Alcohol Ordinances

Local Ordinance Municipality, County, And Population Ordinance Language and Additional Information
Keg Registration Normal, McLean County, Population: 54,264 Sec. 4.21 Sale, Possession, and Transportation of Kegs
Adult responsibility form provided by the licensee/seller at the time and point of sale
Keg Registration

Bloomington, McLean County

Population: 78,005

Chapter 6: Section 23: Sale, Possession and Transportation of Kegs

Adult responsibility form provided by the licensee/seller at the time and point of sale.
Keg Registration Springfield, Sangamon County, Population: 115,715

Ord. No. 445-5-91, 5-21-91 Sec. 90.38 Keg Permit and Permit Sticker

First obtained a permit and permit sticker.
Keg Registration Champaign, Champaign County, Population: 86,637

Sec. 5-67.1. - Keg sales; adult responsibility

Adult responsibility form provided by the City.
Event Restrictions Braidwood,
Will County
Population: 6,157

Sec. 10-16. – Entertainment

Entertainment permitted in any premises licensed for the sale of alcoholic liquor upon the approval of the local liquor control commission.
Event Restrictions

East Peoria, Peoria County

Population: 22,939

3-3-3.5. - Special use permit for public events and sampling events

A special use permit may be issued to individuals or organizations holding a retailer's license issued by the State of Illinois and seeking to provide alcoholic liquor at the location of a public or private function or a public event.
Event Restrictions

Wheaton,
DuPage County

Population: 53,389

Sec. 6-83.5. - Outdoor special event liquor license

Outdoor special event liquor license may obtain an application form from the city.

Event Restrictions

Chicago Heights, Cook County

Population: 30,026

Sec. 4-8. - Issuance authority—Special licenses

A special event liquor license may be issued by the liquor commissioner for a period of time not to exceed three (3) days.
Minors in Possession Champaign, Champaign County, Population: 86,637

Sec. 5-65. - Purchases, possession of alcoholic liquor by persons less than twenty-one (21) years old.

No person under the age of twenty-one (21) years shall purchase, attempt to purchase, accept delivery, accept a gift of, or have possession of or consume alcoholic liquor.
Minors in Possession

Beardstown, Cass County

Population, 5,656

Sec. 3-23. - Warning to minors.

In any place in the city where alcoholic liquor is sold, there shall be displayed at all times in a prominent place a printed card which shall read substantially as follows: WARNING TO PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF 21 YEARS: You are subject to a fine up to $500 under the Ordinances of the City of Beardstown if you purchase or attempt to purchase alcoholic liquor, or misrepresent your age for the purpose of obtaining alcoholic liquor.
Minors in Possession

Buffalo Grove, Cook and Lake County

Population: 41,346

5.20.250 - Illegal purchase—Posting warning.

Every place in the Village where alcoholic liquor is sold for beverage purposes shall display at all times in a prominent place a printed card which shall be issued by the Village
Minors in Possession

Auburn, Sangamon County

Population: 4,752

Sec. 4-5. - Misrepresentation of age in order to obtain or obtaining for minor, unlawful; penalty

Any person under the age of 21 years of age, or otherwise, who attempts to induce any licensee to sell, give or deliver alcoholic liquor to such minor by misrepresenting his or her age, or who procures alcoholic liquor for a minor or commits an unlawful act.
Minors in Possession

East Peoria, Peoria County

Population: 22,939

10-1-4.10. - Possession of alcoholic liquor by minor prohibited

It shall be unlawful for any person to whom the sale, gift or delivery of alcoholic liquor is prohibited by this chapter to purchase or accept a gift of alcoholic liquor or to have alcoholic liquor in his possession.
Minors in Possession

Bloomington, McLean County

Population: 78,005

Chapter 6: Section 26 : No Sale, Gift or Delivery to or by a Person under the Age of 21 Years or an Incompetent - Illegal Purchase or Procurement - Illegal Possession - Parent's Responsibility

It shall be illegal for any person to directly or indirectly have any alcoholic beverage sold, given or delivered to another person under 21 years of age or to permit the sale.
Responsible Beverage Service

Elmhurst, DuPage County

Population: 46,387

36.05 - Form and contents of applications for license: application fee

Certificates of completion of a State of Illinois certified alcohol awareness program for the managers of liquor sales, bartenders and servers for the licensed premises.
Responsible Beverage Service Edwardsville, Madison County Population: 25,071

Sec. 6-57. - Training requirements for licensees and employees

Liquor licenses shall be accompanied with proof of completion of the required Illinois liquor control commission (ILCC) approved beverage alcohol sellers and servers educational training (BASSET) program.
Social Host

Aurora, DuPage, Kendall, Will, Kane Counties

Population: 201,110

Sec. 6-29. - Underaged/intoxicated persons

It shall be unlawful for any owner, lessee or other legal occupant of residential property to allow alcoholic beverages to be served at a gathering of two (2) or more persons at said residence where one or more of said persons is under twenty-one (21) years of age and such underaged person is in possession of or consuming any alcoholic beverage.
Advertising Restrictions

Buffalo Grove, Cook and Lake County

Population: 41,346

5.20.205. - Prohibited happy hours

Sell more than one drink of alcoholic liquor for the price of one drink of alcoholic liquor; advertise or promote in any way, whether on or off the licensed premises.
Social Host

Champaign, Champaign County

Population:86,637

Sec. 5-67 - Adult responsibility

No owner or occupant of any premises located within the city shall allow any person under the age of 21 years of age to remain on such premises while in the possession of or consuming alcoholic liquor in violation of this chapter. Such owner or occupant shall be in violation of this section when he/she knew, or in the exercise of reasonable care, should have known of the possession or consumption of alcoholic liquor on his/her premises by a person under the age of 21 years.
Event Restriction

Champaign, Champaign County

Population:86,637

Sec. 5-45. - Presence of minors in a liquor establishment; teen events

(e) Any licensee may hold an all-teen event, provided that a license is first obtained therefore. Such license notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter shall permit persons under 21 years of age upon the premises subject to the conditions contained in this subsection and contained on the license. Such licensee shall register that event with the Commissioner at least five working days prior to the event and pay a daily fee of ten dollars ($10.00) or an annual fee of two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00).
Responsible Beverage Service

Champaign, Champaign County

Population:86,637

Sec. 5-31-2. - Class BYOB-1—Restaurant license

(e) Any employee responsible for serving alcoholic liquor or checking identification must be appropriately trained in accordance with state law and local ordinance
Responsible Beverage Service

Aurora, DuPage, Kendall, Will, Kane Counties

Population:201,110

Sec. 6-23. - Alcohol sellers and servers training requirements

(a) Effective May 1, 2010, all new applications shall be accompanied by proof of completion of a state-certified beverage alcohol sellers and service education and training program for all persons who serve or sell alcoholic beverages pursuant to that license
Minors in Possession

Aurora, DuPage, Kendall, Will, Kane Counties

Population:201,110

Sec. 6-29. - Underaged/intoxicated persons

(f) No person under the age of 21 years shall purchase or obtain alcoholic liquor, directly or indirectly. Nor shall such person possess or consume alcoholic liquor.
Responsible Beverage Service

Evanston, Cook County

Population:74,895

3-4-18. – ALCOHOL AWARENESS TRAINING

(b) All original and subsequent renewal applications for all liquor classes of Section 3-4-6 of this Chapter, excluding classes Z3 and Z4, shall be accompanied with proof of completion of a state certified beverage alcohol sellers and servers education and training (BASSET) training program for all owners, all alcohol servers, and all site managers supervising the selling, delivering, serving, preparing, pouring, mixing or drawing of alcoholic beverages.
Social Host

Evanston, Cook County

Population:74,895

3-4-13. - RESPONSIBILITY OF PARENTS AND OTHERS FOR ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION BY MINORS

It shall be unlawful for any parent, guardian or adult occupant to knowingly permit a gathering at a premises owned, controlled or occupied by him/her of two or more persons under the age of 18 years where alcoholic liquor is possessed or consumed by said minors. Parents, guardians, or adult occupants are presumed to have acted knowingly if, in the exercise of ordinary care, they should have known of a substantial probability that said minors will possess or consume alcoholic liquor or if they absent themselves from premises without assuring that a competent person over the age of 21 is present to provide adult supervision.
Event Restrictions

Schaumburg, Cook and DuPage County

Population:74,446

109.04 - REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL EVENTS

Alcohol Beverage Service: If consumption of alcohol is proposed, the applicant shall comply with village and state laws.
Minors in Possession

Schaumburg, Cook and DuPage County

Population:74,446

112.41 - POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL BY MINORS

Any person to whom the sale, gift or delivery of alcoholic liquor is prohibited because of age, shall not attempt to purchase, purchase or accept a gift of alcoholic liquor or have alcoholic liquor in his possession.
Responsible Beverage Service

Schaumburg, Cook and DuPage County

Population:74,446

112.60 – MANDATORY ALCOHOL AWARENESS TRAINING

All persons serving or selling alcoholic liquor shall have successfully completed a state sponsored alcohol awareness training program.
Social Host

Waukegan, Lake County

Population: 89,078

Sec. 3-16: SOCIAL HOSTS

B) It shall be unlawful for any person to permit, allow, host, or fail to take reasonable steps to prevent an event or gathering, at his or her place of residence or other private property, public place, or any other premises under his or her control, where illicit drugs are consumed by any person or where alcoholic beverages are consumed by an underage person, if such person either knows or reasonably should know that illicit drugs have been consumed by any person or that alcoholic beverages have been consumed by any underage person.
Minors in Possession

Waukegan, Lake County

Population: 89,078

SEC. 3-6: SALES TO AND POSSESSION BY OR PURCHASE AND ACCEPTANCE BY PERSONS UNDER 21 AND INTOXICATED PERSONS

E) No person under the age of 21 years shall have any alcoholic beverage in his or her possession on any street or highway or in any public place or in any place open to the public. This section does not apply to possession by a person under the age of 21 years making a delivery of an alcoholic beverage in pursuance of the order of his or her parent or in pursuance of his or her employment.
Responsible Beverage Service

Waukegan, Lake County

Population: 89,078

SEC. 3-9: EMPLOYEES OF LIQUOR LICENSEES

B) No person under the age of 18 years shall be employed, permitted or suffered to serve alcoholic beverages as an employee of any liquor licensee. Persons at least 18 years of age and not yet 21 years of age may be employed by a liquor licensee to serve alcoholic beverages in restaurants, or that portion of the premises which is primarily used for the purpose of serving food, so long as an adult, 21 years of age or over, in a supervisory position, is on the premises.
Event Restrictions

Waukegan, Lake County

Population: 89,078

SEC. 3-12 TRANSPORTATION OR POSSESSION OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR IN A MOTOR VEHICLES OR ON PUBLIC STREETS

D) The city liquor commissioner can create a festival zone where liquor can be bought and consumed. The city liquor commissioner, either personally or by the Waukegan Police Department, may close sales of alcoholic beverages at any time if he or they determine that controls are not being adhered to or in the interest of public safety.
Minors in Possession

Joliet, Will County

Population: 147,433

Sec. 4-33 MINORS

No person shall sell or deliver or attempt to sell or delivery any alcoholic liquor to a person under twenty-one (21) years of age except in the performance of a religious ceremony or in the privacy of a home when the minor is under the personal supervision of his or her parent or guardian and the parent or guardian has approved the minors possession and consumption.
Responsible Beverage Service

Joliet, Will County

Population: 147,433

Sec. 4-33 MINORS

C) Every licensee shall display in a prominent place, a printed card which shall read WARNING TO MINORS: You are subject to a fine of up to $500.00 under the Ordinances of the City of Joliet, if you purchase, attempt to purchase, or obtain by any means or have in your possession alcoholic liquor, or misrepresent your age for the purpose of purchasing or obtaining alcoholic liquor.
Event Restrictions

Joliet, Will County

Population: 147,433

SEC. 4-16 LIQUOR PERMITS

D) A Class SE permit authorizes the permit holder to allow minors to enter a specified portion of the licensed premises. This is only allowed for a limited time.
Responsible Beverage Service

Macomb, McDonough County

Population: 19,288

SEC. 4-98. ASSISTING MINOR IN MISREPRESENTATION OF AGE OR IDENTITY

C) Every licensee and every employee or agent of such licensee who, as a part of his duties or employment with the licensee, tends bar, sells, serves, or dispenses any alcoholic liquor, or checks identifications of patrons shall receive appropriate training, including training in properly identifying persons, identifying and handling intoxicated persons, and recognizing false or fraudulent identification; the training shall be done at the start of employment and as needed during the employment period.
Keg Registration

Macomb, McDonough

Population: 19,288

SEC. 4-144. KEG REGISTRATION AND BULK ALCOHOL SALE RESTRICTIONS

A) Every licensee under this chapter who sells any keg of alcoholic liquor at retail shall record the name and address of the person purchasing such keg and the other information required by this section and shall affix upon the keg a permit, tag or sticker furnished by the city.
Minors in Possession

Macomb, McDonough

Population: 19,288

SEC. 4-95. PURCHASE, ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION OR CONSUMPTION OF LIQUOR BY MINORS

A) Any person to whom the sale, gift or delivery of any alcoholic liquor is prohibited because of age shall not purchase or accept a gift of such alcoholic liquor.
Minors in Possession

Libertyville, Lake County

Population: 20,405

Sec. 4-4. PROHIBITIONS REGARDING MINORS

(10) It shall be unlawful for any person to rent, or pay for, any hotel, motel or bed and breakfast room or facility from the proprietor or agent thereof for the purpose of, or with knowledge that, such room or facility shall be used for the consumption of alcoholic liquor by any minor. (11) It shall be unlawful for any parent or legal guardian of a minor to knowingly suffer, permit or allow such minor to violate any provision of this chapter.
Minors in Possession

Wheaton, DuPage County

Population: 52,894

Sec. 6-6. UNDERAGE PERSONS - UNLAWFUL POSSESSION AND CONSUMPTION BY

A) No person under the age of 21 years shall possess, consume, purchase or accept delivery of alcoholic liquor within the city, provided that the possession and dispensing, or consumption, by a person under the age of 21 years of alcoholic liquor in the performance of a religious service or ceremony, the consumption by a person under the age of 21 years under the direct supervision and approval of the parent or guardian of such underage person in the privacy of the parent's or guardian's home, or the possession and delivery of alcoholic liquors in pursuance of a person's lawful employment is not prohibited and shall not be construed as a violation of this section.
Event Restrictions

Wheaton, DuPage County

Population: 52,894

Sec. 6-83.5. OUTDOOR SPECIAL EVENT LIQUOR LICENSE APPLICATION

A) A city-based nonprofit organization wishing to file an application for an outdoor special event liquor license may obtain an application form from the city as prescribed by the city manager for the purpose of providing reasonable information about the applicant. Such application shall be filed with the local liquor commissioner with a nonrefundable application fee of $50.00. All outdoor special event liquor license applications shall be filed at least 90 days prior to the outdoor special event to be sponsored by the nonprofit organization. The application shall be signed by both the president and secretary or chair of the board of directors and secretary of the applicant.
Minors in Possession

Chicago, Cook County

Population: 2,695,598

8-16-050 INTOXICATION

No minor shall be intoxicated, or shall purchase, offer to purchase, or in any manner obtain unlawfully for his personal use any intoxicating liquor. Any minor who violates this section shall be fined not more than $25.00 for the first offense, and not more than $100.00 for every subsequent offense; provided, however, any minor who violates this section while within 800 feet of a parade route which is not open to traffic shall be fined $500.00 or shall be required to perform 25 hours of community service for each offense.
Social Host

Chicago, Cook County

Population: 2,695,598

8-16-065 SOCIAL HOSTING

B) It shall be unlawful for any supervising adult to host minors consuming any alcoholic liquor in a person's residence or any land, building, structure or room owned, occupied or procured by such a person to be used by an invitee of such a person or an invitee of such person's child or ward, in a manner that results in the possession or consumption therein of alcoholic liquor by minors. There shall be a presumption that an adult who is physically present on the premises where minors are found to possess or consume alcoholic liquor is a supervising adult. The prohibition of this section shall not apply to the possession or consumption of alcoholic liquor by a minor in the performance of a religious service or ceremony, or under the direct supervision and approval of that minor's parent or guardian in the privacy of a home.