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File #: 18-1025    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/26/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/4/2018 Final action: 12/4/2018
Title: Conduct the first reading of an ordinance amending Section 3-3-11:1 of the Naperville Municipal Code setting the limit of available Class M - Recreational liquor licenses at 14 and Late Night Permits for non-Downtown locations at 43.
Attachments: 1. Ordinance, 2. Draft Liquor Commission Meeting Minutes
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Conduct the first reading of an ordinance amending Section 3-3-11:1 of the Naperville Municipal Code setting the limit of available Class M - Recreational liquor licenses at 14 and Late Night Permits for non-Downtown locations at 43.
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DEPARTMENT: Legal Department

SUBMITTED BY: Jennifer Lutzke, Senior Assistant City Attorney

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
On November 8, 2018, the Liquor Commission voted unanimously to recommend a liquor code text amendment increasing the limit of available Class M - Recreational liquor licenses and Late Night Permits for non-Downtown locations.

BACKGROUND:
Class M- Recreational
Section 3-3-11:1 of the Naperville Municipal Code established the Class M - Recreational liquor license classification. A Class M license authorizes the retail sale of alcoholic liquor for consumption on-site during the time that the recreational portion of the premises is open and available for use or with a lifestyle amenities service. The number of available Class M licenses is capped at 13. A text amendment is required to raise the cap for any new business to obtain a Class M liquor license.

Late Night Permit
The Naperville Liquor Code currently requires that Class B - Restaurant and Tavern licensees stop serving liquor at 11:00pm daily. The Late Night Permit allows the holder of a valid Class B license to serve liquor from 11:00pm until 1:00am Monday through Friday and 2:00am on Saturday and Sunday (without kitchen and menu requirements). Late Night Permits are currently capped at 24 for premises located in the Downtown and 41 for non-Downtown locations. All available Late Night Permits for non-Downtown locations are currently taken so a text amendment is required to raise the cap for any new or existing Class B licensee to obtain a Late Night Permit.

DISCUSSION:
Class M - Recreational
Recently, Urban Air Adventure Park petitioned the Liquor Commission for a Class M liquor license to allow it to...

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