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Table 3 Coding categories and scores for eight local policy topics

From: Underage alcohol policies across 50 California cities: an assessment of best practices

Conditional use permits  
Presence or absence of alcohol-related CUP 1.00
Mandatory limitations on hours of sales 2.00
Minimum distances from public schools and parks or churches 1.00
Conditions regarding night lighting 1.00
Prohibitions in areas of over-concentration, high crime rate, etc. 2.00
DEEMED APPROVED ORDINANCES  
Presence or absence of alcohol-related DA 1.00
Mandatory limitations on hours of sales 2.00
Conditions regarding night lighting 1.00
Prohibitions in areas of over-concentration, high crime rate, etc. 2.00
RESPONSIBLE BEVERAGE SERVICE  
Existence of law 1.00
Mandatory 2.00
Voluntary 1.00
Some must obtain training (licensee, manager, servers) 1.00
All must obtain training 2.00
Applies to on-premises 1.00
Applies to off –premises 1.00
Applies to new establishments 1.00
Applies to existing establishments 1.00
Presence of certification renewal period 1.00
SOCIAL HOST  
Existence of law 1.00
Applies to underage (person or party) 2.00
Civil 2.00
Criminal 1.00
Range of property types (residence, outdoor property) 1.00
Knowledge requirement −1.00
WINDOW ADVERTISING  
Existence of law 1.00
Any provision about distance from schools or parks 1.00
Applies to some establishments 1.00
Applies to all establishments 2.00
OUTDOOR ADS/BILLBOARDS  
Existence of law 1.00
Prohibited near schools? 1.00
PUBLIC DRINKING  
Existence of law 1.00
Range of types of public spaces (parks, beaches, schools) 1.00
Narrow range of circumstances in which alcohol is permitted 1.00
SPECIAL OUTDOOR EVENTS  
Existence of law 1.00
Controlled alcohol consumption spaces 1.00
Security measures 1.00