RENEWAL OF A LIQUOR PERMIT
Timeframe For Renewals
Class A, B, C, D, E, G, H, I, and W permits are renewed annually pursuant to
ORC 4303.27. Class C and D permits only
are renewed on a trimester schedule by county.
Permits located in: Ashland, Athens, Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Coshocton, Crawford,
Delaware, Erie, Fairfield, Franklin, Gallia, Guernsey, Harrison, Hocking, Holmes,
Huron, Jackson, Jefferson, Knox, Lawrence, Licking, Madison, Mahoning, Marion, Meigs,
Monroe, Morgan, Morrow, Muskingham, Noble, Perry, Pickway, Pike, Richland, Ross,
Scioto, Seneca, Stark, Tuscarawas, Union, Vinton, Washington, Wayne, and Wyandot
counties expire February 1st.
Permits located in: Adams, Allen, Auglaize, Brown, Butler, Champaign, Clark, Clermont,
Clinton, Darke, Defiance, Fayette, Fulton, Green, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry,
Highland, Logan, Lucas, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Ottawa, Paulding, Preble, Putnam,
Sandusky, Shelby, VanWert, Warren, Williams, and Wood counties expire June 1st.
Permits located in: Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage,
Summit, and Trumbull counties expire October 1st.
Renewal fees vary based upon class of permit.
Renewal applications are mailed to permit holders 60 days prior to the expiration.
Applications must be filled out in their entirety and signed by the permit holder
if sole proprietor; partner if partnership; corporate officer, 5% or more stockholder
if corporation; managing member, individual with 5% or greater membership or voting
interest if Limited Liability Company; OR club officer if a D4. Renewal applications
received after 15 days prior to the expiration must submit a 10% penalty fee pursuant
to ORC 4303.271.
Renewal Objections And Notifications
Objections to the renewal of a class C and D permit must be filed 30 days prior
to the expiration of the permit by only the legislative authority of the Municipal
Corporation, Board of Township Trustees or the Board of County Commissioners pursuant
to ORC 4303.271. In the event an
objection is filed, the division shall conduct a hearing to determine whether the renewal shall be denied.
The Department of Taxation annually will review the sales and withholding tax records
of all permit holders to determine if the permit holder is delinquent in the payment
of their taxes. The division will not renew any permit where there exists tax delinquencies
after notification by the tax commissioner pursuant to
ORC 4303.271. Permit holders
are notified by the Department of Taxation of tax delinquencies three months prior
to the expiration of their permit.