Liquor Board

Frederick County Board of License Commissioners

INCLEMENT WEATHER CLOSURE/DELAYS- If inclement weather occurs on a Liquor Board Public Meeting day, please contact the Liquor Board Office at 301-600-2984 for a voice message notification/instructions.  If Frederick County Government is closed please note that the Hearing will be postponed for that day.

Effective immediately until further notice:  The Liquor Board approved that Mondays will be considered an administrative day used for hearings and other administrative functions.  If you need assistance, please call or visit the office Tuesday-Friday 8am-4pm or email anytime. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

Our office will be closed on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 as the staff will be attending a mandatory training. 

Legislative Summary Sheet for 2017 Session

Delegation Hearing Notice

Letter pertaining to New Legislation taking effect July 1, 2016

Notice pertaining to Dry District

Information Sheet for New Licenses available July 1, 2016


TIPS Training Schedule- See training link on side for a schedule off all upcoming classes offered by our office.

Updated: Alcohol Beverages Regulations-adopted July 1, 2015.  

Adopted Administrative Fees - These fee's were approved and effective on March 30, 2015. 

Liquor Board


  • Rick Stup, Chairman
  • Maggi Hays, Board Member
  • Jesse Pippy, Board Member
The Board of License Commissioners regulates the sale and distribution of alcoholic beverages within Frederick County. It is the responsibility of the board to enforce the provisions of Article 2B of the Annotated Code of Maryland and the Frederick County Alcoholic Beverages Regulations.

View the Annotated Code of Maryland - Article 2B Alcoholic Beverages. After reviewing the "Terms and Conditions", press "I agree" and then select "Article 2B. Alcoholic Beverages".

Liquor Board Staff