Chapter 9.15


9.15.010    Smoking and tobacco use unlawful.

9.15.020    Alcohol use unlawful.

9.15.030    Violation – Penalties.

9.15.010 Smoking and tobacco use unlawful.

It shall be unlawful to smoke or use tobacco in any form in any municipal building be it owned or leased by the City of Mountlake Terrace except any restaurant facility therein may have a “smoking” as well as a “nonsmoking” section. (Ord. 1795 § 1, 1988).

9.15.020 Alcohol use unlawful.

It shall be unlawful to use, consume, or possess alcoholic beverages in any form upon any property owned or leased by the City of Mountlake Terrace provided, however, this section shall not apply to the City Library multipurpose room or small conference room or the Municipal Golf Course Clubhouse meeting room or restaurant facilities so long as the users thereof have fully complied with the licensing or permit requirements of the Washington State Liquor Control Board and all state statutes pertinent to the sale, possession, or consumption of intoxicating liquors or beverages. Provided further that this prohibition may be waived by the Chief of Police upon application to the City by a community organization requesting the use, consumption or possession of alcoholic beverages upon City owned or leased property in connection with an event sponsored by a community organization that has a direct benefit to the community. The Chief of Police may grant a waiver only upon a showing by the organization that:

A. The community-sponsored event is open to the public;

B. The organization has obtained or will obtain all necessary permits and will be in compliance with all state, county, and local code and regulations;

C. The organization has obtained and provided proof of required insurance coverage;

D. Potential impacts to the community/neighborhood, City services and facilities have been considered and sufficiently mitigated to the Chief of Police requirements;

E. Safety, security, and risk issues have been considered and sufficiently addressed by the applicant to the Chief of Police requirements. (Ord. 2284 § 1, 2001; Ord. 1795 § 2, 1988).

9.15.030 Violation – Penalties.

Any violation of the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed to be a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $500.00 or by imprisonment for a period not to exceed 90 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. (Ord. 1795 § 3, 1988).