(a) Where a liquor license is issued to a business establishment, and the establishment requests an extended hours permit for operation between the hours 2:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. to engage in monologues, dialogues, motion pictures, still slides, closed circuit television, contests, dancing or other performances for public viewing on the licensed premises, if holding a permit for the above-mentioned activities, the applicant shall meet the requirements set forth in § 12-49.3.
(b) Where a licensee not holding an entertainment, dance, or combination dance- entertainment permit, and the licensee requests an extended hours permit for operation between the hours of 2:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. to engage in the performance or playing of an orchestra, piano or other types of musical instruments, or singing, the applicant shall meet the requirements set forth in § 12-49.3.
(c) The requirements set forth shall be met and approved by the Chief of Police of the Flint Police Department or his or her designee, the City Council and the Michigan Liquor Control Commission.
(d) The licensee shall:
(1) Have had no verified police complaints as determined by the Chief of Police or his or her designee, for a minimum of one year prior to the date of the request;
(2) Be required to provide/hire at least one licensed uniformed security guard per 100 people or a fraction thereof to remain on the premises during hours of operation of the extended hours permit and until the parking lot of the establishment is cleared of vehicles and patrons.
(3) Be required to maintain illuminated parking lots.
(4) Be required to maintain public access to the building.
(5) Be required to post the extended hours permit in compliance with the Michigan Liquor Control Commission rules and regulations.
(6) Pay the application fee in the amount of $335.00.
(e) It shall be a violation of the extended hours permit:
(1) For a licensee or its employees to serve alcohol.
(2) For a licensee, its employees or its patrons to consume, display, carry or possess alcohol.
(3) For a licensee to allow topless activity.
(4) For a licensee to allow Keno or other gaming authorized under the McCauley-Traxler-Law- Bowman-McNeely Lottery Act.
(f) Failure to comply with this section may result in a request to the Michigan Liquor Control Commission for the revocation of the extended hours permit after due notice and proper hearing and issuance of a resolution by the City Council.
(g) The issuance of an extended hours permit does not authorize the extension of hours for the serving of alcohol by the licensee or its employees or the consumption, exhibition, carrying, or possession of alcohol by the licensee, or its employees or its patrons.
(Ord. 3692, passed 6-11-2007)