Vernon Towne Theatre still seeking liquor licence

Liquor licence up in the air

The Vernon Towne Theatre is looking to service alcohol in their facility seven days per week with the approval of a primary liquor licence.

Vernon city council initially endorsed the application submitted by the Okanagan Screen Arts Society, however council did not specify the capacity and the hours of liquor sales proposed for the Vernon Towne Theatre - which needs to be addressed.

The requested person capacity for the theatre is a total of 470 persons, 150 persons for the lobby area and 320 persons for the auditorium area, reads a report to council.

The requested hours of liquor sales are Sunday through Saturday from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m., both the capacity and liquor sales are not expected to negatively impact the community and do not present any particular concerns to the city.

Administration is recommending that council ratifies the updated resolution to the Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch and rescind its resolution from the regular meeting of Oct. 25.

Council will discuss the liquor licence in their meeting on Monday at 1:30 p.m.

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