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Alcohol Beverage Control


Commonwealth of Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control

Anyone wishing to sell alcohol within the City of St. Matthews is required to obtain an Alcohol Beverage license from the City of St. Matthews. The type and fee of the permit varies with the need of each particular applicant. (i.e. package sales, by the drink, beer, wine, etc.). All licenses expire October 31 of each year and must be renewed annually.

To obtain the City of St. Matthews Alcohol Beverage License;

1. Submit to the city a COPY of the State of Kentucky application in it’s entirely, including all attached documents.

2. All license fees must be paid by Cashier Check, Certified Check, or Money Order made payable to: City of St. Matthews.

All applicants/businesses must be current on all City of St. Matthews taxes, i.e. Business License tax, Occupation tax, and Property tax before an Alcohol Beverage license can be issued.