Types of Licenses and Permits

Hotel and Restaurant License permits restaurants, and hotels with restaurant facilities, to sell malt, vinous and spirituous liquors to the public for consumption within the licensed premises.

Tavern License permits the sale to the public of malt, vinous and spirituous liquors for consumption on the premises.

Retail Liquor Store License permits the sale to the public of malt, vinous spirituous liquors to the public in sealed containers for consumption off the premises.

3.2% Beer License permits the sale of fermented malt beverage (3.2% beer) to the public by the drink for consumption on the premises or in sealed containers for off-premises consumption, or for both on and off premises consumption, depending upon the type of license issued.

Beer and Wine License permits the sale of malt and vinous liquors only to the public for consumption on the licensed premises.

Liquor-Licensed Drug Store License permits licensed drugstores to sell malt, vinous and spirituous liquors to the public in sealed containers for consumption off the premises.

Optional Premises License permits the sale on a licensed outdoor sports and recreational facility of malt, vinous and spirituous liquors by the drink to customers for consumption on the premises.

Arts License permits qualifying non-profit corporations and municipalities to sell malt, vinous and spirituous liquors to patrons of artistic and cultural performances for consumption on the premises in connection with such performances.

Bed and Breakfast Permits allows complimentary alcohol beverages to be provided only to overnight guests during limited hours for consumption on the premises.

Brew Pub License allows sale and consumption on premises of malt, vinous and spirituous liquors and permits the manufacture of malt liquor on the licensed premises. Malt liquor that is manufactured on licensed premises may be sold for consumption on the premises, sold to an independent wholesaler for distribution to other licensed retailers, or sold to the public in properly labeled sealed containers “to go”.

Club License permits qualifying non-profit corporations to sell malt, vinous or spirituous liquors to members and their guests for consumption on the premises.

Delivery Permit allows the delivery of alcohol beverages to locations off the licensed premises in sealed containers. Permits are only available to off premises retail licensees and to 3.2 beer licensees who hold on/off combination licenses.

Racetrack License permits racetracks with pari-mutuel wagering to sell malt, vinous and spirituous liquors to customers for consumption on the premises.

Public Transportation System License permits operators of a public transportation system to sell malt, vinous and spirituous liquors to the public for consumption on the conveyances, cars, or planes of the system, or in private club rooms in airports or airport concourses.

Mini Bar Permits allow a hotel and restaurant licensee (owner) who has a separate hotel facility, if located within 1,000 feet of its existing hotel and restaurant license, to establish mini bars in guest rooms at the hotel.

Retail Gaming Tavern License allows sale of malt, vinous and spirituous liquor by the drink for consumption on the premises.