1). City Hall will be closing to the public beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020 due to concerns regarding COVID-19. Alcohol permitting has temporarily moved to an online process via our website WWW.DULUTHPAYMENTS.COM. Please contact the Alcohol Officer at 770.476.3434 or by email at with any questions.

Welcome to the Alcohol Beverage Licensing Department! This is the one-stop shop for Alcohol Beverage Licensing, Alcohol Handling Permits, and Alcohol Awareness Training for the City of Duluth. 

All businesses within the city limits of Duluth that are interested in serving or selling any type of alcohol beverage (liquor, spirits, distilled beverages, beer, and/or wine) are required to obtain an Alcohol Beverage License. We are happy to assist you with all of your alcohol related questions. You may contact us by visiting the Business Office in City Hall at 3167 Main Street, emailing us at or by calling 770.476.3434. 

On this site you will find the following:
1). New Alcohol Beverage License Application

2). Renewal Alcohol Beverage License Application
3). Supplemental Alcohol Beverage License Applications (catering, special event, and special event non-profit) 
4). Alcohol Handling Permit Application (new and renewal)
5). Alcohol Awareness Training (dates, times, and cost)
6). Excise Tax Report and Payment Options