I would like to start an alcohol delivery service here in my city of visalia,california. Im not sure what kind of alcohol license I would need. I would not be serving any opened or "on tap" alcohol only alcohol that is sealed and/or boxed. My concept is to have a purely a delivery business for that.
The Municipal Code of Visalia, athttp://www.amlegal.com/nxt/gateway.dll/California/visalia_ca/cityofvisaliacaliforniamunicipalcode?fn=altmain-nf.htm$f=templates$3.0$vid=amlegal:visalia_cadoes not seem to contain any regulation of delivery services other than the general requirement to obtain a business tax certificate, seehttp://www.ci.visalia.ca.us/depts/community_development/permit_counter/business_tax/default.aspThe stores that allow you to deliver have some record keeping requirements under State law, see box 33 athttp://www.abc.ca.gov/FORMS/ABC608.pdfI hope this information is helpful.
I would still need an alcohol license to purchase the alcohol from a vendor though i believe. Also wouldnt i need to register with the tobacco and alcohol beau ?
I thought you indicated that you are not reselling any alcohol, that you just want to run a delivery company. Please clarify.
I would purchase alcohol from a "distributor" and run a website which people would go onto and place a order which I would then deliver to their front doors. I will have alcohol inventory in my possession. The bottles and boxes will be sealed I will only be selling it as a delivery service. I will not be battening or making mixed drinks only reselling alcohol for profit in closed "sealed" boxes/bottles
I'm sorry I misunderstood the business model."Any person wishing to obtain an alcoholic beverage license should apply at the nearest office of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control"Fromhttp://www.abc.ca.gov/permits/permits.htmlYour local office is in Fresno, seehttp://www.abc.ca.gov/districts.asp?City=FSO#FresnoIt sounds like you need an off sale license type 21, seehttp://www.abc.ca.gov/forms/abc616.pdfYou can phone(NNN) NNN-NNNNto set up an appointment with the Fresno office.I hope this information is helpful.
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