Liquor Licenses in the State of Arizona are issued by the Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control (DLLC). The City of Phoenix makes a recommendation to the DLLC on whether a Liquor License Application for a location in Phoenix should be granted or not. Applications for Liquor License Series 1 - 14 must be filed directly at the DLLC, and will then be forwarded by the DLLC to the City of Phoenix for review and recommendation. Applications for Series 15 & 16 must be filed directly at the City of Phoenix License Services office. Please note that each Liquor License Application has separate DLLC and City of Phoenix Application Forms and Fees. Rules and regulations related to liquor licensing can be found in Phoenix City Code Chapter 6 and Arizona Revised Statute Title IV.
Public Comment (Protest/Support) Process
How to comment (protest/support) on a pending liquor license?
List a Neighborhood Association with the Neighborhood Services Department
Newly Received Liquor License Applications
Sign up to receive e-mail notification of newly received liquor license applications
Contact the Phoenix Police Department: (602) 438-6625 or email: email@example.com
Contact the AZ Department of Liquor Licenses and Control
OTHER ITEMS YOU MAY NEED:
From other City of Phoenix Departments:Building or Use Permit(s) from the Planning & Development Department
Privilege (Sales) Tax License from the Finance Department
From other State or County Agencies:State Privilege (Sales) Tax License
Registration of LLC/Corporation with the AZ Corporation Commission
Report Liquor License Violations
Food Permits from Maricopa County Environmental Health
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