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TITLE 23
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
CHAPTER 3
LOCAL LIQUOR STORES AND DISTRIBUTING STATIONS
23-301.  Liquor stores — Notice of intent to locate. (a) The division may establish and maintain liquor stores in any city organized under general or special law. Before any store site or distributing station may be established within a city or unincorporated area that does not have a distributing station, the division shall have printed in the city’s official newspaper, as defined in section 50-213, Idaho Code, a legal notice of the division’s intent to establish a liquor store or distributing station in the city and that a public hearing will be held regarding the proposed liquor store if the requirements specified herein are satisfied. The legal notice shall contain the time, date and place of the hearing and the address where the liquor store or distributing station is proposed to be located, notice of the right to protest the location, the requirements necessary to be satisfied before a public hearing will be held, and shall be a twenty (20) days’ notice as described in section 60-109, Idaho Code. If the lesser of twenty-five (25) people or ten percent (10%) of the eligible voters living in precincts, any part of which is located within a one thousand (1,000) foot radius surrounding the proposed site, sign a petition which protests the proposed site of the liquor store or distributing station and present it to the director or his designated representative, a public hearing shall be held within one (1) week after the last legal notice has been published.
(b)  If fifty percent (50%) or more of the eligible voters living in precincts, any part of which is located within a one thousand (1,000) foot radius surrounding the proposed site of the liquor store or distributing station, sign a petition which protests the proposed site of the liquor store or distributing station and present it to the director or his designated representative within five (5) business days after the public hearing, the division shall not place a liquor store or distributing station at the proposed site.
(c)  The division may classify liquor stores according to the volume of their sales.

History:
[23-301, added 1939, ch. 222, sec. 601, p. 465; am. 1978, ch. 237, sec. 1, p. 506; am. 1980, ch. 68, sec. 1, p. 143; am. 1980, ch. 301, sec. 1, p. 778; am. 2009, ch. 23, sec. 18, p. 57; am. 2012, ch. 113, sec. 8, p. 313.]


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