This rule is promulgated pursuant to the provisions of sections 4303.183 and 4303.262 of the Revised Code to designate areas as resort areas for the purpose of issuance of D-7 permits, and to establish quota restrictions and length of seasons for such permit operations.
(A) Length of resort season: The resort season shall start on May first and end on October thirty-first. Sales of beer or intoxicating liquor pursuant to a D-7 liquor permit shall not take place from November first to April thirtieth.
(B) Resort areas:
(1) The village of Kelley's Island in Erie county.
(2) Ottawa county.
(3) The village of Geneva-on-the-Lake in Ashtabula county.
(4) The city of Conneaut in Ashtabula county.
(C) The maximum number of D-7 permits for each designated resort area shall be based upon need expressed at public hearing before the commission and on all other data relative to the need as furnished by the development services agency or the division of liquor control. The maximum number of D-7 liquor permits for each designated resort area is:
(1) The village of Kelley's Island, Erie county: four permits.
(2) Ottawa county: twelve permits.
(3) The village of Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ashtabula county: eight permits.
(4) The city of Conneaut, Ashtabula county: four permits.
(D) All applications for D-7 liquor permits filed with the division of liquor control shall be processed in the order in which the application was received. When the quota is filled before all applications are processed, said application will be processed in the order they were time stamped into the division of liquor control, when the opening becomes available. All subsequent applications will be processed in the same manner, if it becomes necessary to do so.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 06/08/2016 and 08/31/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4303.183, 4303.262
Rule Amplifies: 4301.03
Prior Effective Dates: 3/1/76, 12/1/81, 11/1/87, 7/1/01, 8/7/06