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Ordinance NO. 1939

Alcohol Ordinance

 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 5, SECTION 2; SUBSECTION C; OF THE CITY OF TERRELL CODE OF ORDINANCES; REGULATING THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES NEAR CHURCHES, PUBLIC HOSPITALS, PUBLIC SCHOOLS, OR OTHER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF TERRELL:

 

ARTICLE I.

 

That Chapter 5, Section 2, Subsection C, SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES NEAR CHURCHES,PUBLIC HOSPITALS, PUBLIC SCHOOLS OR OTHEREDUCATIONAL INSTITITIONS shall be amended to comply with current law:

 

Chapter 5, Section 2, Subsection C shall hereafter read as:

 

C. Sale of Alcoholic Beverages Near Churches. Public Hospitals. Public Schools or Other Educational Institutions.

 

It shall be unlawful for any person to sell or engage in the business of selling alcoholic beverages within the City where the place of business is within 300 feet of any church, public hospital or within 1,000 feet of public schools or other educational institution. The measurement of the distance between the place of business where alcoholic beverages are sold and the church or public hospital shall be along the property lines of the street fronts and from front door to front door, and in direct line across intersections. The measurement of the distance between the place of business where alcoholic beverages are sold and the public schools shall be in a direct line from the property line of the public school to the property line of the place of business, and in a direct line across intersections.

 

That Chapter 5, Section 2, Subsection C of the City of Terrell Code of Ordinances shall remain in full force and effect, save and except as amended by this Ordinance.

 

ARTICLE II.

 

That the terms and provisions of this ordinance are severable and are governed by all applicable Sections of the City of Terrell Code of Ordinances, as amended.

 

ARTICLE III.

 

That this ordinance shall take effect immediately from and after its passage and publication in accordance with the provisions of the Charter of the City of Terrell, and it is accordingly so ordained.

 

PASSED AND APPROVED THIS 1ST DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 1998.


PASSED AND ADOPTED THIS 6TH DAY OF OCTOBER, 1998.

________________________________________
Henry Madgwick, Mayor

Attest:

_______________________________________
John Rounsavall, City Secretary

Approved as to Form:
_______________________________________
Mary Gayle Ramsey, City Attorney

 

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