Chapter 9.04


9.04.010    Consumption of alcoholic beverages in public places.

9.04.020    Protective custody/cost recovery.

9.04.030    Repealed.

9.04.040    Repealed.

9.04.050    Definitions.

9.04.010 Consumption of alcoholic beverages in public places.

A. It is unlawful to possess an open bottle, can, or other receptacle containing an alcoholic beverage within the passenger compartment of a vehicle.

B. It is unlawful to consume alcoholic beverages:

1. Upon the public streets or highways;

2. In any public place other than a premises covered by a liquor control license;

3. On any public school property; or

4. At any public or private school-related function. (Ord. 15-06-413 § 23)

9.04.020 Protective custody/cost recovery.

A. Consistent with the requirements of state law, it is hereby determined to be in the public interest to protect public inebriants from potential harm to themselves and others by placing them in protective custody.

B. An incapacitated person taken into protective custody under subsection (A) of this section shall pay for the costs of such custody at a rate of $75.00 per day plus any medical costs incurred. The police department may institute reasonable procedures for the collection of such costs.

9.04.030 Sale or disposition of alcoholic beverages to drunken persons.

Repealed by Ord. 05-08-119.

9.04.040 Access to person under the age of 21 to licensed premises.

Repealed by Ord. 05-08-119.

9.04.050 Definitions.

“Alcoholic beverage” means a spirituous, vinous, malt, or other fermented or distilled liquid, whatever the origin, that is intended for human consumption as a beverage and that contains one-half of one percent or more of alcohol by volume, whether produced commercially or privately.

“Licensed premises” means any or all designated portions of a building or structure, rooms or enclosures in the building or structure, or real estate leased, used, controlled, or operated by a licensee under a license in the conduct of business for which the licensee is licensed at the specific address for which the license is issued.

“Licensee” means an individual, corporation, or other entity that holds a license authorized by AS 04, Alcoholic Beverages.

“School” means a school or that portion thereof which provides teaching for any grade from kindergarten through grade 12.