ORDINANCE NO. 137-14
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE TEXT OF THE ZONING
ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF OPELIKA
BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council (the “City Council”) of the City of Opelika, Alabama (the “City”) as follows:
Section 1. Amendment. That Ordinance 124-91 entitled “Zoning Ordinance of the City of Opelika, Alabama”, adopted on September 17, 1991, as amended, is further amended in the following respect:
That the definition of Micro-Brewery in Section 2.2 Definitions is amended to read as follows:
Micro-Brewery: An establishment for the manufacture, blending, brewing, fermentation, processing and packaging of beer and wine with a floor area of 10,000 square feet or less which takes place wholly inside a building and produces no more than 10,000 barrels of beer and wine in one year. A tasting room is permitted within the micro-brewery. All activities must occur within the building and outdoor storage is prohibited. The micro-brewery must be properly licensed by any state or federal regulatory agency with jurisdiction over the facility; including the Alabama Beverage Control Board. The manufacture, processing and packaging of other alcoholic beverages, except beer and wine, by the micro-brewery is prohibited.
Section 2. Repeal of Conflicting Ordinances. Any ordinance or part thereof in conflict with provisions of this Ordinance be and the same are hereby repealed.
Section 3. Effective Date. This Ordinance shall become effective upon its adoption, approval and publication as required by law.
Section 4. Publication. This Ordinance shall be published in a newspaper of general circulation in the City of Opelika, Lee County, Alabama.
ADOPTED AND APPROVED this the 16th day of December, 2014.
/s/ C. E. “Eddie” Smith, Jr., PRESIDENT OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THECITY OF OPELIKA, ALABAMA
/s/ R. G. Shuman
TRANSMITTED TO MAYOR on this the 16th day of December, 2014 /s/ R. G. Shuman CITY CLERK
ACTION BY MAYOR
APPROVED this the 16th day of December, 2014.
/s/ Gary Fuller MAYOR
/s/ R. G. Shuman
Legal run 12/19/14