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Reviewed Date: June 15, 2017
Alcoholic beverages--Municipal ordinances
Ordinance Amending the Decherd Municipal Code Title 8, Chapter 2, Beer, Sections as Indicated
An ordinance to amend the distance from businesses licensed for on premises consuption of beer to churches and other places of public gathering.
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AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE DECHERD MUNICIPAL CODE TITLE 8, CHAPTER 2, BEER, SECTIONS AS INDICATED
BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Decherd, Tennessee:
Section 1. Section 8-209 of the Decherd Municipal Code is hereby amended to read in its entirety as follows:
8-209 Interference with public health, safety, and morals prohibited. No permit authorizing the sale of beer will be issued when such business would cause congestion of traffic or would interfere with churches or other places of public gathering as determined by the Decherd Beer Board and, would otherwise interfere with the public health, safety, and morals except at public eating places. In no event will a permit be issued authorizing the sale of beer for on premises consumption at places within three hundred fifty feet (350’) of any church or other place of public gathering as determined by the Decherd Beer Board. The Decherd Beer Board will have total discretion of all beer sales and locations within the Decherd city limits.
Section 2. This ordinance shall become effective upon final passage, the public welfare requiring it.
PASSED FIRST READING:________________________
PASSED SECOND READING:______________________
PASSED THIRD READING:________________________
Betty Don Henshaw
Raymond Ferguson, City Recorder