Forms, Applications & Resources

Alcohol Licensing Process

Please choose what type of Alcoholic Beverage License establishment you are seeking:

Restaurant where a majority of profit is from the serving of meals.

For a new license, a Special Exception is required for a bona fide restaurant that is within 1,000 feet of a church or school. Requires a Distance Separation form.

Bar or Restaurant where a majority of profit is from the serving of alcohol.

For a new license, a Special Exception is required for any establishment selling alcoholic beverages for on-premise or off-premise consumption where the sale of alcohol is the primary business. Requires Distance Separation form.

Package Liquor Store where alcohol sales exceeds 10% of the net floor area.

For a new license, a Special Exception is required for any establishment selling alcoholic beverages for on-premise or off-premise consumption where the sale of alcohol is the primary business.

Incidental Sales where alcohol sales does not exceed 10% of the net floor area.

Example: convenience or grocery store. Provide a floor plan showing the overall square footage of the establishment and the area of alcohol sales.
 
The Same Alcohol License Application (PDF) is used for: 

New Licenses (Restaurant, Bar, Incidental Sales, Package Liquor Store, Wholesale Warehouse, and Convenience Store)

Temporary Licenses (Special Event and Extension of Premises)

Existing License Modifications (Extension of Premises and Name Change)

Renewal of Existing Licenses (All Types)

NOTE: A Development Order will be issued and recorded in Land Records per the Land Development Code of Seminole County.


RESOURCES:
State of Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco
Orlando ABT Licensing Office:
400 W Robinson Street
Orlando Fl 32801
407-245-0785
Department of Revenue Local Office:
2301 Maitland Center Parkway, Suite 160
Maitland FL 32751
407-475-1200
Health Department:
1101 East First Street, 1st Floor, West Wing
Sanford FL 32771

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