Section 4-51 Annual caterers permit.

    (a)    The business services administrator may issue a special license to caterers and other persons holding licenses to sell intoxicating liquor by the drink at retail for consumption on the premises pursuant to the provisions of this chapter who furnish provisions and service for use at a particular function, occasion or event at a particular location other than the licensed premises. The special license shall be effective for a maximum of fifty (50) days during any year, and shall authorize the service of alcoholic beverages at such function, occasion or event during the hours at which alcoholic beverages may lawfully be sold or served upon premises licensed to sell alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption.  For every special license issued pursuant to the provisions of this subsection, the licensee shall pay the sum of five hundred dollars ($500) a year payable at the same time and in the same manner as its other license fees.

    (b)    The business services administrator may issue a special license to caterers and other persons holding licenses to sell intoxicating liquor by the drink at retail for consumption on the premises pursuant to the provisions of this chapter who furnish provisions and service for use at a particular function, occasion, or event at a particular location other than the licensed premises. The special license shall be effective for an unlimited number of functions during the year, and shall authorize the service of alcoholic beverages at such function, occasion, or event during the hours at which alcoholic beverages may lawfully be sold or served upon premises licensed to sell alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption.  For every special license issued pursuant to the provisions of this subsection, the licensee shall pay the sum of one thousand dollars ($1,000) a year payable at the same time and in the same manner as its other license fees.

    (c)    Caterers issued a special license pursuant to subsections (a) and (b) of this section shall report to the business services administrator the location of each function three (3) business days in advance.  The report of each function shall include permission from the property owner, description of the premises, and the date or dates the function will be held.

    (d)    All provisions of the ordinances, rules and regulations of the city shall extend to such premises and shall be in force and enforceable during all the time that licensee, its agents, servants, employees, or stock are in such premises.  The provisions of this section shall not include the sale of packaged goods covered by this special license, except for wines in the original package.

    (e)    Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, any caterer who possesses a valid liquor license issued by any city or county may deliver alcoholic beverages in the city, in the course of the catering business.


(Ord. No. 18381, § 1, 1-18-05)


(Ord. 18381, Amended, 01/18/2005, Prior Text)