Individuals, Non-Profits, Businesses without current liquor licenses can apply for one day liquor licenses. The cost is a $60 application fee along with $100 for wine & malt only or $125 for all alcohol (only available to individuals/nonprofits).
An application needs to be completed and returned with the required fee. The liquor liability insurance for the server and the safe service of alcohol certificate (commonly referred to as TIPS certification) for each of the servers must accompany the application. The next step is to have the Police Department do a background check on the applicant. Then the application is placed on the following License Commission agenda (please see the Calendar page under License Commission for the next meeting). If the location of the event is on City Property, the application will also have to be approved by the City Council. Please allow 2-3 weeks for application processing.
All alcohol purchased for this event must be purchased from an Authorized Source in the State of MA. All receipts must be provided to the License Commission Clerk no later than 4:00 pm on the last business day before the event.