Prorating and refunding of fees—Discontinuance of business.
(1) Unless otherwise provided by law, there will be no prorating of any license fee.
(2) Upon denial or withdrawal of an application for license, adoption or change of trade name, or change of location, the fee tendered therewith shall be returned: Provided, However, such return shall not apply to the nonrefundable seventy-five dollar fee submitted with an application for a new annual retail license.
(3) When a license is suspended or cancelled, or the licensed business is discontinued, no refund of the license fee shall be made.
(4) Upon discontinuance of business for twenty-one days or more by a licensee, he shall forthwith deliver up his license to the board, or representative of the board. A licensee who is not operating as a seasonal business and who has voluntarily discontinued sale of liquor in excess of forty-five days will not be eligible for renewal of license for a subsequent year unless sale of liquor under the license is resumed on a permanent basis prior to the beginning of the next subsequent licensing period.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 66.08.030
. WSR 88-16-025 (Order 257, Resolution No. 266), § 314-12-040, filed 7/27/88. Statutory Authority: RCW 66.08.030
and 66.98.070. WSR 82-10-020 (Order 103, Resolution No. 112), § 314-12-040, filed 4/28/82; Rule 3, filed 6/13/63.]