St. John The Baptist
St. John The Baptist Parish is a Wet Parish
Census Designated Places: Edgard | Garyville | LaPlace | Reserve | WallaceHours of Operation - Sunday Sales – Location Regulation - Loitering Prohibited
Hours of Sales:
No person holding a retail dealer's permit and no associate, representative, servant, agent or employee of the permittee shall do or permit any of the following acts to be done on or about the licensed premises: Sell, offer for sale, serve or give alcoholic beverages between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. on all days; Allow the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages on the premises between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. on all days; Allow anyone except employees to be or remain on the premises between 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. when the sale or handling of alcoholic beverages constitutes the main business. The following days are exempted from the curfew hours: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Fourth of July, and any other days exempted by vote of the council or by proclamation of the parish president.
Grocery stores, drugstores or other establishments whose main business is not the sale of low and/or high content alcoholic beverages may remain open for the sale of other items permitted by law, but any sale of consumption of alcoholic beverages in such places of business during the prohibited hours above set forth is expressly prohibited.
The parish shall be authorized to deny a permit for any premise that sells or distributes alcoholic beverages of any kind to be situated within 300 feet of a public playground, a building used exclusively as a church or synagogue, public library, school, or a full-time day care center, or a correctional facility housing inmates including, but not limited to, a halfway house.
Because of experience of violence, disturbing the peace, assault, and injuries to citizens occurring in front of and in close proximity to barrooms and lounges that serve alcoholic beverages in the parish, it is hereby required that all persons are prohibited from congregating in groups of five or more in front of or within 300 feet frontage of any barroom, any retail store that sells alcoholic beverages, or lounge in the parish where alcoholic beverage is sold or served.