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File #: BL2020-455    Name:
Type: Bill (Ordinance) Status: Passed
File created: 9/29/2020 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 11/5/2020 Final action: 11/5/2020
Title: An ordinance amending Chapter 7.08 of the Metropolitan Code to create a new type of permit for curbside / delivery.
Sponsors: Jeff Syracuse, Russ Bradford, Emily Benedict, Gloria Hausser
Attachments: 1. BL2020-455 Sub
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An ordinance amending Chapter 7.08 of the Metropolitan Code to create a new type of permit for curbside / delivery.


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WHEREAS, in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Metropolitan Beer Permit Board ("Beer Board") created an emergency regulation that allowed for curbside / delivery of beer of not more than 8% in Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County ("Emergency Regulation"); and
WHEREAS, the Beer Board has received very few complaints regarding the implementation of the Emergency Regulation; and
WHEREAS, the Emergency Regulation provided a necessary tool for the survival of many establishments affected by the current public health emergency; and
WHEREAS, making the Emergency Regulation permanent would provide much needed flexibility to such businesses to survive the current public health emergency and future natural disasters; and
WHEREAS, the Beer Board desires to create one new type of permit, a curbside / delivery permit, to codify the Emergency Regulation.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE METROPOLITAN COUNCIL OF NASHVILLE & DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. Chapter 7.08 of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended by deleting Section 7.08.030 in its entirety and replacing it with the following new Section 7.08.030:
The following types of permits may be issued by the metropolitan beer permit board:

A. A wholesaler's permit shall be issued to each distributor, manufacturer, brewer or brewery or manufacturer's branch selling beer only directly to retailers.

B. A manufacturer's permit shall be issued to each beer manufacturer engaged in the manufacturing and storage of beer.

C. A retailer's "off-sale" permit shall be issued to any person engaged in the sale of beer for consumption and not resale where the beer sold is not to be consumed by the purchaser upon or near the premises of such seller.

D. A retailer's "on-sale" permit shall be issued to any person engaged in the sale of beer where the beer is to be consumed by t...

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