A Temporary Catering License authorizes a qualifying applicant to sell liquor by the drink at an establishment or location which is not otherwise licensed for such sales and at which alcohol is not normally served. The applicant must already be licensed to sell liquor by the drink by the State of Missouri and, with limited exception, by Riverside or another Missouri municipality.
The third type of application for a Liquor License is a "Temporary License for Not-For-Profit". The requirements for this can be found on in "City Municipal Codes", Chapter 600 or by calling the City Clerk at 816-74-3993. For this type of license, a completed "Business/NotForProfit" license form is required.
At the present time, all Liquor License requests require a background check. Public Safety will review the application and if approved by them, the application will then go to the Board of Aldermen for review.
The licensing fees can be found in the "City Municipal Codes", chapter 600. Fees for a liquor license range from $15.00 for a Temporary Catering License to $750.00 for a Wholesale and Distributor's License.