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.

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