New Application for Liquor License

Any entity wanting to sell alcoholic beverages at a currently unlicensed location must complete and submit a new liquor license application and submit it to the Town Clerks Office. The Clerk’s Office will review the file and report any deficiencies to the applicant prior to the consideration by the Local Liquor Licensing Authority.

A completed application must be filed with the Clerk’s office no later than 45 days prior to the desired hearing date. An application is deemed complete when the application is completed in full, and ALL required documents have been provided.

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Application Check List:

Additional Tasks that need to be completed prior to the hearing.

  • Needs and Desires Evidence – results submitted to Clerk’s Office at least 10 days prior to the hearing date.
  • Post Public Hearing Poster, provided by Clerk’s Office, posted in public view 10 days prior to the hearing.

Applications approved by the LLA will be submitted to the state for review and approval. Any additional information requested by the state will be relayed to the Town Clerk’s office and the applicant.

Before approved state and local license can be issued, the following are required: 

  • Certificate of Occupancy
  • Town of Erie Business License
  • Premise inspection completed by Erie Police Department