Chapter 9.08


9.08.010    Alcoholic beverages in public place.

9.08.020    Exceptions.

9.08.030    Repealed.

9.08.040    Possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages in parks.

9.08.010 Alcoholic beverages in public place.

No person shall drink any malt, spirits, or vinous liquor containing more than one-half percent of alcohol by volume, or hold or exercise domain and control of any open container containing such beverages:

A. Upon any street, sidewalk, highway, alley, public parking lot, or public trail;

B. Upon any public school ground, bleacher, or stadium; or

C. Upon any private street, building or other private property within the City without the consent of the owner, the owner’s agent, or the person in lawful possession thereof. (Ord. 629 § 2, 2006; Ord. 394 § 2, 1983).

9.08.020 Exceptions.

The provisions of CMC 9.08.010 shall not be deemed to prohibit the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages as defined in CMC 9.08.010 in or upon any premises open to the public, public right-of-way or portion thereof which is owned, occupied or controlled by the City or any other governmental agency, when such consumption is in or upon premises where the sale or dispensing of alcoholic beverage is authorized by license or permit and has been approved by the City Clerk, Recreation Coordinator/Director and Chief of Police. (Ord. 533 § 2, 1997; Ord. 394 § 3, 1983).

9.08.030 Prohibition of glass beverage containers in City parks.

Repealed by Ord. 629. (Ord. 394 § 4, 1983).

9.08.040 Possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages in parks.

No person shall possess, consume, sell, give away or deliver possession of any alcoholic beverage to any other person, other than beer and wine, in any public park. (Ord. 629 § 4, 2006).