BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 22.22 Beverage Cans or Bottles in Public Places

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Chapter 22.22
Beverage Cans or Bottles in Public Places


22.22.010 Definitions.
22.22.020 Offenses.
22.22.030 Exceptions.
22.22.040 Penalty.

22.22.010 Definitions.

The following words and phrases as used in this chapter shall have the following meanings, unless the context otherwise requires:

A. The term "civic festival" means any picnic, fair, festival, carnival, flea market or other event to which the general public is invited and for which a Board of Public Service Permit has been issued for use of the public streets, parks or other public property consisting of more than three city blocks, or one acre or more in the case of a park or other public place.

B. The term "beverage container" means any metal, glass bota, plastic, leather or animal skin container, can, bottle, jug or barrel, sealed or unsealed, designed or used for containing liquids intended for human consumption.

C. The term "alcoholic beverage" means "intoxicating liquor" as defined in Section 311.020 R.S.Mo. and "nonintoxicating beer" as defined in Section 312.010-2 R.S.Mo.
(Ord. 59402 2, 1985: prior Ord. 58559 1, 1982.)

22.22.020 Offenses.

No person shall use, distribute, or possess a beverage container containing alcoholic beverages on a public street, park or other public place within the boundaries of a civic festival.
(Ord. 59402 3, 1985: prior Ord. 58559 2, 1982.)

22.22.030 Exceptions.

The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to:

A. Any person with concession privileges granted by the Board of Public Service for said "civic festival."

B. Any person possessing a beverage container containing alcoholic beverages for immediate consumption on the premises which was obtained from an authorized concessionaire.
(Ord. 59402 4, 1985: prior Ord. 58559 3, 1982.)

22.22.040 Penalty.

Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall upon conviction be punished by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500) or imprisonment in the Medium Security Institution for not more than ninety days or both such fine and imprisonment.
(Ord. 59402 5, 1985: prior Ord. 58559 4, 1982.)

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