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Steps for Obtaining a Use Permit in California
October 31, 2012

Steps for Obtaining a Use Permit in California

Use Permits | California Liquor Licenses In an effort to assist clients in obtaining a Use Permit in conjunction with their California Liquor License we follow these steps: Contact the…

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Use Permits:  The Role of Zoning
October 26, 2012

Use Permits: The Role of Zoning

Use Permits | Zoning | Liquor Licenses Local zoning determines if a proposed type of business can be established at a particular location. Many cities have adopted zoning ordinances which…

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California Liquor Licenses: What is a Liquor License Escrow?
September 24, 2012

California Liquor Licenses: What is a Liquor License Escrow?

As escrow is a small and short-lived trust arrangement that has become an indispensable mechanism in the state of California for the consummation of real property transfers and other transactions…

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If Your Liquor License Application Is Protested, How Long Will It Take To Begin Selling?
September 17, 2012

If Your Liquor License Application Is Protested, How Long Will It Take To Begin Selling?

The short answer is that the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) protested applications will take longer. It is important to understand the process the ABC has put in…

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What to Ask Before Applying for Liquor License in California
August 13, 2012

What to Ask Before Applying for Liquor License in California

If you’re thinking about selling alcohol at your bar or restaurant, you’ll want to ask yourself these questions prior to starting the application process. What type of license best suits…

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Can ABC Deny The Renewal of an Existing Liquor License?
July 30, 2012

Can ABC Deny The Renewal of an Existing Liquor License?

Unfortunately, ABC may deny the renewal of an existing Liquor License if renewal is not received. This is the case even if you did not receive a renewal notice from…

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Frequently Asked Questions Part One – California Liquor Licenses
July 16, 2012

Frequently Asked Questions Part One – California Liquor Licenses

These are some of the most frequently asked questions by those looking to obtain a liquor license in California. Q. What is an alcoholic beverage license? A. A license issued…

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