§ 6-1. Definitions  


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  • (a) Unless a contrary intention is clearly apparent from the context, any term used in this chapter shall have the same meaning as when used in a comparable provision of the Georgia Alcoholic Beverage Code (O.C.G.A. § 3-1-1 et seq.).

    (b) The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this chapter, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:

    Alcoholic beverage caterer means any retail dealer licensed pursuant to this chapter who provides alcohol at authorized events or functions, special events, or special events facilities.

    Brewpub means any eating establishment in which beer or malt beverages are manufactured or brewed, subject to the barrel production limitation prescribed in O.C.G.A. § 3-5-36, for retail consumption on the premises and solely in draft form.

    Church means any permanent place of public religious worship.

    Eating establishment means an establishment which is licensed to sell or otherwise dispense distilled spirits, malt beverages, or wines and which derives at least 50 percent of its total annual gross food and beverage sales from the sale of prepared meals or food.

    Farm winery means a domestic winery that is licensed as a farm winery by the state.

    Food caterer means any person who prepares food for consumption off the premises.

    Growler means a bottle not to exceed two liters and not less than 12 ounces that is filled with beer from a keg by a licensee, or an employee of a licensee, holding a package malt beverage license issued by the City of Sandy Springs.

    Immediate family of a person means all persons related to such person by consanguinity or affinity within the first degree, as computed according to the law of the state.

    Interest includes any pecuniary interest and any ownership interest, whether present or future, whole or partial, legal or beneficial, contingent or vested, direct or indirect, and any right, power, or authority of control.

    Registered agent means that individual, who is a resident of the county and at least 21 years of age, required to be designated by a licensee to receive any process, notice, or demand required or permitted by law or under this chapter to be served upon a licensee or owner.

(Ord. No. 2007-09-54, § 3(7.1.2), 9-18-2007; Ord. No. 2012-06-14, 6-5-2012; Ord. No. 2012-07-27, 7-17-2012)

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Definitions generally, O.C.G.A. § 3-1-1.