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Alcoholic Beverage Off Premises Licenses

Allows a person to sell alcoholic beverages to patrons for off premises consumption.

	
		

Overview

Grocery Store Beer (A 122): Allows a person to sell beer and cider for off premises consumption from a premises being operated as a grocery store. More than 50% of the retail floor space must be devoted to the sale of grocery items. Candy, carbonated beverages and snacks (such as chips) are not deemed to be groceries. ABC Law Sections 54, 59 and 105-a.

Grocery Store Beer and Wine Products (AX 122): Allows a person to sell beer, cider and wine products for off premises consumption from a premises being operated as a grocery store. More than 50% of the retail floor space must be devoted to the sale of grocery items. Candy, carbonated beverages and snacks (such as chips) are not deemed to be groceries. ABC Law Sections 54-a, 59 and 105-a.

Drug Store Beer (DS 121): Allows a person to sell beer and cider for off premises consumption from a premises being operated as a New York State licensed drug store. ABC Law Sections 54, 59 and 105-a.

Drug Store Beer and Wine Products (DX 122): Allows a person to sell beer, cider and wine products for off premises consumption from a New York State licensed drug store. ABC Law Sections 54-a, 59 and 105-a.

Wine Store (W 322): Allows a person to sell wine and cider for off premises consumption from a premises solely devoted to do so. Only one license of this type will be issued to any person. ABC Law Sections 59, 79 and 105.

Liquor Store (L 222): Allows a person to sell wine, liquor and cider for off premises consumption from a premises solely devoted to do so. Only one license of this type will be issued to any person. ABC Law Sections 59, 63 and 105.

Roadside Farm Market (RS 130): Allows a person to sell wine for off premises consumption from a roadside farm market being operated on a farm. May sell wine manufactured by two (2) licensed farm, special or micro wineries within twenty miles of the roadside farm market. ABC Law Section 76-f.

Beer Vendor (E-120): Allows a person located in cities of one (1) million or more to sell beer at retail to be delivered to an individual for off premises consumption from their licensed premises. No in person retail sales shall occur from the licensed premises. The vendor may operate one vehicle for the delivery of beer. No beer shall be sold for resale. ABC Law Section 53-a.

Please see the Retail Fee Chart.

Prerequisites

  1. Secretary of State filing receipt if applying under a corporation or LLC name
  2. Business Certificate from your county clerk if you are a sole proprietor or partnership

Requirements

  1. May not hold any interest in a wholesale, manufacturing or importing business
  2. Must be over 21
  3. Must be a US citizen or be otherwise eligible to hold a license pursuant to SLA Advisory #2015-21 (or any superseding advisory)
  4. Fingerprints - If you are not currently licensed an additional fee will be required for fingerprinting services. You will receive instructions on how to be fingerprinted after your application is accepted for filing. Please go to our website for the current fingerprint fee amount

How to Apply

To proceed with the Off Premises application please click the Application Wizard button below.

Application Wizard

Items Required at the Time of Filing

• Completed Application
• All Fees
• $1,000 Penal Bond
• Proof of citizenship or status
• Photos of the proposed premises
• Photos of the principals
• Photo Identification for each principal
• Lease/Deed/Contracts of Sale for the real property
• Investment Records
• Diagrams of the Premises
• Filing Receipt
• Pharmacy License Certificate (Drug Stores Only)
• Notice of Appearance (if represented by someone other than the applicant principals)
• Holding Corp Stipulation (if the applicant company is owned or partially owned by another legal entity)

Additional Info

Prior to any license being issued the following must be submitted:

1.  Proof of Workers’ Compensation and Disability Insurance or a Certificate of Attestation of Exemption from Coverage
2. Assumed Name Filing Receipt
3. Certificate of Authority
4. Photos of the premises showing it ready to open and operate

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State Liquor Authority

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