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Legislation #: 021277 Introduction Date: 10/17/2002
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 12/22/2002
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER FORD
Title: Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing therein Sections 10- 106, Convention trade area 3:00 a.m. closing permit, and 10-211, Number of retail alcoholic beverage licenses, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
10/23/2002

Hold On Agenda

11/13/2002

Hold On Agenda

11/25/2002

Do Pass as a Committee Substitute

11/26/2002

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

12/5/2002

Re-Referred

12/11/2002

Advance and Do Pass as Second Committee Substitute

12/12/2002

Passed As Second Substitute


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SECOND COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 021277

 

Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing therein Sections 10- 106, Convention trade area 3:00 a.m. closing permit, and 10-211, Number of retail alcoholic beverage licenses, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section A. That Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, entitled Alcoholic Beverages is hereby amended by repealing therein Sections 10-106, Convention trade area 3:00 a.m. closing permit, and 10-211, Number of retail alcoholic beverage licenses, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter, which read as follows:

Sec. 10-106. Convention trade area 3:00 a.m. closing permit.

(a) Eligibility. A 3:00 a.m. closing permit, authorized by RSMo 311. 174, authorizes the licensee who holds a section 10-102 or 10-103 sales-by- drink license located within the convention trade area to remain open between 1:30 a.m. and 3:00 a.m., if:

(1) The applicant's business is a convention hotel or motel; or

(2) The applicant's business is not a convention hotel or motel but is located not more than one (1) mile as measured from the outside walls of a hotel, defined as any structure, or building, under one management, which contains rooms furnished for the accommodation or lodging of guests, with or without meals being so provided, and kept, used, maintained, advertised or held out to the public as a place where sleeping accommodations are sought for pay or compensation by transient guests or permanent guests, and having more than 40 bedrooms furnished for the accommodation of such guests, and the applicant's annual gross sales at said business for the year immediately preceding the application for a 3: 00 a.m. closing permit equals $100,000.00 or more; and

(3) The applicant shall, within 45 days of the filing of the application, furnish to the director, signed consents from the owners of a majority of property parcels located in the city, as defined by geographic information systems maps based on the North American Datum 1983 Missouri West State Plane Coordinate System, maintained by the public works department of the city, wholly within or intersected by a radius of 500 feet from the proposed premises, as measured from the center of the door for the main entrance to the premises, except that any parcel of real estate on which a retail sale-by-drink or C.O.L. license is situated and any parcel of real estate owned by the city, except park property, shall not be included in the calculation. The center of the door for the main entrance to the premises shall be determined by the applicant, who shall furnish to the director with the application, two coordinates expressed in feet, based on the North American Datum 1983 Missouri West State


Plane Coordinate System, identifying the center of the door for the main entrance to the premises. If within the initial 45 day period for furnishing consents, an applicant files with the director a written request demonstrating good cause for an extension of time to furnish consents, the director may grant one extension of time for furnishing consents under this section up to an additional 45 days. For purposes of this section, a condominium as defined in this chapter, shall be considered as a single property parcel entitled to a single consent, which consent shall be validated if signed by the unit owners of a majority of the condominium units. In lieu of a signed consent from an eligible property owner under this section, an applicant may furnish and the director shall accept a signed consent in proper form from a tenant of that property owner under the following conditions:

a. That the tenancy is for a term not less than one year; and

b. That the applicant shall furnish to the director sufficient proof that the applicant has sent a notification to the eligible consenting owner in a form approved by the director, by U.S. certified mail; and

c. That the notification shall include the date of application, name and address of the applicant, the name and address of the proposed establishment, the type of license or permit applied for, the proposed hours of operation, the proposed type of entertainment, if any, a statement that if the owner does not file an objection with director within 30 days of the date of the certified mailing of the notification, that the director will accept the signed consent of the tenant, the name, address, telephone and facsimile numbers of the director's office and instructions to the property owner for filing an objection to accepting the signed consent of the tenant.

(b) Designation of convention trade area. Pursuant to RSMo 311.174, the city's convention trade area is hereby designated as all that territory within the corporate limits of the city.

(c) The director shall provide written notification of the filing of an application for a license or permit under this section to all eligible consenters identified for the application and owners of property parcels located in the city, as defined by geographic information systems maps based on the North American Datum 1983 Missouri West State Plane Coordinate System, maintained by the public works department of the city, wholly within or intersected by a radius of 500 feet from the proposed premises, as measured from the center of the door for the main entrance to the premises. The director shall provide written notification of the filing of an application for a license or permit under this section to all to neighborhood associations registered with the city planning and development department whose boundaries are wholly within or intersected by a radius of 500 feet from the proposed premises, as measured from the center of the door for the main entrance to the premises.

(d) Form of consent. Consents required under the provisions of this section shall be in writing on a form provided by the director and shall contain a statement that the person signing is a bona fide eligible consenter under the provisions of this section. Each signature on a consent shall be verified before a notary public.

(e) Package sales. No retail licensee holding a convention trade area 3:00 a.m. closing permit pursuant to this section, nor employee of the licensee, shall sell, give away, otherwise dispose of or allow the removal from the licensed premises any alcoholic beverages in the original package or suffer the same to be done on or about the licensed premises:

(1) Between the hours of 1:30 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. Tuesday through Saturday;

(2) Between the hours of 1:30 a.m. Sunday and 6:00 a.m. Monday.

(f) Notwithstanding the limitations contained in subsection (a)(2) herein, a sales by drink establishment licensed under this chapter located in that area bounded by and including the block face frontage of the north side of 17th Street Terrace, the east side of Woodland Avenue, the south side of 19th Street and the west side of Paseo Boulevard that has annual gross sales of $100,000.00 or more for the year immediately preceding the application for a 3:00 a.m. closing permit and meets all other requirements herein is eligible for such permit.

Sec. 10-211. Number of retail alcoholic beverage licenses. The number of alcoholic beverage licenses issued by the director shall be limited on the following basis:

(1) Retail sales-by-drink licenses. For those certain real properties that abut the right of way of Chouteau Trafficway from the intersection with the north right of way line of Northeast Parvin Road on the south to the intersection with the south right of way line of Russell Road on the north, two retail sale-by-drink licenses may be issued for population of zero to 1,500, and one additional sale-by-drink license may be issued for each additional 1,500 population which exceeds the first 1,500 population, contained within the entire boundaries of any United States census blocks located in the city, and which census blocks are located wholly within or intersected by a 3,000-foot radius from a proposed licensed premises, as measured from the center of the door for the main entrance to the premises. For all other census blocks located in the city, one retail sales-by-drink license may be issued for population of zero to 1,500, and one additional retail sales-by-drink license may be issued for each additional 1,500 population which exceeds the first 1,500 population, contained within the entire boundaries of any United States census blocks located in the city, and which census blocks are located wholly within or intersected by a 3,000-foot radius from a proposed licensed premises, as measured from the center of the door for the main entrance to the premises. The center of the door for the main entrance to the premises shall be determined by the applicant, who shall furnish to the director two coordinates expressed in feet, based on the North American Datum 1983 Missouri West State Plane Coordinate System, identifying the center of the door for the main entrance to the premises. The limitations provided in this section shall not apply to:

a. Retail sales-by-drink licenses issued to hotels, apartment hotels, motels, inns, lodges or similar places providing principally transient residential accommodations and having at least 40 rooms for overnight accommodation.

b. Retail sales-by-drink licenses issued to restaurant premises where substantial quantities of food are served, as defined in this chapter. The licensee of restaurant premises granted a license under this subsection shall file with the director, on a form provided by him, a verified statement showing the total amount of gross receipts, the total amount of gross receipts from the sale of alcoholic beverages, and the total amount of gross receipts from the sale of prepared meals and food made on the premises for the 90-day period immediately following the date of the issuance of the license, and thereafter for the 12-month period immediately preceding November 1 of each year. The statements shall be filed within 15 days after the expiration of the 90-day period and with each annual renewal application. Upon proper and sufficient evidence submitted to the director, the director shall summarily cancel or refuse to renew the license upon the failure of the licensed premises for a period of one year after issuance or renewal of the license to maintain an average of 50 percent or more of its total gross receipts in sales of prepared meals and food. Cancellation as provided in this subsection by the director of any license issued under this subsection shall not be deemed a revocation and shall not disqualify the licensee from applying for and receiving any license granted under the provisions of this chapter. The cancellation shall be appealable to the board in the manner set forth in section 10-62(b) of this chapter.

c. Sales-by-drink premises located wholly within the following described locations: That area bounded by, including and beginning from the intersecting point of the block face frontage of the west side of Broadway Boulevard and including the block face frontage of I- 70 on the north, thence east along the block face frontage of I-70 on the north to the intersecting point of and including the block face frontage of the east side of Cherry Avenue, thence south along the block face frontage of the east side of Cherry Avenue to the intersecting point of and including the block face frontage of the south side of 8th Street, thence east along the block face frontage of the south side of 8th Street to the intersecting point of and including the block face frontage of the east side of Holmes Avenue, thence south along the block face frontage of the east side of Holmes Avenue to the intersecting point of and including the block face frontage of the south side of 24th Street, thence west along the block face frontage of the south side of 24th Street to the intersecting point of and including the block face frontage of the west side of Broadway Boulevard, thence north along the block face frontage of the west side of Broadway Boulevard to the intersecting point of and including the block face frontage of the west side of Broadway Boulevard and the block face frontage of I-70 on the north and that area bounded by and including the block face frontage of the north side of 17th Street Terrace, the east side of Woodland Avenue, the south side of 19th Street and the west side of Paseo Boulevard and that area bounded by and beginning at the intersection of the west city limit and the south bank of the Missouri River, thence south along the west boundary of the city limit to the intersection with the north right of way line of 25th Street, thence east along the north right of way line of 25th Street to the intersection with the west right of way line of Allen Road, thence generally north along the west right of way line of Allen Road to the intersection with the west right of way line of Holly Avenue, thence north along the west right of way line of Holly Avenue to the intersection with the west right of way line of Beardsley Road, thence north along the west right of way line of Beardsley Road to the intersection with the north right of way line of 6th Street, thence east along the north right of way line of 6th Street to the intersection with the west right of way of Broadway Avenue, thence north along the west right of way line of Broadway Avenue to the intersection with the south bank of the Missouri River, thence west along the south bank of the Missouri River to the point of beginning.

(2) Retail sales-by-package licenses. For any retail sales-by- package license located within the entire boundaries of any United States census blocks located in the city, which abut the Missouri/Kansas state line, two retail sale-by-package licenses may be issued for population of zero to 1,500, and one additional sale-by-package license may be issued for each additional 1,500 population which exceeds the first 1,500 population, contained within the entire boundaries of any United States census blocks located in the city, and which census blocks are located wholly within or intersected by a 3,000-foot radius from a proposed licensed premises, as measured from the center of the door for the main entrance to the premises. For all other census blocks located in the city, that do not abut the Missouri/Kansas state line, one retail sale-by- package license may be issued for population of zero to 1,500, and one additional sale-by-package license may be issued for each additional 1,500 population which exceeds the first 1,500 population, contained within the entire boundaries of any United States census blocks located in the city, and which census blocks are located wholly within or intersected by a 3, 000-foot radius from a proposed licensed premises, as measured from the center of the door for the main entrance to the premises. The center of the door for the main entrance to the premises shall be determined by the applicant, who shall furnish to the director two coordinates expressed in feet, based on the North American Datum 1983 Missouri West State Plane Coordinate System, identifying the center of the door for the main entrance to the premises. The limitations provided in this section shall not apply to:

a. Retail sales-by-package premises with not less than 20, 000 square feet of sales display area within a building and an average of 80 percent or more of its total gross receipts from nonalcohol sales. The licensee of a retail sales-by-package premises granted a license under this subsection shall file with the director, on a form provided by him, a verified statement showing the total amount of gross receipts, the total amount of gross receipts from the sale of alcoholic beverages, and the total amount of gross receipts from the sale of inventory exclusive of alcoholic beverages made on the premises for the 90-day period immediately following the date of the original issuance of the license, and thereafter for the 12-month period immediately preceding May 1 of each year. The statements shall be filed within 15 days after the expiration of the 90- day period and with each annual renewal application for a retail sales-by- package license. Upon proper and sufficient evidence submitted to the director, the director shall summarily cancel or refuse to renew the license upon the failure of the licensed premises for a period of 1 year after original issuance or renewal of the license to maintain not less than 20,000 square feet of sale display area within a building; or upon the failure to maintain an average of 80 percent or more of its gross receipts from sales of inventory excluding alcoholic beverages. Cancellation as provided in this subsection by the director of any license issued under this subsection shall not be deemed a revocation and shall not disqualify the licensee from applying for and receiving any license granted under the provisions of this chapter. The cancellation shall be appealable to the board in the manner set forth in section 10-62(b) of this chapter.

b. Sales-by-package premises located wholly within the following described location: That area bounded by, including and beginning from the intersecting point of the block face frontage of the west side of the Broadway Bridge and the south bank of the Missouri River, thence east along the south bank of the Missouri River to the intersecting point of and including the west side of the Heart of America Bridge, thence south along the block face frontage of the west side of the Heart America Bridge to the intersecting point of and including the block face frontage of the north side of I-70 on the north, thence east along the block face frontage of the north side of I-70 on the north to the intersecting point of and including the block face frontage of the east side of Cherry Avenue, thence south along the block face frontage of the east side of Cherry Avenue to the intersecting point of and including the block face frontage of the south side of 8th Street, thence east along the block face frontage of the south side of 8th Street to the intersecting point of and including the block face frontage of the east side of Holmes Avenue, thence south along the block face frontage of the east side of Holmes Avenue to the intersecting point of and including the block face frontage of the south side of 24th Street, thence west along the block face frontage of the south side of 24th Street to the intersecting point of and including the block face frontage of the west side of Broadway Boulevard, thence north along the block face frontage of the west side of Broadway Boulevard to the intersecting point of the west side of the Broadway Bridge and the south bank of the Missouri River.

 

c. Sales-by-package premises for the sale of malt liquor or nonintoxicating beer in the original package if the premises is located so that no residentially zoned property is within a radius of 600 feet from the premises as measured from the center of the door for the main entrance to the premises, and 80 percent or more of the gross sales on the premises are nonalcoholic beverage sales, and the applicant furnishes to the director, signed consents from the owners of a majority of property parcels under the provisions of section 10-214 of this chapter, provided that the applicable radius to determine eligible consenters for this exemption from the requirements of this section shall be 500 feet.

(3) The determination of population contained within the entire boundaries of any United States census blocks located in the city, and which census blocks are located wholly within or intersected by a 3,000- foot radius as measured from the center of the door of the main entrance of a proposed sales-by-drink or sales-by-package premises, shall be made by adding the total population as determined by the most recent U.S. Decennial Census to be contained within the entire boundaries of each such United States census block. The determination of the number of licenses of a specific category located within the entire boundaries of any United States census blocks located in Kansas City, Missouri, and which census blocks are located wholly within or intersected by a 3,000-foot radius as measured from the center of the door of the main entrance of a proposed sales-by-drink or sales-by-package premises, shall be made by adding the total number of such licenses, located within the entire boundaries of each such United States census block, but excluding those licenses exempted under subsections (1)a., (1)b., (1)c., (2)a., and (2)b. of this section. The locations described in subsections 10-211(1)c. and (2)b. shall be excluded for purposes of determining the population and number of licenses contained in the U.S. census blocks wholly within or intersected by a 3,000-foot radius of a proposed sales-by-drink or sales-by-package premises. In connection with any application for a new license regulated under this section, for the purposes of determining the number of licenses in the categories regulated under this section, contained within the entire boundaries of any United States census blocks located in Kansas City, Missouri, and which census blocks are located wholly within or intersected by a 3,000-foot radius from a proposed licensed premises, as measured from the center of the door for the main entrance to the premises, all such city licenses existing at the time of the determination by the director, whether serving a suspension, under an order of nonrenewal, under an order of suspension or revocation, or under investigation for, subject to or charged with disqualification from holding a license or a violation of the provisions of this chapter, shall be included in the calculation unless the nonrenewal or revocation is final with all rights of appeal foreclosed.

(4) If the total number of sales-by-drink or sales-by-package licenses herein issued at the time this chapter becomes effective exceeds the number authorized for that category of license, those licenses, if they meet all other requirements, shall be entitled to renewal on an annual basis. If a license is not renewed or ceases to fulfill all other requirements of this chapter and is thereafter terminated or canceled or expires, then an application for a new license for the previously licensed premises shall be required to fulfill all conditions of this chapter for an original license, including but not limited to the provisions of section 10-211 limiting the number of licenses. Additional licenses in a category shall not be issued until the time as the respective population ratios as calculated and determined under this section exceed the populations provided herein. A new license in a category, if the application meets all other requirements of this chapter, may be issued for a vacancy created by bona fide purchase or transfer of a license to a new premises located in a census block wholly within or intersected by a 3, 000-foot radius from the existing licensed premises, as measured from the center of the door for the main entrance to the premises, so long as an application for a new license is filed within 12 months from the date of bona fide purchase or transfer. A licensee whose license has been surrendered, canceled or not renewed as a result of the transfer of the real property where the premises are located to an entity that has the power of eminent domain, and who files an application for a new license within 12 months from the date of the transfer of the real property shall be exempt from the requirements of this section with respect to a new location, but the licensee shall meet all other requirements of this chapter. For the purposes of this chapter, the center of the door for the main entrance to the premises shall be determined by the applicant, who shall furnish to the city two coordinates expressed in feet, based on the North American Datum 1983 Missouri West State Plane Coordinate System, identifying the center of the door for the main entrance to the premises.

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Approved as to form and legality:

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Assistant City Attorney