§ 112.05  LICENSE ISSUANCE; NUMBER, FEES, TERM.
   (A)   Issuance.  Licenses for the retail sale of alcoholic liquor hereunder shall be issued by the Village President, and he or she may renew the license of all present licensees at the expiration of their license period; provided the license has not lapsed, been revoked or canceled; and provided, further, that each applicant for a license or for the renewal thereof and the premises where the business is to be carried on comply fully with all the conditions and provisions of this subchapter.
   (B)   Limit.  The Village President shall not issue more than three bar licenses hereunder. The Village President is authorized to issue no more than three licenses for the retail package sale of beer and wine only for off-premises consumption. Effective April 5, 2016, the Village President is authorized to issue not more than two licenses authorizing the sale of beer and wine only at restaurants for on-premises consumption; provided that for each license that is not issued on April 30, 2016, the maximum number of licenses in this classification shall be automatically and immediately reduced by one. The Village President is authorized to issue not more than one license authorizing the sale of alcoholic liquor for retail sale but only for consumption off the premises where sold. The Village President is authorized to issue not more than one license permitting the sale of alcoholic liquor at restaurants for on-premises consumption.
   (C)   Fees.
      (1)   Applicants for a bar, liquor store, package liquor or restaurant license hereunder shall, at the time application for the license is made, pay to the Village Clerk the annual fee as follows:
         (a)   For a bar license or for a restaurant which sells alcoholic liquor, the total sum of $900 or the sum of $450 with a written promise to pay the additional sum of $450 six months thereafter;
         (b)   For a package liquor and restaurant license, the total sum of $500; and
         (c)   For a liquor store license, the total sum of $700.
      (2)   The application fee shall be turned over to the Village Treasurer and shall be deposited by him or her in the General Corporate Fund or in any other fund as the Board of Trustees may designate.  In the event the applicant for a bar license elects to pay the annual fee by means of the $450 with a written promise to pay the additional sum of $450 six months thereafter, and the applicant for a bar license is granted a license, the additional sum shall become immediately due and payable if the license holder sells, transfers or assigns the business or any interest therein or ceases to do business for a period of six months.
   (D)   Term of license. All licenses provided for by this subchapter shall terminate and expire on April 30 next after the issuance thereof.
   (E)   Prorate fees. In the event that any person shall make application for a license after the first day of any month, the applicant is entitled to receive a license for the number of months intervening between the date of his or her application and April 30, providing the applicant shall pay the prorated fee covering the intervening period, but fractions of a month shall be counted as a whole month, all licenses to be dated and payable from the first of the month.
(1983 Code, § 3-2A-5)  (Ord. 05-04, passed 4-4-2005; Ord. 09-12, passed 10-5-2009; Ord. 16-05, passed 4-4-2016; Ord. 16-08, passed 6-20-2016)