Liquor Licensing


COVID Restrictions as of July 1:

We will not be meeting face to face with the public at this time, and offer these options:

1) Scan and email, mail, or drop off in Town Hall lobby
2) Town payments: online -OR- check (mail, or drop off in Town Hall lobby)
3)  State payments: check (mail or drop off in Town Hall lobby) *State renewal fees can now be made online


Please email your questions to


  • Applications are submitted to the Town Clerk. 
  • Background investigations are required for each officer of the business and the operating manager.
  • Hearing is set for all new applications and any other application as deemed necessary.
  • After local approval, they are submitted to the State.
  • Once State approval is obtained, the Town Clerk will issue the license.
  • If you require an appointment or have questions, please email us.

Mail complete application, attachments and local and State fees to:

Castle Rock Town Clerk
Attn:  Lisa Anderson
100 North Wilcox Street
Castle Rock, CO 80104

Local fees can be paid online by clicking on this icon
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  Please see tabs below for specific applications, information, and fees.

Responsible Vendor/Alcohol Server Training (TIPS)

All sellers/servers of alcohol can obtain their certification and re-certification online or in a classroom. Certifications are good for three years. To sign up, refer to the approved vendors listed on the state website: Alcohol Beverage Training


Hearings: New licenses, Change of Location, Show Cause and for any other application as deemed necessary. Hearings are presided over by the Hearing Officer who is a licensed attorney and is appointed by Town Council.

Administrative Approval (unless a hearing is deemed necessary): transfers, changes, special event liquor permits, and tastings

State-Only Approval:  importer, manufacturer, wholesaler

Liquor law

It is a licensee's responsibility to be in compliance - refer to the State website 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.

Liquor License Forms

State Department of Revenue Liquor and Tobacco Enforcement Division

  1. Renew
  2. New License
  3. Changes
  4. Special Events
  5. Tastings
  6. Transfer

License Renewals

60 days prior to expiration - submit to Town Clerk:

Manager Permit renewals for Liquor Licensed Drugstores

60 days prior to expiration - submit to the Town Clerk

  • Application and write "RENEW" at the top of the form
  • TIPS Certification for all sellers/servers - live streaming or classroom  (list of trainers)
  • Check to the Colorado Department of Revenue for $100

Note: If you have any changes to the manager, premise, ownership, etc., see information under the "Changes" tab and submit the appropriate documents and fees.

Renewal fees (includes renewal and license fees)  

  Town of Castle Rock 
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Colorado Department of Revenue
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
Hotel & Restaurant with One 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) $500.00 $500.00
Application Reissue Fine $25/day beyond 90 days $25/day beyond 90 days