Obtaining a Broomfield liquor license is a critical step for any businesses that intends to sell or serve alcohol in Broomfield, Colorado. Proper planning and attention to detail will be the difference between obtaining your license in time for your grand opening and many months of delay and additional paperwork.
New Broomfield Liquor License
An application for a new Broomfield liquor license takes approximately three months to process. We strongly recommend that you submit your application four to five months ahead of your planned opening date. As a new Broomfield liquor licensee, you will be required to demonstrate that the “needs and desires” of the surrounding neighborhood will be met by the issuance of the liquor license. We will work with you to complete the needs and desires survey and present the results at a Public Hearing before the Broomfield Local Licensing Authority. Additionally, the moral character of the applicant(s) will be considered by both the Broomfield Local Licensing Authority and the Colorado State Liquor Enforcement Division.
Common Type of Broomfield Liquor Licenses:
- Hotel and Restaurant liquor license
- Lodging and Entertainment liquor license
- Retail Liquor Store liquor license
- Liquor Licensed Drugstore liquor license
- Beer and Wine liquor license
- Brew Pub liquor license
- Tavern (bar) liquor license
- Distillery Pub liquor license
- Special Events Permit
- Manufacturing, wholesale, and import liquor licenses are issued directly by the state of Colorado
Before you can apply for a Broomfield Liquor License, the applicant must:
- Be a properly formed entity (LLC, C-Corp, S-Corp or partnership), be registered with the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office and authorized to do business in Colorado;
- Submit fingerprints (owners with 10% ownership interest) see Broomfield Fingerprinting;
- Have legal possession of the premises/property to be licensed through ownership or a lease;
- Have a Broomfield sales tax license;
- Have a Colorado State sales tax license;
- Contact the Broomfield Planning Department for information regarding the location of the licensed premises for zoning, restrictions, etc.;
- Contact Broomfield Health Department (food service applicants) for food service requirements;
- Applicants with new buildings must complete the planning process before submitting a Broomfield liquor license application.
Additionally, Broomfield requires that a Control Plan be submitted with the Broomfield liquor license application. The Plan must identify how alcohol will be controlled on the premises, where the alcohol will be stored, training of employees and signage regarding where alcohol is permitted.
Our Broomfield Liquor License lawyers are ready to help you every step of the way with your Broomfield Liquor License.
Our Liquor License lawyers are ready to assist in obtaining a Broomfield Liquor License. Whether you need to transfer, modify, or obtain a new Broomfield liquor license, our Colorado liquor attorneys will start by addressing your needs and continue to provide guidance along the way. Your goals and bottom line are our priority. Contact the Colorado liquor license lawyers at LaszloLaw today to discuss your Broomfield liquor license needs.