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Town of Old Saybrook, CT
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Old Saybrook as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alcohol at Sheffield Street Waterfront — See Ch. 209, Art. IV, § 209-11.
Location of liquor establishments — See Ch. 303, § 303-8M.
Alcoholic beverages in parks — See Ch. 402.
[Adopted 11-24-1980 by Ord. No. 53 of the 1980 Code]
The sale or the dispensing or consumption or the presence in glasses or other receptacles suitable to permit the consumption of liquor by an individual of alcoholic liquor in places operating under hotel permits, restaurant permits, cafe permits, bowling establishment permits, club permits, coliseum permits, coliseum concession permits, special sporting facility employee recreational permits, special sporting facility restaurant permits, special sporting facility guest permits, special sporting facility concession permits, special sporting facility bar permits, golf country club permits and charitable organization permits shall be unlawful on the day of a state or municipal election except any election held within the limits of a town, city or borough at which not all of the electors of such town, city or borough may vote, during the hours of voting, and on Saturday between 2:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. and Sunday after 2:00 a.m., Good Friday or Christmas, except when any Sunday is December 31 or January 1, except that alcoholic liquor may be sold on Christmas for consumption on premises when served with hot meals.
The sale of alcoholic liquor shall be permitted on Sunday between the hours of 12:00 noon and 11:00 p.m. in hotels, restaurants, cafes, bowling establishments, clubs, golf country clubs and places operating under charitable organization permits, a university permit, a coliseum permit, a coliseum concession permit, a special sporting facility restaurant permit, a special sporting facility employee recreational permit, a special sporting facility guest permit, a special sporting facility concession permit or a special sporting facility bar permit.
Such sale or dispensing or consumption or presence in glasses or other receptacles suitable to permit the consumption of alcoholic liquor by an individual shall be unlawful on any other day between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. except that such sale shall be lawful on January 1 until 3:00 in the morning.
Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter to the contrary, such sale or dispensing or consumption or presence in glasses in places operating under a bowling establishment permit shall be unlawful before 5:00 p.m. on any day, except in that portion of the permit premises which is located in a separate room or rooms entry to which from the bowling lane area of the establishment is by means of a door or doors which shall remain closed at all times except to permit entrance and egress to and from the lane area. Any alcoholic liquor sold or dispensed in a place operating under a bowling establishment permit shall be served in transparent containers such as, but not limited to, clear plastic or glass. When any Sunday falls on December 31 or January 1, sale of alcoholic liquor in any club, golf country club, restaurant, cafe, bowling establishment, coliseum, hotel or place operating under charitable organization permit shall not begin before 12:00 noon.
The sale or dispensing of alcoholic liquor in places operating under package store permits, package store beer permits, drug store permits, drug store beer permits or grocery store beer permits shall be unlawful on the date of any state or municipal election, except any election held within the limits of a town, city or borough at which not all of the electors of such town, city or borough may vote, on Good Friday, Decoration Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, New Year's Day, Sunday or Christmas or, if Independence Day, Christmas or New Year's Day occurs on a Sunday, on the Monday next following such day; and such sale or dispensing of alcoholic liquor in places operating under package store permits, package store beer permits, drug store permits, drug store beer permits and grocery store beer permits shall be unlawful on any other day before 8:00 a.m. and after 8:00 p.m.
The sale or the dispensing or consumption or the presence in glasses or other receptacles suitable to permit the consumption of liquor by an individual of alcoholic liquor in places operating under a tavern permit shall be unlawful on the day of any state or municipal election during the hours of voting, except any election held within the limits of a town, city or borough at which not all of the electors of such town, city or borough may vote, on Saturday between 2:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. and Sunday after 2:00 a.m., Good Friday or Christmas; and such sale or dispensing or consumption or presence in glasses or other receptacles in such tavern shall be unlawful on any other day between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. In the case of any tavern wherein, under the provisions of this section, the sale of alcoholic liquor is forbidden on certain days or hours of the day, or during the period when a tavern permit is suspended, it shall likewise be unlawful to keep such tavern open to, or permit it to be occupied by, the public on such days or hours.
The sale of alcoholic beverages in any form shall not be permitted at any time except under the foregoing provisions of this chapter.
Violations of the provisions of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine of not to exceed $100. Each day such violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.