Licensing & Permitting

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Licensing & Permitting

If you are a member of the public you may apply for an Open Container permit pursuant to the following Riverton Municipal Code:  

5.04.070 Open containers of alcoholic beverages in city property by permit only

              (Open Container Permit)
Open Container Permit:  A twenty-four (24) hour open container permit may be granted or denied at the sole discretion of the city council without public notice or hearing.  The city council may attach rules and regulations, hours, and such other stipulations as they deem appropriate to such permit.  The permit shall be issued only for the day or days named therein and it shall not authorize open containers for more than two days by any one person or organization in any one calendar year.  The cost of such permit shall be twenty-five dollars ($25.00) or such amount as the council may set from time to time by resolution.  Nothing in this section shall be construed to substitute the permit granted herein for retail licenses for resale, permits for resale or similar provisions of this code. 

 

If you are a member of the public you may apply for a Malt Beverage Permit for the sale of malt beverages pursuant to the following Riverton Municipal Code: 

5.04.100 Permit for retail sales at picnics, bazaars, fairs etc.

              (Malt Beverage Permit)

Malt Beverage Permit:  Applicants for a malt beverage permit shall complete and submit an application, no less than forty-eight (48) hours prior to the event.  Applications will be reviewed by the chief of police or designee and the city clerk or designee.  The permit will be issued by the city clerk or designee without public notice or hearing, to any responsible person or organization for the sale of malt liquors only at a picnic, bazaar, fair, rodeo, or similar public gathering.  No person or organization holding such permit shall sell any alcoholic liquor except malt liquors on the premises described on the permit. The permit shall be issued only for the day or days named therein and it shall not authorize the sale of malt liquors for more than two days by any one person or organization in any one calendar year with the exception of a picnic, bazaar, fair, rodeo or similar public gathering.  The city council may attach rules and regulations and other stipulations they deem appropriate to this permit. The cost of such permit shall be fifty dollars ($50.00) for a non-profit organization and one hundred dollars ($100.00) for any responsible individual or organization or such amount as the council may set from time to time by resolution. 

 

If you are a current Retail Liquor License Holder, you may apply for a catering permit pursuant to the following Riverton Municipal Code: 

5.04.230 (5) Issuance of liquor licenses by category: Catering Permit 

Catering Permit:  Applicants for a catering permit shall complete and submit an application, no less than forty-eight (48) hours prior to the event.  Applications will be reviewed by the chief of police or designee and the city clerk or designee.  The permit will be issued by the city clerk or designee without public notice or hearing, to any person holding a retail liquor license.  A catering permit shall entitle the holder to sell alcoholic or malt beverages off-premises at meetings, conventions, private parties and dinners or similar gatherings not capable of being held within the license premises. The permit holder shall abide by all rules and regulations associated with his or her retail liquor license and shall not be permitted to sell or permit consumption of alcoholic or malt beverages off the premises described in the permit.  The permit shall be for twenty-four (24) hours and the hours of sale must conform to Section 5.04.050.  No retail liquor license holder shall receive more than a total of twenty-four (24) catering permits for sales at the same premises within the normal term of the retail liquor license, April 1st through March 31st of each year.  The cost of such permit shall be one hundred dollars ($100.00) for such permits within city limits, and twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for such permits outside city limits, or such amount as the council may set from time to time by resolution.