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Alcoholic Beverage Administration

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The sale and service of alcoholic beverages is permitted in the City of Ashland.  The ABC Administrator oversees the issuance of licenses to establishments selling alcoholic beverages within limited precincts, and the collection of monthly gross receipts returns.

Applications for licenses are only available online at www.abc.ky.gov.  You can no longer submit paper or mail forms.  You must obtain a license electronically through this process.  Renewals must be done the same.

The City of Ashland local process begins with the download of a new form needed to process new and renewal licenses.  It can be download here and is a fillable Adobe document.  The City of Ashland form can be mailed to:

Ashland Police Department
Alcohol Beverage Control
P.O. Box 1864
Ashland, KY 41105

Additional Resources:
City of Ashland Ordinance 
City of Ashland Economic & Development
City of Ashland Planning & Zoning
City of Ashland Fire Department
Health at Work Bars & Restaurants
Guidance on Lifting COVID Restrictions - 5/28/21 

For questions regarding licenses or general Alcohol Beverage Control inquires, you may contact us at the following phone number or emails:

(606) 385-3273
Samipowell@ashlandky.gov
ABC@ashlandky.gov