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Montgomery County Board of License Commissioners

The Board of License Commissioners is charged with regulating the sale and distribution of alcohol in accordance with Article 2B of the Annotated Code of Maryland and has full power and authority to adopt such reasonable rules and regulations as the board deems necessary to enable it to effectively discharge the duties imposed upon it by Article 2B.
The Board of License Commissioners issues licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages and may revoke or suspend licenses, or issue fines up to $20,000 for violations. If a license is revoked, the licensee may never hold a license in Maryland.

Board Members
Meg Baker, Commissioner (R)*
Man Cho, Commissioner (D)*
Bernie Fomengia, Commissioner (D)*
Susan Heltemes, Chair (D)*
Victoria Virador, Commissioner (R)*

*Denotes political party affiliation: no more than 3 members of the board may be from the same political party.

Hearing Schedule

Next Hearing Agenda Next Hearing Applications

If County Government is closed due to inclement weather, please contact the LRE Office at 240 777-1999 to obtain the new hearing date, or check this site again for an updated Agenda.

2017 Hearing Schedules below.
All hearings are mobile, be sure to check where your location is.


January 5 July 6
January 19 July 20
February 2 August 4
February 16 August 17
March 2 September 7
March 16 September 21
April 13 (renewals) October 5
May 4 October 19
May 18 November 2
June 1 November 16
June 15 December 7
  December 21
Act responsibly when consuming alcoholic beverages!
201 Edison Park Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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