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WEST VIRGINIA CODE

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CHAPTER 60. STATE CONTROL OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS.

ARTICLE 7. LICENSES TO PRIVATE CLUBS.

§60-7-6. Annual license fee; partial fee; and reactivation fee.

(a) The annual license fee for a license issued under the provisions of this article to a fraternal or veterans" organization or a nonprofit social club shall be $750.

(b) The annual license fee for a license issued under the provisions of this article to a private club other than a private club of the type specified in subsection (a) of this section shall be $1,000 if the private club has fewer than 1,000 members, $2,000 if the private club is a private nine-hole golf course as defined in §60-7-2 of this code; $2,500 if the private club has 1,000 or more members, $4,000 if the private club is a private hotel with three or fewer designated areas or a private golf club as defined in §60-7-2 of this code, and further, if the private club is a private resort hotel as defined in §60-7-2 of this code, said private resort hotel may designate areas within the licensed premises for the lawful sale, service, and consumption of alcoholic liquors as provided for by this article. The annual license fee for a private resort hotel with five or fewer designated areas shall be $7,500, and the annual license fee for a private resort hotel with at least six but no more than 10 designated areas shall be $12,500. The annual license fee for a private resort hotel with at least 11 but no more than 15 designated areas shall be $17,500. The annual license fee for a private resort hotel with no fewer than 15 nor more than 20 designated areas shall be $22,500: Provided, That a private resort hotel having obtained the license and paid the $22,500 annual license fee may, upon application to and approval of the commissioner, designate additional areas for a period not to exceed seven days for an additional fee of $150 per day, per designated area.

(c) The fee for any such license issued following January 1 of any year and to expire on June 30 of such year shall be one half of the annual license fee prescribed by subsections (a) and (b) of this section.

(d) A licensee that fails to complete a renewal application and make payment of its annual license fee in renewing its license on or before June 30 of any subsequent year, after initial application, shall be charged an additional $150 reactivation fee. The fee payment may not be prorated or refunded, and the reactivation fee must be paid prior to the processing of any renewal application and payment of the applicable full year annual license fee. A licensee who continues to operate upon the expiration of its license is subject to all fines, penalties, and sanctions available in §60-7-13 and §60-7-13a of this code, all as determined by the commissioner.

(e) All such fees shall be paid by the commissioner to the State Treasurer and credited to the General Revenue Fund of the state.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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