Board of License Commissioners - Liquor Board

OCTOBER 27, 2020 HEARING

A virtual hearing will be held via Zoom at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 27, 2020. If you would like to attend, click on the link https://mypgc.zoom.us/j/88065849865 and enter the Meeting ID # 880 6584 9865 and Passcode #913894. To access the virtual hearing by phone, please dial 301-715-8592 and enter the Meeting ID # 880 6584 9865 and Passcode # 913894. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the Board's Office at 301-583-9980.

SPECIAL ENTERTAINMENT

ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE - EFFECTIVE JUNE 15, 2020

Restaurant Temporary Outdoor Seating Area (RTOSA)

OUTDOOR SEATING UPDATE - EFFECTIVE JUNE 4, 2020 

Licensees requesting to extend their alcoholic beverage privileges to an outdoor location should submit an application using the County’s outdoor seating online portal.  This application portal is only for establishments that possess a current Alcoholic Beverage License.

 

There is no need to apply if outdoor seating exists for your establishment and you do not wish to extend seating.

IMPORTANT MESSAGE

ALCOHOL BEVERAGE LICENSE RENEWAL UPDATE - EFFECTIVE MARCH 16, 2020

TEMPORARY CARRYOUT/DELIVERY PERMIT

This information is being sent on behalf of Terence Sheppard, Director of the Board of License Commissioners:

 

 

Dear Licensees:

 

               On March 20, 2020 as a result of the order by Larry Hogan, the Governor of the State of Maryland, the Board of License Commissioners began allowing licensed establishments to begin selling sealed alcoholic beverages for carryout/delivery with an approved Emergency Temporary Carryout/Delivery Permit Application.

 

Effective March 25, 2020, the Board has expanded the alcoholic beverages allowed under this Emergency Temporary Carryout/Delivery Permit to include sealed mixed beverages based. The Board has determined that the following stipulations, in addition to those previously set forth, must be met regarding the carryout/delivery of mixed beverages:

·         All containers must be solid and have a sealed lid (no straw holes) and must be wrapped in a cellophane type material

·         Containers must be placed in a bag with a receipt stapled to close

·         If delivered, must be placed in an area out of reach of the driver also in a bag sealed with receipt/cooler

·         Must be served with a meal component

For your convenience, the following links and images have been provided to give an example of the types of containers the Board deems acceptable. Please note, these links should not be considered suggestions of where to purchase the containers, nor a requirement of where they should be purchased.

 

 

                                                                          

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Purpose

The Board of License Commissioners serves a quasi-judicial function in administering and enforcing the Alcoholic Beverage Laws of the State of Maryland and the Rules and Regulations for the Prince George's County Board of License Commissioners.  The Board generally holds three hearings a month.  Hearings are typically the first and second Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. to adjudicate alleged violations, issue permits and consider items associated with the operation of licensed premises.  The third hearing is scheduled the fourth Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. to issue new licenses and transfer existing licenses.  The public is encouraged to attend the hearings. 

Commissioners


Daphne Turpin Forbes, Chairwoman
Armando Camacho, Vice-Chairman
Kenneth Miles, Commissioner
Tammy D. Sparkman, Commissioner
Tammie Norman, Commissioner
   

Hours of Operation

The hours of operation for any application/permit process are indicated below:

  • Application/Permit walk-thru hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Renewal application walk-thru hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Filing a Complaint

To file a complaint, please contact County Click 311.

 
Agendas & Minutes

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Inclement Weather

The Board of License Commissioners is committed to adhering to the published hearing schedule.  In the event of inclement weather, a notice will be provided on the Board’s webpage and on the answering machine for the main telephone number 301-583-9980.  When the Prince George’s County Government is closed, is on liberal leave or has a delayed opening, the day hearing will be rescheduled.  Evening hearings will be cancelled by 3:00 p.m. if inclement weather is anticipated.

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