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Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control

Welcome to the Licensure Office


The Licensure Office processes alcoholic beverage license applications (new, transfer, one-day, renewals) in compliance with Article 2B of Maryland state law and the Rules and Regulations of the Board of License Commissioners (Board).  Licensure staff assist applicants throughout the application process from initial inquiry through license issuance and beyond, and provides staff support to the Board.  The Licensure Office is also involved in issuing violation letters, collecting fines, and scheduling show-cause hearings before the Board.


New/Transfer Applicants:

How to Apply for a New or Transfer Annual Alcoholic Beverage License


Montgomery County Rules and Regulations:

Click HERE to view County Rules and Regulations



Pre- Licensing Contacts (applicants):

Emily DeTitta, Community Outreach Manager

Melissa Johns, Licensure Staff

Licensure Contacts (licensees):

Debra Rosenberg, Licensure Manager

Frances Oviedo, Licensure Staff

Front Office:  240-777-1999
Fax: 240-777-1991
201 Edison Park Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20878


Act responsibly when consuming alcoholic beverages!

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Department of Liquor Control • 201 Edison Park Drive • Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Telephone 240-777-1900 • FAX 240-777-1962 • E-mail