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Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control

Keeping It Safe At The Business

Business Alliance- Business Alliances serve as a community based umbrella in which local businesses work with state, county and local government to implement education and enforcement programs.  Efforts include Cops in Shops, Extra Eyes, free or reduced cost server training, policy training, assessments and business evaluations.  Business Alliances educate on alcohol related crime stemming from over service and service of alcohol to persons under the age of 21.

ID Checking beginning of each calendar year.  To request a calendar , please call 240-777-1989.

-  Keeping it Safe Tip Sheets for Responsible Hospitality- 

          Concessionaires (pdf)

          Corporate Hosts (pdf)

          Off Sale Premise Establishments (pdf)

          On Sale Premise Establishments (pdf)

Under 21 Alcohol Free Event Best Practices, click here

Point of Sale Signage- For materials to post and distribute at your business, visit the Licensing Office, or call 240-777-1989.



Act responsibly when consuming alcoholic beverages!

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Department of Liquor Control • 201 Edison Park Drive • Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Telephone 240-777-1900 • FAX 240-777-1962 • E-mail