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A. Sales In Residential Districts Prohibited: All territory within the village is determined to be predominantly residential in character. It shall be unlawful to sell or offer for sale or retain any alcoholic liquor within any portion of the village unless the area in which such sale is sought is zoned other than R-1 or R-2 as defined in the zoning regulations of the village 1 . (1999 Code § 3.20)
B. Restricted Locations: No license shall be issued for the sale at retail of any alcoholic liquor within one hundred feet (100') of any church, school, other than an institution of higher learning, hospital, home for aged or indigent persons or for veterans, their spouses or children or any military or naval station; provided, that this prohibition shall not apply to hotels offering restaurant service, regularly organized clubs, or to restaurants, food shops or other places where the sale of alcoholic liquors is not the principal business carried on, nor to the renewal of a license for the sale at retail of alcoholic liquor on premises within one hundred feet (100') of any church or school where the church or school has been established within such one hundred feet (100') since the issuance of the original license. In the case of a church, the distance of one hundred feet (100') shall be measured to the nearest part of any building used for worship services or educational programs and not to property boundaries. (1999 Code § 3.21; amd. 2005 Code)
C. Change Of Location: A retail liquor dealer's license shall permit the sale of alcoholic liquor only within the premises described in the application and license. Such location may be changed only upon the written permit to make such change issued by the liquor commissioner. No change of location shall be permitted unless the proposed new location is a proper one for the retail sale of alcoholic liquor under the laws of the state and the ordinances of the village. (1999 Code § 3.13)
D. View From Street:
1. In premises upon which the sale of alcoholic liquor for consumption upon the premises is licensed (other than a restaurant, hotel or club), no screen, blind, curtain, partition, article or thing shall be permitted in the windows or upon the doors of such licensed premises which shall prevent a clear view into the interior of such licensed premises from the street or alley at all times. No booth, screen, partition or other obstruction, nor any arrangement of lights or lighting, shall be permitted in or about the interior of such premises which shall prevent a full view of the entire interior of such premises from the street or alley or sidewalk.
2. The premises shall be so located that there shall be a full view of the entire interior of such premises from the street, alley, road or sidewalk. All rooms where liquor is sold for consumption upon the premises shall be continuously lighted during business hours by natural or artificial white light so that all parts of the interior of the premises shall be clearly visible.
3. In case the view into any such licensed premises shall be wilfully obscured or in any manner obstructed, then such license shall be subject to revocation. In order to enforce the provisions of this subsection, the liquor commissioner shall have the right to require the filing with him of plans, drawings and photographs showing the clearance of the view as above required.
4. No window display of liquor shall be permitted. (1999 Code § 3.23; amd. 2005 Code)
E. Occupancy: In addition to any other requirements of the village concerning occupancy of premises, no licensee, his agent or employee shall permit more than one person per each fifteen (15) square feet of floor space within the licensed premises. For purposes of this subsection, "licensed premises" shall not include kitchen area, storage area and/or other similar areas which are used by the licensee and/or his employees and not used by or open to the licensee's patrons. (1999 Code § 3.29)
F. Sanitary Premises: All premises used for the retail sale of alcoholic liquor, or for the storage of such liquor for such sale, shall be kept in a clean and sanitary condition and shall be kept in full compliance with the provisions of ordinances regulating the condition of premises for the storage or sale of food for human consumption. (1999 Code § 3.18)
1. See title 9, chapter 6 of this code.