2023 Renewals are due by November 30, 2022
The Chicopee License Commission is the licensing and enforcement agent for licensing of:
- Automatic amusements
- Food service
- Lodging House and Innholders
Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of every month but are subject to change.
All applications must be received by 11:00 AM on the Friday before the scheduled meeting.
Licenses run on a calendar year. Renewal notices are sent out November 1 and must be returned by November 30.
Types of Liquor Licenses
- 1-Day Permits
- General on Premise
- Package Store
All applications are available in the License Commission office.
Once a Liquor License application is completed, it must be approved by the local board and then submitted to the Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC). The ABCC can take anywhere from 4 to 12 weeks depending on the tax status of the applicant and seller.
Update to Server Training Requirements as of December 18, 2014
ALL EMPLOYEES MUST ATTEND A CLASSROOM COURSE
Renewal of TIPS certification must be a classroom course
All employees must have Training and Intervention Procedures for Servers of alcohol (TIPS) card on their person while working