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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:

  • To obtain a liquor license for an establishment within the city limits, applications must be submitted to the city clerk (City Licenses)
  • To obtain a liquor license for an establishment outside the city limits, applications must be submitted to Olmsted County.  

Applications:

Fees:

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

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 a 3.2% malt liquor license for an establishment in the city limits, applications must be submitted to the city clerk. (City Licenses)
  • For a 3.2% malt liquor license 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. Forms can be downloaded and mailed with appropriate fees to:

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

 Fees: 

  • On Sale Beer License - $ 200.00
  • Off Sale Beer License - $ 100.00
  • Temporary Beer License - $ 30.00

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

Where to Apply: 

  • For a Wine License for an establishment in the city limits, applications must be submitted to the city clerk. (City Licenses)
  • For a Wine License 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. Forms can be downloaded and mailed with appropriate fee to:

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

 Fee: 

  • Wine License - $ 600.00

 

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

Olmsted County Liquour Control Ordinance 11-02

This page was last updated on: 07/14/2011

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