Liquor Licensing and Compliance

Special Occasion

Special Occasion Liquor Licence (class 1, 2 and 3)

Individuals and organizations need a Special Occasion Liquor Licence to serve or sell alcohol at an event.

Special Occasion Liquor Licence (class 4): temporary physical extension of premises

Permanent Liquor Licence holders need a Special Occasion Liquor Licence (class 4) to temporarily serve alcohol in an area adjacent to the licensed premises.

Special Occasion Liquor Licence (class 4): temporary physical extension of premises (clubs)

Societies, non-profits and other organizations with a Club Liquor Licence need a Special Occasion Liquor Licence (class 4) to temporarily serve alcohol in an area adjacent to the licensed premises or at a private event.

Underage Policy for Special Occasion Liquor Licences (class 1, 2 and 3)

Types of events minors are allowed to attend where alcohol is served.

Policies

Extension of Hours Policy: liquor licences

Criteria that establishments with Permanent Liquor Licences need to meet to qualify for extending their hours of operation.

Patio and Patio Extensions Policy: Permanent Liquor Licences

Approval process for assessing eligibility for a patio or patio extension for an establishment with a Permanent Liquor Licence.

Private Clubs Policy: charitable lottery licences and permits

Criteria private clubs need to meet to qualify for a charitable lottery licence or permit.

Public Consultation Policy: liquor licences

When the Alcohol, Gaming, Fuel and Tobacco Division conducts public consultations and how the process works.

Notices

Disciplinary action notices for liquor and gaming licence holders

List of liquor and gaming licence holders that received disciplinary action notices from the Alcohol, Gaming, Fuel and Tobacco Division.

Liquor

Apply for approval to renovate an establishment with a liquor licence

Businesses, societies and non-profits with a liquor licence need to apply for approval to renovate their establishment or make changes to the floor plan.

Caterer Extension (eating establishment)

Eating establishments need a Caterer Extension to serve alcohol at an offsite event they’re catering.

Club Liquor Licence

Societies, non-profits and other organizations with club facilities need a Club Liquor Licence to serve alcohol to members and their guests.

Criminal record check: Permanent Liquor Licence

Permanent Liquor Licence applicants and new managers at establishments with a Permanent Liquor Licence may need a criminal record check as part of the liquor licensing process.

Entertainment notification: Permanent Liquor Licence

Establishments with a Permanent Liquor Licence need to notify the Alcohol, Gaming, Fuel and Tobacco Division if they want to host entertainment.

Get an underage performer approved: liquor licences

Licensed cabarets, lounges and beverage rooms need to apply to have an underage performer approved to perform.

Liquor licences: forms and documents

Collection of forms and documents for liquor licences.

Move a liquor licence to a new location

Businesses, societies and non-profits with a liquor licence need to apply for approval to move their liquor licence to a new location.

Permanent Liquor Licence

Businesses, societies and non-profits need a Permanent Liquor Licence to serve alcohol by the glass.

Personal history report for managers: Permanent Liquor Licence

Establishments with a Permanent Liquor Licence need to apply to have a new manager approved.

Transfer a Permanent Liquor Licence to new owners

Businesses, societies and non-profits that buy a licensed establishment need to apply for approval to transfer the liquor licence to their name or company name.

Guides and reports

Annual production report: Ferment-on-premises Licence

Organizations with a Ferment-on-premises Licence need to submit an annual production report.

Special Occasion Liquor Licences: overview

How to get a Special Occasion Liquor Licence and what you need to know once you have one.

Ferment-on-Premises

Ferment-on-premises Licence

Facilities that allow their customers to produce their own beer, wine or cider onsite need a Ferment-on-premises Licence.

Relocate a Ferment-on-premises Licence to a new location

Apply to get approval to move a Ferment-on-Premises Licence to a new facility.

Transfer Ferment-on-premises Licence to new owners

Apply to transfer a Ferment-on-premises Licence to your name if you’re buying a facility where customers can make their own beer, wine or cider.