(1) Banquet permits may be issued by the
board's stores and agencies to qualified applicants on forms provided by the
board; the fee for each banquet permit will be ten dollars.
(2) Except for outdoor areas, banquet permits
will only be issued for use at premises that are or can be arranged so that the
general public can be excluded therefrom.
Where the application is for a banquet to
be held either partially or wholly out-of-doors, the following restrictions
(a) State parks: State parks are
exempt from the law requiring a license or permit to consume liquor in a public
place (RCW 66.04.011 ). Banquet permits
shall not be issued for the service and consumption of liquor in state
(b) City and county parks:
Applicants will be issued banquet permits only upon presentation of written
approval from the appropriate local authority for the banquet applied
(c) Commercial parks
(privately owned and operated): Store and agency managers may issue banquet
permits for use in such commercial parks even though the event is to be held
partly or wholly out-of-doors.
All other outdoor areas: Issuance is conditioned upon approval of the area
liquor enforcement officer.
(4) Where the application is for a banquet
permit for an event to be held on a college or university campus or upon the
premises of an elementary or high school, public or private; permits will be
issued provided that approval, in writing, by an appropriate official of the
college, university, elementary, or high school is furnished with the
(5) When the
application is for a banquet permit for an event to be held in or at a state
armory used for military purposes, permits will be issued provided that
approval, in writing, by the adjutant general or his/her designee is furnished
by the applicant to the board and to the chief of police of the incorporated
city or town in which the armory is located or to the county sheriff if the
armory is located outside the boundaries of incorporated cities or
(6) Banquet permits will not
be issued for use at premises that have a license issued by the board that is
or will be suspended on the date of the scheduled banquet.
(7) The event for which the banquet permit
application is made cannot be open to the public through general admission
(8) The event for
which the banquet permit application is made cannot be open to the public or
advertised to the public.
Approval of the area enforcement officer is required for banquet permits
intended for use in the cocktail lounge facilities or tap rooms of hotels,
restaurants, and clubs, unless the entire premises under the control of the
licensee is devoted to the banquet, and then only if all licensee liquor is
removed from view and securely isolated.
(10) Where the application is for a banquet
permit for an event to be held on a vessel under the jurisdiction of the
Washington state ferry system; permits will be issued provided that approval,
in writing, by an appropriate official of the Washington state ferry system is
furnished with the application.