3.42.020 – Definitions

For the purposes of this chapter whenever any of the following words, terms or phrases are used, they shall have the meaning ascribed to them in this section.

A.     Alcoholic liquor is defined in the same manner as the term is defined in section 5.08.010 of this code.

B.      Event means any occurrence or gathering of people which is convened for social, professional, fund raising, fellowship, product sampling, discussion of common interest, performance, picnic, cookout, barbeque, food tasting, etc. which is convened and at which alcoholic liquor is served.   Events can be regularly scheduled or one-time in occurrence and this definition shall broadly construed for the purpose of this section.

C.      Liquor Establishment means any premises required to obtain a retail liquor license pursuant to chapter 5.08 of this code.

D.     Owner means any person having a sufficient proprietary interest in conducting the operation of a restaurant or liquor establishment so at to entitle such a person to all or a portion of the net receipts thereof. 

E.      Person means any natural person, receiver, administrator, executor, conservator, assignee, trust in perpetuity, trust, estate, firm, co-partnership, joint venture, club, company, business trust, domestic or foreign corporation, association, syndicate, society or any group of individuals acting as a unit, whether mutual, cooperative, fraternal, nonprofit or otherwise; whenever the term “person” is used any clause prescribing and imposing a penalty, the term as applied to corporations, the officers thereof.


(2016-M-30: § 1)