A person holding a retail dealer’s permit issued under this article and each agent, associate, employee, representative or servant thereof shall, before engaging in the sale of alcoholic beverages appear at the police department for the purpose of having a photograph made, being fingerprinted, and showing proof of correct name, address, and date of birth. A fee of $10.00 shall be paid to the city for each application for such a permit. In addition, each applicant shall pay a fee of $10.00 to the state.
Subsection (a) of this section does not apply to employees of private clubs where alcoholic beverages are sold only to members and invited guest of same.
The police department shall investigate all parties engaged in the retail dealer sales of alcoholic beverages and their findings are to become part of the record of the permittee as well as the records of the police department.
All persons engaged in retail dealer sales of alcoholic beverages shall also have all other permits required by city ordinances and state law.
(Code 1990, § 3-4; Ord. No. 614, § XVII, 12-3-1970; Ord. No. 617, 2-9-1971)
Sec. 6-73. – Location restrictions.
No permit required by this division shall be granted under this article in contravention to the zoning laws of the city.
No permit shall be granted under this article for any premises situated within 300 feet or less distance of a building occupied exclusively as a church or synagogue or public library or public playground or school, except for business education conducted as a business college or school. This distance shall be measured as a person walks using the sidewalk from the nearest point of the property line of a church or synagogue or public library or public playground or school to the nearest point of the premises to be licensed, except that this subsection shall not apply to any premises which are maintained as a bona fide hotel, motel, fraternal organization, or restaurant not maintaining a service bar and selling beer only for consumption on the premises. There is further excepted from the provisions of this subsection, booster clubs selling beverages of low alcoholic content in accordance with the provisions of city Ordinance Numbers 938 and 614, as amended; however, the sale of beverages of low alcoholic content in packages only, to be taken off the premises, shall be permitted from premises located within 300 feet or less of a building occupied exclusively as a church or synagogue or public library or public playground or school; provided, however, that in no event shall the permittee allow the consumption of the alcoholic beverages in, on, or about the premises wherein the packaged alcoholic beverages are sold.
This section does not apply to any premises which have been issued a permit to deal in alcoholic beverages for a period of one year or longer prior to December 3, 1970 and held by the original applicant.
(Code 1990, § 3-52; Ord. No. 614, § XI, 12-3-1970; Ord. No. 934, § 1, 1-8-1987; Ord. No. 938, § 1, 2-19-1987; Ord. No. 1598, § 1, 11-15-2007)
State law reference—Similar provisions, R.S. 26:281.
Sec. 6-105. – Obscenity, lewd conduct, etc.
No person holding a retail dealer’s permit issued under this article and no servant, agent or employee of the permittee shall, upon the premises for which such permit was issued, permit any disturbance of the peace or obscenity, or any lewd, immoral, or improper entertainment, conduct, or practices, including those conditions set forth in R.S. 26:90.
(Code 1990, § 3-78; Ord. No. 614, § XVI(e), 12-3-1970)
Sec. 6-117. – Consumption of alcohol outside licensed premises prohibited.
No person holding an alcoholic beverage outlet dealers permit of any type, including but not limited to, packaged, retail and wholesale dealer permits issued under this article and no servant, agent or employee of the permittee shall permit the consumption of alcoholic beverages in or on the outside area of the premises in which the alcoholic beverages are sold.
(Code 1990, § 3-90; Ord. No. 1006, § 2, 9-5-1991; Ord. No. 1065, § 1, 5-5-1994)