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Interested in having an alcoholic beverage while you’re at a movie theater in Minot? You could soon get your chance.
An ordinance passed by the Minot City Council on first reading will allow movie theaters in Minot the opportunity to provide on-sale liquor, beer, and wine sales to its customers. The ordinance change was requested by AMC Classic Theaters at Dakota Square. Oak Park Theater also meets the requirements and would be eligible to apply for a permit.
Under the ordinance, a movie theater is defined as an establishment whose business building contains square footage of at least 7,500 square feet and fixed seating capacity of at least 150 where motion pictures are screened regularly. The ordinance would allow the sale of liquor, beer, and wine on the premises.
There are restrictions on the movie theater license, including:
The annual fee for the theater license is $3,125. The ordinance must be passed on second reading.