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Legislation #: 070160 Introduction Date: 2/8/2007
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 10-102, Full sales-by-drink license, and 10-335, Prohibiting acts on sales-by-drink premises, and enacting in lieu thereof new subsections of like number and subject matter.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
2/7/2007 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/8/2007 Referred to Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee
2/21/2007 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
2/22/2007 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 070160

 

Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 10-102, Full sales-by-drink license, and 10-335, Prohibiting acts on sales-by-drink premises, and enacting in lieu thereof new subsections of like number and subject matter.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, is hereby amended by repealing Sections 10-102, Full sales-by-drink license, and 10-335, Prohibited acts on sales-by-drink premises, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter, to read as follows:

 

Sec. 10-102. Full sales-by-drink license.

 

(a)   A full sales-by-drink license authorizes the licensee to sell all kinds of alcoholic beverages by the drink for consumption on the licensed premises and to sell alcoholic beverages in the original package on the licensed premises. Each license shall be further classified into one of the sale-by-drink classifications set forth in this chapter.

 

(b)   No sales-by-drink license authorized under sections 10-102, 10-103, 10-104, 10-105, 10-106, 10-107, 10-108, 10-109, and 10-110 of this chapter, pertaining to sales-by-drink sales, shall be issued for a premises of the following businesses:

 

(1)    Drugstore.

 

(2)    Cigar and tobacco store.

 

(3)    Grocery store.

 

(4)    Convenience-grocery store.

 

(5)    General merchandising store.

 

(6)    Confectionery store.

 

(7)    Any store that sells gasoline, a gasoline service station, or motor vehicle repair garage.

 

(c)   A caterer with a full sales-by-drink license authorizes the caterer to sell all kinds of alcoholic beverages by the drink for consumption away from the licensed premises at other premises approved by the director. Each license shall be further classified into one of the sale-by-drink classifications set forth in this chapter.

 

(d) A wine manufacturer may apply for a full sales-by-drink license which authorizes the licensee to sell all kinds of alcoholic beverages by the drink for consumption on the premises where sold, if the premises so licensed is in close proximity to the winery. The licensed premises pursuant to this subsection shall also be exempt from the provisions of section 10-211 provided that the licensed premises are located in or upon the premises of a manufacturing facility and the manufacturing facility produces no less than 10,000 barrels of any kind of alcohol per annum. Each license shall be further classified into one of the sale-by-drink classifications set forth in this chapter.

 

Sec. 10-335. Prohibited acts on sales-by-drink premises.

 

(a)  Upon the licensed premises of a sales-by-drink licensee, no licensee, nor any employee of the licensee, shall:

 

(1)    Allow alcoholic beverages to be brought into or upon the premises by customers;

 

(2)    Allow any person to remove from the premises any alcoholic beverage provided for consumption on the premises;

 

(3)    Sell, give away or serve water, soda water, phosphates or any other kind of liquid to be used for the purpose of mixing intoxicating drinks, commonly referred to as "setups;"

 

(4)    Allow any customer, while in or upon the premises, to pour into, mix with or add intoxicating liquor to water, soda water, ginger ale, seltzer, malt, phosphates or any other kind of liquid or other liquor;

 

(5)    Allow any person to drink or consume any alcoholic beverage directly out of any bottle, if the volume size of the bottle exceeds 16 ounces, or if the alcohol content of the beverage exceeds 15 percent, by volume;

 

(6)    Allow any employee to solicit any customer to purchase alcoholic beverages or nonalcoholic beverages, either for that employee or for another employee;

 

(7)    Allow any employee directly participating in the sale of alcoholic beverages as defined by section 10-5 to consume any alcoholic beverage;

 

(8)    Allow any employee directly participating in the sale of alcoholic beverages as defined by section 10-5 to sit at any bar or table with any customer except for a reasonable period of time while actually engaged in taking a food or drink order;

 

(9)    Give away alcoholic beverage to any customer;

 

(10)    Sell any alcoholic beverage at retail for less than the price paid at wholesale;

 

(11)    Allow any employee, except dance instructors, to dance with any customer; or

 

(12)    Sell or give away any drug, medicine or controlled substance to any person, provided that nothing in this section shall prohibit the licensee, any of its employees or any other person from possessing or using a drug, medicine or controlled substance in a lawful manner, provided that this shall not apply to hotels, apartment hotels, motels, inns, lodges or similar places providing principally transient residential accommodations and having at least 40 rooms for overnight accommodation or restaurant bars as defined in this chapter.

 

(b)   This section shall not be construed to prohibit any of the acts described in subsections (1) through (5) of this section in any private guest room or private dining room of any duly licensed hotel, motel or club.

 

(c) This section shall not be construed to prohibit any of the acts described in subsection (9) of this section, prohibiting the giving away alcoholic beverages to any customer, in any duly licensed hotel or motel provided that the hotel or motel provides the complimentary alcoholic beverages during a happy hour not to exceed three hours, the complimentary beverages are provided only to guests of the hotel/motel and the complimentary beverages are a part of a complimentary guest package given to guests of the hotel/motel as a part of the lodging services provided to the hotel/motel guest. The licensee shall notify the director prior to providing complimentary alcoholic beverages during a happy hour.

 

(d) This section shall not be construed to prohibit any of the acts described in subsection (9) of this section, prohibiting the giving away of alcoholic beverages to any customer, on the premises of any duly licensed manufacturer, provided that (1) the complimentary beverages are produced by the manufacturer and are dispensed in connection with its manufacturing business or the beverages are produced by the manufacturer and given to guests as samples as part of a tour of the manufacturing facilities; and (2) the manufacturer produces in quantities not less than 10,000 barrels per annum; and (3) the manufacturer maintains a full sales-by-drink license pursuant to subsection 10-102(d).

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Kathy K. Adams

Assistant City Attorney