Liquor licenses available in the City of Golden Valley include On-Sale, Sunday Sale, Club On-Sale, Wine, Off-Sale, and 3.2 Percent Malt Liquor. Licenses are non-transferable. License year runs July 1 through June 30.
Businesses wishing to sell liquor in Golden Valley must submit a completed application packet to the City Clerk (763-593-8012) at least 60 days before the projected effective date.
The Police Department and City Attorney's Office conduct a thorough investigation of all liquor license applications, including corporate structure, company officers, and premises managers.
There are many types of licenses issued for establishments serving liquor. Please contact the City Clerk at 763-593-8012 for the correct application and to inquire about the timing and process of the application.
- State renewal forms are specific to each business and will be sent to all current licensees in mid-April
- City Renewal Application – Liquor License Part I (PDF)
- City Renewal Application – Liquor License Part II (Personal History) (PDF)
- Worker’s Compensation Form – Certification of Compliance (PDF)
- Updated Certificate of Liquor Liability Insurance (provided by licensee)
|Intoxicating Liquor License Application Packet (one "renewal" packet per establishment will be provided at no cost)||$20|
|Investigation Fee for new On, Off, Sunday, and Wine applicants ($500 non-refundable investigation fee plus deposit for actual City Attorney review)||S/B $1500|
|Investigation Fee for all Intoxicating Liquor License Renewals||$100|
|Miscellaneous Changes During License Period||$100|
|On-Sale Brewer Taproom License||$600|
|On-Sale Cocktail Room License||$600|
|Sunday Sale License||$200|
|Off-Sale Small Brewer License||$200|
|Off-Sale Distilled Spirits License||$200|
|On-Sale Wine License||$2,000|
|Brewpub Off-Sale Malt Liquor||$200|
|Up to 200 members||$300|
|Over 6,000 members||$3,000|
|On-Sale 3.2 Percent Malt Liquor License||$500|
|Off-Sale 3.2 Percent Malt Liquor License||$150|
|Temporary On-Sale Liquor License||$100|
On-Sale liquor sales are permitted between 8 am and 1 am any day of the week.
Off-Sale liquor sales are permitted between 8 am and 10 pm Monday through Saturday and 11 am and 6 pm Sunday. Off-Sale liquor sales are prohibited on Thanksgiving Day, December 25, and after 8 pm December 24.
See also Minnesota Statutes 340A.414, 340A.415, and 14.57 through 14.69.