Ordinance 71823

Liquor Control District 12th Ward

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The proposed Bill will prohibit the issuance of any package or drink liquor licenses for any currently non- licensed premises located within the boundaries of the Twelfth Ward Liquor Control District, established by the bill, for a period of four-years from the effective date. Exceptions to the prohibition will allow, during the moratorium period, for the limited transfer of existing licenses, under certain circumstances, and renewal of existing licenses. The proposed bill’s impact on the community will be to decrease numerous peace, health, safety and general welfare problems including loitering, littering, drug trafficking, prostitution, public drunkenness, defacement and damaging of structures, pedestrian obstructions, as well as traffic circulation, parking and noise problems on public streets and neighborhood lots in the 12th Ward Neighborhoods. Thereby preserving the health, safety and welfare of residents of the 12th Ward


Session: 2023-2024

Board Bill Number: 158

Primary Sponsors: Sharon Tyus

Effective: 04/17/2024

Legislative History

Legislative activities and outcomes for this board bill. Learn more about what these activities mean.

  • 11/09/2023

    First Reading

    Bill text was introduced (99.31 KB PDF).

  • 11/09/2023

    Referred to a Committee

    The bill was assigned to the Transportation and Commerce Committee.

  • 12/04/2023

    Committee Hearing

    The bill was held in committee during the Transportation and Commerce Committee hearing.

  • 01/19/2024

    Referred to a Committee

    The bill was assigned to the Public Safety Committee.

  • 02/01/2024

    Committee Hearing

    The bill was passed out of committee with a recommendation of do pass during the Public Safety Committee hearing.

  • 02/02/2024

    Second Reading

  • 02/16/2024


    The bill was placed on the informal calendar.

  • 03/29/2024


    The bill was passed.

    The bill text was changed:

  • 04/05/2024


    The bill was engrossed during the Engrossment, Rules, Resolutions and Credentials Committee.

  • 04/05/2024

    Third Reading

    The bill was passed.

  • 04/05/2024

    Delivered to Mayor

  • 04/17/2024

    Mayor Returns Bill

    The bill was approved.

  • 04/17/2024

    Delivered to Register

  • 04/18/2024

    Register Returns Notice with Ordinance Number

    Register returns ordinance number 71823. Effective date is 04/17/2024


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