Montgomery County Board of License Commissioners

The annual alcohol license renewal period is here.
To maximize social distancing, license renewal will be conducted virtually.

April 19 – applications emailed to licensees
April 26 – first day to submit application
June 18 – last day to submit application
July 6 – first day to pay for and receive license
July 23 – last day to pay for and receive license


Join the August 5 hearing online.

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+1 443-692-5768,,786172840#   United States, Baltimore
Phone Conference ID: 786 172 840#

The Board of License Commissioners is charged with regulating the sale and distribution of alcohol in accordance with the Alcoholic Beverages Article of the 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 the Alcoholic Beverages Article. 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
Laurie Halverson, Commissioner (R)*
Man Cho, Chair (D)*
W. Gregory Wims, Commissioner (D)*
Susan Heltemes, Commissioner (D)*
Victoria Virador, Commissioner (R)*

*Denotes political party affiliation: no more than three 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, call the Licensure, Regulation and Education Office at 240-777-1999
to get the new hearing date, or check this site again for an updated agenda.

Hearing locations may change; be sure to check your location.

 

January 7, 2021 -- teleconference July 1, 2021 (renewals) -- teleconference
January 21, 2021 -- teleconference July 15, 2021 -- teleconference
February 4, 2021 -- teleconference August 5, 2021 -- teleconference
February 18, 2021 -- teleconference August 19, 2021 -- teleconference
March 4, 2021 -- teleconference September 2, 2021 -- TBD
March 18, 2021 -- teleconference September 16, 2021 -- TBD
April 15, 2021 (renewals) -- teleconference October 7, 2021 -- TBD
May 6, 2021 -- teleconference October 21, 2021 -- TBD
May 20, 2021 -- teleconference November 4, 2021 -- TBD
June 3, 2021 -- teleconference November 18, 2021 -- TBD
June 17, 2021 -- teleconference December 2, 2021 -- TBD
  December 16, 2021 -- TBD