Endorsements and permits provide extra permissions that a licensee can request to be added to their alcohol license.
Each type of endorsement and permit is subject to specific regulations and conditions. A person may request one or more endorsement or permit as part of their initial alcohol license application or as a substantial change to an existing alcohol license.
Available endorsements and permits include:
- Sidewalk Café Endorsement | Allows alcohol to be served in outdoor public space such as the sidewalk outside an establishment.
- Summer Garden Endorsement | Allows alcohol to be served in outdoor private space such as a courtyard or rooftop.
- Entertainment Endorsement | Allows establishments to offer live entertainment such as a musician, band, drag show, trivia, karaoke, or poetry reading; charge cover fees; and dancing.
- Manufacturer On-Site Sales and Consumption | Allows off-premises retailers and manufacturers to provide tastings of alcoholic beverage products on a portion of the licensed premises.
- Games of Skill Endorsement | Allows establishments to install and operate electronic game of skill devices to the premises.
- Sports Wagering Endorsement | Allows establishments to install and operate sports wagering devices or kiosks to the premises.
- Off-Site Storage | Allows invoices and records of alcoholic beverage purchases to be stored in a location off the licensed premises.
- Alcohol Carry-Out and Delivery | Allows on-premises retailers to sell beer, wine, and spirits for carry-out and delivery with prepared food
- Extended Holiday Hours Endorsement | Allows establishments to sell and serve alcohol until 4:00 a.m. and operate 24 hours a day.
- Pub Endorsement | Allows an establishment to manufacture beer, wine, or spirits on or adjacent to its licensed premises for off-premises consumption.
- Tasting Permit | Allows manufacturers, on and off premises retailers, wholesalers, and private collectors to provide customers with a tasting of products on a portion of the licensed premises or licensed storage facility.