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(A) Words or phrases as used herein shall be defined as provided by An Act Relating to Alcoholic Liquors, passed by the Second Special Session of the 58th General Assembly, ILCS Chapter 235, Act 5, §§ 1-1 et seq.
(B) For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
BANQUET HALL. A business conducted on premises at which the exclusive activity is the catering of private parties where there is service for consumption at tables of a full multiple course meal at a prearranged, fixed unit price, hors d'oeuvres, buffet or smorgasbord, and at which alcoholic liquor may be served or sold incidental to such food services, provided that each of such private parties is prearranged under the sponsorship of a particular person or organization.
BEER GARDEN. An outdoor area where alcoholic liquors are sold for consumption and which is contiguous to a Class A-1 or A-2 liquor licensed establishment as identified in the Village Code.
BREW PUB. A brewery that brews beer and cider only on the premises for sale to distributers and non-licensees only for consumption, which stores beer and cider on the premises, and which shall make retail sales of beer and cider for both on and off premises consumption. A brew pub may, but is not required, to offer food service. Total sales for off-premises consumption shall not exceed 155,000 gallons per calendar year. A brew pub shall include a microbrewery or nano-brewery on the premises.
COCKTAIL or MIXED DRINK. Any beverage obtained by combining ingredients alcoholic in nature, whether brewed, fermented, or distilled, with ingredients non-alcoholic in nature, such as fruit juice, lemonade, cream, or a carbonated beverage.
ENCLOSED FLOOR AREA OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. The area of available retail sales space.
PERSON or PERSONS. Individuals, partnerships, firms, associations and corporations.
PREMISES. The interior of a building having a valid occupancy permit, except as expressly otherwise set forth herein.
PRIVATE PARTIES. Private parties means a prearranged function by invitation or reservation and not open to the general public, where the guests in attendance are served in a room or rooms designated and used exclusively for the private party, function or event.
RESTAURANT. Specifically limited to public places kept, used, maintained, advertised, and held out to the public as a place where meals are served, as such term is defined in the state Liquor Control Law, ILCS Chapter 235, Act 5, § 1-3.23, and, in addition, which offers patrons complete meals, including at least dinner and optionally luncheon at which the service of alcoholic beverages is incidental and complementary to the service of such meals. Limited food service, such as provided by lounges, luncheonettes, diners, coffee shops, drive-ins, pizza parlors, and similar uses, does not satisfy the requirements of this definition.
SEALED CONTAINER. A rigid container that contains a mixed drink, is new, has never been used, has a secured lid or cap designed to prevent consumption without removal of the lid or cap, and is tamper-evident. SEALED CONTAINER does not include a container with a lid with sipping holes or openings for straws or a container made of plastic, paper, or polystyrene foam.
TAP ROOM. The portion of a brew pub open to the public for the retail sale of beer and cider for consumption on premises, and for the retail sale of beer and cider to be consumed off the premises.
(1981 Code, § 36.01) (Am. Ord. 87-26, passed 12-7-1987; Am. Ord. 94-25, passed 10-17-1994; Am. Ord. 09-02, passed 1-5-2009; Am. Ord. 12-56, passed 7-16-2012; Am. Ord. 17-59, passed 12-18-2017; Am. Ord. 18-35, passed 10-15-2018; Am. Ord. 20-12, passed 5-4-2020; Am. Ord. 20-26, passed 6-15-2020; Am. Ord. 22-03, passed 1-24-2022)