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Liquor Licensing

Liquor Licensing#

Licensees impacted by COVID-19 should visit for links to the State's Executive Orders and for information about small business loans. Additional resources and links are provided below.

The City of Fort Collins will not allow, and will not be accepting applications for, temporary communal outdoor dining areas pursuant to Executive Order D2020 093.

Please note that there are other options available through temporary modifications of premises. See here for a Temporary Modification of Premise document checklist, application, and questionnaire.

Pay City Liquor Application and License Fees Online!#

Steps for submitting an application:

Contact Deputy City Clerk Jensen at for a secure link with which to submit your application. She is unable to accept any applications sent as an attachment to an email unless otherwise instructed.

Files must be submitted as a PDF.

Pay City Fee online (link is below). Include receipt with your application.

If you have any questions please contact Aimee Jensen at or 970.221.6315.

Pay Liquor License Application and License Fees


New to this process? Start here for information on how to apply for a license.

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New Applications

You will need to apply for a new liquor license if no license currently exists at the premise you are considering.

Contact Deputy City Clerk Jensen at to request a secure link to submit your application.

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License Changes

More about Premise Modifications (including COVID-19 related), Corporation or Limited Liability Company, Location, and Corporate or Trade Name Changes. Surrender of License included below as well.

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Transfer of Ownership

If there is currently a liquor license at the premise you are considering, you will need to apply for a transfer of ownership.

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Manager Registration

Specific applications for hotel restaurants, lodging and entertainment, & tavern liquor licenses or fermented malt beverage, beer & wine, retail liquor stores, and club & brew pub licenses.

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Includes information for Art Galleries, Bed and Breakfasts, Special Events, and Tastings Permits.

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Renewal Applications

Use this form only if you have misplaced the State form to renew your liquor license.

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Types of Licenses & Supporting Materials

Supporting materials for a variety of licenses.

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