ABC Fees

The following table is the fee schedule charged for Alcoholic Beverage Licenses for Louisville Metro.

Please be advised of New License names.

For the  ABC Fee Schedule in PDF format click here.

License Description

Metro Fee

Quota Retail Package (formerly Liquor Package)
    Midnight to 2:00am (Metro Only)
1,200.00
200.00
Quota Retail Drink (formerly Retail Liquor Drink)
    Midnight to 2:00am (Metro Only)    
    2:00am to 4:00am (Metro Only)        
1,600.00
200.00
200.00
NQ Retail Malt Beverage Package (formerly Beer by Package)
    Midnight to 2:00am (Metro Only)
Secondary NQ-4 Malt Beverage Drink 
    *Addition to existing NQ MB Package
200.00
50.00
50.00
NQ-1 Retail Drink                                                                      
    Convention Center or Convention Hotel Complex
    Horse Race Track
    Automobile Race Track

2,000.00
2,000.00
2,000.00
NQ-2 Retail Drink
    
Restaurant Liquor--100 Seats OR Restaurant Wine--50 Seats
        Midnight to 2:00am
        2:00am to 4:00am    
    Motel/Hotel
    Airport
    Riverboat

1,800.00
250.00
250.00
1,800.00
1,800.00
1,800.00
NQ-3 Retail Drink (formerly Special Private Club)
    Private Club    
    Private Club Malt Beverage Drink Midnight to 2:00am
    Private Club Malt Beverage Drink 2:00am to 4:00am
    Private Club Liquor Drink Midnight to 2:00am    
    Private Club Liquor Drink 2:00am to 4:00am

300.00
50.00
50.00
200.00
200.00
NQ-4 Retail Malt Beverage Drink (formerly Malt Beverage drink)
    Midnight to 2:00am
    2:00am to 4:00am
Secondary Malt Beverage Package
    
*Addition to existing NQ-4 Drink
200.00
50.00
50.00
50.00
Blender's License 3,000.00
Bottling House License 1,000.00
Brew on Premises 100.00
Brewer's License 500.00
Caterer's License 800.00
Distiller's License 500.00
Distributor 400.00
Extended Hours Supplemental 2,000.00
Limited Restaurant 50  (70% Food Sales) 1,800.00
Limited Restaurant 100  (70% Food Sales) 1,800.00
Metro Application Fee** 50.00
Microbrewery 500.00
Nonresident Special Agent or Solicitor 40.00
Rectifier's License 3,000.00
Replacement or Duplicate License 25.00
Special Sunday Retail Drink 300.00
Special Temporary Distilled Spirits and Wine Auction 200.00
Special Temporary Beer License, Per Event 25.00
Special Temporary Liquor License, Per Event 266.66
Special Temporary Wine License 50.00
Supplemental Bar 1,600.00
Wholesaler 3,000.00

**If an applicant requests a refund, all fees except for a $50 application fee are refunded.