Finance

Alcoholic Beverage

Alcoholic Beverage

The City of Florence has agreed to accept the application(s) published by the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.  The legal advertisement required by the application MUST be published in the Boone County Recorder (513-242-4000).  The City of Florence Alcoholic Beverage License will not be issued until the local Occupational License has been secured and the State license(s) has been issued and a copy of same has been submitted to the City of Florence.

The City license(s) will not be issued until:

  1.  The state license(s) have been issued and a copy of same submitted to the City of Florence.
  2.  Occupation license has been secured.

a. Boone County Zoning Approval 859-334-2196
b. Boone County Building Inspection Approval 859-334-2218
c. City of Florence Fire Department Approval 859-647-5660
d. Health Dept. Approval, as applicable 859-525-1770
e. City Coordinator Approval 859-371-5491

NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES MAY BE STOCKED AND/OR SOLD WITHOUT BENEFIT OF THE CITY OF FLORENCE AND STATE LICENSE(S).

 

HOURS OF OPERATION
 
Malt beverage retail drink 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 a.m. except Sunday
       Sunday 11:00 a.m. to midnight
Retail package 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. except on Sunday
Retail drink 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 a.m. except on Sunday

 

For copies of the City of Florence Ordianance(s) or additional information, please contact the Finance Dept. at 859-647-5413, 8100 Ewing Blvd. Florence, KY 41042-7588
 

City of Florence Alcoholic Beverage License Fee 

Distilled Spirit licenses as set forth in KRS 243.030:  
   
·         Distiller’s license, per annum  $     500.00
·         Rectifier’s license, per annum  $  3,000.00
·         Wholesaler’s distilled spirits and wine license, per annum  $  3,000.00
·         Quota retail package license, per annum  $     800.00
·         Quota retail drink license, per annum  $     800.00
·         Special temporary license, per event  $     133.33
·         Nonquota type 1 retail drink license, per annum  $  2,000.00
·         Nonquota type 2 retail drink license, per annum  $  1,000.00
·         Nonquota type 3 retail drink license, per annum  $     300.00
·         Distilled spirits and wine special temporary auction license, per event  $     200.00
·         Special Sunday retail drink license, per annum  $     300.00
·         Extended hours supplemental license, per annum  $  2,000.00
·         Caterer’s license, per annum  $     800.00
·         Bottling house or bottling house storage license, per annum  $  1,000.00
   
Malt Beverage Licenses as follows:  
   
·         Brewer’s license, per annum  $     500.00
·         Microbrewery license, per annum  $     500.00
·         Malt Beverage distributor’s license, per annum  $     400.00
·         Nonquota retail malt beverage package license, per annum  $     200.00
·         Nonquota type 4 retail malt beverage drink license, per annum  $     200.00
·         Malt beverage brew-on-premises license, per annum  $     100.00
   
·         Limited restaurant license (includes distilled spirits, wine, and malt beverages), per annum  $  1,200.00
   
·         Limited golf course license (includes distilled spirits, wine and malt beverages), per annum  $  1,200.00

 

The fee for each of the first five (5) supplemental bar licenses shall be the same as the fee for the primary drink license.  There shall be no charge for each supplemental license issued in excess of five (5) to the same licensee at the same premises.
 
The holder of a nonquota retail malt beverage package license may obtain a Nonquota type 4 malt beverage drink license for a fee of fifty dollars ($50).  The holder of a Nonquota type 4 malt beverage drink license may obtain a nonquota retail malt beverage package license for a fee of fifty dollars ($50).

If the license is issued between June 1st and November 30th, the fee is 1/2 of the per annum fee.

ABC Information Packet

Additional applications and information can be found at www.abc.ky.gov