Package Store Applications
Package Store Applications are being accepting now through July 20, 2023, at 3 p.m.
A sealed Package Store License Application (Package Store) AND $2,000 non-refundable application fee payable to the City of Cleveland will be accepted between June 21, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. – July 20, 2023 at 3:00 p.m.
Beginning July 21, 2023, the City of Cleveland will review all sealed applications submitted during the open application window. The review period will be completed by August 31, 2023.
Beginning September 1, 2023, the City of Cleveland will notify all applicants their qualification status for the lottery drawing. The City of Cleveland will then hold a lottery drawing for qualifying applicants. Up to three (3) applicants will be selected for licensure.
The time and date for the lottery has not been established, but the applicants as well as the general public will be notified not less than 5 days prior to the lottery.
For additional questions, please contact City Manager Kevin Harris at 706-865-2017 ext. 2004.
Beer & Wine Licenses
Businesses can now apply for Beer & Wine and/or Distilled Spirits Licenses in the City of Cleveland. Please read more to download the pdf documents which explain the process, requirements and answer many of the questions regarding license applications.
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