ABC - 221 Instructions (rev 7-19)

INSTRUCTIONS FOR OBTAINING A DAILY LICENSE

Fees:

Beer & Wine…………………………………………………………………$50.00 a day
General (includes beer, wine & distilled spirits) ……….. $75.00 a day
Special Temporary License …………………………………………$100.00

Method Of Payment:

Cashier’s check or money order made payable to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.

Application Requirements:

  • Complete Daily License Authorization (Form ABC-221)
  • Authorization from property owner is required (property owner may sign Form ABC-221 or a signed letter
    showing the date, time, place and type of alcoholic beverages to be served may be submitted)
  • A detailed diagram of the event location may be required on outdoor events (Form ABC-253)
  • Form ABC-221 must be submitted to the local ABC District Office which has jurisdiction over the event location. For a
    listing of ABC District Offices, please visit https://www.abc.ca.gov/contact/district-offices/
  • Form ABC-221 may be submitted either in person or by mail.
  • Form ABC-221 must be received within ten (10) days of the event, but should not be submitted more than thirty (30)
    days in advance

If your organization intends to make a “Casino Night” or use controlled games as part of your fundraising event, you must comply with Business and Professions Code Section 19985, which includes pre-approval from the Bureau of Gambling Control of the Department of Justice. Please visit Nonprofit Organization Gambling Fundraiser Registration Program for more information.

Qualified Organizations:

  • To qualify for a GENERAL license, you must be:
    An organization formed for a specific charitable or civic purpose, a fraternal organization in existence for over five years, a religious organization, or a political organization
  • To qualify for a BEER AND WINE license, you must be:
    An existing non-profit organization, including a charitable, civic, cultural, fraternal, patriotic, political, religious, social or amateur sports organization
  • If this is the first time your organization is having an event, the organization must first be qualified by the Department. As proof, you should bring in IRS and/or Franchise Tax Board documents showing your tax exempt status with your tax I.D. number

Police Department Approval:

Police department approval may be required when any of the following apply:

  • A large number of people are attending
  • The event is being held on a public street or in a public area (i.e. – parking lot)
  • This is the first time an event is being held at the location
  • The event is a “casino night”
  • In certain other circumstances at the Department’s discretion.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to obtain local law enforcement’s approval. This may be done via a letter from the
local agency, or the official may sign directly on Form ABC-221.

Conditions:

Issuance of the license may be subject to conditions relating to the sales, service, and consumption of alcoholic beverages. If conditions are imposed, a representative of the organization may be required to come into the ABC office to sign them.

If above requirements are not met, the one day license may not be approved.

 

Contact

For additional information,
contact your local ABC District Office.

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Bakersfield

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4800 Stockdale Highway., Suite 213
Bakersfield CA, 93309

Phone:
(661) 395-2731
Fax:
(661) 322-5929
Email:
Bakersfield@abc.ca.gov

Eureka

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1105 Sixth St., Suite C
Eureka CA, 95501

Phone:
(707) 445-7229
Fax:
(707) 445-6643
Email:
Eureka@abc.ca.gov

Fresno

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1330 B East Shaw Ave.
Fresno CA, 93710-7902

Phone:
(559) 225-6334
Fax:
(559) 225-8740
Email:
Fresno@abc.ca.gov

LA/Metro

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888 S Figueroa Street, Suite 320
Los Angeles CA, 90017

Phone:
(213) 833-6043
Fax:
(213) 833-6058
Email:
LAMetro@abc.ca.gov

LB/Lakewood

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3950 Paramount Blvd., Suite 250
Lakewood CA, 90712

Phone:
(562) 982-1337
Fax:
(562) 982-1396
Email:
LongBeach/Lakewood@abc.ca.gov

Monrovia

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222 E. Huntington Dr., Suite 114
Monrovia CA, 91016

Phone:
(626) 256-3241
Fax:
(626) 357-4173
Email:
Monrovia@abc.ca.gov

Oakland

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1515 Clay Street, Ste 2208
Oakland CA , 94612

Phone:
(510) 622-4970
Fax:
(510) 622-4990
Email:
Oakland@abc.ca.gov

Palm Desert

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34-160 Gateway Dr., Suite 120
Palm Desert CA, 92211

Phone:
(760) 324-2027
Fax:
(760) 324-2632
Email:
PalmDesert@abc.ca.gov

Redding

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1900 Churn Creek Rd., Suite 215
Redding CA, 96002

Phone:
(530) 224-4830
Fax:
(530) 224-9338
Email:
Redding@abc.ca.gov

Riverside

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3737 Main Street, Suite 900
Riverside CA, 92501

Phone:
(951) 782-4400
Fax:
(951) 781-0531
Email:
Riverside@abc.ca.gov

Sacramento

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2400 Del Paso Road, Suite 155
Sacramento CA, 95834

Phone:
(916) 419-1319
Fax:
(916) 419-3994
Email:
Sacramento@abc.ca.gov

Salinas

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1137 Westridge Parkway
Salinas CA, 93907

Phone:
(831) 755-1990
Fax:
(831) 755-1997
Email:
Salinas@abc.ca.gov

San Diego

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1350 Front St., Room 5056
San Diego CA, 92101

Phone:
(619) 525- 4064
Fax:
(619) 231-1171
Email:
SanDiego@abc.ca.gov

San Francisco

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33 New Montgomery St., Suite 1230
San Francisco CA, 94105

Phone:
(415) 356-6500
Fax:
(415) 356-6599
Email:
SanFrancisco@abc.ca.gov

San Jose

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100 Paseo de San Antonio, Room 119
San Jose CA, 95113

Phone:
(408) 277-1200
Fax:
(408) 917-9421
Email:
SanJose@abc.ca.gov

San Luis Obispo

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3220 S. Higuera St., Suite 233
San Luis Obispo CA, 93401

Phone:
(805) 543-7183
Fax:
(805) 543-3814
Email:
SanLuisObispo@abc.ca.gov

San Marcos

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570 Rancheros Drive, Suite 240
San Marcos CA, 92069

Phone:
(760) 471-4237
Fax:
(760) 471-6142
Email:
SanMarcos@abc.ca.gov

Santa Ana

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2 MacAurthur Place, Suite 200
Santa Ana CA, 92707

Phone:
(657) 205-3533
Fax:
(657) 205-3520
Email:
SantaAna@abc.ca.gov

Santa Rosa

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50 D Street, Room 130
Santa Rosa CA, 95404

Phone:
(707) 576-2165
Fax:
(707)527-9537
Email:
SantaRosa@abc.ca.gov

Stockton

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31 E. Channel St., Room 168
Stockton CA, 95202

Phone:
(209) 948-7739
Fax:
(209) 546-7853
Email:
Stockton@abc.ca.gov

Van Nuys

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6150 Van Nuys Blvd., Room 220
Van Nuys CA, 91401

Phone:
(818) 901-5017
Fax:
(818) 785-3761
Email:
VanNuys@abc.ca.gov

Ventura

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1000 South Hill Road, Suite 310
Ventura CA, 93003

Phone:
(805) 289-0100
Fax:
(805) 289-0110
Email:
Ventura@abc.ca.gov

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