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Licenses shall be and are hereby divided into the following classes as follows:
A. Classes A And B Licenses:
1. Class A licenses shall authorize the sale at retail of alcoholic liquor by the drink and for consumption on the premises where sold, and also the sale of any alcoholic liquor in the original package for consumption off the premises. Not more than five (5) such licenses shall be issued.
2. Class B licenses shall authorize the sale at retail of beer and wine in original packages only for consumption off the premises where sold. Not more than three (3) such licenses shall be issued.
3. In the event there are more applications than licenses, preference in issuance shall be given to applicants for renewal. Otherwise, applications shall be considered in the chronological order in which they are received.
B. Classes A-2 And A-3 Licenses:
1. Class A-2, Special Event Retailer's License (Not For Profit): A special event retailer's license (not for profit) shall permit the licensee to purchase alcoholic liquors from an Illinois licensed distributor (unless the licensee purchases less than $500.00 of alcoholic liquors for the special event, in which case, the licensee may purchase the alcoholic liquors from a licensed retailer) and shall allow the licensee to sell and offer for sale, at retail, alcoholic liquors for use or consumption, but not for resale in any form, and only at the location and on the specific dates designated for the special event in the license. An applicant for a special event retailer's license must also submit with the application proof satisfactory to the Liquor Control Commissioner that the applicant will provide dram shop liability insurance in the maximum limits and have State authority approval.
2. Class A-3, Special Use Permit License: A special use permit license shall allow an Illinois licensed retailer to transfer a portion of its alcoholic liquor inventory from its retail licensed premises to the premises specified in the license hereby created, and to sell or offer for sale, at retail, only in the premises specified in the license hereby created, the transferred alcoholic liquor for use or consumption, but not for resale in any form. A special use permit license may be granted for the following time periods: one day or less; two (2) or more days to a maximum of fifteen (15) days per location in any twelve (12) month period. An applicant for the special use permit license must also submit with the application proof satisfactory to the Liquor Control Commissioner that the applicant will provide dram shop liability insurance to the maximum limits and have State authority approval.
3. Additional Regulations:
a. A special use permit license and a special event retailer's license (not for profit) shall be issued for a specific time period, not to exceed fifteen (15) days per licensee per location in any twelve (12) month period. Licensees shall state thereon the class to which they belong, the names of the licensees and the addresses and descriptions of the premises for which they are granted, or in the case of caterer retailers, auctions, railroads, airplanes and boats, a designation thereof by number or name, and shall state the dates of their issuance and expiration.
b. A special event retailer and a special use permit licensee may, by specific written approval of the Liquor Control Commissioner and the City Council, sell, and persons may consume, alcoholic liquor on specified streets, boulevards, alleys, sidewalks, public parks or other City owned or controlled premises but only for consumption at the location of the premises for which the license is granted and only on the dates designated by the license. (Ord. 2012-7, 12-10-2012)