SPECIAL EVENT LICENSE FOR LICENSED ESTABLISHMENTS
SPECIAL EVENT LICENSE FOR LICENSED ESTABLISHMENT –
Beginning July 1, 2013 all licensed establishments except Clubs, Country Clubs and Golf Courses and Class A must make an appointment to meet with the board regarding any and all outside events. All Class B, Class D, Class B Restaurant, Theater & Stadium licensee must apply for a Special Event License for any and all events that will be held outdoors. This Special Event License will be issued at the discretion of the Board of License Commissioners for Washington County based on the event’s benefit to the community.
Plans for each event must be drawn, dates of the event or events, submitted to, and discussed with, the Board for each event. Licensee must comply with all relevant City and County Ordinances, as well as all Health Department and Fire Marshal Codes and/or requirements regarding usage, noise control, etc. Licensee must provide to the Board written documentation from the Health Department and/or the Fire Marshal showing that these agencies have been contacted and that the event has been approved by their department.
Licensee must provide fencing for each event. The height, size, construction and security aspects of the fence or privacy shield shall be considered by the Board on a case by case basis. In considering the plans for the fence or privacy shield, the Board will consider the architectural structure, the neighborhood, the aesthetic appearance of the structure, and the security of the area where the event will take place. The security fence or privacy shield containing the area must be such that it prevents alcoholic beverages from being passed out through it. The board will consider the demographic location of the establishment with regard to noise violations and/or to maintaining the peace and quiet of the neighborhood on an individual basis. All fencing must be removed immediately after each event.
Establishments that are having an event the cost of the license will be: $100.00 for each event day.