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Alcohol Rules

4-1-2:               LIQUOR RELATED OFFENSES:

A.         Minors:

 

            1. Prohibited Upon Premises Selling and Disposing of Liquor: Minors are hereby prohibited from frequenting and loitering in and about those premises maintained for the selling and disposing of beer and other intoxicating beverages, either in bulk or for immediate consumption, excepting those premises which may have canned beer, or like beverage, and which are not consumed on the premises, which constitute but a small item in the inventory of the business.

 

            2. Owner or Lessee Responsible; Violation: Any owner or lessee of premises maintained for the sale and disposition of beer or other intoxicating beverages, who invites, permits, allows or consents by acquiescence, frequenting and loitering of minors in and about said premises, is guilty of violating the true spirit and intent of this subsection A.

 

            3. Penalty: Any person found, charged and duly convicted of having violated subsections A1 and A2 of this section shall be fined or imprisoned or both in accordance with the subsection of chapter 707 of title 50 of the Idaho Code. (Ord. 106, 6-9-1950)

 

B.         Open or Unsealed Containers:

 

            1. Unlawful Upon Public or City Property:  It shall be unlawful for any person to transport or have in his physical possession or control any alcoholic liquor or beer or other alcoholic beverage in an open or unsealed container of any kind while being upon:  (Ord. 1-85,6-5-1985, amd. Ord. 10-0512-1, 5-21-2010, amd. Ord. 13-0109, 1-9-2013, amd. Ord. 14-03012-1, 03-12-2014)

 

a.    the streets, parking lots, bike paths, and sidewalks owned by the     City, or any City property whatsoever that is within 300 feet, measured in a straight line, from the exterior wall of any public school building;

 

b.    the North Well, City hall, City Park, the Pioneer Park playground

and adjacent pavilion, park lands owned by the City in the Settlement, Brookside, Willow Creek and Golf Vista subdivisions;

 

c.    the spectator areas of, or adjacent to or on any sports field during any practice or game sanctioned by a formally organized youth program such as Little League Baseball, Incorporated;

 

d.    at Kolter Ice Arena during youth specific programs such as USA Hockey, or during general open skate times;

 

e.    the streets, parking lots, bike paths, sidewalks, any parks, or any other City owned public property during such times as there is a school program being  conducted that has any school children in attendance upon such property; and

 

f.     the streets, parking lots, bike paths, sidewalks, any parks, or any other City owned public property during the hours of 10 p.m. until 10 a.m. for any such property for which there is no lighting from one half an hour past sunset until 10 a.m. ( Ord. 14-03012-1, 03-12-2014)

 

2.  Hard Liquor: It shall be unlawful for any person to transport or have in his physical possession or control any hard liquor, being defined as any beverage containing more than sixteen percent alcohol by volume (32 proof), in an open or unsealed container of any kind while being upon the streets, parking lots, bike paths, sidewalks, any parks or any other City owned public property.  

 

3.  Exceptions: Exceptions to this ordinance shall be made:

 

a.   In each instance which a permit is issued for the sale of beer or wine upon such property pursuant to Idaho Code Title 23 Chapter 10 Section 1007(A) “Beer Sold or Donated for the Benevolent, Charitable or Public Purposes”, or Title 23 Chapter 13 Section 1336 “Wine Sold or Donated to Persons or Associations for Benevolent, Charitable or Public Purposes”, or in any instance in which the City Council approves an event on the City owned property for which they wish to suspend this ordinance. (Ord. 10-0512-1, 05-12-10, amd. Ord. 13-0109, 1-9-2013,  amd. Ord. 14-03-12-1, 03-21-2014)

 

b.    In each instance in which the City has issued a permit to, Individual or organization for the use of public or City property
  which allows for the consumption of alcohol. (Ord. 13-0109, 1-9-   2013,  amd. Ord. 14-03-12-1, 03-12-2014)

           

4.  Penalty: Any person who shall violate any provision of this section shall be guilty of an infraction punishable by a fine in accordance with the Victor Fee and Fines Schedule which may be amended from time to time by resolution of the Victor city council. (Ord. 1-85, 6-5-1985, amd. Ord. 14-03-12-1, 03-21-2014)

 

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