Liquor Licenses

Liquor Licenses

The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) is the state agency that regulates all phases of the alcoholic beverage industry in Texas. The duties of the commission include regulating sales, taxation, importation, manufacturing, transporting, and advertising of alcoholic beverages.

All establishments which manufacture, sell, purchase, transport, store, and distribute alcoholic beverages in the City of Stafford must be licensed with the TABC. More information can be found on their website Here.

The City of Stafford also requires a City permit for these types of businesses which operate in the city limits. City permits are valid for one year from the date of issue. For a cost breakdown, please see the table below. For additional information or questions, contact the City Secretary's office.

City Fees

Permit Type Fee
Wine & Beer Retailers Permit (On Premise) $87.50
Wine & Beer Retailers Permit (Off Premise) $30.00
Beer Retailers Permit (On Premise) $75.00
Beer Retailers Permit (Off Premise) $30.00
Retail Dealers, Late Hours, Permit (On Premise) $125.00
Package Store Permit, Liquor $250.00
Package Store Permit, Wine Only $37.50
Mixed Beverage Permit (4th Year) $375.00
Mixed Beverage Permit, Late Hours (4th Year) $75.00
Beverage Cartage Permit $10.00
Caterers Permit (4th Year) $250.00
Local Distributors Permit $50.00