Except as provided in section 7-5-12 of this code, no person shall drink any beer, wine or other intoxicating beverage on any street, sidewalk, alley, highway or playground. No organization shall sponsor or hold an event, gathering or public function which permits the consumption of alcoholic beverages in violation of this section. A community organization may apply to the city council for permission to sponsor or hold an event, gathering or function involving the consumption of alcoholic beverages otherwise prohibited by this section. The city council and chief of police may impose conditions to protect the public health and safety. Any organization requesting an approval under this section must present written evidence that the organization has obtained from the internal revenue service an exemption determination under internal revenue code section 501(c). This section shall not be deemed to make punishable any act or acts which are prohibited by any law of the state. (Ord. 95-003, 2-28-1995)