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Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - Class B Full-Service Grocery Store Applications

Thursday, May 12, 2016

The Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (Board) adopted the following proposed rulemaking on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. The proposed rules require an applicant for a new class B full-service grocery store license to submit an architectural drawing of their floor plan along with their completed application to the Board. In addition, the rules establish a methodology for calculating whether an applicant’s floor plan satisfies the necessary criteria for qualifying as a full-service grocery store. 

Members of the public can submit written comment to the Board regarding the proposed rules up until 30 days following the date the proposed rules are published in the DC Register. In order to submit comment, include the full name, title, and organization, if applicable, of the person(s) submitting comment. Comments can be submitted to ABRA General Counsel Martha Jenkins by:

  • Email
  • Mail - 2000 14th Street, NW, Suite 400 South, Washington, DC 20009