Sec. 2-4. Hours of sale.

It shall be unlawful for all barrooms, nightclubs and lounges to remain open after 2:00 a.m. and to re-open any earlier than 6:00 a.m. the same day. All package liquor stores and grocery stores shall be prohibited from selling alcoholic beverages between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. of the same day. It shall be unlawful for any restaurant, cafe or cafeteria to sell alcoholic beverages between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. of the same day. Anyone violating the provisions of this section, upon conviction, shall be fined not exceeding one hundred dollars ($100.00) or imprisoned for not more than thirty (30) days or both, and the liquor license shall be suspended or revoked in accordance with law.

(Ord. of 1-19-82)

Editor’s note—

Inclusion of an ordinance of Jan. 19, 1982, as § 2-4 has been at the editor’s discretion.

Sec. 2-5. Sale or distribution in residential areas.


The sale or distribution of beer, wine, liquor, or any beverage of high or low alcoholic content is strictly prohibited in residential areas of the Parish of Iberville.


“Residential area” as used herein shall be defined as any area in Iberville Parish where two (2) or more single- or multi-family dwellings exist within two hundred (200) feet of each other; but exclusive of commercial areas fronting on any state highway within the Parish of Iberville. There is also excluded from this definition a commercial grocery business which holds a parish occupational license as a grocery store, supermarket or convenience store having at least three hundred fifty (350) square feet of usable space with adequate parking and stocking a minimum of at least one hundred (100) grocery or food-related items.


This section shall not be applicable to those permittees presently holding permits on licensed premises for the sale and distribution of either low or high alcoholic content beverages in residential areas defined herein, at the time of its adoption; provided, however, this section shall be applicable to such permittees if the premises occupied in the residential area is abandoned and/or closed for thirty (30) days or if the owner or owners of said business fail to timely apply for a parish permit for the sale and distribution of high and low alcoholic content beverages.


Any person who violates this section shall, in addition to any civil remedies which may be imposed, be fined not more than one hundred dollars ($100.00) and/or imprisoned in the parish jail for not more than thirty (30) days, or both.

(Ord. of 9-1-81)

Editor’s note—

Inclusion of an ordinance of Sept. 1, 1981, as § 2-5 has been at the discretion of the editor.

Cross reference— Issuance of licenses for premises within certain proximity to churches, schools, libraries and playgrounds restricted, §§ 2-18, 2-40.