Public Hearing and order relative to a new victualer license for The Orchid Thai Restaurant and Bar.
A public comment period will be included with this item (5 minutes).
ACTION: Council action is anticipated.
Pom-Grace 2013, LLC is requesting approval for a new restaurant to be located at 202 US Route 1. The anticiapted opening date will be September 15.
Chapter 8, Article IV of the Code Of Ordinances explains Food Service Establishments and municipal licensing requirements. A food service establishment definition according to the code: "Shall mean any permanent, temporary or mobile establishment where food or drink is prepared, served, kept or stored for consumption on or off the premises within the town, including but not limited to such establishments as a restaurant, caterer, buffet, lunchroom, grill room, lunch counter, tavern, dining room of a hotel or motel, coffee shop, cafeteria, sandwich shop, soda fountain, in plant feeding establishments, feeding establishments in private clubs, church feeding facilities, school feeding facilities, institutional feeding establishments, tearooms, theater refreshments stand, grocery store, meat market, retail bakery store, dairy produce store,
delicatessen or any establishment where food is prepared, served, kept or stored for retail sale. Section 8-153 addresses licensing requirements: "It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a food service establishment within the town who does not possess a license granted by the Town Council and issued by the Town Clerk."