Welcome to the Regulation Office
The alcohol beverage enforcement program includes inspections and/or surveillance investigations of licensed facilities to ensure compliance with all applicable state and county laws, rules, and regulations. There are approximately 900 licensed facilities. This program regulates and services the licensees, employees, as well as residents and visitors to Montgomery County. Alcohol/Tobacco Enforcement Specialists cite violators of alcoholic beverage laws and testify before the Board at show cause hearings. This program conducts hotel/motel surveillance to discourage room service and off-premise delivery to minors. Keg registration enforcement is also conducted.
The tobacco enforcement program includes surveillance investigations of the approximately 800 Maryland State Retail Cigarette licensed facilities located in Montgomery County to ensure compliance with Montgomery County's Distribution of Tobacco Products to Minors law, and the tobacco product placement law. Board Alcohol/Tobacco Enforcement Specialists issue civil citations to retail cigarette license holders and their clerks for tobacco distribution and/or display violations. Board Alcohol/Tobacco Enforcement Specialists must also appear and testify in District Court regarding the tobacco civil citations issued.
Missi Johns, Case Manager/Pre-Licensing/Transfer, 240-777-1936
Rob Moroney, 240-777-1992
Guy Poirier, 240-777-1982
M. Lee Williams, 240-777-1986
Tim Zywiolek, 240-777-1984
Department of Liquor Control • 201 Edison Park Drive • Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Telephone 240-777-1999 • FAX 240-777-1991 • E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org