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Alcohol Beverage Information

General Information & Announcements

Announcement: The Indiana Alcohol & Tobacco Commission will hold an alcoholic beverage permit auction at 10:00 AM on October 7, 2019, at the Indiana Government Center South Building, 1st Floor, Conference Room C at 302 W Washington St in the city of Indianapolis.

Pre-bid applications will be due no later than September 23, 2019. Any applications received after that date will not be accepted.

Auction Notice and List of Pending Permits to be Auctioned

Pre-Bid Qualification Instructions

Application for Pre-Bid Qualification

Announcement: The Indiana Alcohol & Tobacco Commission and the Indiana State Excise Police announce the start of the PACE program (Proactive Alcohol Compliance Enforcement).This project is an attempt to coordinate with local law enforcement agencies and focus limited excise enforcement resources on alcohol premises that have become and should be designated a public nuisance. Click the link to learn more about the PACE program.

Announcement:  The 2018 alcohol and tobacco compliance check results are now available at SAC - Survey for Alcohol Compliance and TCC - Tobacco Compliance Checks.

Have a question about alcohol licensing? Here are the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

Business Hours

Front Counter: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

Employee Permits: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p..m. Monday through Friday

Commission Meetings


The Alcohol & Tobacco Commission conducts two types of meetings on a monthly basis: Commission Meetings and Local Alcoholic Beverage Board Hearings. These meetings are open to the public.

Commission Meetings

By law (I.C. 7.1-2-1-10), the Indiana Alcohol & Tobacco Commission meets the first and third Tuesday of each month. The meeting time is 10:00 AM. Commission meetings are held at:

Indiana Government Center South
302 W. Washington Street, Room E-114
Indianapolis, IN 46204

The Commission may also hold special meetings as necessary. Special meetings (date, time, and agenda) are posted at the main office of the Indiana Alcohol & Tobacco Commission and on the State Calendar system.

Commission meeting agenda for September 4, 2019.

Commission escrow hearing for September 10, 2019.

Local Alcoholic Beverage Board Hearings

Detailed information regarding the local board process is available in the 2018 Local Board Handbook. New or existing local board members who have not previously received or documented their required training must review this LB Training Document within 180 days of their appointment. Once the board member has reviewed the training materials, they must submit a Training Completion Form to the board's designated member, typically an Excise officer assigned to their board.

A schedule of the Local Alcoholic Beverage Board Hearing meeting dates and locations can be found by clicking on the links below. Updated schedules of dates, times and participants are refreshed regularly and include the current month and the following month.

This local board schedule only lists those applications that have been recently advertised for a hearing or had their hearing continued prior to the run date of the schedule. There may be other applications scheduled to be heard that were continued from previous hearings, but were continued after creation of the schedule.

Obtain An Opinion From The Commission

The Alcohol & Tobacco Commission has developed a procedure for industry representatives and permit holders who wish to seek guidance or obtain a formal opinion from the Commission. Click the link to view instructions for the Formal Procedure for Questions.