Liquor

Description Any type of establishment wanting to manufacture, sell or deal with alcoholic beverages. 
Fees Application fee $500
One-time issuance fee $200
Annual License fee $300 - $1,200
Code  Tempe City Code §4-1 to §4-9 
Application
Sales Tax License Application
Application packet must contain the following: State of Arizona liquor license application 
City of Tempe liquor license application (processing takes approximately 60 days)
All individuals listed as owners on the State of Arizona liquor application must submit fingerprints
    $22 fingerprint fee per person
    fingerprint cards created by licensing staff
Application packet is processed by: 1. Building Safety
2. Development Services
3. Fire Prevention
4. Police Department
5. Maricopa County Health Department
 
A public hearing notice is posted at the business location for 20 days
City Council public hearing is held
City Council recommendation is forwarded to the State Department of Liquor Licenses and Control
Tempe liquor license is issued after the State Department of Liquor Licenses and Control issues their liquor license.