Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21918 on 12/02/2013, Section 4-47 read as follows.


    A separate license shall be required for each place of business, and the following license fees shall be paid annually:

    (1)    Three hundred fifty dollars ($350.00)--Manufacturers of intoxicating malt liquor containing not more than five (5) percent of alcohol by weight. Such license shall entitle the manufacturer to distribute such malt liquor as a wholesaler, but shall not include the right to sell at retail.

    (2)    Seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00)--Manufacturers or distillers of intoxicating liquors containing alcohol in excess of five (5) percent by weight.

    (3)    One hundred fifty dollars ($150.00)--Distributors or wholesalers of intoxicating malt liquors containing not in excess of five (5) percent of alcohol by weight.

    (4)    Three hundred seventy-five dollars ($375.00)--Distributors or wholesalers of intoxicating liquors containing in excess of five (5) percent of alcohol by weight.

    (5)    Seventy-five dollars ($75.00)--Retailers selling intoxicating malt liquors with an alcoholic content of more than three and two-tenths (3.2) percent by weight and not more than five (5) percent by weight, or light wine or both such malt liquor and light wine for consumption on the premises.   This license allows the licensee to sell malt liquor at retail between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and midnight on Sunday.

    (6)    Four hundred fifty dollars ($450.00)--Retailers selling all kinds of intoxicating liquor at retail or by drink for consumption on the premises of the licensee, which shall include the sale of intoxicating liquor in the original package; provided, however, no such license shall be issued unless and until the applicant shall have, by proof satisfactory to the city manager, established that he has and will maintain within the premises proposed to the licensed, an investment in furniture and equipment of not less than five thousand ($5,000.00) book value.

    (7)    Three hundred dollars ($300.00)--Additional license for Sunday sales by restaurant bars, the premises of any establishment having at least forty (40) rooms for the overnight accommodations of transient guests,  amusement places and package liquor licensees. The holder of a Sunday sales license shall be limited in Sunday sales to the kinds of intoxicating liquor permitted under the holders primary license.

     (8)     Seventy-five dollars ($75.00) --Retailers selling intoxicating malt liquor with an alcoholic content of more than three and two-tenths (3.2) percent by weight and not more than five (5) percent by weight in the original package direct to the consumer, and not for consumption on the premises where sold.   This license allows the licensee to sell malt liquor at retail between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and midnight on Sunday.

    (9)    One hundred fifty dollars ($150.00)--Retailers selling intoxicating liquors containing alcohol in excess of five (5) percent by weight, in the original package, not to be opened or consumed on the premises where sold; provided, that no license shall be issued for the sale of intoxicating liquor containing more than five (5) percent alcohol by weight, not to be consumed on the premises where sold, except to a person engaged in, and to be used in connection with, the operation of one or more of the following businesses: drugstore, cigar and tobacco store, grocery store, general merchandise store, confectionary or delicatessen store; nor shall such license be issued to any person who does not have and keep in his store a stock of goods having a value, according to invoices, of at least one thousand dollars ($1,000.00), exclusive of fixtures and intoxicating liquors. This license shall include authorization to conduct wine tastings on the licensed premises. This license shall not be construed to permit the licensee to sell wine for consumption on the premises.

(10)    Three hundred dollars ($300.00)--Annual license fee for operation described in section 4-31.

(11)    Seven dollars and fifty cents ($7.50) for each one hundred barrels or fraction thereof up to a maximum license fee of three hundred seventy-five dollars ($375.00)--Microbreweries. The holder of a microbrewer's license may apply for and the city manager may issue a license to sell intoxicating liquor by the drink at retail for consumption on the brewery premises and in the original package for off-premises consumption. The holder of a microbrewer's license may also sell beer and malt liquor produced on the brewery premises to duly licensed wholesalers.

(12)    Three hundred dollars ($300.00)—Annual license fee for wine shop Sunday sales described in section 4-29(h).

(13)    Thirty-seven dollars and fifty cents ($37.50) – Annual license for wine, malt beverage and distilled spirit tastings on the licensed premises for persons licensed to sell intoxicating liquor in the original package at retail under Sections 4-47(8) and 4-47(9).


(Code 1964, § 4.220; Ord. No. 13733 § 1, 7-6-93; Ord. No. 14253 § 1, 10-17-94; Ord. No. 14291 § 1, 11-21-94; Ord. No. 17849, § 1, 9-15-03 ; Ord. No. 21176, § 1, 12-5-11)

    State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. §§ 311.180(1), 311.180(4), 311.200(4), 311.097(2), 311.200(1), 311.200(2).