The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this chapter, shall generally have the same meaning provided in the Michigan Liquor Control Code where not in conflict with the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:
   ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE.  Includes any spirituous, vinous, malt or fermented liquor, liquid or compound, whether or not medicated, proprietary, patented and by whatever name called, containing one-half of one percent or more of alcohol by volume and which is fit for use for beverage purposes.
   APPLICANT.  Any person who seeks approval from the City Council to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises.
   LICENSEE.  Any person who has been granted a license to sell alcoholic beverages in the city by the state liquor control commission.
   RESTAURANT.  An establishment in which food or beverages are prepared, served, and consumed either on or off the premises, directly to the public for compensation.
   SALE.  Includes the exchange, barter, traffic or furnishing of any alcoholic beverage.
(Ord. 140908-1, passed 9-8-2014)