Collins adopts liquor ordinance

Collins adopts liquor ordinance
The Board of Aldermen this week adopted an ordinance, which incorporates the city’s old beer ordinance.

COLLINS, MS (WDAM) -The city of Collins now has a new law regulating the sale of hard liquor in that city.

The Board of Aldermen this week adopted an ordinance, which incorporates the city’s old beer ordinance.

It lays out guidelines for sales at restaurants. Hours of sales at package stores are regulated by the state.

Last October, voters approved the sale of liquor in the city limits.

“One of the things that was added was for outdoor patios and recreation areas,” said Suzette Davis, Collins city clerk.

“Their patio has to have a wall of some sort around it and it has to be at least six feet high. We tried to go through and hit all the points that we thought were necessary for the city of Collins.”

One package store has already opened in town and at least one restaurant has applied for a sale permit with the state.

You can view the full ordinance here.

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