CHAPTER III. BUSINESS REGULATIONS AND LICENSESCHAPTER III. BUSINESS REGULATIONS AND LICENSES\Article 4. Alcoholic Liquor - Clubs

It shall be unlawful for any person granted a private club license by the State of Kansas to sell or serve any alcoholic liquor authorized by such license within the city without first obtaining a local license from the City Clerk.

(Ord. 2643)

The biennial license fee on each private club located in the city which has a private club license issued by the State Director of Alcoholic Beverage Control, which fee shall be paid before business is begun under an original state license and within five (5) days after any renewal of a state license, shall be three hundred dollars ($300.00) for a Class “A” Club and five hundred dollars ($500.00) for a Class “B” Club. The license fee may be paid in two annual installments by paying one-half at the time of the application and the remaining one-half plus 10% of such remaining balance of the license fee due and payable one year from the date of issuance of the license. Failure to pay the full amount due under this paragraph on the date it is due shall result in the automatic cancellation of such license for the remainder of the license term.

(Ord. 2643; Ord. 3170)

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 fee and the license application, the City Clerk shall issue a city license for the period covered by the state license, if there are no conflicts with any zoning or alcoholic beverage Ordinances of the city. The license period shall extend for the period covered by the state license. No license fee shall be refunded for any reason.

(Ord. 2643)

It shall be the duty of every licensee to observe the following regulations:

(a)   Every licensee shall cause the private club license to be placed in plain view on the premises.

(b)   No club licensed hereunder shall allow the serving, mixing or consumption of alcoholic liquor on its premises between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. on any day.

(c)   Cereal malt beverages may be sold on premises licensed for the retail sale of cereal malt beverages for on-premises consumption at any time when alcoholic liquor is allowed by law to be served on the premises.

(d)   No club membership shall be sold to any person under twenty-one (21) years of age, nor shall alcoholic beverages or cereal malt beverages be given, sold or traded to any person under twenty-one (21) years of age.

(Ord. 2643)

If a licensee has violated any of the provisions of this article, the Governing Body, upon five (5) days’ written notice to the person holding such license to sell alcoholic liquor, may permanently revoke or cause to be suspended for a period of not more than thirty (30) days such license.    In addition, the person holding the license may be charged in Municipal Court with a violation of the alcoholic liquor laws of the city and, upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00), or by imprisonment in jail for not more than thirty (30) days, or both such fine and imprisonment.

(Ord. 2643)