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License Commission

Room 204, City Hall
Phone: (413) 787-6196
Fax: (413) 787-6173
License@springfieldcityhall.com

Contact
Anna Martinez 
M-F 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

License Commission meeting schedule - agendas posted in advance of meetings

Permits issued by the License Commission, and fees

License Forms

All liquor applications and forms are available from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission web site at www.mass.gov/abcc/

The License Commission's primary functions are issuance of licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages and the conduct of hearings on violations of liquor laws. The commission also licenses coin-operated games of all categories; class I, II and III auto licenses; and licenses to lodging houses, common victuallers, and innkeepers for the sale of food. Commission meetings are held in City Hall on the second and fourth Thursday of each month.

About the License Commission

The License Commission's primary functions are issuance of licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages and the conduct of hearings on violations of liquor laws. The commission also licenses coin-operated games of all categories; class I, II and III auto licenses; and licenses to lodging houses, common victuallers, and innkeepers for the sale of food. Commission meetings are held in City Hall on the second and fourth Thursday of each month.

View License Commission meeting schedule

There are five license commissioners. Four of the commissioners are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council for terms that are concurrent with the Mayor's term of office. The fifth commissioner is nominated by a caucus of neighborhood councils, appointed by the Mayor, and confirmed by the City Council. The fifth commissioner's term runs until a replacement is nominated by the caucus.








Under-21-Night Entertainment License Rules

Mayor Sarno has issued new rules and regulations governing entertainment licenses for 'under 21' events at Springfield nightclubs. Get the new entertainment license regulations and application forms here



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