Special Event Liquor License /
Extension of Premises License

Special Event Liquor License
A Special Event Liquor License allows a charitable, civic, fraternal, political or religious organization to sell and serve spirituous liquor for consumption only on the premises where the spirituous liquor is sold, and only for the period authorized on the license.  This is a temporary license.  The qualifying organization must receive at least twenty-five percent (25%) of the gross revenues of the special events.
The applicant must complete and submit the following to the City:
 
  • State of Arizona Special Event Liquor Application
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  • City of Mesa Special Event Liquor/Extension of Premises Information Sheet
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  • $25 application fee
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  • A site plan
  • Various City departments will review the application.  Upon approval from the various departments, the City Council will review the event and make a recommendation of approval or denial.  Upon approval by the City Council, the application must be taken to the Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control for their approval.  Plan on a minimum of 60 days to complete this process.
    Extension of Premises
    An Extension of Premises is an extension of the existing area occupied by a current licensee and can be either permanent or temporary.  There is no fee involved with the Extension of Premises.  
    The applicant must complete and submit the following to the City:
     
  • State of Arizona Extension of Premises Application
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  • City of Mesa Special Event Liquor/Extension of Premises Information Sheet
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  • A site plan
  • Extension of Premises Letter of Approval
  • Various City departments will review the application.  Upon approval by the City, the application must be taken to the Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control for their approval.
     

     

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