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Announcement: The Board of Liquor License Commissioners for Baltimore City (BLLC) will be accepting—but not processing—new, transfer, or expansion applications during the month of April of 2022. The BLLC will still accept and process Hardship Extension Requests and Requests to Reopen during April of 2022. Starting May 1, 2022—the beginning of the new license year—the agency shall only accept BLLC 2022-2023 applications submitted to the agency. The agency shall no longer accept and process BLLC 2020-2021 applications starting on May 1, 2022. Below is a list of the BLLC 2022-2023 applications:

  • New and Transfer Application [PDF]
  • Financial Form [PDF]
  • One Day Application [PDF]
  • One Day Non-Profit Beer Festival [PDF]
  • Substitute Application [PDF]
  • Wine Corkage and Growler Application [PDF]
  • Delivery Registration Form [PDF]
  • Pub Tour Promoter’s Permit [PDF]

Please note that all of these documents are fillable PDF documents. Starting on May 1, 2022 these applications will replace the BLLC 2020-2021 applications on its website and within its office. Lastly, the BLLC will not begin to accept and process BLLC 2022-2023 applications until May 1, 2022. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this announcement, please do not hesitate to contact our office at 410-396-4377.

Approved CIAA Related Event Promoter Permits
* As of 2:00PM on 2/23/2022

Announcement: On March 1, 2022, the alcoholic beverages license renewal process for the Board of Liquor License Commissioners for Baltimore City (BLLC) begins. As per State law, the license renewal season ends on March 31, 2022. Renewal letters, 2022 Renewal Applications, and a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) sheet have been sent out to all alcoholic beverage licensees. The renewal application, along with the FAQ sheet, and other applicable renewal documents, can be located and downloaded from the BLLC’s Renewal Webpage.