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File #: 21-041-O    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/15/2021 In control: Purchasing and Licensing
On agenda: 11/22/2021 Final action: 12/6/2021
Title: ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 8 AND REPEALING CHAPTER 15 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REPEALING DANCING RESTRICTIONS.
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ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 8 AND REPEALING CHAPTER 15 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REPEALING DANCING RESTRICTIONS.

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CITY PROPOSAL:
Section 1. That Chapter 8, Section 8-25, of the Duluth City Code, 1959, as amended, is hereby amended as follows:

Sec. 8-25. Music, dancing and entertainment restrictions.
Except as provided in this Section, on sale establishments may permit music, theatrics, floor shows or entertainment upon the licensed premises. Adult entertainment, and late hours entertainment and dancing participated in by the public are prohibited except as authorized pursuant to Section 8-40 and Chapter 5, Article IV of this Code.

Section 2. That Chapter 8, Section 8-40, of the Duluth City Code, 1959, as amended, is hereby amended as follows:

Sec. 8-40. Dancing and lLate hours entertainment licenses for liquor establishments.
(a) No person licensed to sell intoxicating liquor or 3.2 percent malt liquor on sale shall allow dancing participated in by the public or late hours entertainment on the licensed premises unless a license has been issued pursuant to this Section;
(b) A dance license, whether an annual, seasonal or a one day license, shall entitle the on sale licensee to have dancing participated in by the public on the licensed premises;
(1) Notwithstanding any provision of this Section or Chapter to the contrary, clubs and congressionally chartered veterans organizations that are open only to members and bona fide guests of members may have dancing participated in by members and guests, without securing a dance license;
(2) The term of the annual dance license shall be the same as the term of the on sale license. The term of the seasonal license is limited to the months of May through August;
(3) The fee for any dance license shall be set in accordance with Section 8-56(d). The fee for the annual license shall be prorated in the same manner as on sale licenses;
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