Chapter 10.06
INTOXICATING LIQUOR ON COUNTY PROPERTY

Sections:

10.06.010    Intoxicating liquor on county property.

10.06.020    Leased facilities.

10.06.030    Evergreen fairground and licensees of Snohomish county airport and Snohomish county department of parks and recreation.

10.06.040    Severability.

10.06.050    Effective date.

10.06.010 Intoxicating liquor on county property.

No person may be in possession of an open package containing intoxicating liquor or consume intoxicating liquor, as defined in SCC 10.08.010, on any county park, fairground, building, or other property of Snohomish County, except as provided for in this chapter. Violation of this section is a class 3 civil infraction punishable as provided in chapter 10.70 SCC.

(Res. 79-167, adopted July 2, 1979; Ord. 06-078, Oct. 11, 2006, Eff date Oct. 23, 2006; Amended by Amended Ord. 12-111, Jan. 9, 2013, Eff date March 1, 2013).

10.06.020 Leased facilities.

The opening or consumption of alcoholic beverages shall be permitted on any premises or property of the county leased to another party or otherwise contractually bound by an operator or concessionaire agreement for a term of one year or more, including the clubhouse at Kayak Point golf course and the Future of Flight Aviation Center, PROVIDED the lessee or other person occupying the premises or property has obtained a valid license from the Washington state liquor control board permitting the sale of intoxicating liquor.

(Ord. 81-025 § 1, adopted April 6, 1981; Ord. 80-014 § 1, adopted June 2, 1980; Res. 79-167, adopted July 2, 1979; Ord. 06-078, Oct. 11, 2006, Eff date Oct. 23, 2006).

10.06.030 Evergreen fairground and licensees of Snohomish county airport and Snohomish county department of parks and recreation.

The opening or consumption of alcoholic beverages shall be permitted on the premises of the Evergreen fairground, as described in SCC 2.32.020; the Snohomish county airport, as described in SCC 15.08.052 and other property under the custodianship of the department of parks and recreation designated by the director of parks and recreation pursuant to the terms of either a special occasion license, pursuant to RCW 66.24.380 and chapter 314-05 WAC, or a banquet permit, pursuant to RCW 66.20.010 and chapter 314-18 WAC, hereinafter collectively referred to as liquor license, issued to the person occupying such premises by the Washington state liquor control board; PROVIDED, That such person shall have secured a license or permit to use such premises, hereinafter referred to as a facility license, from Snohomish county, and PROVIDED, FURTHER, That:

(1) No such facility license shall be issued by Snohomish county except upon written application stating that the licensee intends to seek a Washington state liquor license and the terms of such license;

(2) No liquor shall be served at a licensed event until the county receives written confirmation of the licensee’s successful application for a liquor license from the Washington state liquor control board;

(3) The licensee shall indemnify and hold Snohomish county harmless from any liability arising out of any activity conducted permitted by such licensee on county property;

(4) The licensee shall provide commercial general liability insurance in an amount not less than $1,000,000 combined single limit bodily injury and property damage. Coverage shall include host liquor liability if alcohol is provided and/or liquor liability if liquor is sold. Liquor liability and/or host liquor liability must be noted on the evidence of insurance. Snohomish county, its officers, and employees shall be named as additional insured, with an additional insured endorsement. The policy shall not be reduced or cancelled without 45 days’ written notice to the county. The licensee shall provide to the county a certificate of insurance with endorsements prior to the event and, upon written request of the county, a duplicate of the policy as evidence of the insurance provided;

(5) If required by the director of the airport or the director of the department of parks and recreation, the licensee shall provide crowd control by the sheriff’s reserve, other police reserve, or such other security personnel as approved by the sheriff of Snohomish county. At the discretion of the county executive, the director of the airport, the director of the department of parks and recreation, or the sheriff, any facility license issued by the county for use of any premises of the Evergreen Fairground, the Snohomish county airport, or other property under the custodianship of the department of parks and recreation designated by the director of parks and recreation may be revoked at any time if such licensee shall fail to adequately police and control the sale, service, or consumption of liquor pursuant to a valid liquor license issued to it from the Washington state liquor control board or if such licensee violates any terms of its facility license.

As used in this section, the term "person" means an individual, firm, association, co-partnership, political subdivision, government agency, municipality, industry, public or private corporation, or any other legal entity.

(Ord. 81-025 § 2, adopted April 6, 1981; Res. 79-167, adopted July 2, 1979; Ord. 06-078, Oct. 11, 2006, Eff date Oct. 23, 2006; Amended by Ord. 17-030, July 12, 2017, Eff date Aug. 3, 2017).

10.06.040 Severability.

If any portion of this chapter is held invalid, such decision shall have no effect upon the validity of the remaining portions of this chapter. The board of county commissioners hereby declares that it would have adopted this chapter and each part or portions thereof irrespective of the fact that any one or more sections, subsections, sentences, clauses, phrases, parts or portions thereof be declared invalid or unconstitutional.

(Res. 79-167, adopted July 2, 1979).

10.06.050 Effective date.

This resolution shall be effective on October 1, 1979. The amount of insurance coverage required by SCC 10.06.030 shall be reviewed prior to the effective date of this act.

(Res. 79-167, adopted July 2, 1979).