§ 112.33A  LICENSE ENDORSEMENTS.
   Any licensee in one of the hereinafter enumerated liquor license classifications that is in full and current compliance with the provisions of this chapter, all other applicable ordinances of the village and the applicable laws of the state, may, upon application to the local liquor control commissioner, obtain an annual endorsement to the license to permit the retail sale of alcoholic liquor from the licensed premises upon the additional conditions set forth in the endorsement. The application shall be made in substantially the form required pursuant to § 112.31, and upon payment of a nonrefundable administrative fee by certified or cashier's check in the amount of $50 to cover the administrative costs of processing the application.  Upon approval of an application for a license endorsement, successful applicants shall be required to pay by certified or cashier's check the endorsement fee for the relevant endorsement. Endorsements shall be valid for the same duration as the underlying license and shall be subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this section, as well as all other provisions of this chapter pertaining to licenses and licensees.
   (A)   Class E Promotional Endorsement.  A promotional endorsement may be issued to a holder of a Class E license to permit the tasting or sampling of alcoholic liquor for promotional purposes, on a temporary and intermittent basis for not more than three consecutive or non-consecutive days per month, where no direct or indirect charge is imposed in connection therewith. Notwithstanding the foregoing, no holder of a Class E license shall be authorized to apply for or receive a promotional endorsement unless such licensee has a primary business purpose other than the retail sale of alcoholic liquors, which purpose is other than the retail sale of gasoline or similar fuels for motor vehicles and occupies licensed premises consisting of not less than 14,000 square feet in area devoted primarily to the sale of products other than alcoholic liquor. No portion of alcoholic liquor provided for sampling or tasting purposes shall exceed one ounce in volume of wine, two ounces of beer, or one-quarter ounce of any other alcoholic liquor, and no individual person may be provided more than three such tasting or sampling portions during a given calendar day. The sampling or tasting shall be attended and supervised by a full-time employee of the licensee and only in a designated area on the licensed premises, and shall be subject to such further regulation as deemed necessary by the local liquor control commissioner. No Class E licensee shall permit the tasting or sampling of any alcoholic liquor on the licensed premises without first having obtained a promotional endorsement as herein specified. The annual fee for a Class E promotional endorsement shall be $100.
   (A-1)  Class E-1 Promotional Endorsement. A Class E-1 promotional endorsement may be issued to a holder of a Class E license to permit the tasting or sampling of alcoholic liquor for promotional purposes, on a temporary and intermittent basis for not more than two consecutive or non-consecutive days per month, and for not more than a total of ten days during a calendar year, where no direct or indirect charge is imposed in connection therewith, where the Class E licensee occupies licensed premises of at least 1,000 square foot but less than 14,000 square feet in area, which premises are primarily devoted to the sale of alcoholic beverages for off premises consumption, and no portion of which shall be used in any way for the retail sale of gasoline or similar fuels for motor vehicles. No portion of alcoholic liquor provided for sampling or tasting purposes shall exceed one ounce in volume of wine, two ounces of beer, or one-quarter ounce of any other alcoholic liquor, and no individual person may be provided more than three such tasting or sampling portions during a given calendar day. The sampling or tasting shall be attended and supervised by a full-time employee of the licensee and only in a designated area on the licensed premises, and shall be subject to such further regulation as deemed necessary by the local liquor control commissioner. No Class E licensee within the parameters set forth herein for eligibility to apply for a Class E-1 promotional endorsement shall permit the tasting or sampling of any alcoholic liquor on the licensed premises without first having obtained a promotional endorsement as herein specified. Class E-1 promotional endorsements shall be applied for on a per-day basis, and shall not be available or issued on an annual basis. Applicants for Class E-1 promotional endorsements may apply on a monthly basis for Class E-1 promotional endorsements desired for a day or days within a given month, and if approved, such endorsements shall be issued with respect to the specific day or days identified in the application therefor. The fee for the issuance of a Class E-1 promotional endorsement for a single day shall be $10.
   (B)   Classes A, B, and C — Off-Premises Sale Endorsement. An off-premises sale endorsement may be issued to the holder of a Class A, Class B or Class C license to permit the licensee to sell beer and wine in the original package for consumption at a location other than the licensed premises, subject to the following conditions:
      (1)   No beer or wine may be sold by any licensee pursuant to an off-premises sale endorsement unless (i) in the case of beer, the original package in which such beer is sold consists of at least one single sealed package, container or its functional equivalent containing not less than 12 sealed cans or bottles of beer of not less than 12 ounces volume each, or containing the same or greater total volume in sealed cans, bottles, barrels or kegs none of which shall be less than 12 ounces volume each, or (ii) in the case of premium beer as defined in § 112.33(O), such premium beer is drawn from a tapped barrel or keg of such premium beer maintained by the licensee for on-premises sale and consumption, and dispensed into a container having a capacity of not less than 64 fluid ounces commonly known as a "growler" that is sealed after filling with a seal identifying the name and address of the licensee, and in a tamper-proof manner requiring the seal to be broken in order to open the container, and (iii) in the case of wine, the original package in which such wine is sold consists of at least one single sealed package, container or its functional equivalent containing not less than 750 mL.
      (2)   No beer or wine may be sold by any licensee pursuant to an off-premises sale endorsement on any day between the hours 12:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m., regardless of whether or not the licensee is otherwise allowed to sell alcoholic beverages pursuant to the terms of its Class A, B or C license. No holder of a Class A, B or C license shall sell any beer or wine for off-premises consumption without first having obtained an off-premises sale endorsement as herein specified. The annual fee for a Class A, B or C off-premises sale endorsement shall be $100.
   (C)   Class G Full-Service Hotel Endorsements: Room Service and Mini-Bar Service. A room service endorsement or a mini-bar service endorsement, or both of them, may be issued to the holder of a Class G license. A room service endorsement shall permit the licensee to sell at retail and deliver alcoholic liquor to guests in individual rooms during such hours as alcoholic liquor is otherwise permitted to be sold by the Class G licensee, provided, however, that the Class G licensee must maintain a menu for food service to individual rooms consisting of meals prepared on the premises during all times when alcoholic liquor is being sold and delivered to individual guest rooms pursuant to a room service endorsement. A mini-bar service endorsement shall authorize the licensee to place one locked refrigerator unit not in excess of 4.4 cubic feet in capacity containing alcoholic liquor for sale for consumption on the premises (a "mini-bar") in each individual guest room of the full-service hotel operated by the licensee, and to provide the key for a given unit upon request to a paid guest 21 years of age or older registered to the room in which such unit is located. The annual fee for a room service endorsement shall be $200 and the annual fee for a mini-bar endorsement shall be $200.
   (D)   Video gaming terminal location endorsements. A video gaming terminal location endorsement may be issued to the holder of a Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D, or Class P license that holds (i) a current and valid license from the State of Illinois and/or the Illinois Gaming Board pursuant to the provisions of the Video Gaming Act (ILCS Ch. 230, Act 40, §§ 1 et seq.) and the provisions of applicable regulations promulgated from time to time by the Illinois Gaming Board permitting the holder to operate one or more video gaming terminals within the licensed premises and (ii) a current and valid special use permit approved by the Village Board of Trustees pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 159 of this Code authorizing the operation of video gaming terminals at the location of the licensed premises. All applicants for a video gaming terminal location endorsement must at all times offer or have available a selection of food and nonalcoholic beverages prepared to customer order on the licensed premises, and for immediate consumption by the customer on such premises. A separate video gaming terminal endorsement shall be required to be issued for each video gaming terminal sought to be operated from within the licensed premises. For purposes of the enforcement of the provisions of this chapter (including but not limited to the taking of any action by the Local Liquor Control Commissioner pursuant to § 112.51), any violation by a licensee holding one or more video gaming terminal location endorsements of any provision of the Video Gaming Act, the regulations promulgated thereunder by the Illinois Gaming Board, or any provision of any village ordinances applicable to the licensee's conduct of business (including but not limited to the provisions of Chapters 113 and 159 of this Code, and the provisions of any special use permit issued to the licensee or with respect to the licensed premises) shall be deemed to be a violation of this chapter. No licensee under this chapter may apply for, receive or hold more than six video gaming terminal endorsements at any time, and no licensee may apply for, receive or hold video gaming terminal endorsements for more than one licensed premises at any given time. The annual fee for each video gaming terminal location endorsement shall be $150.
   (E)   Class A/B Special Event endorsement. A Class A/B Special Event endorsement may be issued to any holder of a duly issued Class A or Class B liquor license who has contracted with the holder of or applicant for any Class H Special Event license or any Class L or Class L-1 license for the provision of all goods and services required in connection with the service or sale of alcoholic beverages at the special event to be conducted by the Class H licensee or the Class L or Class L-1 licensee.  Class A/B Special Event endorsements shall be valid for a period of one year, but shall only authorize the holders thereof to sell and serve alcoholic beverages in conjunction with the conduct of a special event held and conducted by a Class H licensee, or by a Class L or Class L-1 licensee. In addition to the foregoing, a Class A/B Special Event endorsement may also be issued to any holder of a Class A or Class B license who has contracted with the village to provide concession, catering or food services/sales from and on village property in connection with the conduct of village-sponsored events. The holder of a Class A/B Special Event endorsement shall, in addition to any other applicable provisions of this chapter or this Code of Ordinances, be responsible for complying in full with all ordinance requirements, license conditions and other requirements applicable to Class H licensees or Class L licensees. The annual fee for a Class A/B Special Event endorsement shall be $100.
(Ord. 11-0913, passed 7-6-11; Am. Ord. 12-0978, passed 4-18- 12; Am. Ord. 12-1021, passed 12-19-12; Am. Ord. 15-1183, passed 3-18-15; Am. Ord. 15-1200, passed 8-5-15; Am. Ord. 15-1231, passed 11-18-15; Am. Ord. 16- 1273, passed 4-20-16; Am. Ord. 17-1443, passed 12-20-17; Am. Ord. 18-1477, passed 4-18-18; Am. Ord. 19-1618, passed 12-18-19)