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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.


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.

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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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