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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR. Any spirits, wine, beer, ale or other liquid containing more than 0.5% of alcohol by volume, which is fit for beverage purposes.
CLUB. A corporation organized under the laws of this state, not for pecuniary profit, solely for the promotion of some common object other than the sale and consumption of alcoholic liquors which conforms to the definition of a CLUB, as provided by the statute.
RESTAURANT. Any public place kept, used, maintained, advertised and held out to the public as a place where meals are served, and where meals actually are served and regularly served, without sleeping accommodations, the space being provided with adequate and sanitary kitchen and dining room equipment and capacity and having employed therein a sufficient number and kind of employees to prepare, cook and serve suitable food for its guests; provided further that no restaurant licensed as that shall sell alcoholic liquor except with meals. In order to be defined as a RESTAURANT under the terms of this chapter, the business in question shall not expend more than 50% of the total cost of food and beverage items purchased by the business for sale to customers during any six-month period for the cost of alcoholic liquor.
RETAIL SALE. The sale for use or consumption and not for resale.
SUPERMARKET. Any public place kept, used, maintained, advertised and held out to the public as a place where food staples, groceries, produce and other food-related and sundry items are sold to the general public at retail where shoppers serve themselves from open shelves and pay for the purchases at the exit. In order to be defined as a SUPERMARKET under the terms of this chapter, the business in question shall not engage in the sale of alcoholic liquors as its principal business. Total sales of alcoholic liquor shall not exceed 20% of the gross retail sales of the business for any six-month period, and the business shall have a retail sales area of more than 20,000 square feet.
(1986 Code, § 11.14.010) (Ord. 1265, passed - -1985)