NAPERVILLE (CBS) — You can still order one shot, one bourbon and one beer at Naperville bars, but you might need to get your order in a little earlier, thanks to new regulations.
Years in the making and spurred on by multiple incidents, which include a recent fatal car accident and the stabbing death of a local teacher, Naperville’s new regulations passed through City Council on Tuesday. For bars, this will mean more restrictions on late-night entry, shot sales and beer sizes.READ MORE: Chicagoans React To President Biden' Plan To Tackle The City's Gun Probem
This comes after a September City Council vote that eliminated deep discounts on beer sales and increased training for bar security.
According to the Daily Herald, Naperville bars and restaurants with liquor licenses will no longer be able to admit patrons one hour before closing time. Closing time is currently 2:00 am on the weekends and 1:00 am during the week.READ MORE: Minooka Community High School District 111 And Stanley Fabian Come To Agreement On Lawsuit
Not only will patrons not be permitted one hour before closing, but shot sales will no longer be allowed one hour before closing. The council decided against limiting shot sizes to 2 ounces.
The City Council has decided to set a maximum serving size for a craft beer at 24 ounces. Non-craft beer will be reduced to 22 ounces.MORE NEWS: Tornado Victims Displaced Having Trouble Finding New Housing In Post Pandemic Era
Read more about the new regulations at DailyHerald.com.