City of Deer River Municipal Ordinances
Subd. 2. On-sale license. "On-sale" licenses shall be issued only to hotels, clubs, restaurants, and exclusive liquor stores and shall permit "on-sale" of liquor only.
Subd. 3. Off-sale licenses. "Off-sale" licenses shall be issued only to those who qualify for licenses under State Statutes.
Subd. 4. Special Club licenses. Special club licenses shall be issued only to incorporated clubs which have been in existence for l5 years or more or to congressionally chartered veterans' organizations which have been in existence for l0 years.
Subd. 5. Special Sunday On-sale License. Special Sunday on-sale license shall be issued for the sale of intoxicating liquor on Sunday only to hotels, restaurants, and clubs which serve food in conjunction to liquor and have facilities to serve 30 guests at one time. All sales at such establishments defined in M.S.A. §340.07
Subd. 6. Sunday Hours. Amended 02-13-06 The sale of on-sale intoxicating liquor on Sundays is allowed between the hours of l0:00 a.m. and l2:00 midnight. No person other than the licensee and duly authorized maintenance employees shall be permitted in the portion of any licensed premises where liquor is sold later than one-half hour after the closing time. The serving of food at establishments pursuant to a Sunday on-sale license may cease two hours prior to closing to enable the orderly closing of business at 12:00 midnight as required in this Subdivision. Establishments serving liquor on Sunday shall obtain a special license under Subd. 5. above and the license fee shall be as set by Resolution.
Subd. 7. Hotel Defined. For the purpose of fulfilling the requirements for the issuance of a Sunday on-sale license, a hotel is defined as an establishment where food and lodging are regularly furnished to transients and which has:
a.) a resident proprietor or manager;
b.) a dining room serving the general public at tables and having facilities for seating at least twenty (20) guests at one time; and
c.) at least ten (10) guest rooms.
Subd. 8. Restaurant Defined. For the purpose of fulfilling the requirements for the issuance of a Sunday on-sale license, a restaurant is defined as any establishment, other than a hotel, under the control of a single proprietor