|Possession Open Container|
Form Code: TPOR0064
City of Tampa Municipal Code: 003.40.B
Description: POSSESSION OF OPEN CONTAINER
Sec. 3-40. - Consumption and possession of open containers on streets, sidewalks, alleys and other public property.
(b) It is unlawful for any person to possess an open container of an alcoholic beverage upon any street, sidewalk, alley or other public property, including public or semi-public parking lots, within the city.
(1) As used in subsection (b), "open container" means any vessel or container containing an alcoholic beverage, including beer or wine, which is immediately capable of consumption or the seal of which has been broken.
(2) An open container shall be considered to be in the possession of the person if the container is in the physical control of such person.