Chapter 9.04


9.04.010    Alcoholic beverage control – Enforcement.

9.04.030    Opening or consuming liquor or possessing an open container of liquor in public places.

9.04.010 Alcoholic beverage control – Enforcement.

The following state statutes, including all future amendments, are adopted by reference and wherever the word “title” or words “this title” are used therein, the same shall be construed to mean and refer to RCW Title 66 and “this act” shall mean and refer to the Washington State Liquor Act:


66.04.010    Definitions

66.20.200    Unlawful acts relating to card of identification and certification card

66.20.210    Licensee’s immunity to prosecution or suit – Certification card as evidence of good faith

66.28.090    Licensed premises open to inspection – Failure to allow

66.44.010    Local officers to enforce law – Authority of board – Liquor enforcement officers

66.44.040    Sufficiency of description of offenses in complaints, informations, process, etc.

66.44.050    Description of offense in words of statutes – Proof required

66.44.060    Proof of unlawful sale establishes prima facie intent

66.44.070    Certified analysis is prima facie evidence of alcoholic content

66.44.080    Service of process on corporation

66.44.090    Acting without license

66.44.120    Unlawful use of seal

66.44.130    Sale of liquor by drink or bottle

66.44.140    Unlawful sale, transportation of spirituous liquor without stamp or seal – Unlawful operation, possession of still or mash

66.44.150    Buying liquor illegally

66.44.160    Illegal possession, transportation of alcoholic beverages

66.44.170    Illegal possession of liquor with intent to sell – Prima facie evidence, what is

66.44.175    Violations of law

66.44.180    General penalties – Jurisdiction for violation

66.44.200    Sales to persons apparently under the influence of liquor

66.44.210    Obtaining liquor for ineligible person

66.44.240    Drinking in public conveyance – Penalty against carrier

66.44.250    Same – Penalty against individual

66.44.270    Furnishing liquor to minors – Possession, use – Exceptions

66.44.280    Minor applying for permit

66.44.290    Minor purchasing liquor

66.44.291    Penalty for minor purchasing or attempting to purchase liquor

66.44.300    Treating minor, etc., in public place where liquor sold

66.44.320    Sales of liquor to minors a violation

66.44.325    Unlawful transfer to a minor of an identification card

66.44.328    Unlawful to transfer to a minor of a forged, altered, etc., identification card

66.44.340    Employees 18 years and over allowed to sell and carry beer and wine for class E and/or F employees

66.44.370    Resisting or opposing officers in enforcement of title

(Ord. 634 § 2, 1990; Ord. 629 § 1, 1990)

9.04.030 Opening or consuming liquor or possessing an open container of liquor in public places.

Except as permitted by RCW Title 66, no person shall open a package containing liquor or possess an open container of liquor, or consume liquor in a public place. Violation of this section is a misdemeanor. (Ord. 629 § 1, 1990)