Liquor Licenses

TO:  Wholesale and Retail Alcoholic Beverage and Cigarette License Holders
RE: Alcoholic Beverage & Cigarette License Applications for the license period July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019.

It is your responsibility to complete the entire form for each application you submit!  The City Hall office is here to assist you, not complete the forms for you!

Liquor Licenses

The following forms need to be completed and filed with the City under the described conditions.  Please read the description carefully to determine what applications need to be filed by your entity.

Applications are due by Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

NEW APPLICANTS

NEW LICENSE (Individual or Partnership)
You Need to File:
form AT-106* Original Beverage License;  and
form AT-103 Auxiliary Questionnaire, one for each individual.

NEW LICENSE (Corporation/LLC)
Corporations must apply for licenses under the name for which they are registered with the Secretary of State’s Office.  A corporation must have at least two officers;  namely, a president and a secretary who are not the same person.  The president and vice president of the corporation also CANNOT be the same person.
You Need to File:
form AT-106* Original Beverage License;
form AT-103 Auxiliary Questionnaire, one for each officer and the Agent;
form AT-104 Appointment of Agent.

* BE SURE TO PROVIDE YOUR SELLER’S PERMIT NUMBER AND FEDERAL EMPLOYER ID NUMBER IN THE AREA PROVIDED ON THE UPPER RIGHT CORNER OF THE FORM.

RENEWAL APPLICANTS

RENEWAL LICENSE (Having NO CHANGES in Individual name, partners, officers etc.)
You Need to File:
form AT-115* Renewal Beverage License and

RENEWAL LICENSE (Having NO CHANGES in the Corporation or Partnership)
You Need to File:
form AT-115* Renewal Beverage License;

* BE SURE TO PROVIDE YOUR SELLER’S PERMIT NUMBER AND FEDERAL EMPLOYER ID NUMBER IN THE AREA PROVIDED ON THE UPPER RIGHT CORNER OF THE FORM.

Class A or B Beer Licenses & Class C Wine: $100.00
Class A or B Liquor Licenses: $500.00
Publication Fee**:$ 40.00

** Publication fee is $40.00 if submitted by Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Failure to submit by this date will cause an increase in the publication fee and may jeopardize your ability to operate or to renew your license.

Operator “Bartender” Licenses

Please remind anyone holding an operator’s license that renewal applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s office for Common Council approval.

  • For approval on the June 5, 2018 meeting the application must be in our office by May 25, 2018.
  • For approval on the June 19, 2018 meeting the application must be in our office by June 8, 2018.

If applications are not received by these dates, the applications will be considered “NEW” and require a personal appearance before the Regulatory Committee and an additional $7 fee for a background check.

Bartender’s License    

(1 yr/2 yr RENEWAL)                $25.00/$35.00
(1 yr/2 yr NEW)                         $32.00/$42.00

Please post the Operator Reminder Poster in an accessible location for all your bartenders as a reminder to renew their operator license.

Operator’s licenses approved at the June 5, 2018 meeting will be sent to the establishment listed by applicant unless otherwise specified.

The following links are lists of Operator’s Licenses that will Expire June 30, 2018.

Cigarette Licenses

Applicants with just a cigarette license must pay the fee when application is submitted.  For applicants submitting liquor license applications, payment at time of submittal is not required only publication fee is due.

Cigarette License Application
Cigarette License Fee:   $100.00

Important Dates

April 2, 2018 
Annual Renewal Letter 2018 & Cigarette Renewal Letter 2018 mailed out to establishments.

May 15, 2018
Beverage applications are due.
The publication fee of $37.00 is due at this time.

May 30, 2018

Last day to submit “LATE” beverage applications for the June 19, 2018 Council Meeting.  An increased publication fee will be assessed.

May 25, 2018
Renewal operator license applications due for the June 5, 2018 meeting.

June 6, 2017
COMMON COUNCIL MEETING

June 8, 2018
Approved applications can be picked up at City Hall after 2:00 p.m.
The remaining balance is due at this time.

June 8, 2018
Last day to submit renewal operator license applications for the June 19, 2018 meeting.

June 20, 2017
COMMON COUNCIL MEETING

June 22, 2018
Approved applications can be picked up at City Hall after 2:00 p.m.
The remaining balance is due at this time.

June 29, 2018
ALL LICENSES MUST BE PICKED UP BY 5:00 P.M. TO OPERATE JULY 1, 2018 AT 12:01 A.M.

List of Licenses

The list includes the Trade Name (Establishment), Owner/Agent and Address.
2018-2019 Liquor Licenses are valid thru June 30, 2019.
Lists are current as of  September 20, 2018.

Contact Information

Submit completed forms to the City Hall Office,  317 South Main Street, Jefferson, WI  53549.

If you have any questions or problems regarding applications please feel free to contact Mary Kuehl, City Clerk/Deputy Treasurer, at (920) 674-7700 (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday) or by e-mail at maryk@jeffersonwis.com.

Need Help?

Jefferson City Hall: (920) 674-7700
Jefferson Chamber of Commerce: (920) 674-4511