(1)  To obtain an event permit, a person shall submit to the department:

Terms Used In Utah Code 32B-9-201

(a) a single event permit; or
(b) a temporary beer event permit. See Utah Code 32B-1-102
  • Local authority: means :
    (a) for premises that are located in an unincorporated area of a county, the governing body of a county; or
    (b) for premises that are located in an incorporated city, town, or metro township, the governing body of the city, town, or metro township. See Utah Code 32B-1-102
  • Permittee: means a person issued a permit under:
    (a) Chapter 9, Event Permit Act; or
    (b) Chapter 10, Special Use Permit Act. See Utah Code 32B-1-102
  • Person: means :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • 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
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes a state, district, or territory of the United States. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • (a)  a written application in a form that the department prescribes;

    (b)  an event permit fee:

    (i)  in the amount specified in the relevant part under this chapter for the type of event permit for which the person is applying; and

    (ii)  that is refundable if an event permit is not issued;

    (c)  written consent of the local authority;

    (d)  a bond as specified by Section 32B-9-203;

    (e)  the times, dates, location, estimated attendance, nature, and purpose of the event;

    (f)  a description or floor plan designating:

    (i)  the area in which the person proposes that an alcoholic product be stored;

    (ii)  the site from which the person proposes that an alcoholic product be sold, offered for sale, or furnished; and

    (iii)  the area in which the person proposes that an alcoholic product be allowed to be consumed;

    (g)  a signed consent form stating that the event permittee will permit any authorized representative of the commission, department, or any law enforcement officer to have unrestricted right to enter the premises during the event;

    (h)  if the person is an entity, proper verification evidencing that a person who signs the application is authorized to sign on behalf of the entity; and

    (i)  any other information as the commission or department may require.
  • (2)  An entity applying for a permit need not meet the requirements of Subsections (1)(b), (c), and (d) if the entity is:

    (a)  a state agency; or

    (b)  a political subdivision of the state.

    (3)  The director may not issue an event permit to a person who is disqualified under Section 32B-1-304.


    (a)  The proximity requirements of Section 32B-1-202 do not apply to an event permit.

    (b)  Notwithstanding Subsection (4)(a), nothing in this section prevents the director, the Compliance, Licensing, and Enforcement Subcommittee, or the commission from considering the proximity of an educational, religious, or recreational facility, or any other relevant factor in deciding whether to issue an event permit.

    Amended by Chapter 365, 2012 General Session