Premises: means a building, enclosure, or room used in connection with the storage, sale, furnishing, consumption, manufacture, or distribution, of an alcoholic product, unless otherwise defined in this title or rules made by the commission. See Utah Code 32B-1-102
Before the commission may issue a warehousing license, the department shall conduct an investigation and may hold public hearings to gather information and make recommendations to the commission as to whether a liquor warehousing license should be issued.
The department shall forward the information and recommendations described in Subsection (1)(a) to the commission to aid in the commission’s determination.
Before issuing a liquor warehousing license, the commission shall:
determine that the person filed a complete application and has complied with Sections 32B-12-202 and 32B-12-204;
determine that the person is not disqualified under Section 32B-1-304;
consider the physical characteristics of the premises where it is proposed that liquor be warehoused, such as:
proximity to transportation; and
condition, size, and security of the licensed premises;
consider the person’s ability to properly use the liquor warehousing license within the requirements of this title and the commission rules including:
the types of products other than liquor that the person is warehousing;
the brands of liquor the person intends to warehouse; and
the means the person intends to use to distribute the liquor; and
consider any other factor the commission considers necessary.