§ 6-103. Restaurants  

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  • (a) In order to be eligible for a consumption on the premises license, a restaurant must:

    (1) Be used and held out to the public as a place where meals are regularly served to the public for adequate pay;

    (2) Contain one or more public dining rooms, with adequate and sanitary full-service kitchen facilities and staff to prepare, cook, and serve suitable food for its guests;

    (3) Serve at least one meal per day at least five days per week, with the exception of holidays, vacations, and periods of redecoration; and

    (4) Have at least 50 percent of its total sales be the sale of food and nonalcoholic beverages consumed on the premises, exclusive of sales from vending machines. For this purpose, if a restaurant makes a minimum charge or cover charge, the amount so charged shall not be counted in computing total sales and shall not be counted as a food or beverage sale.

    (b) Brewpubs, as defined in section 6-1(b) and O.C.G.A. § 3-1-2(3), shall be allowed in eating establishments.

(Ord. No. 2007-09-54, § 3(7.7.3), 9-18-2007)