premises which shall prevent a clear view into the interior of such licensed premises from the street, road or sidewalk at all times, and no booth screen, partition or other obstruction nor any arrangement of lights or lighting shall be permitted in or about the interior of such premises which shall prevent a clear view of the entire interior from the street, road or sidewalk. All rooms where liquor is sold for consumption on the premises shall be continuously lighted during business hours by natural light or artificial white light so that all parts of the interior of the premises shall be clearly visible. In case the view into any such licensed premises required by the foregoing provisions shall be willfully obscured by the licensee or by him willfully permitted to be obscured or in any manner obstructed, then such licensee shall be subject to revocation of his license in the manner provided in section 3-9-32 of this chapter. In order to enforce the provisions of this section, the local liquor control commissioner shall have the right to require the filing with him of plans, drawings and photographs showing the clearance of the view as above required.
(Ord. 2007-15, 4-23-2007, eff. 5-4-2007; amd. Ord. 2019-16, 8-26-2019, eff. 9-13-2019)