Green Lake County, WI
 
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[Adopted 1-21-1997 by Ord. No. 630-97]
As used in this article, the terms "alcohol beverages," "Class A license," "Class B license," "Class C license," "Class A retailers," "Class B retailers," "Class C retailers," "intoxicating liquors," "wine," "principal business," "legal drinking age," "premises," "sell," "sold," "sale," "restaurant," "club," "retailer," "permit," "license," "hotel," "person," "fermented malt beverages," "wholesaler," "retailer," "operators" and "nonintoxicating beverages" shall have the meaning given them by Ch. 125, Wis. Stats., and as hereafter amended.
A. 
Wholesalers. No premises for which a wholesale intoxicating liquor or fermented malt beverages permit has been issued may remain open for the sale of intoxicating liquor or fermented malt beverages between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m., except on Saturday the premises may remain open until 9:00 p.m.
B. 
"Class A" retailers. No premises for which a "Class A" license or permit has been issued may remain open for the sale of intoxicating liquor or fermented malt beverages between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m.
C. 
"Class B" and "Class C" retailers. No premises for which a "Class B" license or permit or a "Class C" license has been issued may remain open between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m., except as otherwise provided in this article. On January 1 premises operating under a "Class B" license or permit are not required to close. On Saturday and Sunday, no premises may remain open between 2:30 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. This subsection does not apply to a "Class B" license issued to a winery under § 125.51(3)(am), Wis. Stats.
D. 
Between 12:00 midnight and 6:00 a.m. no person may sell intoxicating liquor or fermented malt beverages on "Class B" licensed premises in an original unopened package, container or bottle or for consumption away from the premises. This subsection does not apply to a "Class B" license issued to a winery under § 125.51(3)(am), Wis. Stats.
E. 
No premises for which a "Class B" license has been issued under § 125.51(3)(am), Wis. Stats., may remain open for the sale of intoxicating liquor or fermented malt beverages between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m.
F. 
Exceptions. Food stores, hotels, restaurants, and other commercial establishments whose principal business is the sale or furnishing of food or lodging, and bowling alleys and golf courses, may remain open for the conduct of their regular business, but no intoxicating liquors or fermented malt beverages shall be sold during the applicable above-stated hours.
Any person who shall violate any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, forfeit not less than $25 nor more than $500 together with all court costs.