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Alcohol Licensing

Instructions For a Local Alcohol Beverage License

  • Application Qualification Guidelines
  • Application should be filed with the City Auditor's Office along with a $250 investigation fee.
  • The City Auditor's office will publish Notice of Hearing in The Forum at earliest possible date with hearing to be held at least 10 days after publication.
  • If license is approved, applicant must pay initial fee or transfer fee, whichever applicable, before any license can be issued. Please contact the City Auditor's Office the day following final approval to make arrangements.
  • It is necessary to have a state alcohol beverage license.
  • Contact the Health Department to transfer restaurant/catering and bar/tavern licenses.

Alcohol Beverage License & Special Event Applications

Online Server Training

  • Online Server Training now available at the State of ND Safety Council site. Register for the Responsible Beverage Server Online Training - Basic Server
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De-escalation Training