It shall be unlawful for any person to sell or serve any Alcoholic Liquor at any special event within the city without first obtaining a local special event permit from the city clerk.

(Ord. 1272, Sec. 1)

(a)      There is hereby levied a special event permit fee in the amount of $ 100.00 on each group or individual, which fee shall be paid before the event begins.

(b)     Every special event permit holder shall cause the permit receipt to be placed in plain view on any premises within the city where the holder of the special event permit is serving Alcoholic Liquor for consumption on the premises. 

(Ord. 1272, Sec. 2)

(a)      It shall be unlawful for any person to serve Alcoholic Liquor at a special event without first applying for a local special event permit at least 10 days before the event. Written application for the local special event permit shall be made to the city clerk on the form used for annual Cereal Malt Beverage sales as directed by the city clerk.  In addition to any other information required, the applicant shall provide the following:

(1)          the name of the applicant;

(2)          the group for which the event is planned;

(3)          the location of the event;

(4)          the date and time of the event;

(5)          any anticipated need for police, fire or other municipal services.

(b)     Upon meeting the requirements to obtain a special event permit, the city clerk shall issue a local special event permit to the applicant if there are no conflicts with any zoning or other ordinances of the city.

(c)      The city clerk shall notify the chief of police whenever a special event permit has been issued and forward a copy of the permit and application to the chief of police.

(Ord. 1272, Sec. 3)

(a)      No special event permit holder shall allow the serving of Alcoholic Liquor between the hours of 12:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. at any event for which a special event permit has been issued.

(b)     No Alcoholic Liquor shall be given, sold or traded to any person under 21 years of age.

(c)      No more than four special event permits may be issued in a calendar year to the same applicant.

(d)     No special event permit issued hereunder may be transferred or assigned to any other vendor.

(e)      All local ordinances and state statutes for the sale and consumption of Alcoholic Liquor including such ordinances and state statutes which apply to holders of Temporary Alcoholic Liquor permits.

(Ord. 1272, Sec. 4)