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CORONAVIRUS

Visit our coronavirus page to stay up-to-date on the latest information and resources. Safer at Home Orders are in effect. All City programs and events are cancelled through May 31. See current closure details.

 

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Restaurant Temporary Expansion Information for Re-opening

On May 25, 2020, Governor Polis announced that restaurants could begin re-opening following strict guidelines set forth by the State. The City has worked diligently with our economic partners to prepare for a streamlined application process to facilitate this process and provide a way for restaurants to expand their premises to meet social distancing criteria. All restaurants should carefully review the criteria for reopening before proceeding. 

Restaurants need to apply for permits to expand their premises into parking lots, alleyways, and sidewalks.

  • All restaurants should complete the City's online Restaurant Expansion Request form to apply for permission to expand their premises
  • Restaurants with liquor licenses should first download the State Report of Changes form that is required to modify their liquor licensed premises and upload that application along with all required documents on the City's online Restaurant Temporary Expansion Request for COVID form.

City staff will review the information and forms submitted and contact restaurants with questions. Because City facilities are still closed and many employees are working remotely, it is recommended that questions be emailed to:  city_clerk's_staff@longmontcolorado.gov and staff will respond as quickly as possible to all inquiries.

For the most current updates and information regarding licensing changes due to COVID-19, please go to the Colorado Department of Revenue Liquor Enforcement Division webpage.

 

RENEWALS & ACTIVE LIQUOR LICENSES

Are you searching for a list of current liquor licensees in the City of Longmont? Do you need to know if a liquor license has been renewed? Or, are you wondering if your renewed license has been sent to you yet?

Check or download the City's Liquor License Renewal Tracking Sheet (updated 05/13/2020).  Click the 'Refresh' button in your browser to ensure you are seeing the most recent tracking sheet.


In the State of Colorado, obtaining a retail liquor license is a dual process beginning at the local level which requires review and approval from the Local Licensing Authority prior to review by the State Liquor Enforcement Division. The Local Licensing Authority holds monthly meetings at which applications are reviewed and then approved or denied.

LIQUOR LICENSING AUTHORITY

The City of Longmont's Local Licensing Authority (commonly referred to as the Liquor Licensing Authority or LLA) is the Municipal Judge. The Licensing Coordinator serves as the official secretary to the Local Licensing Authority and receives and processes all liquor license applications. The Licensing Coordinator is available to answer questions you have about the process and to provide clarification about the requirements and fees but is not able to provide you with legal advice.

Agendas for any meeting of the LLA are posted at the west entrance to the Civic Center at 350 Kimbark St., Longmont, Colorado. They are also posted on the City's website for the public's convenience.

APPLYING FOR A LIQUOR LICENSE OR PERMIT

 Codes, Rules & Regulations

Fingerprinting

You must be fingerprinted by one of the statewide fingerprinting vendors - Identogo or Colorado Fingerprinting.  You can no longer go to the police department to be fingerprinted.

IdentoGo Fingerprinting Process

To schedule an appointment with IdentoGo, visit Local (City/County) Liquor Licensure

  • When prompted, provide the City of Longmont's CBI Account Number for liquor licensing:  CONCJ4357
  • Provide payment.
  • For locations, please consult their website.
  • You MUST have an appointment.  DO NOT just show up at any location and expect them to take your fingerprints.

Colorado Fingerprinting Process

To schedule an appointment with Colorado Fingerprinting, visit www.coloradofingerprinting.com

  • When prompted, provide the City of Longmont's codes:
    • 4357LLQH (Reason Fingerprinted : LIQUOR LIC - LOCAL PD SO 12-47-307)
  • You will be required to create an account.  Please do so, follow the instructions, and provide payment with a credit card. 
  • For locations, please consult their website.
  • You MUST have an appointment. DO NOT just show up at any location and expect them to take your fingerprints.

 

Notice to Applicants

As part of the fingerprint process, the City of Longmont must notify you of the following with regard to fingerprint-based background checks: your fingerprints will be used to check FBI criminal history records, and you have the right to challenge the information in the FBI identification record by submitting a request to the CBI.  For more information, please read the CBI Notice to Applicants.

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