Retail on-sale California liquor licenses are held by establishments who sell alcohol to the general public for consumption on the premises.
The cost of a Type 43 license is currently $208 for the first year, with an annual renewal fee of $108.
A Type 44 California liquor license allows for the sale of beer and wine to parties aboard a fishing boat. Minor may be present on the vessel, however it should be noted that such sales may not occur when the boat is at dock. Distilled spirits can not be sold under a Type 44 liquor license and would require a Type 54 license.
Fees for a Type 44 liquor license are $208 for the first year and an annual renewal fee of $108.
The fee for a Type 45 California liquor license is $208 for the first year and then an annual renewal fee of $108.
The video below will provide additional information.
The fee for a Type 46 liquor license is $208 for the first year and an annual renewal fee of $108.
A Type 47 California liquor license authorizes the sale of beer, wine and distilled spirits for consumption on the licenses premises. Authorizes the sale of beer and wine for consumption off the licenses premises. Must operate and maintain the licensed premises as a bona fide eating place. Must maintain suitable kitchen facilities, and must make actual and substantial sales of meals for consumption on the premises. Minors are allowed on the premises.
A Type 53 liquor license costs $300 for the first year followed by an annual renewal fee of $200.
It noteworthy that alcohol sales can not occur while the boat is at dock. However, for scheduled trips and charters, sales of alcoholic beverages may begin 30 minutes prior to departure and may continue for 30 minutes after returning.
The fee for a Type 54 liquor license is $610 for the first year and an annual renewal fee of $510.
The video below will provide additional information. Please contact our office if you require assistance.
Please view the video below for basic information and then contact our office directly for more assistance.
The fee for a Type 56 liquor license in California is $300 for the first year and an annual renewal fee of $200.
A catering authorization form must be submitted to the ABC for each event, but the fee is only $25.00/day. There is also an annual fee of $131.00.
There is no stand-alone license for catering. You must have a permanent restaurant or bar license in order to apply for the Type 58 permit. There is one exception, but it only applies in rare instances for large catering companies (contact our office at 855-774-9200 if you think you may qualify).
A few other stipulations to keep in mind with a caterer’s permit are:
- At an approved event, you must comply with the terms of your permanent license.
- Service of food is typically not required at your catered event although this does depend on the location (contact us for clarification).
- Persons under the age of 21 may be in attendance at the event, but are not allowed to purchase, possess, or consume alcohol.
- Distilled spirits can not be stored at the event site. They must be returned to the licensed premises at the conclusion of the event.
Please view the video below for more information regarding Type 58 Caterer’s Permits.
A Type 60 California liquor license authorizes the sale of beer only for consumption on or off the premises where sold. Issued for a specific season. Inclusive dates of operation are listed on the license certificate. Wine or distilled spirits may not be on the premises. Minors are allowed on the premises.
A Type 61 California liquor license authorizes the sale of beer only. Consumption may occur either on or off the premises but distilled spirits and wine may not be on the premises. Minors are not allowed to enter and remain in the establishment and warning signs must be posted. Food service is not a requirement of a Type 61 liquor license.
Please contact our office directly for information regarding a Type 62 license.
This license is unique in the fact that the the establishment must serve 1-3 meals per day for its residents and a “rest home” must rent exclusively to individuals who are age 62 or over.
The video below provides more information. If you have questions regarding this type of liquor license, please contact our office.
The video below provides more information. Please contact our office at (855) 774-9200 if you have questions or would like more information about a type 64 license for a theater.
Please contact our office directly for information regarding a Type 65 license.
Please contact our office directly for information regarding a Type 66 license.
The Type 80 liquor license may be more advantageous for a Bed and Breakfast owner. Please view the video below for more information.
If a venue is using multiple portable bars at the same time, they may require more than one license. For instance, if a banquet room is being furnished with 3 portable bars all in the same room, only one portable bar license is required. However, if a portable bar is being set up outside the room as well as inside, then each bar must have its own license.
It is important that you remain in compliance with the terms of your liquor license so please contact us directly if you have questions concerning a Type 68 license. The cost of a portable bar license ranges from $292 to $627 (depending on the population of the city where the license is located) and it is a great way for a restaurant, bar, or hotel to increase their revenues.
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Please contact our office directly for information regarding a Type 69 license.
This type of license is typically held by “suite” hotels and motels which offer complimentary happy hours for their guests.
The establishment first must have an on-sale license and must then apply for the Event Permit. The permit is an add-on license and can not be obtained as a stand-alone liquor license. Cost is $131 and it allows up to four such events per year.
If you are a bar or restaurant owner, this is yet another way that you can increase your revenues, temporarily increase the capacity of your premises, and accommodate additional customers for special events.
If you have additional questions regarding Event Permits, please contact our office at 855-774-9200.
The video below provides more detail. Please contact our office directly for more information.
Alcohol can not be removed from the premises and minors are allowed.