Eighth Notice of Regulatory Relief

In response to the removal of restrictions on licensed businesses ABC details regulatory relief that will be extended or rescinded.

Now Accepting 2021/2022 ABC-OTS Grant Applications for Local Law Enforcement Agencies through September 20, 2021

Now Accepting ABC-OTS Grant Applications for Local Law Enforcement

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2021 Priority Licenses

During the period of September 13-24, 2021, ABC offices will accept applications for priority licenses in eligible counties and Type 87 licenses in San Francisco County.

LEAD Training for Off-Sale Licensees

This training is specifically designed for members of the alcoholic beverage industry who work in off-sale locations such as stores and sell alcohol to patrons for off-site consumption.

News & Updates

ABC Announces On-Sale Liquor Licenses for Alpine County

Eric Hirata, Director of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), announced authorization for the issuance of one (1) new on-sale general licenses for bona fide public eating places in Alpine County, as authorized in Section 23827 of the Business & Professions Code…

ABC Announces On-Sale Liquor Licenses for Mariposa County

Eric Hirata, Director of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), announced authorization for the issuance of five (5) new on-sale general licenses for bona fide public eating places in Mariposa County, as authorized in Section 23826.15 of the Business & Professions Code…

ABC Announces On-Sale Liquor Licenses for Napa County

Eric Hirata, Director of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), announced authorization for the issuance of fifteen (15) new on-sale general licenses for bona fide public eating places in Napa County…

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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