Sec. 10-3. Hours of sale.
(a) The sale of all alcoholic beverages, whether defined as malt beverages or liquors, is prohibited between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m., Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
(b) All bars, lounges, clubs and similar establishments shall be vacated between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m., Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
(Code 1958, § 3-3)
Sec. 10-67. State and local permits required.
No person shall do any act for which a permit is required by this article unless he holds the proper state and local permit. Each day’s conduct of business by a wholesaler or retailer without such a valid, unsuspended permit constitutes a separate violation of this article.
Sec. 10-74. Proximity of premises to churches, libraries, schools and playgrounds.
No permit shall be granted for any premises situated within 300 feet of a public playground or of a building used exclusively as a church or synagogue, public library, or school except a school for business education conducted as a business college or school. The measurement to be taken shall be as a person walks using the sidewalk from the nearest point of the property line of the church or synagogue, public library, public playground or school to the nearest point of the premises to be licensed as described in the application; provided, however, that these restrictions shall not apply to any premises which are maintained as a bona fide wholesale or class B retail outlet, hotel, railway car or bona fide fraternal organization; provided further, that these restrictions shall not apply to any premises licensed to deal in beverages of low alcoholic content prior to the effective date of the ordinance from which this section is derived, enacted on September 20, 1955. If the area to be zoned is an undeveloped area, the distance shall be measured in a straight line from the nearest point to the nearest point of the respective premises. The restrictions contained in this section do not apply to premises which are maintained as a bona fide wholesale or class B retail outlet, hotel, railway car or fraternal organization nor to any premises licensed to deal in beverages of a low alcoholic content for a period of one year prior to the passage of the aforesaid ordinance enacted on September 20, 1955.
(Code 1958, § 3-16)
Sec. 10-142. Application.
(a) Any person desiring to engage in the business of selling, handling and distributing any beverage of high alcoholic content in the city shall, prior to engaging in such business, present an application to the mayor and board of aldermen for a permit to engage in such business, which application shall contain: The full name of the applicant; shall state whether a natural person, a partnership or a corporation, and if either one of the latter two, the name of the person who shall actually conduct and manage such business; the location at which such business shall be conducted; and the form of permit for which he is applying.
(b) Applications under this section shall be sworn to and shall contain the applicant’s social security number; his federal employer identification number, if applicable; his state department of revenue and taxation business account number, if applicable; his correct home address; and an accurate description and correct street address of the premises wherein the business or operation is to be conducted, which address shall be considered the proper address for all notices to the applicant or permittee required by this article, and shall be accompanied by an affidavit of the applicant showing that he meets the qualifications and conditions set out in R.S. 26:80. Original and renewal applications shall also be accompanied by a signed sales tax clearance from the secretary of the state department of revenue and taxation, and the sales tax collection agency in the parish which clearance request shall be processed within seven business days.
(c) Unless he is seeking a renewal of his permit, an applicant for a retail dealer’s permit shall attach to his application, as a part thereof, a sworn affidavit stating that he has complied with the provisions of R.S. 26:77.
(d) Applications shall be on regular forms furnished by the city and obtained at the city clerk’s office.
(Code 1958, § 3-28)
State law reference— Content of application for permit, R.S. 26:78 Sec. 10-145. Revocability for creating nuisance.
Any person holding a permit under this article shall be deemed to have accepted the permit with the understanding that such permit is revocable at any time at the discretion of the mayor if, at any time, such place of business is being conducted in violation of R.S. 26:90 or 26:91.
(Code 1958, § 3-31)
State law reference— Revocation of permit, R.S. 33:4785 et seq.