ARTICLE 3. ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR

3-301. STATE LICENSE REQUIRED.

It shall be unlawful for any person to keep for sale, offer for sale, or expose for sale or sell any alcoholic liquor as defined by the "Kansas liquor control act" without first having obtained a state license to do so. (Code 2004)

3-302. LICENSE FEE.

(a)    There is hereby levied an annual license fee, which fee shall be paid before the business is begun under an original state license and within five days after any renewal of a state license. The city license fee for any person holding a license issued by the state director of alcoholic beverage control for the retail sale within the city of alcoholic liquors for consumption off the premises shall be $300.

(b)    All applications for new or renewal city licenses shall be submitted to the city clerk. Upon presentation of a state license, payment of the city license, if there are no conflicts with any zoning or alcoholic beverage ordinances of the city.

(c)    The license period shall extend for the period covered by the state license. No license fee shall be refunded for any reason.

(Code 2004)

3-303. POSTING OF CITY LICENSE.

Every licensee under this article shall cause the city alcoholic liquor retailer’s city license certificate to be placed in plain view, next to or below the state license in a conspicuous place on the licensed premises. (Code 2004)

3-304. HOURS OF SALE.

No person shall sell at retail any alcoholic liquor:

(a)    On any Sunday before 12:00 p.m. and after 8:00 p.m.;

(b)    On Easter, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas;

(c)    Before 12:00 p.m. and after 8:00 p.m. on Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day;

(d)    Before 9:00 a.m. and after 11:00 p.m. on any day when the sale hereby is permitted except the specific hours for Sundays and Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day.

(K.S.A. 41-712 and 41-2911; Ord. 1279)

3-305. BUSINESS REGULATIONS.

It shall be unlawful for a retailer of alcoholic liquor to:

(a)    Permit any person to mix drinks in or on the licensed premises;

(b)    Employ any person under the age of 21 years in connection with the operation of the retail establishment;

(c)    Employ any person in connection with the operation of the retail establishment who has been adjudged guilty of a felony;

(d)    Furnish any entertainment in his or her premises or permit any pinball machine or game of skill or chance to be located in or on the premises; or

(e)    Have in his or her possession for sale at retail any bottles, cask, or other containers containing alcoholic liquor, except in the original package.

(f)    Sell, give away, dispose of, exchange or deliver, or permit the sale, gift or procuring of any alcoholic liquor to or for any person under 21 years of age.

(Code 2004)

3-306. RESTRICTIONS ON LOCATION.

No person shall knowingly or unknowingly sell, give away, furnish, dispose of, procure, exchange or deliver, or permit the selling, giving away, furnishing, disposing of, procuring, exchanging or delivering of any alcoholic beverage in any building, structure or premises, for consumption in such building or upon such premises if such consumption is within 200 feet from the nearest property line of any existing hospital, school, church or library. (K.S.A. 41-710; Code 2004)