Regular Liquor Licenses



  • City Clerk
  • 201 N Montezuma St

  • 928-777-1437

Application Process

The Regular Liquor License application process begins with the Arizona Department of Liquor License & Control (DLLC).

Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses & Control
800 West Washington, Fifth Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85007

    • After the DLLC has accepted your application, they will send a copy of your application to the City of Prescott. The City Council has 60 days to recommend approval, disapproval, or no recommendation.
    • The City Clerk’s office will send the applicant a letter requesting a City non-refundable application processing fee of $ 380.00 (amount adjusted every July per the CPI), advising of the scheduled date for the Council’s public hearing. 
    • Following receipt of the application processing fee, staff will post a liquor license application notice and a copy of the application at the business site to be left in place for 20 days prior to the Council’s public hearing date.
    • Following the Council’s public hearing, staff will advise when the notice can be removed.  
    • Following the Council’s recommendation decision, the City Clerk will send the recommendation to the DLLC, and they will approve or deny the application. Applicants will be contacted directly by the DLLC regarding issuance.

    City Council approved the elimination of the annual liquor license fee per City Ordinance 5050-1590, which was approved at the December 12, 2017, Council Meeting.

    If you have any additional questions, please contact the City Clerk’s Office: 928-777-1437