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File #: 1502   
Type: New Business - Add-On Status: Adopted
File created: 4/9/2020 In control: Planning and Development
On agenda: 4/21/2020 Final action: 4/21/2020
Title: Legislative Intent and Permission to Advertise RE: Code Revisions to On-premise Consumption for Alcoholic Beverages
Attachments: 1. Alcohol CUP staff report 1.docx, 2. Code Sections related to alcohol.docx
Subject:
Title
Legislative Intent and Permission to Advertise RE: Code Revisions to On-premise Consumption for Alcoholic Beverages
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Fiscal Impact:
Option 1 - Reduction of $5,148 in revenue / Option 2 - Reduction of $2,288 in revenue
Dept/Office:
Planning and Development
Requested Action:
Recommendation
Staff requests that the Board grant legislative intent and permission to advertise amendments to Article VI, Zoning Regulations, relating to the on-premise consumption of alcoholic beverages for restaurants and snack bars.
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Summary Explanation and Background:
During the February 6, 2020 Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting, staff was directed to develop options that streamline the approval process for On-Site Consumption of alcoholic beverages (beer and wine only) in conjunction with a restaurant. Brevard County Zoning Regulations has provisions for either a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) or an administrative approval of State issued Alcohol Beverage Licenses to allow the consumption of alcoholic beverages for restaurants.

The attached report identifies County requirements, State requirements & license types, and potential improvements for the BOCC's consideration relating to the expediting of the approval process. Amending the code to allow administrative approval of on- site consumption of alcoholic beverages would result: in reducing the approval process by 60 days for applicants, saving applicants $572.00, reducing staff time by approximately 75%, and reducing the number of CUP public hearings between 66% and 30%.

Option 1. Amend the Code to allow staff to provide an Administrative Approval process for on-site consumption of alcohol beverages with restaurants, without the need for a CUP, regardless of number of seats and the relation to a shopping center, and stipulate conditional use for cocktail lounge/bars as defined in the Code.

Option 2. Amend the Code to allow staff to provide and Administrative process for on-site consumption ...

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