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Liquor Licenses

In addition to obtaining a General Business/Sales and Use Tax License, that is obtained by completing the Business Registration Form, businesses that will be selling/serving liquor are also required to obtain the appropriate Liquor License. 

There are several different types of Liquor Licenses (see fee schedule):

  • Art
  • Beer & Wine
  • Brew Pub
  • Club
  • Distillery Pub
  • Hotel & Restaurant
  • Liquor-Licensed Drugstore
  • Lodging & Entertainment
  • Optional Premises
  • Retail Liquor Store
  • Tavern 
  • Vintner's Restaurant
  • 3.2% Beer On Premises
  • 3.2% Beer Off Premises
  • 3.2% Beer On/Off Premises

For a description of each type of license refer to the Colorado Liquor Code Part 4.

To Apply for a liquor license:

Contact the City Clerk's office in person, by phone 303-658-2162 or licensing@cityofwestminster.us for an application packet.  Office hours are Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Both State and City forms will be provided based on the type of Liquor License requested and the entity structure of the business. Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk's office first for review and local approval. 

For specific Westminster liquor licensing requirements, refer to Title V, Chapter 14 of the Westminster Municipal Code.