Many liquor license application compliance conditions must be met at the time of lodging a new liquor license application, as per sections (39) and (41) of the liquor act. The application must be complete and all proof of compliance must be attached.
In order to have a liquor license granted and to maintain the license, both the holder and the premises must comply with every need as described in the Act. This is a very complex subject which we will address in a follow up article.
In the case where you buy an existing license to trade on the same premise, the license must be transferred to your name. At this point it is easier to buy, in comparison to applying for a new liquor license. The licensed premises is already approved, meaning that only the person needs to qualify.
Advertising for objections and the lodging of objections plays a crucial part of the liquor license application. Objections to your license application causes delays and in some cases even stop your application process. We spend time and effort during our first consultation to determine if you may have problems with objections.
Many questions come to mind the first time you want to apply for a liquor license. In the following article we deal with liquor license application-related questions as follows: