Licensing

Payment must be received prior to review. Applications not paid within 7 days of submission will be rejected. Due dates for applications vary and may be listed in the municipal code. 

Intoxicating Liquor and Fermented Malt Beverages (New or Renewal Alcohol License) - Due April 1. 

Original Beverage License Application
Auxiliary Questionnaire, one for each person and the Agent
Agent Schedule
Payment at the time of application submission (see fee schedule below)

As of _____, the Village of Elm Grove has Zero (0) regular full liquor license(s) available and ____ reserve liquor license(s) available. The next reserve liquor license will be available when the population exceeds ____ residents. 

Operator “Bartender” Licenses (New, Renewal, Temporary, Provisional) - 2 year license 

Operators Licenses are commonly called Bartender Licenses. A Bartender License is required for anyone serving and/or selling beer, wine and/or liquor, whether it’s in a restaurant, bar, gas station, or grocery store. Elm Grove has 2-year operator licenses. 

Use the online application to apply. No review will occur until the application is completed in full, fingerprints are on file, and payment has been received. If you are renewing an application, proof of training and fingerprints may already be on file.

Temporary Alcohol License

If you are only going to be serving beer and/or wine for an event, a temporary license is permitted. Please read all instructions and restrictions associated with the temporary licenses. Payment must be included at the time of submission (see fee schedule below).

Temporary Alcohol License (PDF)

Solicitors or Transient Merchant Licenses

This application requires a valid driver’s license, a non-refundable fee, proof of device accuracy (if applicable), or proof of food or clothing handling (if applicable). All solicitors and transient merchants are held to Elm Grove Section 262.7 code of conduct. Payment must be received prior to the application being considered. 

Use the online application to apply. 

Cigarette License

If you are planning to sell cigarettes and other tobacco products within the Village of Elm Grove, you will need to obtain a Cigarette Vendor's license. Licenses must be approved before you can begin selling tobacco products. Cigarette licenses are good for 1 year. Payment must be included at the time of submission (see fee schedule below).

Cigarette License Application (PDF)

Dance Hall License

If you are applying for a dance hall license, please include the area where the dances will be held. Dance hall licenses are good for 1 year. Payment must be included at the time of submission (see fee schedule below).

Dance Hall License Application (PDF)

VILLAGE OF ELM GROVE - LICENSE FEES

Class A Beer - Retail Sales/Consumption Off Premises    $100.00
Class A Liquor or Wine - Retail Sales/Consumption Off Premises $500.00
Class B Beer - Retail Sales/Consumption On/Off Premises $100.00
Class B Liquor - Retail Sales/Consumption On Premises $500.00
Class C Wine – Consumption on Premises $100.00
Operator License New and Renewals $ 50.00
Temporary Alcohol or Operator License $ 10.00
Solicitor/Transient Merchant (6 months) $ 75.00
Cigarette License $100.00
Dance Hall License $ 25.00
Publication Fee for Alcohol Licenses    $ 5.00