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Article - Alcoholic Beverages


    (a)    There is a Class B Cafe beer and wine license.

    (b)    (1)    The Board may issue the license for use by a cafe if:

            (i)    the Board determines that the cafe has adequate tables, chairs, food, and facilities for preparing and serving meals;

            (ii)    the average gross monthly receipts from the sale of cooked or prepared food served at the cafe and other items approved by the Board exceed 50% of the average monthly receipts from the sale of beer and wine sold for on–premises consumption; and

            (iii)    not more than 10% of the total square footage of the cafe is dedicated to the public display of beer and wine that are offered for sale.

        (2)    The Board shall set a maximum and a minimum seating capacity for the cafe.

        (3)    The license:

            (i)    authorizes the license holder to sell beer and wine 7 days a week at a cafe, at retail, at the place described in the license, for on– and off–premises consumption;

            (ii)    has a wine tasting privilege for on–premises consumption for every day of the year; and

            (iii)    may be used for off–premises catering.

    (c)    The Board shall set the maximum number of cafe licenses that it may issue under this section.

    (d)    The annual license fee is $1,575.