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File #: Ord 20-29    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Final Adoption
In control: City Council
Final action:
Title: Amending Chapter 409 of the Legislative Code pertaining to the distance restriction between liquor license locations, to reduce the location radius for off-sale wine only license locations.
Sponsors: Jane L. Prince, Dai Thao
Attachments: 1. ORD 20-29 - Contact Council emails, 2. ORD 20-29 - Minnesota Licensed Beverage Association email 11-4-20, 3. ESABA Letter of Support Vin de Pays 2020, 4. Vin de Pays Letter, 5. Vin de Pays Business Plan, 6. Wine Shop Support Distances - FRF ltr 20201014, 7. Letter to City Council from PABA, 8. Thompson Email, 9. 2020 August Wine Ordinance Letter, 10. D5-PPCC Support for changing off-sale wine distance requirements - August 2020, 11. Comments Recived by Ward 7- 20-29 Wine Shop, 12. Perrier Email, 13. Perrier Letter, 14. Opposition Emails, 15. D4CC Letter of Support for Wine Ordinance Change 111820, 16. Ord 20-29 - Angela Albee email 12-14-20, 17. Ord 20-29 - Lucas Gulbranson email 11-29-20, 18. Ord 20-29 - Nikita Godette email 12-1-20, 19. Ord 20-29 - Rachel Horne email 11-30-20, 20. Ord 20-29 - David Knipfel email 12-1-20, 21. Ord 20-29 - Michael McCafferty email 11-5-20, 22. Ord 20-29 - Michael Nilles email 11-4-20, 23. Ord 20-29 - Nancey Quinn email 12-7-20, 24. Ord 20-29 - Mike Radenbaugh email 12-9-20, 25. Ord 20-29 - Kiki Sonnen voicemail 12-9-20, 26. Ord 20-29 - Dan Stahley email 11-30-20, 27. Ord 20-29 - Cindy Smith email 11-29-20, 28. Ord 20-29 - Ryan Wachtel email 11-7-20, 29. Wine Shop Fact Sheet, 30. Summit Hill Wine Ordinance Letter, 31. Lee Email, 32. Public Comment received by Ward 7 (part 2), 33. Mayor Carter Letter, 34. SAPCC letter of support, 35. Comments received by Ward 6 regarding wine sales, 36. kallsen email
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Title
Amending Chapter 409 of the Legislative Code pertaining to the distance restriction between liquor license locations, to reduce the location radius for off-sale wine only license locations.

Body
WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul has imposed, by ordinance, certain distance requirements between liquor license locations within the City; and

WHEREAS, these distance requirements are intended to protect the residents and businesses near a liquor location from the traffic volume, nuisance behavior and other negative impacts that may occur if additional off-sale liquor licenses were permitted within in a smaller radius; and

WHEREAS, the City wishes to continue to support the opening and continued vitality of all neighborhood businesses, and to increase opportunities for more, especially during difficult events and economic times that cause so much devastation to our local businesses; and

WHEREAS, boutique wine businesses, which hold only an off-sale wine only license, could be an asset to a neighborhood; and

WHEREAS, Saint Paul Legislative Code Chapter 409 currently requires a half- mile radius between all types of off-sale liquor locations, and the City would like to reduce the radius between liquor locations to 300 feet one-quarter mile, only for off-sale wine-only licenses.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Saint Paul does hereby ordain:

SECTION 1

That Section 409.06, Licensing requirements, of the Saint Paul City Legislative Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

Sec. 409.06. - Licensing requirements.
(a) Application. Any person desiring a license to sell intoxicating liquor shall make his verified application in writing upon a form approved by the liquor control commissioner of the state and shall file the same with the inspector. Such application form shall require that the following information be set forth upon the application, and such further information as may be required:
(1) The name and pla...

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