Section 4-13 Standards of conducting business on licensed premises.

    The standards set forth in this section shall be considered in determining whether a license under this chapter should be renewed, suspended or revoked.  In conducting business on the licensed premises, a licensee and the licensee’s agents and employees shall:

    (1)    Prevent or suppress any violent quarrel, disorder, brawl, fight or other unlawful conduct of any person on the premises.  As used in this section, “premises” includes the licensed premises and the parking lots and areas around the business which are owned, used or maintained as part of the business.

    (2)    Immediately report to the police any illegal or violent act committed on the premises when the licensee or the licensee’s employee knew or should have known that the act occurred on the premises.

    (3)    Cooperate fully with law enforcement authorities during an investigation of an illegal or violent act committed on the premises.

    (4)    Operate the business in such a manner that it does not constitute a nuisance.

    (5)    Take appropriate and necessary steps to supervise the outdoor area of the premises including keeping the area free from litter and preventing the parking area from becoming a gathering place for customers of the business.

    (6)    Comply with all provisions of this chapter and this code.

        (7)        Comply with all state and federal law including all rules and regulations pertaining to the sale and licensing of intoxicating liquor and nonintoxicating beer.

    (8)    Answer all summons and appear for all scheduled hearings and trials in any court for purported violations of this chapter or state and federal law, including all rules and regulations pertaining to the sale and licensing of intoxicating liquor and nonintoxicating beer.

    (9)    Every licensee shall be responsible for the sale of alcoholic beverages by its employees.


(Code 1964, § 4.120; Ord No. 18006, § 1, 3-1-04 ; Ord. No. 21176, § 1, 12-5-11)

Editor's note - Ord. No. 18006, § 1, adopted Mar. 1, 2004, renumbered Sec. 4-13 to 4-19.

     State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. §§ 311.320, 312.405.


(Ord. 21176, Amended, 12/05/2011, Prior Text; Ord. 18006, Amended, 03/01/2004, Prior Text)