Sec. 19-53. Applications.
Application fees are based on full cost recovery. Application processing costs shall be reviewed in conjunction with the city's biennial budget process to ensure that cost recovery is being achieved. Applications for liquor licenses for establishments located within the city limits, whether original or transfer, shall be made in accordance with the following procedure:
   (1)   Application shall first be made with the State of Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control in such form and manner as required by the director.
   (2)   A copy of the state application will be sent to the city clerk by the State of Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control.
   (3)   An application for a special event license,  an extension of premises, wine festival or fair, or a craft distillery festival or fair shall be filed with the city clerk forty-five (45) days before the date of its proposed use in order to be considered timely. Applications filed between twenty-two (22) and forty-four (44) days prior to the date of proposed use shall incur additional late processing fees conforming to the schedule under subsection (4) below. No application for a special event license, extension of premises, wine or craft distillery festival or fair shall be accepted within twenty-one (21) days before its proposed use, except that the city clerk or the clerk's designee may grant a one-time only waiver to an organization or applicant after consultation with the ward office where the use will occur.
   (4)   Upon receipt of a copy of the state application by the city for a license, the applicant shall pay a nonrefundable application fee to the city conforming to the following schedule:
 
License Type
Applicable Fee
Regular
Original License
$1,636.00
Location Transfer
$1,636.00
Person Transfer
$1,636.00
Person/Location Transfer
$1,636.00
Continuation of Restaurant
License
$1,636.00
Agent Change –
Acquisition of Control –
Restructure
$463.00
Special Event
0--500 Attendees
$125.00
501--2,500 Attendees
$240.00
2,501--5,000 Attendees
$297.00
Over 5,000 Attendees
$480.00
Late Processing Fee
(Day 30 to Day 44)
$75.00
Late Processing Fee
(Day 22 to Day 29)
$125.00
Wine Festival/Wine Fair/Craft Distillery Festival/Craft Distillery Fair
License
$50.00 per day
Late Processing Fee
(Day 30 to Day 44)
$75.00
Late Processing Fee
(Day 22 to Day 29)
$125.00
Temporary Extension of Premises
Initial Application
$25.00 per 100 square feet, up to a maximum of $526.00
Subsequent applications for
the same type extension of
premises as the initial, made
within 12 months of the initial
application
$15.00 per 100 square feet, up to a maximum of $526.00
Fire Inspection Fees per application
$82.50 for the initial inspection and 1 re-inspection.  Additional inspections will be charged $82.50 per inspection
Late Processing Fee
(Day 30 to Day 44)
$75.00
Late Processing Fee
(Day 22 to Day 29)
$125.00
Permanent Extension of Premises
Initial Application
$60.00 per 100 square feet, up to a maximum of $1,344.00
Subsequent applications for
the same type extension of
premises as the initial, made
within 12 months of the initial
application
$35.00 per 100 square feet, up to a maximum of $1,344.00
Fire Inspection Fees per application
$82.50 for the initial inspection and 1 re-inspection.  Additional inspections will be charged $82.50 per inspection
 
(Ord. No. 7885, § 2, 8-3-92; Ord. No. 9839, §§ 1 – 3, 5-5-03; Ord. No. 10402, § 1, 5-15-07; Ord. No. 10554, § 1, 6-25-08, eff. 8-1-08; Ord. No. 10836, § 1, eff. 9-8-10; Ord. No. 10919, § 1, 8-9-11; Ord. No. 11022, § 1, 9-19-12, eff. 11-1-12; Ord. No. 11399, § 1, 9-20-16; Ord. No. 11492, § 1, 9-19-17, eff. 10-1-17)