CATERER’S LICENSE – Article 2B §31-1201 –
There is a local caterer’s license.
(1) Subject to paragraph (2) of this subsection, the Board may issue the license to the holder of a Class B Restaurant/Hotel (on sale and off sale) beer, wine and liquor license.
(2) Before the Board issues or renews the license, the county health department shall approve the food preparation facilities for a catered event.
Scope of authorization
The license authorizes a holder to:
Provide beer, wine, and liquor at an event that is held off the premises for which the holders Class B restaurant or hotel (on-sale and off-sale) beer, wine and liquor license is issued and
Exercise the privileges of the license only during the hours and on the days authorized for the holders Class B restaurant or hotel (on sale and off sale) beer, wine and liquor license.
The license holder shall:
Prepare, deliver, and provide food for consumption at the catered event;
Provide the service employees to serve the beer, wine and liquor at the catered event; and
Ensure that at least one service employee is certified by an alcohol awareness program under §4-505 of this article and is on the premises at all times during the catered event.
Holder shall submit a completed catered event notice to the Board of License Commissioners at least fourteen (14) days prior to the event.
The applicant(s) submit herewith a statement duly executed and acknowledged by the owner of the premises in which the business is to be conducted, assenting to the granting of the license applied for, authorizing the Comptroller, his duly authorized deputies, inspectors and clerks, the Board of License Commissioners for the aforesaid County, its duly authorized agents and employees, and any peace officer of said County, to inspect and search, without warrant, any and all parts of the premises where said business is to be conducted, at any and all hours.
Annual License Fee
The annual license fee is $1,500.00
Effect of section
This section does not require a holder of a Class B restaurant of hotel (on sale and off-sale) beer, wine and liquor license to obtain a local caterer’s license for catering on the premises for which the Class B license is issued. All other catering licenses established before May 23, 2017 are grand fathered in.
Effective July 1, 2016
MUST BE WEARING A MASK TO COME INTO THE OFFICE OR YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED IN!
ONLY 2 PEOPLE AT A TIME WILL BE PERMITTED AT A TIME!
Thank you for understanding, the Board is working hard to make sure that we can get you through this difficult time and to make sure that you and your families are safe.
The Washington County
WASHINGTON COUNTY LIQUOR BOARD
You can pick up your Renewal Packet starting April 1, 2021.