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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 3. Alcoholic Beverages
Agency 5. Alcoholic Beverage Control Board
Chapter 50. Retail Operations
12/5/2021

3VAC5-50-30. Restricted hours; exceptions.

A. The hours during which licensees shall not sell or permit to be consumed upon their licensed premises any wine, beer or mixed beverages shall be as follows:

1. In localities where the sale of mixed beverages has been authorized:

a. For on-premises sale and consumption: 2 a.m. to 6 a.m.

b. For off-premises sale: 12 a.m. to 6 a.m.

2. In all other localities: 12 a.m. to 6 a.m. for on-premises sales and consumption and off-premises sales, except that on New Year's Eve the licensees shall have an additional hour in which to exercise the on-premises privileges of their licenses.

B. Exceptions to restricted hours are:

1. Club licensees: No restrictions at any time;

2. Individual licensees whose hours have been more stringently restricted by the board shall comply with such requirements; and

3. Licensees in the City of Danville are prohibited from selling wine and beer for off-premises consumption between the hours of 1 a.m. and 6 a.m.

Statutory Authority

§§ 4.1-103 and 4.1-111 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR125-01-5 § 3, eff. December 12, 1985; amended, Virginia Register Volume 4, Issue 6, January 21, 1988; Volume 5, Issue 2, eff. November 24, 1988; Volume 7, Issue 4, eff. December 19, 1990; Volume 8, Issue 6, eff. January 15, 1992; Volume 9, Issue 6, eff. January 13, 1993; Volume 10, Issue 11, eff. March 23, 1994.

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