New York Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Sec. § 110-B
Notification to Municipalities


1.

Not less than thirty days before filing any of the following applications, an applicant shall notify the municipality in which the premises is located of such applicants intent to file such an application:

(a)

for a license issued pursuant to section fifty-five, fifty-five-a, sixty-four, sixty-four-a, sixty-four-b, sixty-four-c, sixty-four-d, eighty-one or eighty-one-a of this chapter;

(b)

for a renewal under section one hundred nine of this chapter of a license issued pursuant to section fifty-five, fifty-five-a, sixty-four, sixty-four-a, sixty-four-c, sixty-four-d, eighty-one or eighty-one-a of this chapter if the premises is located within the city of New York;

(c)

for approval of an alteration under section ninety-nine-d of this chapter if the premises is located within the city of New York and licensed pursuant to section fifty-five, fifty-five-a, sixty-four, sixty-four-a, sixty-four-c, sixty-four-d, eighty-one or eighty-one-a of this chapter; or

(d)

for approval of a substantial corporate change under section ninety-nine-d of this chapter if the premises is located within the city of New York and licensed pursuant to section fifty-five, fifty-five-a, sixty-four, sixty-four-a, sixty-four-c, sixty-four-d, eighty-one or eighty-one-a of this chapter.

2.

Such notification shall be made to the clerk of the village, town or city, as the case may be, wherein the premises is located. For purposes of this section:

(a)

notification need only be given to the clerk of a village when the premises is located within the boundaries of the village; and

(b)

in the city of New York, the community board established pursuant to section twenty-eight hundred of the New York city charter with jurisdiction over the area in which the premises is located shall be considered the appropriate public body to which notification shall be given.

3.

For purposes of this section, "substantial corporate change" shall mean:

(a)

for a corporation, a change of eighty percent or more of the officers and/or directors, or a transfer of eighty percent or more of stock of such corporation, or an existing stockholder obtaining eighty percent or more of the stock of such corporation; and

(b)

for a limited liability company, a change of eighty percent or more of the managing members of the company, or a transfer of eighty percent or more of ownership interest in said company, or an existing member obtaining a cumulative of eighty percent or more of the ownership interest in said company.

4.

Such notification shall be made in such form as shall be prescribed by the rules of the liquor authority.

5.

A municipality may express an opinion for or against the granting of such application. Any such opinion shall be deemed part of the record upon which the liquor authority makes its determination to grant or deny the application.

6.

Such notification shall be made by: certified mail, return receipt requested; overnight delivery service with proof of mailing; or personal service upon the offices of the clerk or community board.

7.

The liquor authority shall require such notification to be on a standardized form that can be obtained on the internet or from the liquor authority and such notification to include:

(a)

the trade name or "doing business as" name, if any, of the establishment;

(b)

the full name of the applicant;

(c)

the street address of the establishment, including the floor location or room number, if applicable;

(d)

the mailing address of the establishment, if different than the street address;

(e)

the name, address and telephone number of the attorney or representative of the applicant, if any;

(f)

a statement indicating whether the application is for:

(i)

a new establishment;

(ii)

a transfer of an existing licensed business;
(iii)
a renewal of an existing license; or

(iv)

an alteration of an existing licensed premises;

(g)

if the establishment is a transfer or previously licensed premises, the name of the old establishment and such establishments license serial number;

(h)

in the case of a renewal or alteration application, the license serial number of the applicant; and

(i)

the type of license.
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