Sec. 4-19. Closing hours.
(a) All places of business where alcoholic beverages are kept, sold, stored for sale at retail, served or consumed shall close their places of business between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. of any Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday; and between the hours of 2:00 a.m. on Sunday until 12:00 noon on Sundays.
(b) During the hours when the premises shall be closed as provided under subsection (a), all business activity shall cease except as specifically authorized or provided by the provisions of this Code.
(Code 1958, § 4-17; Ord. No. 8097, 5-10-88; Ord. No. 9590, 4-23-96; Ord. No. 10,073, 9-26-00; Ord. No. 10,647, 12-12-06; Ord. No. 10,689, 4-24-07)
Sec. 4-19.1. Same—Exemptions—City governmental complex; hotel-motel hospitality rooms.
The closing hours as set forth in section 4-19 shall not apply to the city governmental complex or hotel-motel hospitality rooms.
(Ord. No. 7267, 4-14-81; Ord. No. 7295, 6-23-81; Ord. No. 9590, 4-23-96; Ord. No. 10,875, 12-23-08)
Sec. 4-19.2. Same—Private clubs.
A bona fide private club, as defined herein, shall be exempt from the closing hours set forth in section 4-19.
(Ord. No. 7267, 4-14-81; Ord. No. 7295, 6-23-81; Ord. No. 9590, 4-23-96)
Sec. 4-20. Same—Exceptions; merchandise to be concealed during such hours.
The provisions of section 4-19 requiring that the premises shall be closed and that all business activities shall cease shall not apply to any bona fide cigar stand, newsstand, drugstore, restaurant, hotel, motel or grocery store; provided no cigar stand, newsstand, drugstore, restaurant, hotel, motel or grocery store herein exempted from the closing provisions of section 4-19 shall sell, serve, display or allow the consumption of alcoholic beverages and is hereby prohibited from selling, serving, displaying or allowing the consumption of alcoholic beverages in or on the premises during the hours so prohibited, such places of business shall keep all alcoholic beverages covered up. The provisions hereof are not intended to permit any place of business herein designated to remain open where that business is forbidden to remain open by any other provision of this Code.
(Code 1958, § 4-18; Ord. No. 8097, 5-10-88)
Sec. 4-21. Same—Frequenting places during such times.
It shall be unlawful for any person, other than the proprietor or his employee, to stay or be found in any barroom, saloon or other place where alcoholic beverages are kept and sold between the hours when such places are required to be closed.
(Code 1958, § 4-19)
Sec. 4-22. Sale in lodging houses prohibited.
It shall be unlawful for any person to sell, offer for sale, or keep for sale, any alcoholic beverage controlled by this chapter in any place or premises used as a dwelling house, a boardinghouse, a lodging house, or a rooming house; provided, nothing in this section shall apply to duly licensed hotels.
(Code 1958, § 4-20)