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Rochester, MN 55904
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Liquor Licenses

 

Intoxicating Liquor License

Anyone who engages in the sale of intoxicating liquor within Olmsted County is required to first obtain a license.

Where to Apply:

Fees:

  • On Sale Liquor License - $ 2,850.00
  • On Sale and Off Sale Liquor License - $ 3,050.00
  • On Sale Sunday Intoxicating - $ 200.00
  • Temporary On-Sale Liquor License - $30.00

3.2% Malt Liquor License

Anyone who engages in the sale of 3.2% malt liquor within Olmsted County is required to first obtain a license.

Where to Apply: 

  • For an establishment within city limits, applications must be submitted to the city clerk. (City Licenses)
  • For an establishment outside the city limits, a  3.2% Malt Liquor License (486 KB) must be submitted to Olmsted  County. The license runs for the period of January 1 through December 31.
  • For a club or charitable, religious, or nonprofit organization located outside the city limits, A Temporary 3.2% Malt Liquor License (301 KB) application must be submitted to Olmsted County.  No applicant shall qualify for a temporary license for more than four consecutive days.

 Fees: 

  • On Sale 3.2% Malt Beverage License - $ 200.00
  • Off Sale 3.2% Malt Beverage License - $ 100.00
  • Temporary 3.2% Malt Beverage License - $ 30.00 

 Wine License
(Not to exceed 14% of alcohol by volume)

Where to Apply: 

  • A wine License for an establishment in the city limits, applications must be submitted to the city clerk. (City Licenses)
  •  Wine License (93 KB) for an establishment outside the city limits, applications must be submitted to Olmsted  County. The license runs for the period of January 1 through December 31.

 Fee: 

  • Wine License - $ 600.00

Forms can be downloaded and mailed with appropriate fee to:

Olmsted County
Vital Records and Licensing
151 4th Street SE
Rochester, MN 55904-3709 

For more information, go to Minnesota Statute 340A.Liquor  or

Olmsted County Liquor Control Ordinance

 

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