An Ordinance Amending the Application Fee for Sidewalk Café Alcohol Sales Permits During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Be It Ordained and Enacted by the Council of the City of Brookings, State of South Dakota, as follows:
Section 6-8 of the Ordinances of the City of Brookings provides the regulations for sidewalk café alcoholic beverage sales and consumption permits, and in view of the limited permitted occupancy of bars and restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is appropriate to encourage sidewalk sales to promote social distancing. Accordingly, the application fee for any sidewalk café alcohol sales permit submitted from March 1, 2020 through July 1, 2021 is waived. Section 6-8, Subdivision (c)(1) of the Ordinance of the City of Brookings is hereby amended to read as follows:
Sec. 6-8. – Sidewalk café alcoholic beverages sales and consumption regulations.
(c) Applicable procedure.
An application for a sidewalk café permit shall be filed with the city clerk. There is a one-time application fee of $100.00. The application shall include a site plan which identifies the location of tables, chairs, umbrellas, trash receptacles, heaters and barricades. From March 1, 2020 through July 1, 2021 the application fee is waived, and any fees previously paid during this period shall be refunded.
Any or all ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.
First Reading: August 25, 2020
Second Reading: September 8, 2020
Published: September 11, 2020
City of Brookings, SD
Keith W. Corbett, Mayor
Bonnie Foster, City Clerk