Liquor License

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The Arizona Department of Liquor License and Control issues liquor licenses. 

  • Any person who plans to sell liquor in Arizona must apply for a liquor license at the Arizona Department of Liquor License Control. Contact Arizona Department of Liquor License & Control for applications and additional information. They can be reached by phone at 602-542-5707.
  • Arizona Department of Liquor License & Control will mail the completed application to the City of Apache Junction for review and recommendation. 

The City Council’s role in the liquor license application process is a recommendation to the Arizona Department of Liquor License & Control. 

  • The city charges a $50 non-refundable application fee. 
  • The application packet is forwarded to the police department, the fire district, the building division and the zoning division for review and recommendation to the City Council.
  • The liquor license public hearing notice will be posted at the business applying for the liquor license for 20 days prior to the public hearing.
  • The City Council holds a public hearing on each application and recommends approval or denial to the Arizona Department of Liquor License & Control and they make the final determination. 
  •  Initial and renewal City of Apache Junction liquor license fees can be viewed here