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Title 7 : Alcoholic Beverages, Cannabis, and Tobacco

Chapter 009 : LICENSING

Subchapter 001 : GENERAL PROVISIONS

(Cite as: 7 V.S.A. § 204)
  • § 204. Application and renewal fees for licenses and permits; disposition of fees

    (a) The following fees shall be paid when applying for a new license or permit or to renew a license or permit:

    (1) For a manufacturer's or rectifier's license to manufacture or rectify malt beverages, or vinous beverages and fortified wines, or spirits and fortified wines, $285.00 for each license.

    (2) For a packager's license, $1,865.00.

    (3) For a wholesale dealer's license, $1,245.00 for each location.

    (4) For a first-class license, $230.00.

    (5) For a second-class license, $140.00.

    (6) For a third-class license, $1,095.00 for an annual license and $550.00 for a six-month license. For a stand-alone third-class license, the issuing municipality may assess an additional $50.00 local processing fee.

    (7) For a shipping license for malt beverages or vinous beverages:

    (A) in-state consumer shipping license, $330.00.

    (B) out-of-state consumer shipping license, $330.00.

    (C) vinous beverages retail shipping license, $250.00.

    (8)(A) For a caterer's license, $250.00.

    (B) For a commercial catering license, $220.00.

    (C) For a request to cater permit, $20.00.

    (9) For up to ten fourth-class licenses, $70.00.

    (10) For an industrial alcohol distributor's license, $220.00.

    (11) For a special events permit, $35.00.

    (12) For a festival permit, $125.00.

    (13) For an alcoholic beverages tasting permit, $25.00.

    (14) For an educational sampling event permit, $250.00.

    (15) For an outside consumption permit, $20.00.

    (16) For a certificate of approval:

    (A) for malt beverages, $2,485.00;

    (B) for vinous beverages, $985.00.

    (17) For a solicitor's license, $70.00.

    (18) For a vinous beverages storage license, $235.00.

    (19) For a promotional railroad tasting permit, $20.00.

    (20) For a special venue serving permit, $20.00.

    (21) For a fortified wine permit, $100.00.

    (22) For a retail delivery permit, $100.00.

    (23) For a destination resort master license, $1,000.00.

    (24) For a third-class license granted to the holder of a manufacturer's or rectifier's license, $230.00.

    (b) Except for fees collected for first-, second-, and third-class licenses, the fees collected pursuant to subsection (a) of this section shall be deposited in the Liquor Control Enterprise Fund. The other fees shall be distributed as follows:

    (1) Third-class license fees: 55 percent shall go to the Liquor Control Enterprise Fund and 45 percent shall go to the General Fund and shall fund alcohol abuse prevention and treatment programs. The local processing fee for stand-alone third-class licenses shall be retained by the issuing municipality.

    (2) First- and second-class license fees: At least 50 percent of first-class and second-class license fees shall go to the respective municipalities in which the licensed premises are located, and the remaining percentage of those fees shall go to the Liquor Control Enterprise Fund. A municipality may retain more than 50 percent of the fees that the municipality collected for first- and second-class licenses to the extent that the municipality has assumed responsibility for enforcement of those licenses pursuant to a contract with the Division. The Board of Liquor and Lottery shall adopt rules regarding contracts entered into pursuant to this subdivision. (Amended 1971, No. 64, § 2; 1975, No. 44, § 3, eff. April 15, 1975; 1975, No. 195 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. March 27, 1976; 1985, No. 159 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 2001, No. 143 (Adj. Sess.), § 11, eff. June 21, 2002; 2005, No. 96 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. March 9, 2006; 2005, No. 140 (Adj. Sess.), §§ 7, 8, eff. May 10, 2006; 2005, No. 202 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 2007, No. 76, § 8; 2007, No. 151 (Adj. Sess.), § 4, eff. May 19, 2008; 2009, No. 102 (Adj. Sess.), § 6, eff. May 11, 2010; 2011, No. 52, § 77, eff. May 27, 2011; 2011, No. 115 (Adj. Sess.), § 6; 2013, No. 72, § 26; 2015, No. 51, § A.12, eff. Jan. 1, 2016; 2015, No. 144 (Adj. Sess.), § 3; 2015, No. 149 (Adj. Sess.), § 38; 2017, No. 83, § 23; 2018, No. 1 (Sp. Sess.), § 27; 2021, No. 70, § 1.)