Now Accepting 2022/2023 ABC OTS Grant Applications for Law Enforcement Agencies through September 2, 2022

Now Accepting ABC OTS Grant Applications for Law Enforcement

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2022 Priority Licenses

During the period of September 19-30, 2022, ABC offices will accept applications for priority licenses in eligible counties and Type 87 licenses in San Francisco County.

ABC’s Online Services

Create a License Administrator account to manage your license online. ABC is mailing validation codes in phases for licensees to register for an account.

News & Updates

ABC Announces New Liquor License Authorizations

Eric Hirata, Director of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), announced authorization for the issuance of new on-sale general and off-sale general licenses and authorization for the intercounty transfer of on-sale general and off-sale general licenses…

ABC Announces On-Sale Liquor Licenses for Napa County

Eric Hirata, Director of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, announced authorization for the issuance of ten new on-sale general licenses for bona fide public eating places in Napa County as authorized in paragraph (4) of subdivision (a) of Section 23826.10 of the Business & Professions Code…

ABC Announces Special On-Sale Liquor Licenses for San Francisco

Eric Hirata, Director of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, announced authorization for the issuance of five new Neighborhood Restricted Special On-Sale General Licenses (Type 87) in specified census tracts located in the city and county of San Francisco…

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

Email 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 »

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