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Commercial Lifestyle License


Permits the on-premises consumption of alcohol purchased from alcohol-licensed tenants of mixed-used commercial developments within predefined boundaries not licensed by ABRA such as along or on walkways, piers, breezeways, plazas, and other outdoor areas.


Applicants are limited to mixed-use commercial developments located on private property that are pedestrian friendly and governed by a commercial owners’ association.

Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) and Main Street organizations are not eligible.

To Apply

Applicants must submit an Alcohol License Application and the Commercial Lifestyle License Addendum which is included in the application packet. 

Applications are subject to a public comment period and ABC Board approval.

Of Note

Participating tenants must provide alcohol in reusable containers that are distributed and recollected through a deposit-refund system. Each tenant’s cups must feature a unique identifying mark.

Valid Period and Fees

Licenses are valid for up three (3) years with all licenses of the same type expiring on the same date.

See Fee and Renewal Schedule. Fees are non-refundable.