(A)   A late night permit may be issued by the Local Liquor Commission as a condition of a Class "B" or "C" license. A late night permit allows the licensee to remain open until 2:00 a.m. The fee for a late night permit is an additional $1,000 annually.
   (B)   The Liquor Control Commission may, but is not limited to, consider the following criteria to determine whether to issue, in the exercise of its discretion, the late night permit as a condition of the applicant’s Class “B” or “C” license:
      (1)   Surrounding land uses;
      (2)   Business concept;
      (3)   Proximity to other liquor establishments;
      (4)   Public's health, safety and welfare;
      (5)   Public safety resources;
      (6)   Any other criteria relevant to the issuance, establishment and administration of a local retail liquor license.
   (C)   Any application and recommendation for a new or renewal of a late night permit shall bereviewed by the Liquor Control Commission. An applicant for a late night permit shall have the opportunity to present and provide input on said application prior to the Liquor Control Commission.
   (D)   Notice of violation process; late night permit. If during a liquor license year, January 1 through December 31, where a liquor license holder has been issued a late night permit and a notice of violation is issued by the Liquor Control Commissioner, the Liquor Control Commission shall hold a hearing on the matter following the same procedures accorded in § 111.08 regarding revocation or suspension of license; hearing procedure.
   (E)   In the event a late night permit, due to a violation, is revoked or the hour for closing is reduced, there shall be no reimbursement of the late night permit fee.
(Ord. 2019-39, passed 11-4-19; Am. Ord. 2023-33, passed 6-19-23)