Updated Fees and Program Improvements

ABC is modernizing and right-sizing the department through a multi-year plan to provide a higher level of service to its stakeholders.

News & Updates

ABC Stakeholder Meeting

Dear ABC Stakeholder: On behalf of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), and Director Jacob Appelsmith, I would like to invite you to attend our annual Stakeholder meeting on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, commencing at 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the...

ABC Agents will be out the 4th of July weekend to help keep people safe

The 4th of July holiday is a time to enjoy fireworks and show country pride but is also traditionally one of the more dangerous times on the road. To keep families safe this Independence Day, California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control Agents will be out checking on licensed premises […]

Helping Communities and Assisting Businesses

The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control provides the highest level of service and public safety to the people of the State through licensing, education, and enforcement.

California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control

3927 Lennane Drive, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95834

E-mail us at headquarters@abc.ca.gov.
Call (916) 419-2500

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About Us

The Department’s workload is divided into three elements: administration, licensing, and compliance. The Department’s Headquarters in Sacramento consists of the Director’s office and other offices performing licensing, fiscal management, legal, trade practices, training, and personnel / labor relations and other administrative support functions for the Department. Read more »