Under risk-based permitting, one or more conditions may be attached to a special occasion permit by the Registrar of Alcohol and Gaming to help the permit holder minimize risks identified during the assessment process. Below is a complete list of these conditions, as approved by the AGCO Board specifically for this purpose:

  • The permit holder shall not employ any person in the position of licensed security, personnel, service staff, or other function without the prior approval of the Registrar of Alcohol and Gaming.
  • The permit holder shall comply with any terms, conditions or other requirements of any business or similar licence, permit or authorization issued by any governmental authority, including a municipal or regional government.
  • The permit holder shall ensure sufficient lighting at entrance and exit gates, ticket sales and bar service areas to facilitate ID checking.
  • The permit holder shall ensure liquor ticket refunds are available.
  • The permit holder must meet with AGCO staff prior to permit issuance.
  • The permit holder shall offer food and non-alcoholic drinks to patrons at all times that liquor is for sale or served.
  • The permit holder shall file a price list for the sale of liquor with the Registrar of Alcohol and Gaming and shall not alter the price of liquor without the approval of the Registrar of Alcohol and Gaming.
  • The permit holder shall ensure that all beverage alcohol is served only in containers approved by the Registrar.
  • The permit holder shall sell and serve liquor only during hours specified by Registrar.
  • The permit holder shall not sell or serve and shall not permit consumption of liquor after XY o’clock on a patio or other outdoor areas.
  • The permit holder shall ensure liquor ticket sales are limited to XY (TIME, DATE).
  • The permit holder shall not provide or permit amplified music or other forms of entertainment in outdoor areas.
  • The permit holder shall not permit sounds in excess of XY db to be emitted from the premises.
  • The permit holder shall ensure that no live or amplified music is played in the licensed outdoor area(s) past the time designated by the Registrar of Alcohol and Gaming.
  • The permit holder shall not provide or permit music or other forms of entertainment in outdoor areas.
  • The permit holder shall ensure that the identification of every patron who appears to be under the age of 25 years is checked and verified.
  • The permit holder shall ensure that no person under the age of 19 years enters the premises/licensed area.
  • The permit holder shall ensure that a wristband is placed on all patrons 19 and over and shall not allow service of liquor to any patron that is not wearing a wristband.
  • The permit holder shall inform the Registrar of Alcohol and Gaming in writing no later than 10 business days prior to any event or activities that will or may include persons under the age of 19 years in attendance at the premises.
  • The permit holder shall sell and serve liquor only in single serving containers.
  • The permit holder shall not sell or serve spirits by the bottle.
  • The permit holder shall sell or serve liquor only in serving sizes approved by the Registrar of Alcohol and Gaming.
  • The permit holder shall submit by DATE a proposed TYPE OF PLAN to the Registrar of Alcohol and Gaming for review and filing that addresses the objectives for TYPE OF PLAN identified by the Registrar of Alcohol and Gaming.
  • The permit holder shall consult with such governmental or other authorities as the Registrar of Alcohol and Gaming may specify prior to submitting TYPE OF PLAN to the Registrar of Alcohol and Gaming for review and filing.
  • The permit holder shall comply with the TYPE OF PLAN filed with the Registrar of Alcohol and Gaming.
  • The permit holder shall submit by DATE a proposed TYPE OF PLAN to the Registrar of Alcohol and Gaming for review and approval that addresses the objectives for TYPE OF PLAN identified by the Registrar of Alcohol and Gaming.
  • The permit holder shall consult with such governmental or other authorities as the Registrar of Alcohol and Gaming may specify prior to submitting TYPE OF PLAN to the Registrar for review and approval.
  • The permit holder shall comply with the TYPE OF PLAN approved by the Registrar of Alcohol and Gaming.
  • The permit holder shall not apply for an increase in capacity.
  • The permit holder shall not apply for an extension of hours.
  • The permit holder shall maintain an accurate count of the number of patrons at the event at all times in compliance with capacity restrictions.
  • The permit holder shall ensure no more than XY liquor tickets sold to one person at one time.
  • The permit holder shall ensure no more than XY drinks containing liquor are served to one person at one time.
  • The permit holder shall ensure entrances and exits are monitored during all hours of the permit.
  • The permit holder shall ensure a minimum of XY licensed security staff to be on duty from open to close each day, having XY per entrance/exit and XY roaming staff.
  • The permit holder shall ensure XY licensed security personnel for XY (Time/Date).
  • The permit holder shall ensure organizers, volunteers, staff and licensed security are easily and consistently identifiable.
  • The permit holder shall ensure no bottles or cans to be served to patrons.
  • The permit holder shall ensure that all beverage alcohol is served only in plastic containers.
  • The permit holder shall ensure a minimum XY foot fence will be used to form a perimeter to separate the licensed area from the unlicensed areas.
  • The permit holder shall ensure controlled lines will be used at line ups at the entrances and exits to licensed areas.
  • The permit holder shall file a plan with the Registrar and comply with measures to ensure there is no violence or disorderly conduct in or adjacent to the premises caused by employees or patrons.
  • The permit holder shall file with the Registrar of Alcohol and Gaming and comply with measures to ensure that there is no illegal gambling in the premises.
  • The permit holder shall file with the Registrar of Alcohol and Gaming and comply with measures to ensure that there is no illegal drug use or sale in or adjacent to the premises.
  • The permit holder shall file with the Registrar of Alcohol and Gaming and comply with measures to ensure that there is no solicitation for purposes of prostitution in or adjacent to the premises.
  • The permit holder shall notify the Registrar of Alcohol and Gaming within 5 business days of any charges, convictions or findings of guilt under any legislation withrespect to (i) the premises, (ii) the holder of the licence (iii) a manager, (iv) a person interested in the permit holder.
  • The permit holder shall ensure that there is a designated and supervised area for smokers that does not adversely affect property adjacent to the premises.
  • The permit holder shall ensure that all volunteers, employees, and other staff involved in the sale and service of liquor hold a certificate of a server training course and/or other program approved by the Board of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario on or before the commencement of the event.
  • The permit holder shall ensure lighting for the tiered seating of the event is sufficient to conduct inspections under the Act and Regulations.
  • The permit holder shall not sell, serve nor allow consumption of alcohol in the tiered seating for events at which the majority of the patrons are under 19 years of age.
  • The permit holder shall serve liquor to patrons for consumption in the tiered seats only in containers that are distinct in appearance from the containers in which non- alcoholic beverages are served.
  • The permit holder shall not sell, serve nor allow consumption of alcohol in the tiered seating more than 90 minutes prior to event.
  • The permit holder shall ensure that licensed security staff is stationed throughout the tiered seating area in sufficient numbers to maintain order.
  • The permit holder shall provide notice to the Registrar of Alcohol and Gaming at least XY days prior to an event for which there will be a temporary tiered seating area.
  • The permit holder shall ensure that licensed security staff, persons who serve liquor at the event or who are responsible for managing the sale and service of liquor at the tiered seating event are certified in alcohol server training.
  • The permit holder shall notify the Registrar of all events during which liquor will be sold, served or consumed in the tiered seating at least XY days prior to the event.
  • The permit holder shall not sell, serve or permit liquor to be in the possession of any patron in the tiered seating unless the licensee has received prior approval in writing from the Registrar.

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