14-19 - ALCOHOL; PUBLIC PARKS

Ordinance NO. ORD-14-19

BY THE COUNCIL CLEGG, LUDWIG, MCLEAN, SANCHEZ, THOMSON AND WOODINGS

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 7, CHAPTER 7A, SECTION 6, (ALCOHOL; PUBLIC PARKS) BOISE CITY CODE TO CREATE AN EXCEPTION ALLOWING ALCOHOL SALES, POSSESSION, AND CONSUMPTION WIITHIN THE EIGHTH STREET CORRIDOR WHEN AUTHORIZED BY A VALID SPECIAL EVENTS PERMIT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BOISE CITY, IDAHO:

Section 1. That Title 7, Chapter 7A, Section 6, Boise City Code (“Alcohol; Public Parks”), be, and the same are amended as follows.

A. Alcohol Generally: Alcoholic beverages other than beer and wine are prohibited in all Boise City parks and facilities unless the location is a licensed premises or alcoholic beverages other than beer or wine are specifically allowed by this Code. The possession of more than seven and one-half (7.5) gallons of beer and/or wine per person, group, or event shall require a permit from the department.

1. Exception: Alcoholic beverages are not prohibited within the Eighth Street corridor when the possession, sale, or consumption of alcoholic beverages occurs in conjunction with a validly licensed special event.

Section 2. That this Ordinance shall be in effect immediately upon its passage, approval, and publication.

ADOPTED by the Council of Boise City, Idaho, on May 14, 2019.

APPROVED by the Mayor of the Boise City, Idaho, on May 14, 2019.

APPROVED:

David H. Bieter, Mayor

ATTEST:

Lynda Lowry, Ex-Officio City Clerk