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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Local Emergency Order for Unopened Take Out Alcohol Sales by On-Premises Licensed Establishments

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An ordinance for the fifth declaration of a local state of emergency related to COVID-19 includes the following section on unopened beer and wine:

Section 2:
Any provisions of the Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance, Chapter 6-3 of the Code of Athens-Clarke County, Georgia, prohibiting an establishment licensed to sell beer or wine on premises from selling unopened bottles, cans, or growlers of beer and wine for take-out consumption off premises shall be temporarily suspended for the duration of this local declaration. It is the intent of this order that any establishment licensed to sell beer and/or wine shall be authorized to sell unopened bottles or cans and sealed growlers of such beverages for take-out consumption off premises through the duration of the declared Local Emergency, including any extension thereof. All other provisions of the Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance not in conflict with this order shall remain in full force and effect.

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