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Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control

Best Practices & Policies and Security Plans

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  • Best Practices & Policies



  • Security Plan
    • A security plan is required for all outdoor events and any other event expecting 300 or more attendees.  The security plan should include food menu and security patrol/officers if necessary.
    • Sample Security Plans
  • Alcohol Plan
    • All events are required to have an alcohol service plan that includes policies relating to under-21 alcohol use prevention and responsbile sales.


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240-777-1989 or







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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