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IRA Backs Ordinance to Allow for Local Control of Liquor License Exemptions

Friday, April 5, 2019  
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This week, the City of Chicago Committee on License and Consumer Protection voted to approve an ordinance that permits and sets conditions for the City of Chicago to grant exemptions for liquor license applicants whose premises are located within 100 feet of a church or school.

IRA President & CEO Sam Toia testified in support of the legislation, which streamlines the process for liquor license exemptions and saves time and money for all parties involved. Currently, liquor license applicants with premises located within 100 feet of a church or school are forced to pass a bill through the Illinois General Assembly to receive an exemption. This ordinance gives the City of Chicago Liquor Commissioner the authority to approve these exemptions with community and aldermanic input.

Click here to read the ordinance. Click here to read more from Block Club Chicago. 


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