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Liquor Licenses

Liquor licenses are issued by the Maine Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages.   Applications may be obtained by calling the office in Augusta at 624-7220.

All new and renewal licenses must be approved by the city before being sent to Augusta.

New licenses may require a public hearing, notice of which must be given in a local newspaper for three (3) consecutive days prior to the hearing. The cost of this advertisement ($120.00) is to be paid for by the applicant. There is also a $20.00 application fee.

Renewal licenses may require a public hearing, notice of which must be given in a local newspaper for one (1) day prior to the hearing. The cost of the advertisement ($40.00) is to be paid for by the applicant. There is also a $20.00 application fee.

If a public hearing is required the license will need to be received by the City Clerk's Office at least 13 days prior to the hearing.

Fees:  Serving or Selling:
      Beer / Wine        $100.00
      Liquor                  $135.00