[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of St. Francis 10-7-2014 by Ord. No. 1370. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Intoxicating liquor and fermented malt beverages — See Ch. 273.
Licenses and permits — See Ch. 288.
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 315, Nonintoxicating Beverages and Soda Water, adopted 4-12-2014 by Ord. No. 1362.
License required. Pursuant to § 66.0433(1), Wis. Stats., no person in the City of St. Francis shall manufacture, distribute or sell at wholesale or retail, or sell for consumption on the premises any beverage containing less than 0.5% of alcohol by volume without having first having obtained a license therefor pursuant to this chapter.
Classes of licenses and fees. There shall be the following classes of nonintoxicating beverage licenses, which shall expire on the next June 30, after issuance. A license may be issued by the City Clerk for a specific premises within the City of St. Francis in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, after payment of the fee as established by the Common Council from time to time.
Class 1 license. A Class 1 license shall entitle the licensee to sell nonintoxicating beverages at wholesale or retail in original packaging for consumption on the premises where sold. Such applicant and holder shall not be required to obtain a food license from the City for the sale of such beverages.
Class 2 license. A Class 2 license shall entitle the licensee to sell nonintoxicating beverages at retail without original packaging for consumption on the premises where sold. The applicant and holder of such license shall be required to procure a state food handler's license.
Class 3 license. A Class 3 license shall entitle the licensee to manufacture and/or sell nonintoxicating beverages at wholesale. The applicant and holder of a Class 3 license shall be required to procure a state food handler's license.
Qualifications for nonintoxicating beverage licenses. Licenses shall be granted only to persons of good moral character who are at least 18 years of age, who are citizens of the United States and of this state, and who have resided continually in the City of St. Francis for at least 90 days prior to the date for the filing of the application for such license. Subject to §§ 111.321, 111.322 and 111.335, Wis. Stats., no such license shall be issued to any person who has been convicted of a felony unless the person has been restored to civil rights, nor to any person convicted of violating any of the provisions of this chapter within the period of one year from the date of conviction, except that licenses may be issued to a domestic corporation or limited liability company subject to its designated agent satisfying the provisions of this chapter.
Statutory provisions adopted. The provisions of § 97.34, Wis. Stats., shall apply so far as applicable to the sale of soda water within the City of St. Francis, however no license shall be required under § 66.0433(2), Wis. Stats., for the sale of soda water.
Inspections. The Sealer of Weights and Measures is not required to seal bottles for soda water beverages, but he or she shall from time to time make tests on individual bottles used by the various firms in the territory over which the Sealer of Weights and Measures has jurisdiction in order to ascertain whether such bottles contain accurate weight and measure as marked thereon, and he or she shall report violations immediately to the Common Council.
In addition to the suspension or revocation of a license issued under this chapter, any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter or any regulation, rule or order made hereunder shall be subject to a penalty as provided by § 1-4 of this Code.