2015 ORS 471.186¹
Off-premises sales license
  • deliveries to retail customers

(1) The holder of an off-premises sales license may sell factory-sealed containers of malt beverages, wine and cider. Factory-sealed containers of malt beverages sold under the license may not hold more than two and one-quarter gallons.

(2) The holder of an off-premises sales license may sell for consumption off the licensed premises malt beverages, wines and cider in securely covered containers supplied by the consumer and having capacities of not more than two gallons each.

(3) The holder of an off-premises sales license may provide sample tasting of alcoholic beverages on the licensed premises if the licensee makes written application to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission and receives approval from the commission to conduct tastings on the premises. Tastings must be limited to the alcoholic beverages that may be sold under the privileges of the license.

(4) An off-premises sales license may not be issued for use at a premises that is mobile.

(5) Except as provided in ORS 471.402 (Sample tastings authorized), a manufacturer or wholesaler may not provide or pay for sample tastings of alcoholic beverages for the public on premises licensed under an off-premises sales license.

(6) The holder of an off-premises sales license may deliver malt beverages, wine or cider that is sold under the privileges of the license to retail customers in this state without a direct shipper permit issued under ORS 471.282 (Direct shipper permit). Any deliveries by the holder of an off-premises sales license are subject to any rules adopted by the commission relating to deliveries made under this subsection. Deliveries under this subsection:

(a) May be made only to a person who is at least 21 years of age;

(b) May be made only for personal use and not for the purpose of resale; and

(c) Must be made in containers that are conspicuously labeled with the words: "CONTAINS ALCOHOL: SIGNATURE OF PERSON AGE 21 YEARS OR OLDER REQUIRED FOR DELIVERY."

(7) The holder of an off-premises sales license that makes deliveries of malt beverages, wine or cider under subsection (6) of this section must take all actions necessary to ensure that a carrier used by the licensee does not deliver any malt beverages, wine or cider unless the carrier:

(a) Obtains the signature of the recipient of the malt beverages, wine or cider upon delivery;

(b) Verifies by inspecting government-issued photo identification that the recipient is at least 21 years of age; and

(c) Determines that the recipient is not visibly intoxicated at the time of delivery.

(8) Any person who knowingly or negligently delivers malt beverages, wine or cider under the provisions of this section to a person under 21 years of age, or who knowingly or negligently delivers malt beverages, wine or cider under the provisions of this section to a visibly intoxicated person, violates ORS 471.410 (Providing liquor to person under 21 or to intoxicated person).

(9) If a court determines that deliveries of malt beverages, wine or cider under subsection (6) of this section cannot be restricted to holders of off-premises sales licenses, and the decision is a final judgment that is no longer subject to appeal, the holder of an off-premises sales license may not make deliveries of malt beverages, wine or cider under the provisions of subsection (6) of this section after entry of the final judgment. [1999 c.351 §6; 2008 c.34 §1; 2013 c.32 §3; 2015 c.673 §1]

Notes of Decisions

Holder of retail license under sec­tion not permitted to purchase and store wine in central warehouse facility for purpose of later distribu­tion to retail stores. Clackamas Grocery Outlet Warehouse v. OLCC, 251 Or App 329, 283 P3d 936 (2012), Sup Ct review denied

Chapter 471

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Employ­ment by OLCC of staff member as "hearings advocate" at certain OLCC contested case hearings, (1983) Vol 44, p 1

Law Review Cita­tions

16 WLR 479 (1979)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 471—Alcoholic Liquors Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors471.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 471, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano471.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.