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File #: 18-520B    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/9/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/17/2018 Final action: 7/17/2018
Title: Pass the ordinance amending Sections 3 and 11 of Title 3, Chapter 3, of the Naperville Municipal Code adding a Bartending Services Permit and Dispenser Permit.
Attachments: 1. Amended Ordinance, 2. February Liquor Commission Meeting Minutes, 3. June Liquor Commission Meeting Minutes
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Pass the ordinance amending Sections 3 and 11 of Title 3, Chapter 3, of the Naperville Municipal Code adding a Bartending Services Permit and Dispenser Permit.
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DEPARTMENT: Legal Department

SUBMITTED BY: Jennifer Lutzke, Senior Assistant City Attorney

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
The Bartending Services Permit was approved by the Liquor Commission on February 8, 2018. The Dispenser Permit was approved by the Liquor Commission on June 7, 2018.

BACKGROUND:
The City currently has one licensed establishment in the Downtown, SixtyFour A Wine Bar, which allows customers to self-serve themselves wine by using an automated card. Red Arrow Tap Room, slated to open in the Downtown at 216 S. Washington Street, will feature a beer wall giving patrons an opportunity to fill their own glass using a pour card. Both establishments are eligible for a Class B Liquor License. After the City was approached by Red Arrow Tap Room, the Liquor Commission determined that additional requirements were necessary to regulate businesses allowing for the self-service of alcohol.

DISCUSSION:
The Naperville Municipal Code does not have presently have any regulations concerning the self-service of liquor by patrons of establishment. The proposed additions set serving size restrictions, limit self-service to beer or wine, require that the permit holder be able to inactive the access card, require video monitoring of dispensing devices, and a BASSET certified employee to monitor the customer operated dispensing devices. It also clarifies the liability of the permit holder, caps the amount of permits available, and limits the availability of the dispenser permit to Class B - Restaurant and Tavern and Class J - Hotel/Motel and Tavern license holders.

The Bartending Services Permit adds regulations to the Liquor Code requiring entities providing private bartending services to obtain a permit from the City to ensure that private bartenders are...

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