Sec. 14:9. – Location of alcoholic beverage businesses, additional restrictions; exemptions.

The mayor and board of aldermen of the City of Westwego shall not issue any new liquor licenses to any applicant for the purpose of operating a bar or lounge within two thousand (2,000) feet of any existing bar or lounge, except that liquor licenses shall be issued to new applicants where there existed a liquor license issued the previous year to said bar or lounge. This section shall not apply to existing establishments for which a license has been previously issued.

(Ord. No. 662, § 1, 2-14-66; Mo. of 4-11-66)

Sec. 14:50. – Bartender, barmaid registration 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 registering with the chief of police of the City of Westwego.

(Ord. No. 656, § 1, 11-18-65)

Cross reference— Additional regulations governing employees of alcoholic beverage businesses, § 10:200 et seq.

Sec. 14:51. – Registration of bartenders, barmaids.

Registration as a bartender or barmaid shall be made on forms furnished by the city and filed with the chief of police. A fee of two dollars ($2.00) shall be charged.

(Ord. No. 656, §§ 1, 2, 11-18-65)

Sec. 14:75. – Alcoholic beverage licensees exempted from general state Sunday closing laws.

Any and all businesses, persons or firms licensed to and selling, serving or dispensing alcoholic beverages are exempt from complying with the provisions of R.S. 51:191 and 51:192, relative to selling alcoholic beverages on Sunday; and said establishments may sell alcoholic beverages at any time not specifically prohibited by law.

(Ord. No. 803, § 1, 11-8-76)

State law reference— General state Sunday closing laws, R.S. 51:191, 51:192.

Sec. 14:78. – Prohibition on selling, purchasing or consuming alcoholic beverages near a church and/or place of worship, school or playground.



Church/place of worship shall mean any structure utilized or attached to a structure utilized in religious worship.

Person shall mean any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, company, or organization of any kind.