Alcohol Licenses

Town Requests and Information

Alcohol Licenses


The Board of Selectmen is the Local Licensing Authority for Alcohol Licenses.  The Town Administrator is the Deputy Local Licensing Authority.

Annual Renewal Information  

Burlington Alcohol Rules & Regulations
       AMC Theater Conditions for Alcoholic Beverage License

Burlington Alcohol Server Policy

FAQ'S - Massachusetts Alcohol Beverages Control Commission

Special One-Day Alcoholic Beverages License Application
     Must be submitted 30 days prior to event to allow time for departments to review and comment

     Requires 48 Hr notice to the Burlington Police Chief

State Advisory Letters

Matrix for Retail License Tranactions


Some of the applications within the above link include the following:

New or License Transfer  
Change in Manager   
Change in Board of Directors or Stock and Shareholders   
Modifications - such as changes to storage of alcoholic beverages, change in location of bars, tables, etc.   
Alterations - requires comments from Planning, Building , Fire and Police  

 Submission Requirements:


New & Renewal / All Alcohoilic / Restaurant              3,000
New & Renewal / Wine & Malt Bev. / Restaurant              1,500
New & Renewal/Addition of Liqueurs & Cordials                 500
New & Renewal Common Victualler License                   25
New & Renewal / All Alcohol / Package StoreVictualler License             2,200          
New & Renewal / Wine & Malt Beverages / Package Goods Store             1,700
New & Renewal / All Alcohol / Club                 250
New & Renewal Amusement Devices (each)                   50
New & Renewal Live Entertainment                   25
One-Time Fee Per Request:            
Special One-Day / Alcoholic Beverage Permit                   75