Liquor Licensing

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Any business serving alcohol in Douglas County is required to have license approval by the Local Liquor Licensing Authority.   This includes New Licenses, Renewals, Transfers and Report of Changes per the Colorado Liquor Code.  Douglas County also approves all local Tastings and Special Event PermitsFees vary based on type of license needed.

License holders are responsible for complying with all laws, rules and regulations.  Random compliance checks and inspections are performed by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and the Colorado Department of Revenue, Liquor Enforcement Division.