Liquor Board


Cocktails TO-GO
This privilege comes to an end on July 1, 2023. Liquor Board Inspectors have begun delivering new licenses without the endorsements.

Attention Frederick County Establishments- OFFSITE JUNE DATE for Alcohol Awareness classes offered.

  • LEWISTOWN FIREHALL- SATURDAY JUNE 24TH 9AM- 11101 Hessong Bridge Road, Frederick Md 21701
  • FREDERICK CO 4-H ACTIVITY CENTER - JUNE 29TH 6PM - 3702 Basford Rd, Jefferson Md 21703

If you wish to register for one of the above classes EMAIL or CALL THE OFFICE AT 301-600-2984. THERE IS NO ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THESE CLASSES.


  • Tuesday, July 11, 2023, at 5:30pm
  • Thursday July 20, 2023, at 5:30pm
  • Tuesday, August 8, 2023, at 5:30pm
  • Thursday August 24, 2023, at 5:30pm

    Please click HERE to register for a ON-SITE class 

The cost for each participant is $40.00. You can pay with credit/cash or check onsite.

These classes are offered by Dawn Shugars - Safe Alcohol Service Trainer

Alcohol Awareness for Special "One-Day" Licenses and Promoters Permits Each Licensed event shall have 100% employees/volunteers serving or selling alcohol complete an Alcohol Awareness training program.

All licensed establishments must have 50% of ON DUTY employees that are SELLING or SERVING alcohol, Alcohol Awareness trained.

**PLEASE NOTE**ONLINE Alcohol Awareness training classes are NOT recognized in the State of Maryland IF THE EXAM IS NOT PROCTORED IN PERSON with a certified trainer**

Office Hours
The Liquor Board Office is open Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Doors remained locked during business hours. For entry, please ring the bell or call the main phone number at 301-600-2984.
No Walk-Ins will be taken after 3:00 p.m

Office closed to the public.
July 3, 2023
August 3rd and 4th, 2023 for Professional Development Day.
Staff will be available by phone 301-600-2984 and email 

Office Closed
May 29, 2023, June 19, 2023, July 4, 2023, September 4, 2023, 

  1. Hearings 
  2. Delegation Information
  3. Resources


Regular hearings of the Liquor Board will be held at 8:30am on the second Monday of each month except on holidays. Click here to join the meeting on your computer or mobile app. or call 667-217-6643 ID # 222 042 890 454#. Please see the schedule for 2023 below.  

2023 Hearing Dates
January 9
February 13
March 13
April 10
May 8
June 12
July 10
August 14
September 11
October 9
November 13
November 27

Agendas are posted two weeks prior to a hearing and can be found by clicking HERE 

  1. Board of License Commissioners
  2. Board Members
  3. Liquor Board Staff

Alcohol Beverages Regulations Adopted February 13, 2023, effective immediately.

Rules of Procedure
The Board will be voting on amendments to the Rules of Procedure at the February 13, 2023, hearing. Amendments are highlighted in yellow.

Revisions of Regulations
At the May 8, 2023, hearing, the Board reviewed revisions to the residency requirement and new/updated regulations per the new legislation that will be effective July 1, 2023. The Board will vote to adopt the additions and revision on Monday, June 12, 2023, hearing. More Details

Also at the May 8, 2023 hearing the Board voted to adopt revisions to two regulations, §4.0 General Provisions for New and Transfer Applications, and §6.27 Utilizing License. More Details