May kondisyon! Jaime Fresnedi lifts liquor ban in Muntinlupa


Muntinlupa Mayor Jaime Fresnedi has lifted the liquor ban in Muntinlupa, but certain restrictions remain in place for the duration of the modified enhanced community in Metro Manila.

Under City Ordinance No. 2021-232 approved by Fresnedi, residents can only consume alcoholic beverages within their private residence. Social drinking involving individuals not living in the same residence shall still be strictly prohibited.

The sale of liquor and other intoxicating beverages shall only be limited to Muntinlupa residents from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Consumption or drinking liquor in public places such as restaurants and other commercial establishments permitted to operate by the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) shall be regulated: beer – maximum of 2 bottles, hard drinks – maximum of 2 glasses, and for wine and whiskey – maximum of two glasses.

Business establishments who will violate the ordinance shall be meted the following penalties: closure of one week for first offense and revocation of business permit for second offense.

Sellers of alcoholic beverages who violate provisions of the ordinance will be meted a P2,000 fine for the first offense and P5,000 for second offense, while those who are buyers will be penalized with P2,500 for their first offense and P5,000 for second offense.