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NEXT  BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS’ MEETING

monDAY, January 24 @ 7 p.m. 

remote with zoom 

Connection details can be found on agenda by clicking Agendas & Meeting Minutes (choose Board of License Commissioners for Meeting Group). Meeting documents can be found here 

amended & restated version of Rules & Regulations Governing Alcoholic Beverages Rev. 7  effective december 13, 2021  includes minor edits.  

IN ENGLISH

EN ESPANOL

EM PORTUGUES


licensing office overview

The Licensing Office processes applications and maintains records of all licenses and permits under the licensing authority of the Board of License Commissioners, City Council, and some under authority of the Police Department.

RESTAURANT OUTDOOR DINING GUIDANCE

approved TEMPORARY RESTAURANT OUTDOOR SEATING expires April 1, 2022

City Council Order 2021-089-003a adds Section II G.1. Restaurant Outdoor Dining Regulations to Zoning Ordinance. It describes the process to permanently add outdoor dining. Commercial Building Permit Application, Common Victualer License Application & if applicable, Liquor License Amendment Application are required.

ONLINE ALCOHOL SERVER TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS ACCEPTED

All individuals who serve alcohol to the public or view identification cards to determine age must successfully complete an alcoholic beverage server training program approved by the Framingham Police Department and Licensing Bureau. See FAQs for providers.

The Licensing Department processes the following categories of licenses under the authority of the Board of License Commissioners, City Council or Police Chief:

Auctioneer License Application (PDF)

Automatic Amusement Device/Coin Operated Machine Application (PDF)

Carnival License Application (PDF)

Class I, II, III Auto Dealer Application (PDF)

Common Victualer’s License Application and Instructions (PDF)  Required for establishments with their own seating serving food/beverages.

Entertainment, Show, Amusement Application(PDF) Monday - Saturday 

Entertainment, Show, Amusement Applications (PDF) Sunday (Framingham & State)

Filming Questionnaire (PDF) No Filming Permit/License required/No Fee. Other permits may be required by City departments.

Flammables, Combustibles, Explosives Storage License Application (PDF)

Fortune Teller License Application (PDF)

Hawker / Peddler-Transient Vendor-Solicitor Application (PDF)

Innholder License Application Application & Instructions (PDF)

Liquor License Application (Annual) and Instructions (PDF) New, Transfer & Amendment to Existing

Liquor Special One-day and Entertainment Applications (PDF) -(SUBMIT 2 WEEKS PRIOR TO EVENT)

Livery License Application (PDF)

Livery License for Additional Drivers Application (PDF)

Lodging House Application (PDF)

Retail Food Sales Bylaw Waiver (PDF)

Pool/Billiard Table License Application (not coin operated) (PDF)

Second Hand Junk Dealer Application (PDF)

Taxi Company Permit Application (PDF)

Regulatory Policies

Rules & Regulations