Restaurant Application Kit (Series 12)
- Frequently Asked Questions About The Application
- Application Requirements
- Restaurant Operation Plan
- Records For Audit
- Alien Status Form
Each application for a new liquor license includes The Arizona Statement of Citizenship and Alien Status For State Public Benefits Form (AKA Aliens Status Form). Beginning April 1, 2009, this Federal- and State-required form must be completed by;
- statutory agents;
- individual owners including Joint Tenants With Right of Survivorship (JTWROS); and
- each partner (who is a person) in a partnership including general and limited partners. This does not include corporations which are partners.
To help you complete the form are Attachments A & B and frequently asked questions (Alien Status Form FAQs) below.
This non-transferable, on-sale retail privileges liquor license allows the holder of a restaurant license to sell and serve spirituous liquor solely for consumption on the premises of an establishment which derives at least forty percent (40%) of its gross revenue from the sale of food. Failure to meet the 40% food requirement shall result in revocation of the license.
ADDITIONAL RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: An applicant for a restaurant license must file a copy of its restaurant menu and Restaurant Operation Plan with the application. The Plan must include listings of all restaurant equipment and service items, the restaurant seating capacity, and other information requested by the department to substantiate that the restaurant will operate in compliance with Title 4. The licensee must notify the Department, in advance, of any proposed changes in the seating capacity of the restaurant or dimensions of a restaurant facility. Applicants, licensees, and managers must take a Title 4 training course (liquor handling, laws and regulations) prior to approval. An Employee Log must be kept by the licensee of all persons employed at the premises including each employee's name, date and place of birth, address and responsibilities. A pregnancy warning sign for pregnant women consuming spirituous liquor must be posted within twenty (20) feet of the cash register or at point of display. After one year of operation as a liquor-licensed establishment has been completed, the hotel/motel will be required to complete the Business Data Reportprior to renewal . A restaurant licensee must maintain complete restaurant services continually during the hours of selling and serving of spirituous liquor, until at least 10:00 p.m. daily, if any spirituous liquor is to be sold and served up to 1:00 a.m.A hotel or motel with a Series 11 license may sell spirituous liquor in sealed containers in individual portions to its registered guests at any time by means of a minibar located in the guest rooms of registered guests. The registered guest must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age. Access to the minibar is by a key or magnetic card device and not furnished to a guest between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 1:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. on Sundays. A licensee acting as a retail agent, authorized to purchase and accept delivery of spirituous liquor by other licensees, must complete a Certificate of Registration form. Bar, beer and wine bar, and restaurant licensees must pay annual surcharges of $85.00. The money collected from these licensees will be used by the Department for an auditor to review compliance by restaurants with the restaurant licensing provisions of ARS 4-205.02; enforcement programs, and neighborhood association liaison.
ARIZONA STATUTES AND REGULATIONS: A.R.S. Â§4-119, 4.201, 4-202, 4-203, 4-205.02, 4-205.06, 4-209(B)(12), 4-209(D)(12), 4-209(J)(K)(L), 4-213, 4-222, 4-261; Rule R19-1-208; R19-1-310; R19-1-235.
|Average Approval Time:||Sixty-five (65) to one-hundred five (105) days.|
|Period of Issuance:||One (1) year with option to renew.|
|Non-refundable application fee:||$100.00|
|Fingerprint fee per card:||Finger Print Services|
|Interim Permit fee:||$100.00|
|Site Inspection Fee:||$50.00|
|Fees Due Upon Approval:|
|Final fees (full year):||$2,000.00|
|Final fees (half year):||$1,750.00|
|Annual renewal fee (includes surcharge):||$585.00|