Liquor Licensing

We ask that inquiries be emailed to

 TownClerk@CRgov.com


Process

  • 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.

Please Email TownClerk@CRgov.com to be sent a link to a secure folder if you are sending documents that contain Personal Identifying Information (PII)

Mail or email complete application, attachments and fees to:


TownClerk@CRgov.com
OR
Castle Rock Town Clerk
Attn:  Lisa Anderson
100 N. Wilcox St.
Castle Rock, CO 80104

Local fees can be paid online; Town Payment

State fees can be paid online:  State Fees

See 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.

State Department of Revenue Liquor and Tobacco Enforcement Division


  1. Renew
  2. New License
  3. Special Events & Festivals
  4. Tastings
  5. Transfer
  6. Modifi-cations, To Go & Delivery

License Renewals

60 days prior to expiration - submit to Town Clerk:

Please Email TownClerk@CRgov.com to be sent a link to a secure folder if you are sending documents that contain Personal Identifying Information (PII)

  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) Town Payment
  7. Fees to the Colorado Department of Revenue (see below-can pay online) State Payment

Manager or Ownership Changes and Manager Permits for Liquor Licensed Drug Stores - click on  "Changes" tab
Modifications of Premise - click on "Modification: tab

Renewal fees (includes renewal and license fees)  


  Town of Castle Rock 
Town Payment
Colorado Department of Revenue
State Payment
Includes $50 app fee
Art License $141.25 $358.75
Beer and Wine License $148.75 $401.25 
Brew-Pub License $175.00 $800.00
Club License $141.25 $358.75
Hotel & Restaurant License

  + Each Optional Premise
$175.00 $550.00

$100.00
Liquor Licensed Drugstore $122.50 $277.50
Lodging & Entertainment License $175.00 $550.00
Fermented Malt Beverage License $103.75 $146.25 
Retail Liquor Store License $122.50 $277.50
Tavern License $175.00 $550.00
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

Email all items to the Town Clerk's Office @ TownClerk@crgov.com



Manager change



Email to TownClerk@CRgov.com:
Please Email TownClerk@CRgov.com to be sent a link to a secure folder if you are sending documents that contain Personal Identifying Information (PII)

  1.  Application Form 8442 rev 3/19
  2. Individual history report 
  3. Signed Acknowledgement  that you have read the Privacy Act Statement and the Privacy Rights and understand your rights to challenge your record.
  4. Fingerprints:  NOTE:  You MUST use codes below in order for us to receive the reportClick location to schedule.  
    • Colorado Fingerprinting:  CBI Unique ID #5026LLQH  
    • Identogo:  Service Code 25YQ6K and CBI Account CONCJ5026
    • Out of State Fingerprints
  5. Copy of Online Payment receipts
  6. For H&R, Tavern, and Lodging and Entertainment Licenses:  
  • $75 to the Colorado Department of Revenue ($100 if it is a Liquor Licensed Drugstore) (can pay online) State Payment
  • $75 to the Town of Castle Rock (can pay online) Town Payment

 Manager Permits and Manager Permit Renewals for Liquor Licensed Drugstores


60 days prior to expiration - SUBMIT DIRECTLY TO THE STATE

  1. Application  (for Renewals, write "RENEW" at the top of the form)
  2. TIPS Certification for all sellers/servers - live streaming or classroom  (list of trainers)
  3. Background check/Submit fingerprints  - You must complete the manager permit application and make an appointment to be fingerprinted by an approved State Vendor through the Vendors website:
    Use one of these vendors:
    IdentoGO – https://uenroll.identogo.com/workflows/25YQHT
    Appointment Scheduling Website: https://uenroll.identogo.com/workflows/25YQHT
    Phone: 844-539-5539 (toll-free)
    IdentoGO FAQs: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cbi/identification-faqs
    Colorado Fingerprinting http://www.coloradofingerprinting.com
    Appointment Scheduling Website: http://www.coloradofingerprinting.com/cabs/
    Phone: 720-292-2722
    Toll-Free: 833-224-2227
  4. Copy of Online payment receipt
  5. Check to the Colorado Department of Revenue or can pay online State Payment
    • $200 - New Manager Registration
    • $100 - Renew Manager Registration
Email to DOR_LiqLicensing@state.co.us -OR-
Mail to Colorado Department of Revenue, 1707 Cole Blvd, Suite 300, Lakewood, CO 80401


Change of Corporate or Trade Name
Email to TownClerk@CRgov.com:
Please Email TownClerk@CRgov.com to be sent a link to a secure folder if you are sending documents that contain Personal Identifying Information (PII)

  1. Application Form 8442 rev 3/19
  2. Copy of Online payment receipt
  3. $50 to the Colorado Department of Revenue  State Payment

Corporate/LLC Change

Email to TownClerk@CRgov.com:
Please Email TownClerk@CRgov.com to be sent a link to a secure folder if you are sending documents that contain Personal Identifying Information (PII)

  1. Application
  2. Copy of Minutes reflecting the change
If New Officer or Member added:
  1. Individual history report for all  new owners 
  2. Signed Acknowledgement  that you have read the Privacy Act Statement and the Privacy Rights and understand your rights to challenge your record.
  3. Fingerprints:  NOTE:  You MUST use codes below in order for us to receive the reportClick location to schedule. 
    • Colorado Fingerprinting:  CBI Unique ID #5026LLQH  
    • Identogo:  Service Code 25YQ6K and CBI Account CONCJ5026
    • Out of State Fingerprints
  4. Copy of Online payment receipts
  5. $100 (per new person) to the Town of Castle Rock (can pay online) Town Payment
  6. If Master file - $500 to the Colorado Department of Revenue State Payment

Location changes

Must comply with Distance Restrictions:
  • New location must be within the Town of Castle Rock
  • New location must be at least 500' feet from schools operating prior to October 31, 2018 unless the school signs a waiver .- Municipal Code 5.08.015
  • A Retail Liquor Store licensed prior to 1/1/16 can relocate within the State of Colorado - CRS 43-3-301(9)(C)(2)
  • New location for Retail Liquor Stores (RLS) or Liquor Licensed Drug Stores (LLDS):   Must be at least 1,500 feet from another RLS or LLDS - CRS 43-3-301(12)
  • New location for Fermented Malt Beverage (FMB) licenses:  Must be at least 500 feet from an RLS and 1,500 from an LLDS - CRS 43-3-301(12)
Email to TownClerk@CRgov.com:
Please Email TownClerk@CRgov.com to be sent a link to a secure folder if you are sending documents that contain Personal Identifying Information (PII)

  • Application Form 8442 rev 3/19 
  • Lease agreement
  • Diagram 8 1/2" x 11" of Licensed Premise for all levels marked as follows:
      • Bold outline of entire area to license, including outdoor areas
      • Mark liquor storage area
      • Mark kitchen area
      • Mark all exits
      • Include dimensions of outside walls
  • Copy of Online payment receipts
  • $150 to the Colorado Department of Revenue (can pay online) State Payment
  • $750 to the Town of Castle Rock (can pay online) Town Payment
  • Petition - this requirement may be waived if within the vicinity of the old location (see below)

A public hearing date will be set at least 30 days from the date your complete application is submitted; and the new location will be posted 10 days prior to the hearing date.  Applicants are responsible to ensure the notice remains posted until after the hearing.
  

Submit to Town Clerk 5 days prior to the hearing 

  • Must submit a petition and report within a one-mile radius of the business 

Petition companies

  • Oedipus Inc., 303-661-0638
  • Liquor Licensing Professionals, 719-390-8844, email
  • Esquire Petitioning Services, 303-331-8600, email 

Upon approval by the Liquor Licensing Authority and the Colorado Department of Revenue as well as confirmation of a certificate of occupancy and compliance, a license for the new location may be issued and sales will cease at the old location.
 

Mailing Address Change or Personal Name Change

Email to TownClerk@CRgov.com:


All other changes

- see State forms