Ord. 14-08 – Approved

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Ord. 14-08 – Approved

ORDINANCE NO. 14-08

AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF INDIALANTIC, BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA AMENDING CHAPTER 3 – ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES; REPEALING SEC. 3-8- FEMALES SOLICITING DRINKS; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

WHEREAS, the Town periodically adopts regulations which are enforceable as a local law; and

WHEREAS, the Code of Ordinances for the Town contains some provisions that could be dated; and

WHEREAS, Council desires to ensure that regulations promote the public health, safety and welfare; and

WHEREAS, Council desires to ensure that local laws do not violate any equal protection provisions;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT ENACTED BY THE TOWN OF INDIALANTIC, FLORIDA, that:

SECTION 1. That Sec. 3-8 of the Indialantic Code of Ordinances is hereby repealed.

Sec. 3 8. Females soliciting drinks. Repealed.

No female person shall frequent or loiter in any establishment where alcoholic beverages are sold with the purpose of soliciting men to purchase drinks. No proprietor or operator of any such establishment shall allow the presence of any woman who violates the provisions of this section.

SECTION 2. Severability Clause. In the event that any term, provision, clause, sentence or section of this ordinance shall be held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be partially or wholly unenforceable or invalid for any reason whatsoever, any such invalidity, illegality or unenforceability shall not affect any of the other or remaining terms, provisions, clauses, sentences or sections of this ordinance, and this ordinance shall be read and/or applied as if the invalid, illegal, or unenforceable term, provision, clause, sentence or section did not exist.

SECTION 3. Effective Date. This Ordinance shall be effective upon adoption.

Passed on first reading this ___ day of ________, 2014 and on final reading this ___ day of ________, 2014.
TOWN OF INDIALANTIC

_____________________
David Berkman
Attest: __________________________ Mayor
Laura Eaton, CMC
Town Clerk