Chapter 4 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES*
Section 4-49 Temporary location for liquor by drink, permit and fee required; other ordinances applicable.
The business services administrator may issue a temporary permit to caterers and other
persons holding licenses to sell intoxicating liquor by the drink at retail for consumption on the
, including intoxicating liquor in the original package,
pursuant to the provisions of this
chapter who furnish provisions and service for use at a particular function, occasion or event at a
particular location other than the licensed premises. The permit shall be in effect for a period not
to exceed one hundred twenty (120) consecutive hours. The permit shall authorize serving
alcoholic beverages at such function, occasion or event during the hours alcoholic beverages may
lawfully be sold or served upon premises licensed to sell alcoholic beverages for on-premises
consumption. For every permit issued under this section, the permittee shall pay fifteen dollars
($15.00) for each calendar day, or fraction thereof, for which the permit is issued.
(b) The business
administrator may issue a temporary permit as provided above in
(a) for the operation of railroad excursions or dinner train operations, provided that no caterer or
other person holding a license to sell intoxicating liquor shall be issued more than six (6) such
temporary permits in any year. The business
administrator may issue a temporary permit
to any railroad excursion operator who has a state liquor license for railroad or railroad car
companies and whose regular place of business is outside of the county without requiring the
operator to obtain a city liquor-by-the-drink license.
All provisions of the ordinances, rules and regulations of the city shall extend to such
premises and shall be in force and enforceable during all the time that the permittee, its agents,
servants, employees, or stock are in such premises.
(d) Notwithstanding any other provision
of this chapter, any caterer who possesses a valid
state liquor license and a valid liquor license issued by any city or county may deliver alcoholic
beverages in the city, in the course of
(e) Sampling of distilled spirits,
wine or malt beverages.
(1) Notwithstanding any other provisions
of this chapter to the contrary, any winery,
distiller, manufacturer, wholesaler, brewer or designated employee may provide or furnish
distilled spirits, wine or malt beverage samples on a licensed retail premises for customer tasting
purposes so long as the winery, distiller, manufacturer, wholesaler, brewer or designated
employee has permission from the person holding the retail license. The retail licensed premises
where such product tasting is provided shall hold a by-the-drink-for-consumption-on-the-premises-where-sold
retail license. No money or anything of value shall be given to the retailers
for the privilege or opportunity of conducting the on-the-premises product tasting.
(2) Distilled spirits, wine or malt beverage
samples may be dispensed by an employee of the
retailer, winery, distiller, manufacturer or brewer, or by a sampling service retained by the
retailer, winery, distiller, manufacturer or brewer. All sampling service employees that provide
and pour intoxicating liquor samples on a licensed retail premises shall be required to complete a
server training program approved by the division of alcohol and tobacco control.
(3) Any distilled spirits, wine or malt
beverage sample provided by the retailer, winery,
distiller, manufacturer, wholesaler or brewer remaining after the tasting shall be returned to the
retailer, winery, distiller, manufacturer, wholesaler or brewer.
(Code 1964, § 4.285; Ord. No. 12707, § 1, 8-2-90; Ord. No. 14253 §
1, 10-17-94; Ord No. 18006,
§ 1, 3-1-04
; Ord. No. 21176, § 1, 12-5-11)
State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. § 311.485.
(Ord. 21176, Amended, 12/05/2011, Prior Text; Ord. 18006, Amended, 03/01/2004, Prior Text)