ABC District & Branch Contact Info for California

For more information contact your nearest ABC district or branch office: Bakersfield . . . . . . . . . . . . (661) 395-2731 El Monte. . . . . . . . . . . . . . (626) 927-1060 Eureka . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (707) 445-7229 Fresno . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....

Liquor License – How Long Does It Take?

Getting your liquor license – how long does it take? The following are the average waiting periods for a license: (includes a 30-day posting of Public Notice of Application) Non-Protested Application: From date application is filed at District Office to issuance...

Steps to Obtain a Liquor License in California

Sign a lease or buy property to sell your liquor Check with city planning development Call a liquor license broker to facilitate the process Open escrow File your application with ABC (Alcoholic Beverage Control Department) Wait for approvals Open business to start...

Alcohol License Vicinity Rules

The law says ABC may deny any retail license located (a) within the immediate vicinity of churches and hospitals, or (b) within at least 600 feet of schools, public playgrounds and nonprofit youth facilities. Generally, ABC will deny a license in the above situations...