Sec. 3-3. Consumption or carrying of alcoholic beverages in public.
No person shall consume an alcoholic beverage while standing, walking, sitting or riding on the public streets, sidewalks or other public rights-of-way of the city; nor shall any person carry an opened bottle, cup, glass, or any other open container containing any alcoholic beverage while standing, walking or riding on public streets, sidewalks or other public rights-of-way within the city.
Sec. 3-4. Closing hours.
(a) It shall be unlawful in the city for a holder of a retail liquor license of high or low alcoholic content or such person’s servants, agents, or employees, to allow or permit the licensed premises to remain open or allow any patrons to remain therein between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. of the same day.
(b) Grocery stores, drug stores or other establishments situated in the city, the main business of which is not the sale of alcoholic beverages of high or low alcoholic content, may remain open for the sale of other items permitted by law, but any sale or consumption of alcoholic beverages in such places of business during the prohibited hours above set forth is expressly prohibited.
(Ord. of 4-15-82; Ord. of 2-1-86)
Sec. 3-61. Bartending permit; required.
It shall be unlawful for any person to work as a bartender or barmaid in any barroom, tavern, club, or other establishment where alcoholic beverages are sold and consumed on the premises, without first making application to and securing from the parish sheriff a permit for such work. Owners and others having alcoholic beverages permits as owners or managers of such establishments are exempt from the provisions of this section. The fee for the permit shall be twenty-five dollars ($25.00) plus actual cost of state police background investigation.
(Ord. No. 2007-50, § I, 12-11-07)
Sec. 3-62. Application requirements.
The application for a bartender’s permit shall be in writing and sworn to before a notary public, and shall contain the full name and correct address of the applicant and shall include a sworn statement that he possesses the qualifications set forth in section 3-63.
(Ord. No. 2007-50, § II, 12-11-07)
Sec. 3-63. Applicant qualifications.
Each applicant far a bartender’s permit to dispense alcoholic beverages from behind a bar shall possess the following qualifications:
(1) Is a person of good character and reputation and over eighteen (18) years of age;
(2) Has not been convicted of a felony under the laws of the United States, the State of Louisiana, or any other state or country;
(3) Has not been convicted in this or in any other state or by the United States or any other country of soliciting for prostitution, pandering, letting premises for prostitution, contributing to the delinquency of juveniles, keeping a disorderly place, or illegally dealing in narcotics;
(4) Has not had a license or permit to sell or deal in alcoholic beverages, issued by the United States, any state, or by any political subdivision of a state authorized to issue permits or licenses, revoked within one year prior to the application, or been convicted or had a judgment of court rendered against him involving alcoholic beverages by this or any other state or by the United States for one year prior to the application;
(5) Has not been convicted in this or in any other state or by the United States or any other country of soliciting for prostitution, pandering, letting premises for prostitution, contributing to the delinquency of juveniles, keeping a disorderly place, illegally dealing in narcotics, or possession of any illegal narcotics;
(6) Has not been convicted of violating any municipal or parish ordinance adopted pursuant to the provisions of R.S. 26:494;
(7) Has not had a certificate or permit to dispense alcoholic beverages from the bar issued by any other parish, municipality or state suspended or revoked.
(Ord. No. 2007-50, § III, 12-11-07)