Liquor Licensing

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  • Applications are submitted to the Town Clerk. 
  • Background investigations are required for each officer of the business and the operating manager for new applications and for new owners or manages.
  • Hearings are set for all new applications and any other application as deemed necessary; all other applications are approved administratively.
  • After local approval, applications are submitted to the State.
  • Once State approval is obtained and all requirements are met, the license will be issued.

Mail or email complete application, attachments and fees to:
Castle Rock Town Clerk
Attn:  Lisa Anderson
100 N. Wilcox St.
Castle Rock, CO 80104

Local fees can be paid online by clicking on this icon
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State fees can be paid online:  State Fees

tabs below for specific applications, information, and fees. 

Liquor law

It is a licensee's responsibility to be in compliance - refer to the State Liquor Regulations for any updates to liquor laws, rules and regulations. Violations or failure to report changes can result in fines, suspension or revocation.
Compliance checks
Compliance checks and inspections are performed by the Colorado Department of Revenue.

Responsible Vendor/TIPS Training

Responsible Vendor/TIPS Training for servers is available via live streaming or classroom (list of trainers). The training is not mandatory, but it is strongly suggested to obtain to ensure your servers are in compliance and to protect your business against violations.

Liquor Forms

State Department of Revenue Liquor and Tobacco Enforcement Division

  1. Renew
  2. New License
  3. Changes
  4. Special Events
  5. Tastings
  6. Transfer
  7. Modifi-cations

License Renewals

60 days prior to expiration - submit to Town Clerk:

  1. Application
  2. Certificate of Good Standing 
  3. Public Benefits form (for sole proprietors or husband and wife partnership)
  4. Tax Check Authorization, Waiver & Request to Release Information form
  5. Copy of Online payment receipts
  6. Fees to the Town of Castle Rock (see below-can pay online)  Pay Online Logo2
  7. Fees to the Colorado Department of Revenue STATE FEES ARE WAIVED FOR ON-PREMISE LICENSES UNTIL OCTOBER 2021  (see below-can pay online) State Payment

Manager or Ownership Changes - click on  "Changes" tab
Modifications of Premise - click on "Modification: tab

 Manager Permit Renewals for Liquor Licensed Drugstores

60 days prior to expiration - submit to the Town Clerk

  1. Application and write "RENEW" at the top of the form
  2. TIPS Certification for all sellers/servers - live streaming or classroom  (list of trainers)
  3. Copy of Online payment receipt
  4. Check to the Colorado Department of Revenue for $100 (can pay online) State Payment

Renewal fees (includes renewal and license fees)  


  Town of Castle Rock 
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Colorado Department of Revenue
State Payment

Art License $141.25 $308.75
Beer and Wine License $148.75 $351.25 
Brew-Pub License $175.00 $750.00
Club License $141.25 $308.75
Hotel & Restaurant License

  + Each Optional Premise
$175.00 $500.00

Liquor Licensed Drugstore $122.50 $227.50
Lodging & Entertainment License $175.00 $500.00
Fermented Malt Beverage License $103.75 $96.25 
Retail Liquor Store License $122.50 $227.50
Tavern License $175.00 $500.00
Late Renewal before 90 days past due $500.00 $500.00
Reissue Fee (90-180 days past due) *may have to re-apply for a new license $500.00 $500.00
Application Reissue Fine $25/day beyond 90 days $25/day beyond 90 days