Terrebonne Parish is a Wet Parish
Census Designated Places: Bayou Cane | Chauvin | Dulac | Gray |Montegut | Schriever
Unincorporated communities: Bourg | Cocodrie | Gibson
Hours of Operation - Sunday Sales - Location Regulations - Open Containers - Certificate of Qualification to DispenseClosing Hours:
It shall be unlawful for any outlet which sells or dispenses alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption to remain open for business between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. on any day of the week, including, but not limited to, Saturdays and Sundays. Any such outlet shall close at or before 2:00 a.m. on every day of the week, including, but not limited to, Saturdays and Sundays, and shall not reopen for business until 9:00 a.m. It shall be unlawful for any person or any agent, representative or employee acting on behalf of such person, to sell, donate, serve or dispense liquors and/or alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption or to allow alcoholic beverages to be consumed on any premises occupied, leased, owned or in any way under the direct or indirect control of such person or any agent, representative or employee acting on behalf of such person, between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. on any day of the week, including, but not limited to, Saturdays and Sundays.
It shall be unlawful for any person to sell at retail for on-premises consumption any alcoholic beverage within 300 feet of the property lines of any library, school, playground or church.
It shall be unlawful for any person to sell, disburse or permit the sale or disbursement of alcoholic beverages in an open container for consumption off the licensed premises, or to furnish open containers to patrons for the intent and purpose of removal and consumption of alcoholic beverages off the licensed premises.
Certificate of Qualification to Dispense:
No individual shall sell or dispense alcoholic beverages in any outlet for on-premises consumption without obtaining a certificate from the office of the parish government designated for such purpose by the parish president. New employees hired to sell or dispense alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption shall secure a certificate of qualification within 5 days of their employment. In addition to other qualifications, the person must be of good character and reputation and over 18 years of age. Each applicant for a certificate of qualification to dispense alcoholic beverages in an outlet licensed for on-premises consumption shall be photographed and fingerprinted by the sheriff's office or the Houma police department. A certificate of qualification shall be renewed every 2 years. Any individual who sells or dispenses alcoholic beverages in a licensed outlet for on-premises consumption shall have his certificate of qualification in his immediate possession at all times while employed and engaged in the selling or dispensing of alcoholic beverages, and shall display it upon demand of any officer or agent of the state commissioner of alcoholic beverage control or any police officer of the state, parish, or city.