Montgomery County Board of License Commissioners

In compliance with the Governor's order to extend the expiration date for all State licenses, the the renewal deadline for alcoholic beverage licenses has been postponed from its original deadline of March 31, 2020. Licensees will be notified when a new deadline is established.  Licensees should continue to display the 2019 license.

The May 21 hearings will be held by teleconference. Join the call:
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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)*
Chung Pak, 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 2, 2020 -- Alcohol Beverage Services Training Room July 2, 2020 -- ABS Training Room
January 16, 2020 -- Alcohol Beverage Services Training Room July 16, 2020 -- ABS Training Room
February 6, 2020 -- Alcohol Beverage Services Training Room August 6, 2020 -- ABS Training Room
February 20, 2020 -- Alcohol Beverage Services Training Room August 30, 2020 -- ABS Training Room
March 5, 2020 -- Alcohol Beverage Services Training Room September 3, 2020 -- ABS Training Room
March 19, 2020 -- Alcohol Beverage Services Training Room September 17, 2020 -- ABS Training Room
April 9, 2020 (renewals) -- Alcohol Beverage Services Training Room  October 1, 2020 -- ABS Training Room
May 7, 2020 -- Alcohol Beverage Services Training Room October 15, 2020 -- ABS Training Room
May 21, 2020 --  will be held by teleconference; email ABSLicensing@montgomerycountymd.gov November 5, 2020 -- ABS Training Room
June 4, 2020 -- Alcohol Beverage Services Training Room November 19, 2020 -- ABS Training Room
June 18, 2020 -- Alcohol Beverage Services Training Room December 3, 2020 -- ABS Training Room
  December 17, 2020 -- ABS Training Room