Parks Alcohol Ordinance

Ordinance #614 An Ordinance to Amend Marquette City Code Chapter 4 - Alcoholic Liquors, Section 4-2 (1) and (2) a, b, Consumption in Public

The City of Marquette Ordains:

Section 1. Chapter 3, Section 3-2 (1) and (2) a, b, Consumption in Public, are hereby repealed. New Section 4-2 (1) and (2)a, b, are hereby amended as follows:

  1. Except as otherwise provided in sub-section 2 below, no alcoholic beverages shall be consumed on the public streets and highways, public sidewalks, or public parking lots, nor may any person possess an open container of an alcoholic beverage on a public highway, sidewalk or public parking lot. An open container shall include one which is open, uncapped, or upon which the seal has been broken.
  2. Possession and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages shall be in the following designated areas
    1. Areas permitted
      1. Tourist Park
      2. Hurley Field
      3. Sidewalk Cafes-allowed by permit only
    2. By special permit only:
      1. McCarty's Cove (park and beach area)
      2. South Beach Park
      3. Marquette Senior Center Citizens Meeting Rooms
      4. Elwood A. Mattson Lower Harbor Park
      5. Marquette Commons
      6. Presque Isle Park Pavilion
      7. Lakeview Arena
      8. City streets and rights-of-way

Section 2. This Ordinance shall take effect ten days after adoption but not before publication

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