City of Richmond Heights, MO
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Article I Intoxicating Liquor

Section 600.010 Citation of Article.

Section 600.020 Scope of Article.

Section 600.030 Definitions.

Section 600.040 License Required.

Section 600.050 License Limited.

Section 600.060 Posting License.

Section 600.070 License Application — Requirement.

Section 600.080 License Application — Information.

Section 600.090 Investigation of Application.

Section 600.100 Application Approval — Hearing — Notice.

Section 600.110 License Issuance — Contents — Fees — Duration.

Section 600.120 Standards For License Issuance.

Section 600.130 License Fees.

Section 600.140 Number of Licenses Limited.

Section 600.150 License Fee — Refund.

Section 600.160 Restaurant and Bars Carryout.

Section 600.165 Table Tap Dispensing Systems.

Section 600.170 Prohibited Locations.

Section 600.180 Suspension and Revocation of Licenses — Procedures.

Section 600.190 Renewal of Licenses — Procedures.

Section 600.200 Package Licensees — Business.

Section 600.210 Package License Fee — Merchant's License.

Section 600.220 Continuation of License Upon Licensee's Death.

Section 600.230 Transfer of Stock — New Officers.

Section 600.240 New Petition By Corporations.

Section 600.250 Notice of Employees of Licensees.

Section 600.260 Time Fixed For Opening and Closing Premises — Closed Place Defined — Penalty.

Section 600.265 Certain Holidays, Sale By The Drink On Sunday Allowed.

Section 600.270 Restaurant Bar, Sunday Sales, When — Temporary License, New Business, When.

Section 600.275 Liquor On Sunday At Non-Profit Organization.

Section 600.280 Licenses For Sale of Liquor By The Drink Not For Consumption On Premises — Fees.

Section 600.285 Unauthorized Liquor On Licensed Premises.

Section 600.290 Applicability of Article To Druggist.

Section 600.300 Change of Business Location.

Section 600.310 Change in Premises — Retailers.

Section 600.320 Prohibited Activities in Licensed Premises.

Section 600.330 Drink Solicitation Prohibited.

Section 600.340 Minors — Possession or Sale Prohibited.

Section 600.350 Sale To Intoxicated Person.

Section 600.360 Employment of Minors Under Sixteen Years.

Section 600.370 Employment of Convicted Felons.

Section 600.380 Sale To Unlicensed Persons.

Section 600.390 Financial Interest in Retail Sale — Contracts.

Section 600.400 Mixing Liquor With Drugs.

Section 600.410 Window Display of Liquor.

Section 600.420 Misrepresentation of Brand of Liquor.

Section 600.430 Retailers — Purchases Restricted.

Section 600.440 Labeling Containers.

Section 600.450 Original Package Beer — Minimum Quantity.

Section 600.460 Original Package Liquor — Minimum Quantity.

Section 600.470 License For Charitable Organizations.

Section 600.475 Suspension or Revocation of Liquor License — Cause.

Section 600.480 Penalties.

Article II Non-Intoxicating Liquor

Section 600.490 License Required.

Section 600.500 Qualifications For License.

Section 600.510 Requirements and Procedure For License Applications.

Section 600.520 Council Approval — Separate Licenses.

Section 600.010 Citation of Article.

[CC 1984 §4-1; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-1]
This Article shall be known and may be cited as the "Alcoholic Beverage Code".

Section 600.020 Scope of Article.

[CC 1984 §4-2; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-2]
The provisions of this Article shall apply to the City.

Section 600.030 Definitions.

[CC 1984 §4-3; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-18-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-3; Ord. No. 3722 §12, 6-1-1981; Ord. No. 3765 §8, 12-7-1981; Ord. No. 4110 §1, 4-7-1986; Ord. No. 4215 §1, 6-6-1988]
As used in this Article, the following terms shall have these prescribed meanings:
COMMON EATING AND DRINKING AREA
An area or areas within a building or group of buildings designated for the eating of food and drinking of liquor sold at retail by establishments which do not provide areas within their premises for the consumption of food and liquor; where the costs of maintaining such area or areas are shared by the payment of common area maintenance charges, as provided in the respective leases permitting the use of such areas, or otherwise; and where the annual gross income from the sale of prepared meals or food consumed in such common eating and drinking area is, or is projected to be, at least two hundred seventy-five thousand dollars ($275,000.00).
DIRECTOR
The City Manager.
INTOXICATING LIQUOR
Includes alcohol for beverage purposes, alcoholic, spirituous, vinous, fermented, malt, or other liquors, or combination of liquors, a part of which is spirituous, vinous, or fermented, and all preparations or mixtures for beverage purposes, containing in excess of one-half of one percent (.5%) by volume except for non-intoxicating beer as defined in Section 312.010, RSMo. All beverages having an alcoholic content of less than one-half of one percent (0.5%) by volume shall be exempt from the provisions of this Chapter, but subject to inspection as provided by Sections 196.365 to 196.445, RSMo.
LIGHT WINES
Any wine manufactured exclusively from grapes, berries and other fruits and vegetables and containing not in excess of fourteen percent (14%) of alcohol by weight.
MALL
A roofed over common pedestrian area within a building and enclosing fifty (50) or more tenants and occupancies such as retail stores, drinking and dining establishments, entertainment and amusement facilities, offices and other similar uses wherein tenants and pedestrians have a common entrance. Anchor stores shall not be considered as part of the mall.
MALT BEVERAGES
Any intoxicating liquor of fermented malt known as beer, ale or malt liquor.
[Ord. No. 5222 §1, 6-17-2013]
MINOR
Any person under the age of twenty-one (21) years.
ORIGINAL PACKAGE
Any package containing three (3), six (6), twelve (12), or twenty-four (24) small standard beer bottles, and any package containing three (3), six (6) or twelve (12) large standard beer bottles, when such bottles contain non-intoxicating beer as defined by this Chapter.
PREMISES
Includes the place or places within a specified structure where intoxicating liquor is sold and consumed, provided however, that the premises and the place or places where intoxicating liquor is sold and consumed shall, at the time of application for any license hereunder, be fully described in such application, but the place or places described in the application need not be adjoining and contiguous rooms or areas.
RESTAURANT BAR
Any establishment having a restaurant or similar facility on the premises at least fifty percent (50%) of the gross income of which is derived from the sale of prepared meals or food consumed on such premises or which has an annual gross income of at least two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000.00) from the sale of prepared meals or food consumed on such premises.
SALE BY DRINK
The sale of any intoxicating liquor except malt liquor, in the original package, in any quantity less than fifty (50) milliliters shall be deemed "sale by the drink", and may be made only by a holder of a retail liquor dealer's license and when so made, the container in every case shall be emptied and the contents thereof served as other intoxicating liquors sold by the drink are served.

Section 600.040 License Required.

[CC 1984 §4-4; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-4; Ord. No. 3765 §1, 12-7-1981]
Except as otherwise provided in this Article, no person shall sell or expose for sale any intoxicating liquor in the City without first having obtained from the City a license.

Section 600.050 License Limited.

[CC 1984 §4-5; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1971; Ord. No. 3140 §4-5]
Each license shall apply only to the class for which issued and for the premises specifically described in the license and shall not be transferable nor assignable.

Section 600.060 Posting License.

[CC 1984 §4-10; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-6]
All licenses issued pursuant to the provisions of this Article shall be kept conspicuously posted in the premises for which such license was issued.

Section 600.070 License Application — Requirement.

[CC 1984 §4-11; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-7; Ord. No. 3722 §1, 6-1-1981]
A. 
Applications for licenses to sell intoxicating liquor shall be filed with the Director on forms furnished by him/her. Each application shall be signed by the applicant and acknowledged by him/her in the same manner as deeds for the conveyance of real estate.
B. 
If the applicant is a joint venture, partnership or group other than a corporation, the application shall be made by all individuals who are members of such joint venture, partnership or group. If the applicant is a corporation, the application shall be made by a managing officer of the corporation. A corporate applicant shall state:
1. 
The names and addresses of its registered agents, officers and directors;
2. 
The number of shares in the corporation owned by each and the percentage those shares bears to the total outstanding shares of the corporation;
3. 
The names and addresses of the ten (10) principal stockholders of the corporation; and
4. 
The number of shares in the corporation owned by each such principal stockholder and the percentage those shares bears to the total outstanding shares of the corporation.
C. 
The signature of the applicant shall constitute an agreement that the applicant will assume responsibility for compliance with the provisions of this Article and the laws of this State regulating the sale of intoxicating liquor.
D. 
All applications except applications for renewal of licenses filed with the Director shall be accompanied by a filing fee of one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00). The Director shall take no action on an application unless the filing fee has been paid.
E. 
No person shall knowingly make any untrue or misleading statement in any application, nor knowingly omit to state a material fact necessary in order to make the statement contained in the application not misleading.

Section 600.080 License Application — Information.

[CC 1984 §4-12; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-8; Ord. No. 3722 §2, 6-1-1981; Ord. No. 3765 §2, 12-7-1981]
A. 
Each application for a license to sell intoxicating liquor shall contain the following information and any additional information which may be required by this Chapter:
1. 
The exact location and description of the premises to be covered by the license.
2. 
The kind of business which the applicant proposes to conduct on such premises in addition to the sale of intoxicating liquor and the hours which the applicant plans to keep his/her place open for such other business.
3. 
Whether or not the applicant has ever been arrested, charged, indicted or convicted of any violation of Federal law, law of the State or any other State, City or County ordinance involving moral turpitude or any violation of law regulating control or prohibiting the sale of intoxicating liquor.
4. 
The full names, date of birth, place of birth, residence addresses for the five (5) years preceding the date of the application of all individual applicants and, in the case of a corporation, for the managing officer and each officer of the corporation.
B. 
Each applicant for a license to sell intoxicating liquor shall submit with his/her application a certificate of voter registration and a paid tax bill for the last tax year issued by some subdivision of the State.
C. 
The Director is authorized to require such additional information necessary to carry out the intent and purpose of this Article.

Section 600.090 Investigation of Application.

[CC 1984 §4-13; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-9; Ord. No. 3722 §3, 6-1-1981]
The Director shall investigate all applications for licenses for sale of intoxicating liquor and shall report, in writing, to the Council the results of such investigation and make a recommendation concerning the applications.

Section 600.100 Application Approval — Hearing — Notice.

[CC 1984 §4-14; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-10; Ord. No. 3722 §4, 6-1-1981; Ord. No. 3765 §3, 12-7-1981; Ord. No. 4588 §1, 5-15-1995]
A. 
Each application for the sale of intoxicating liquor shall be approved or disapproved by motion, second and affirmative vote of a majority of the Council. No person has a natural or inherent right or privilege to engage in the sale of liquor. The approval or disapproval of each application shall be within the sole discretion of the Council.
B. 
Prior to the approval of the application by the Council, any person objecting to the issuance of such license may request a public hearing before the Council.
C. 
In the event the Director recommends that no such license be issued by the Council, the applicant may request a public hearing before the Council.
D. 
Requests for a public hearing shall be in writing and specifically state why the license should or should not be granted. The Council may in its discretion grant or deny such request for a public hearing.
E. 
Timely written notice of the hearing shall be given by the Clerk to the applicant or the party requesting the hearing.
F. 
Upon approval of the Council, the Director shall issue a letter directed to the State Supervisor of Liquor Control advising that officer of such approval.

Section 600.110 License Issuance — Contents — Fees — Duration.

[CC 1984 §4-20; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-11; Ord. No. 3722 §5, 6-1-1981]
A. 
The Director shall authorize the Clerk to issue a license to the applicant when the following requirements have been met:
1. 
Approval by the Council of the license application;
2. 
Issuance of a license from the State; and
3. 
Payment of a license fee in the prescribed amount.
B. 
Each license issued under the provisions of this Article shall particularly describe the premises at which intoxicating liquor may be sold and shall not be deemed to authorize nor permit the sale of intoxicating liquor at any place other than that described in the license.
C. 
Whenever a license is approved by the Director and the license covers premises for two (2) or more places which are composed of non-adjoining or non-contiguous rooms or areas, the annual license fee set forth in this Article shall be paid for each such non-adjoining or non-contiguous place specified in the license; provided however, that only one (1) application fee shall be charged for the premises described in the application.
D. 
The license year shall run from July first (1st) to June thirtieth (30th) and all licenses shall expire on June thirtieth (30th). All annual license fees shall be payable on or before July first (1st) annually. All applicants who apply for licenses to commence business and shall commence business before July first (1st) shall pay for such license one-twelfth (1/12) of the annual fee for every month or part thereof from the date of issuance to the beginning of the ensuing license year.

Section 600.120 Standards For License Issuance.

[CC 1984 §4-24; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-15; Ord. No. 3585 §1, 8-20-1979; Ord. No. 3765 §4, 12-7-1981]
A. 
No license shall be issued to:
1. 
A person or managing officer who is not a resident of the State; who is not of good moral character and reputation; who has been convicted of a felony; a person or managing officer of a corporation who is not of good moral character and a qualified legal voter and taxpaying citizen of this State; or a person, managing officer of a corporation not meeting the requirements of Section 311.060, RSMo.; or whose license under this Article has been revoked for cause; or who at the time of application for renewal of any license hereunder would not be eligible for such license upon a first (1st) application.
2. 
Qualifications for license.
a. 
No person, partnership or corporation shall be qualified for a license under this Chapter if such person, any member of such partnership, or such corporation, or any officer, director, or any stockholder owning, legally or beneficially, directly or indirectly, ten percent (10%) or more of the stock of such corporation, or other financial interest therein, or ten percent (10%) or more of the interest in the business for which the person, partnership or corporation is licensed, or any person employed in the business licensed under this law shall have had a license revoked under this law or shall have been convicted of violating the provisions of any law applicable to the manufacture or sale of intoxicating liquor since the ratification of the twenty-first amendment to the Constitution of the United States, or shall not be a person of good moral character.
b. 
No license issued under this Chapter shall be denied, suspended, revoked or otherwise affected based solely on the fact that an employee of the licensee has been convicted of a felony unrelated to the manufacture or sale of intoxicating liquor so long as any such employee does not directly participate in retail sales of intoxicating liquor. Each employer shall report the identity of any employee convicted of a felony to the Division of Liquor Control.
3. 
Any person, unless the real and personal property taxes on the premises and personalty therein and all taxes and licenses applicable to the premises, personalty and business have been paid.
4. 
A person for sale of intoxicating liquor on premises where such activity is not permitted by the zoning ordinance, as amended, nor shall any license be issued for premises where such activity would be detrimental or incompatible with the character and welfare of the surrounding neighborhood.
5. 
A person who has not received a restaurant permit under the provisions of Article II of Chapter 250 of this Code, Sections 250.020 et seq.

Section 600.130 License Fees.

[CC 1984 §4-73; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1971; Ord. No. 3140 §4-39; Ord. No. 3722 §14, 6-1-1981; Ord. No. 3765 §9, 12-7-1981; Ord. No. 4110 §3, 4-7-1986; Ord. No. 4505 §1, 8-2-1993; Ord. No. 4578 §2, 3-20-1995; Ord. No. 4775 §1, 10-16-2000]
Annual fees for intoxicating and non-intoxicating liquor licenses for the City are imposed as follows:
1
Authorizing the sale of all types of intoxicating liquor by the drink at retail to be consumed upon the premises (Class 1 license): Four hundred fifty dollars ($450.00).
2a
Authorizing a restaurant bar to sell intoxicating liquor by the drink on weekdays and Saturdays (Class 2a license): Four hundred fifty dollars ($450.00).
2b
Authorizing a restaurant bar to sell intoxicating liquor by the drink on Sunday, as set forth in Section 600.270 (Class 2b license): Three hundred dollars ($300.00).
2c
Authorizing a restaurant bar to sell malt liquor or light wines or both malt liquor and light wines by the drink on weekdays and Saturdays (Class 2c license): Fifty-two dollars fifty cents ($52.50).
2d
Authorizing a restaurant bar to sell malt liquor or light wines or both malt liquor and light wines by the drink on Sunday (Class 2d license): Three hundred dollars ($300.00).
2e
Authorizing certain non-profit organizations to sell intoxicating liquor by the drink on Sunday (Class 2e license): Three hundred dollars ($300.00).
3
Authorizing the sale of intoxicating liquor at retail in the original package not to be consumed on the premises where sold (Class 3 license): One hundred fifty dollars ($150.00).
3a
Authorizing the Sunday sale of intoxicating liquor at retail in the original package not to be consumed on the premises where sold (Class 3a license): Three hundred dollars ($300.00).
3b
Authorizing the sale of malt beverages and light wines at retail in the original package not to be consumed on the premises where sold (Class 3b license): One hundred fifty dollars ($150.00).
[Ord. No. 5222 §2, 6-17-2013]
3c
Authorizing the Sunday sale of malt beverages and light wines at retail in the original package not to be consumed on the premises where sold (Class 3c license): Three hundred dollars ($300.00).
[Ord. No. 5222 §2, 6-17-2013]
4
Authorizing the sale of malt liquors containing alcohol in excess of three and two-tenths percent (3.2%) and not in excess of five percent (5%) by the drink at retail for consumption on the premises where sold (Class 4 license): Fifty-two dollars fifty cents ($52.50).
4a
Authorizing the sale of malt liquor in the original package (Class 4a): Twenty-two dollars fifty cents ($22.50).
4b
Authorizing the Sunday sale of malt liquor only in the original package (Class 4b): Three hundred dollars ($300.00).
5a
Authorizing a license to sell intoxicating liquor by the drink at retail not for consumption on the premises where sold, but for consumption in a common eating and drinking area (Class 5a license): Four hundred fifty dollars ($450.00).
5b
Authorizing a license to sell intoxicating liquor by the drink at retail not for consumption on the premises where sold, but for consumption in a common eating and drinking area on Sunday (Class 5b license): Three hundred dollars ($300.00).
5c
Authorizing a license to sell malt liquor or light wines or both malt liquor and light wines by the drink at retail not for consumption on the premises where sold, but for consumption in a common eating and drinking area (Class 5c license): Fifty two dollars and fifty cents ($52.50).
5d
Authorizing a license to sell malt liquor or light wines or both malt liquor and light wines by the drink at retail not for consumption on the premises where sold, but for consumption in a common eating and drinking area on Sunday (Class 5d license): Three hundred dollars ($300.00).
5e
Authorizing the sale of intoxicating liquor at retail for consumption on the premises during art events on Sunday (5e license) three hundred dollars ($300.00).
[Ord. No. 5326 § 1, 8-1-2016]

Section 600.140 Number of Licenses Limited.

[CC 1984 §4-74; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1971; Ord. No. 3140 §4-40; Ord. No. 3586 §1, 8-20-1979; Ord. No. 3722 §15, 6-1-1981; Ord. No. 3731 §1, 7-4-1981; Ord. No. 3755 §1, 11-2-1981; Ord. No. 3765 §10, 12-7-1981; Ord. No. 3812 §1, 10-4-1982; Ord. No. 3820 §1, 12-6-1982; Ord. No. 3944A §1, 6-20-1983; Ord. No. 3960 §1, 9-6-1983; Ord. No. 4010 §1, 10-1-1984; Ord. No. 4017 §1, 11-19-1984; Ord. No. 4110 §4, 4-7-1986; Ord. No. 4116 §1, 5-5-1986; Ord. No. 4127 §1, 6-2-1986; Ord. No. 4134 §1, 8-4-1986; Ord. No. 4154 §1, 12-1-1986; Ord. No. 4178 §1, 6-1-1987; Ord. No. 4188 §1, 8-3-1987; Ord. No. 4403 §1, 6-17-1991; Ord. No. 4664 §1, 3-18-1997; Ord. No. 4776 §1, 10-16-2000; Ord. No. 5158 §1, 10-4-2010; Ord. No. 5222 §3, 6-17-2013; Ord. No. 5326 § 2, 8-1-2016]
The number of licenses authorizing the sale of all types of intoxicating and non-intoxicating liquor at retail by the drink to be consumed upon the premises where sold issued and outstanding in the City at any one (1) time in the classes set out in Section 600.130 shall be limited as follows:
Class 1
Six (6)
Class 2a
Twenty (20)
Class 2b
Twenty (20)
Class 2c
Five (5)
Class 2d
Five (5)
Class 2e
One (1)
Class 3
Seven (7)
Class 3a
Seven (7)
Class 3b
Six (6)
Class 3c
Six (6)
Class 4
Three (3)
Class 4a
Two (2)
Class 4b
Two (2)
Class 5a
Four (4)
Class 5b
Four (4)
Class 5c
Two (2)
Class 5d
Two (2)
Class 5e
Three (3)

Section 600.150 License Fee — Refund.

[CC 1984 §4-80; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-41]
If any license is revoked as provided in this Article, no portion of the fee paid for such license shall be refunded.

Section 600.160 Restaurant and Bars Carryout. [1]

[Ord. No. 5222 §4, 6-17-2013]
A. 
The owner, operator or employees of a restaurant-bar may allow patrons to carry out one or more bottles of unfinished wine, and it shall be lawful for patrons of such restaurant-bar to carry out one or more bottles of unfinished wine, under the following conditions:
1. 
The patron must have ordered a meal; and
2. 
The bottle or bottles of wine must have been at least partially consumed during the meal; and
3. 
The restaurant-bar must provide a dated receipt for the unfinished bottle or bottles of wine; and
4. 
The restaurant-bar must securely reseal the bottle or bottles of wine and place them in one or more one-time-use, tamperproof, transparent bags and securely seal the bags.
B. 
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person who transports one or more bottles of unfinished wine which came from a restaurant-bar under the circumstances described in Subsection (A) of this section, in a vehicle, shall be considered to have violated any State law or local ordinance regarding open containers in vehicles so long as such person has in his or her possession the dated receipt from the restaurant-bar and the bottle or bottles of wine remain in the restaurant-bar furnished, one-time-use, tamperproof, transparent bags with the seals intact.
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Section 600.160, Bond Required — Conditions, as adopted and amended by CC 1984 § 4-81; Ord. No. 3068 § 1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3074 § 1, 2-5-1973; Ord. No. 3140 § 4-42, was repealed 3-7-2011 by Ord. No. 5166 § 1.

Section 600.165 Table Tap Dispensing Systems.

[Ord. No. 5222 §5, 6-17-2013]
Any person licensed to sell liquor at retail by the drink to be consumed on the premises, Class 1 license, may use a table tap dispensing system to allow patrons of the licensee to dispense beer at a table. Before a patron may dispense beer, an employee of the licensee must first authorize an amount of beer, not to exceed thirty-two (32) ounces per patron per authorization, to be dispensed by the table tap dispensing system.

Section 600.170 Prohibited Locations.

[CC 1984 §4-21; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-12; Ord. No. 3722 §6, 6-1-1981; Ord. No. 4023 §1, 1-7-1985; Ord. No. 5206 §1, 9-4-2012]
A. 
No license for the sale of all kinds of intoxicating liquor shall be issued to any applicant who proposes to operate such place of business within a distance of two hundred (200) feet of any church, synagogue or school building, exclusive of the ground surrounding same, or of any public park or playground.
B. 
No license for the sale of any kind of intoxicating liquor shall be issued to any applicant who proposes to sell such intoxicating liquor at any establishment which dispenses gasoline, except for the sale of malt beverages or light wine in its original package for consumption not on the premises.
[Ord. No. 5222 §6, 6-17-2013]
C. 
"School building" as defined in this Section shall mean a school of elementary or secondary education.

Section 600.180 Suspension and Revocation of Licenses — Procedures.

[CC 1984 §4-22; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-13; Ord. No. 3722 §7, 6-1-1981]
A. 
The Director, after public hearing, may suspend or revoke any license issued under this Article for violation of the provisions of this Article, including those provisions for the issuance of licenses or the State laws governing the sale of intoxicating liquor or for the making of a false application or for failing with sufficient reason to continually operate such licensed premises for a period of thirty (30) days.
B. 
Notice of the public hearing shall be given in writing to the licensee, either personally or by certified mail addressed to the licensee at the address given for the premises licensed at least ten (10) days prior to the date the hearing is set. The notice shall state the purpose of the hearing and such additional information necessary to apprise the licensee of the nature of the proceedings against him/her.
C. 
The Director shall render his/her decision within five (5) days from the hearing date and shall forthwith notify the licensee in writing of his/her decision. Any decision of the Director suspending or revoking a license shall become effective not later than five (5) days from the date of decision.
D. 
Any person whose license is suspended or revoked by the Director may appeal such suspension or revocation to the Council by filing a written notice of such appeal with the Clerk within fifteen (15) days after notice of the Director's decision. The appeal shall not stay the enforcement of the Director's decision.

Section 600.190 Renewal of Licenses — Procedures.

[CC 1984 §4-23; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-14; Ord. No. 3185 §1, 9-3-1974]
A. 
Licensees desiring to renew current licenses shall, at least sixty (60) days prior to the expiration of the license, file with the Director an application for renewal. Upon payment of the license fee by either bank draft, money order, certified check or cashier's check (no personal or company checks accepted) made payable to the City of Richmond Heights, the Director shall authorize renewal of the license for an additional license year if the conditions under which the original license was issued have not changed. The Director shall notify the Council of all renewed licenses.
B. 
In the event the Director determines the conditions under which the original license was issued have changed, the license shall not be renewed. The Director shall, within ten (10) days after receipt of the application for renewal, forward it to the Council stating that the license has not been renewed and the reasons therefor.
C. 
The Council may, in its discretion, renew or reject the license for an additional year and may prescribe conditions for the renewal of the license.
D. 
The licensee may request a public hearing before the Council concerning the renewal of the license.

Section 600.200 Package Licensees — Business.

[CC 1984 §4-33; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-19; Ord. No. 3765 §5, 12-7-1981; Ord. No. 4578 §1, 3-20-1995; Ord. No. 5119 §1, 9-21-2009]
A. 
No license permitting the sale of intoxicating liquor or non-intoxicating beer in the original package for consumption off the premises where sold shall be issued except to a person engaged in one (1) or more of the following businesses: drugstore, cigar and tobacco store, grocery store, general merchandise store or delicatessen store; nor to any such person who does not have and keep in his/her store a stock of goods having a value according to invoices of at least five thousand dollars ($5,000.00), exclusive of fixtures and intoxicating and non-intoxicating beer; nor to any such person who does not have a merchant's license from the City.
B. 
The holder of a license to sell intoxicating liquor in the original package for consumption off the premises where sold may conduct wine, malt beverage and distilled spirits tastings on the licensed premises upon evidence that a special permit has been issued by the Missouri Supervisor of Liquor Control and upon such license holder also having obtained a special permit to do so from the City of Richmond Heights. Such special permit is obtained by paying a twenty-five dollar ($25.00) permit fee to the City of Richmond Heights. Nothing herein shall be construed to permit the licensee to sell wine, malt beverage or distilled spirits for on-premises consumption.

Section 600.210 Package License Fee — Merchant's License.

[CC 1984 §4-34; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-20]
The payment of a package license fee for the sale at retail of intoxicating liquor or non-intoxicating beer in the original package shall not exempt any person from liability for a merchant's license.

Section 600.220 Continuation of License Upon Licensee's Death.

[CC 1984 §4-52; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-28]
In the event any licensee shall be deceased during the term for which such license is issued, then such license may continue with the approval of the Council until the expiration thereof. The privileges conferred by the license may be exercised by the administrator, executor or next of kin of the deceased licensee. In such event, such administrator, executor or licensee shall report the death of the original licensee to the Director, together with the name and address of the person by whom the business of such licensee is to be conducted.

Section 600.230 Transfer of Stock — New Officers.

[CC 1984 §4-30; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-16]
All corporations licensed under the provisions of this Article shall notify the Director, in writing, any time corporate stock or a corporate stock option is sold or conveyed in any manner by any of the ten (10) principal stockholders and any time a corporation officer is changed. Such written notice shall be delivered in person or sent by certified mail to the Director within ten (10) days of such sale, conveyance or change.

Section 600.240 New Petition By Corporations.

[CC 1984 §4-31; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-17]
Whenever the reports required by Section 600.230 show the total amount of stock sold or conveyed in any manner or placed under option to a person or persons who were not stockholders at the time the last complete petition for a license was approved by the Director exceeds fifteen percent (15%) of the outstanding stock of the corporation, such corporation shall file a complete new petition with the Director.

Section 600.250 Notice of Employees of Licensees.

[CC 1984 §4-32; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-18]
All persons licensed under the provisions of this Article shall notify the Director, in writing, of all employees who deliver or sell or assist in the delivery or sale, of intoxicating liquor or non-intoxicating beer in any manner or function in an administrative, managerial or supervisory capacity with respect to employees who do deliver or sell intoxicating liquor or non-intoxicating beer. The notice shall be in writing and delivered in person to the Director's office or deposited in the United States mail on or before the fifth (5th) day of the month following the date on which such persons first became employees. The notice shall contain the name, residence address, date of birth, place of birth and general duties of the employee.

Section 600.260 Time Fixed For Opening and Closing Premises — Closed Place Defined — Penalty.

[Ord. No. 4874 §1, 10-20-2003]
A. 
No person having a license issued pursuant to this Chapter or Chapter 312, RSMo., nor any employee of such person shall sell, give away or permit the consumption of any intoxicating liquor in any quantity between the hours of 1:30 A.M. and 6:00 A.M. on weekdays and between the hours of 1:30 A.M. Sunday and 6:00 A.M. Monday upon or about the premises of such person. If the person has a license to sell intoxicating liquor by the drink, the premises shall be and remain a closed place as defined in this Section between the hours of 1:30 A.M. and 6:00 A.M. on weekdays and between the hours of 1:30 A.M. Sunday and 6:00 A.M. Monday. Where such licenses authorizing the sale of intoxicating liquor by the drink are held by clubs or hotels, this Section shall apply only to the room or rooms in which intoxicating liquor is dispensed; and where such licenses are held by restaurants whose business is conducted in one (1) room only and substantial quantities of food and merchandise other than intoxicating liquors are dispensed, then the licensee shall keep securely locked during the hours and on the days specified in this Section all refrigerators, cabinets, cases, boxes and taps from which intoxicating liquor is dispensed. A "closed place" is defined to mean a place where all doors are locked and where no patrons are in the place or about the premises. Any person violating any provision of this Section shall be deemed guilty of a Class A misdemeanor. Nothing in this Section shall be construed to prohibit the sale or delivery of any intoxicating liquor during any of the hours or on any of the days specified in this Section by a wholesaler licensed under the provisions of Section 311.180, RSMo., to a person licensed to sell the intoxicating liquor at retail.
B. 
Any person licensed pursuant to this Chapter shall not be permitted to sell, give away, or otherwise dispose of, or suffer the same to be done upon or about his/her premises, any intoxicating liquor in any quantity between the hours of 1:30 A.M. and 6:00 A.M. on weekdays and between the hours of 1:30 A.M. Sunday and 6:00 A.M. Monday.

Section 600.265 Certain Holidays, Sale By The Drink On Sunday Allowed.

When January first (1st), March seventeenth (17th), July fourth (4th), or December thirty-first (31st) falls on Sunday, and on the Sundays prior to Memorial Day and Labor Day and on the Sunday on which the national championship game of the national football league is played, commonly known as "Super Bowl Sunday", any person having a license to sell intoxicating liquor by the drink may be open for business and sell intoxicating liquor by the drink under the provisions of his/her license on that day from the time and until the time which would be lawful on another day of the week, notwithstanding any provisions of Section 600.260 of this Chapter or any other provision of law to the contrary.

Section 600.270 Restaurant Bar, Sunday Sales, When — Temporary License, New Business, When.

[Ord. No. 4874 §2, 10-20-2003]
A. 
Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Chapter to the contrary, any person who possesses the qualifications required by this Chapter, and who now or hereafter meets the requirements of and complies with the provisions of this Chapter, may apply for, and the City may issue a license to sell intoxicating liquor, as in this Chapter defined, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. on Sunday and Midnight on Sunday by the drink at retail for consumption on the premises of any restaurant bar as described in the application and defined in Section 600.030 of this Chapter.
B. 
Any new restaurant bar having been in operation for less than ninety (90) days may be issued a temporary license to sell intoxicating liquor by the drink at retail for consumption on the premises between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and Midnight on Sunday for a period not to exceed ninety (90) days if the restaurant bar can show a projection of annual business from prepared meals or food consumed on the premises of at least fifty percent (50%) of the total gross income of the restaurant bar for the year or can show a projection of annual business from prepared meals or food consumed on the premises which would exceed not less than two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000.00). The license fee shall be prorated for the period of the temporary license based on the cost of the annual license for the establishment.
C. 
Times For Sunday Sales Of Package Liquor. Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 600.260 of the Richmond Heights City Code or any other law to the contrary, any person who is licensed to sell intoxicating liquor in the original package at retail under Section 600.200 may apply to the City Council for a special license to sell intoxicating liquor in the original package at retail between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and Midnight on Sundays.

Section 600.275 Liquor On Sunday At Non-Profit Organization.

[Ord. No. 4774 §1, 10-16-2000]
Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Article to the contrary, any charitable, fraternal, religious, service or veterans' organization which has obtained an exemption from the payment of Federal income taxes as provided in Section 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4), 501(c)(5), 501(c)(7), 501(c)(8), 501(c)(10), 501(c)(19), or 501 (d) of the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended, may apply for, and the director may issue, a license to sell intoxicating liquor, as defined in this Article, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. on Sunday and Midnight on Sunday, by the drink at retail for consumption on the premises described in the application, upon approval by the City Council.

Section 600.280 Licenses For Sale of Liquor By The Drink Not For Consumption On Premises — Fees.

A. 
Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Chapter to the contrary, any person who possesses the qualifications required by this Chapter, or who now or hereafter meets the requirements of and complies with the provisions of this Chapter, may apply for, and the City may issue a license to sell intoxicating liquor, as defined in this Chapter, by the drink at retail not for consumption on the premises where sold but for consumption in a common eating and drinking area, as described in the application for such license and defined in Section 600.030 of this Chapter. The times for selling intoxicating liquor as fixed in Section 311.290, RSMo., the authority for the collection of fees by counties and cities as provided in Section 311.220, RSMo., and all other laws and regulations of this State relating to the sale of intoxicating liquor by the drink shall apply to each establishment licensed under this Subsection in the same manner as they apply to establishments licensed under Sections 311.085 and 311.090, RSMo.
B. 
Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Chapter to the contrary, any person who possesses the qualifications required by this Chapter, and who now or hereafter meets the requirements of and complies with the provisions of this Chapter, may apply for, and the City may issue a license to sell intoxicating liquor, as defined in this Chapter, between the hours of 11:00 A.M. on Sunday and 12:00 Midnight on Sunday by the drink at retail not for consumption on the premises where sold but for consumption in a common eating and drinking area, as described in the application for such license.

Section 600.285 Unauthorized Liquor On Licensed Premises.

[CC 1984 §4-54; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-30; Ord. No. 3722 §9, 6-1-1981]
No holder of a license authorized by this Article for the sale of any intoxicating liquor shall keep or secrete in or upon the premises described in such license any intoxicating liquor except of the character and kind expressly authorized to be sold by his/her particular license.

Section 600.290 Applicability of Article To Druggist.

[CC 1984 §4-60; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-31]
This Article shall not apply to the possession by any duly licensed druggist of intoxicating liquor purchased by him/her from a licensed vendor under a license issued pursuant to the provisions of Sections 311.010 to 311.880, RSMo., for intoxicating liquor lawfully acquired and transported into the State by him/her pursuant to such provisions, which liquor is to be used only in connection with the business of a druggist in compounding medicines or as a solvent or preservative. Nothing in this Article shall prevent a druggist, duly licensed by the State, from selling intoxicating liquor to any person on prescription from a regularly licensed physician.

Section 600.300 Change of Business Location.

[CC 1984 §4-53; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-29; Ord. No. 3722 §8, 6-1-1981]
Any person licensed to sell intoxicating liquor under the provisions of this Article may, upon application to the Council, be authorized to change the location of his/her place of business during the term of such license. The proposed new location shall comply with all the conditions prescribed in this Article relating to the location where intoxicating liquor may be sold.

Section 600.310 Change in Premises — Retailers.

[CC 1984 §4-40; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-21]
A. 
No person licensed under the provisions of this Article for the retail sale or consumption of intoxicating liquor or non-intoxicating beer shall cause or permit:
1. 
Any structural changes to be made to his/her licensed premises;
2. 
Any walls, partitions, rooms, door or windows to be added to or removed from his/her licensed premises; nor
3. 
Any changes which decrease visibility into his/her licensed premises from the front sidewalk without first obtaining the written permission of the Director and without also obtaining such permits and inspections as are required by other agencies of the City.

Section 600.320 Prohibited Activities in Licensed Premises.

[CC 1984 §4-44; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-25]
No license for the sale of any intoxicating liquors hereunder shall be granted or renewed and any license may be suspended or revoked in the manner provided in this Article whenever it is shown that any applicant or licensee maintains in or about any part of his/her premises or any rooms or buildings adjacent to or used in connection with the premises any gaming or gambling devices or maintains or permits the use of the areas for any immoral or unlawful purpose.

Section 600.330 Drink Solicitation Prohibited.

[CC 1984 §4-41; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-22]
A. 
No person while on premises licensed for the sale of alcoholic beverages by the drink shall solicit, induce, entice or encourage in any manner any other person, not previously known to or acquainted with him/her, to purchase for such person or others any alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage, drink, merchandise or other thing of value, nor for illicit sexual intercourse.
B. 
No employee on such premises shall, in any manner, aid, assist or encourage any act prohibited by this Section.

Section 600.340 Minors — Possession or Sale Prohibited.

[CC 1984 §4-42; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-23; Ord. No. 4441 §1, 3-16-1992]
A. 
Except as provided in Subsections (D), (E) and (F) of this Section, no minor shall sell, vend, give, or supply nor assist in the sale or dispensing of intoxicating liquors or non-intoxicating beer. No person nor his/her agent nor employee shall sell, give or supply any intoxicating liquor or non-intoxicating beer to any minor, but this shall not apply to the sale of the beverages to a minor for medicinal purposes only, nor to administering of the beverages to a minor by a duly licensed physician, nor to the parent or guardian of the minor for medicinal purposes.
B. 
No minor shall purchase, attempt to purchase or have in his/her possession any intoxicating liquor.
C. 
No person shall give, lend, sell or otherwise provide any minor any falsified identification or the identification of another person for the purpose of establishing the age of the minor as being twenty-one (21) years of age or older.
D. 
In any place of business licensed in accordance with Section 311.200 or Section 312.040, RSMo., where at least fifty percent (50%) of the gross sales made consists of goods, merchandise or commodities other than intoxicating liquor or non-intoxicating beer in the original package, persons at least eighteen years of age may stock, arrange displays, accept payment for and sack for carryout intoxicating liquor or non-intoxicating beer. Delivery of intoxicating liquor or non-intoxicating beer away from the licensed business premises cannot be made by anyone under the age of twenty-one (21) years.
E. 
In any distillery, warehouse, wholesale distributorship or similar place of business which stores or distributes intoxicating liquor or non-intoxicating beer but which does not sell intoxicating liquor or non-intoxicating beer at retail, persons at least eighteen (18) years of age may be employed and their duties may include the handling of intoxicating liquor or non-intoxicating beer for all purposes except consumption, sale at retail or dispensing for consumption or sale at retail.
F. 
Persons eighteen (18) years of age or older may, when acting in the capacity of a waiter or waitress, accept payment for or serve intoxicating liquor or non-intoxicating beer in places of business which sell food for consumption on the premises if at least fifty percent (50%) of all sales in those places consists of food; provided that nothing in this Section shall authorize persons under twenty-one (21) years of age to mix or serve across the bar intoxicating beverages or non-intoxicating beer.
G. 
No minor shall represent that he/she has reached the age of twenty-one (21) years for the purpose of purchasing, asking for or in any way receiving any intoxicating liquors, nor purchase nor have in his/her possession such beverages except in cases provided by law. Any such minor shall be prosecuted, except that any such person under the age of seventeen (17) years may be considered a delinquent child and may be dealt with in accordance with the laws of the State respecting children of such age, particularly, but not exclusively, Chapter 211, RSMo.

Section 600.350 Sale To Intoxicated Person.

[CC 1984 §4-43; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-24; Ord. No. 4441 §2, 3-16-1992]
No person nor his/her agent nor employee shall give, sell, vend or supply any intoxicating liquor or permit it to be given, sold or supplied to a person who is intoxicated or appearing to be in a state of intoxication or to be a habitual drunkard.

Section 600.360 Employment of Minors Under Sixteen Years.

[CC 1984 §4-61; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-32; Ord. No. 3722 §10, 6-1-1981]
No person holding a license to sell intoxicating liquor by the drink at retail shall suffer or permit any minor under the age of sixteen (16) years to be employed or work in or in connection with any entertainment or cabaret conducted in any place where intoxicating liquor is sold by the drink at retail.

Section 600.370 Employment of Convicted Felons.

[CC 1984 §4-62; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-33; Ord. No. 3722 §11, 6-1-1981]
No person holding a license to sell intoxicating liquor shall cause or permit any individual who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor involving moral turpitude to be employed on the licensed premises.

Section 600.380 Sale To Unlicensed Persons.

[CC 1984 §4-63; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-34; Ord. No. 3765 §6, 12-7-1981]
No manufacturer, brewer or distiller of intoxicating liquor, nor any wholesale dealer in intoxicating liquor, either directly or indirectly, shall sell or deliver intoxicating liquor of any kind to any person not licensed under provisions of this Article to sell intoxicating liquor.

Section 600.390 Financial Interest in Retail Sale — Contracts.

[CC 1984 §4-64; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1971; Ord. No. 3140 §4-35; Ord. No. 3765 §7, 12-7-1981]
A. 
Manufacturers, distillers, wholesalers, wine makers, brewers or other employees, officers or agents shall not, under any circumstances, directly or indirectly, have any financial interests in the retail business for the sale of intoxicating liquors. Such persons shall not, directly or indirectly, loan, give away or furnish equipment, money, credit or property of any kind, except ordinary commercial credit for liquor sold to such retail dealers.
B. 
No such manufacturer, distiller, wholesaler, wine maker or brewer, nor the employees, officers or agents thereof, shall make any contract in any way concerning any of their products, obligating such retail dealers to buy or sell only the products of any such manufacturer, distiller, brewer or wine maker or obligating such retail dealers to buy or sell the major part of such products required by such retail vendors from any such manufacturer, distiller, brewer or wine maker. Proof of the execution of any such arrangement, interest or contract as is described in this Section shall be grounds for prosecution as hereafter provided of both the manufacturer or the vendor and the vendee.

Section 600.400 Mixing Liquor With Drugs.

[CC 1984 §4-70; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-36]
No holder of a license under this Article, nor any person, shall, for any purpose whatsoever, mix nor permit nor cause to be mixed with any intoxicating liquor kept for sale, sold or supplied by him/her as a beverage, a drug or form of methyl alcohol or impure form of alcohol.

Section 600.410 Window Display of Liquor.

[CC 1984 §4-71; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-37]
No person shall display in any street window or show window any intoxicating liquor, nor any package, bottle or container bearing the label or brand of any intoxicating liquor.

Section 600.420 Misrepresentation of Brand of Liquor.

[CC 1984 §4-72; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-38]
No person holding a license provided by this Article shall sell or offer for sale any intoxicating liquor whatsoever brewed, manufactured or distilled by one (1) manufacturer in substitution for or with the representation that any such intoxicating liquor is the product of any other brewer, manufacturer or distiller.

Section 600.430 Retailers — Purchases Restricted.

[CC 1984 §4-82; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-43]
No person licensed under the provisions of this Article authorizing the sale at retail of intoxicating liquor or non-intoxicating beer shall purchase, borrow or obtain in any manner any intoxicating liquor or non-intoxicating beer for resale on his/her licensed premises from any source other than a wholesaler or manufacturer licensed by this State.

Section 600.440 Labeling Containers.

[CC 1984 §4-83; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-44]
No person holding a license to manufacture intoxicating liquors or to sell liquor at wholesale or in the original package shall sell or deliver any of such liquor except in a container having printed or painted thereon in bold and legible letters the name of the manufacturer and the percentage of alcoholic content, by weight, of such liquor.

Section 600.450 Original Package Beer — Minimum Quantity.

[CC 1984 §4-84; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-45]
No person licensed under the provisions of this Article, his/her agent, servant or employee, shall sell less than three (3) standard bottles, cans or containers of intoxicating malt liquor or non-intoxicating beer, except for kegs and barrels, to any person at retail in the original package not to be consumed on the premises where sold.

Section 600.460 Original Package Liquor — Minimum Quantity.

[CC 1984 §4-90; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-46]
No person licensed under the provisions of this Article, his/her agent, servant or employee, shall sell intoxicating liquor other than malt liquor at retail in the original package not to be consumed on the premises where sold in any container containing less than one-half (½) pint.

Section 600.470 License For Charitable Organizations.

[CC 1984 §4-91; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1971; Ord. No. 3140 §4-47]
A license authorizing the sale of intoxicating liquor for consumption on the premises where sold may be issued to charitable, religious, educational, fraternal, civic, service or other non-profit organization for a period of one (1) week on payment of a license fee of one dollar ($1.00). Not more than three (3) such licenses shall be issued to any one (1) organization or for any one (1) location during any calendar year.

Section 600.475 Suspension or Revocation of Liquor License — Cause.

[Ord. No. 5319 §1, 6-20-2016]
A. 
The City Manager may suspend or revoke any license issued under this Code for any one (1) or more of the following violations by the licensee or his/her employee(s):
1. 
Failure to prevent or suppress any violent quarrel, disorder, brawl, fight or other improper or unlawful conduct of any person who is upon the licensed premises;
2. 
Failure to immediately report to the proper law enforcement authorities an illegal or violent act that has been committed on or about the licensed premises when the licensee or his/her employee knew or should have known that said act occurred upon the licensed premises;
3. 
Failure to cooperate fully with law enforcement authorities during the course of an investigation into an illegal or violent act that was committed on or about the licensed premises;
4. 
Permitting the performance of acts or simulated acts of sexual intercourse, masturbation, sodomy, bestiality, oral copulation, flagellation or any sex acts which are prohibited by law;
5. 
Permitting upon the licensed premises the display of any portion of the areola of a female breast or permitting a failure to cover the entire areola and entire front of a female breast with opaque clothing, except when breastfeeding a baby done discretely;
6. 
Permitting upon the licensed premises the actual or simulated touching, caressing or fondling of the breast, buttocks, anus or genitals of a person;
7. 
Permitting upon the licensed premises the actual or simulated display of the anus, vulva, genital or pubic hair or permitting a failure to cover pubic hair, anus, vulva or genitals with opaque clothing;
8. 
Permitting any person to remain on the licensed premises after that person has exposed to public view any portion of his/her genitals or anus or has failed at any time to have and keep opaque clothing over all parts of his/her genitals and anus;
9. 
Permitting upon the licensed premises the display of films, video programs or pictures depicting acts which are prohibited by this Chapter or are offenses involving indecency and obscenity as set forth in the City of Richmond Heights Code, as amended;
10. 
Any violation of the provisions of this Code, including those provisions of this Code relating to the issuance of licenses, or the State laws and regulations governing the sale of intoxicating liquor by the drink.

Section 600.480 Penalties.

[CC 1984 §4-92; Ord. No. 3068 §1, 12-28-1972; Ord. No. 3140 §4-49]
Any person who violates any of the provisions of this Article shall, upon conviction, be fined not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) or be imprisoned in the County Jail for a term not to exceed three (3) months.

Section 600.490 License Required.

[CC 1984 §4-100; Rev. M.C. 1963 §40.02; Ord. No. 3140 §4-50; Ord. No. 4215 §2, 6-6-1988]
No person shall sell nor expose for sale in the City any non-intoxicating beer manufactured from pure hops or pure extract of hops, and pure barley malt or other wholesome grains or cereals, and wholesome yeast, and pure water, and free from all harmful substances, preservatives and adulterants, and having an alcoholic content of more than one-half of one percent (0.5%) by volume and not exceeding three and two-tenths percent (3.2%) by weight in any quantity whatsoever without first procuring a license from the City.

Section 600.500 Qualifications For License.

[CC 1984 §4-101; Rev. M.C. 1963 §40.03; Ord. No. 3140 §4-51]
A. 
No person shall be granted a license under this Article unless such person:
1. 
Is of good moral character;
2. 
Is a qualified, legal voter and taxpaying citizen of the City; and
3. 
Has paid a tax within twelve (12) months prior to the application for the license to the City.
B. 
No person shall be granted a license if:
1. 
He/she has had a license revoked under the provisions of this Article;
2. 
He/she has been convicted in the Municipal or Police Court of the City for violation of this Article or any violation of the State liquor laws;
3. 
He/she has been convicted since the ratification of the Twenty-First Amendment to the United States Constitution of the violation of the provisions of any law applicable to the manufacture or sale of any intoxicating liquor; or
4. 
He/she employs or has employed in his/her business as such dealer any person whose license has been revoked or who has been convicted for violating the provisions of these laws since the date aforesaid.

Section 600.510 Requirements and Procedure For License Applications.

[CC 1984 §4-102; Rev. M.C. 1963 §40.04; amended by Ord. No. 3073 §2, 2-5-1973; Ord. No. 3140 §4-52; Ord. No. 4215 §3, 6-6-1988]
The requirements and procedure for submitting and acting upon applications for licenses to sell non-intoxicating beer shall be the same as provided in Article I of this Chapter. The City Manager shall have general supervision over applications for licenses.

Section 600.520 Council Approval — Separate Licenses.

[CC 1984 §4-103; Rev. M.C. 1963 §40.05; Ord. No. 3140 §4-53; Ord. No. 4215 §4, 6-6-1988]
A. 
Upon the filing of the application and bond for a license under this Article and payment of the license fee, the application shall be presented to the Council at the next regular or special meeting thereof.
B. 
Upon approval of the application and bond by a majority of the Council, the City Manager shall grant the applicant a license to conduct a business in the City for one (1) year from date of license.
C. 
A separate license is required for each place of business.