2021 Kent County License Type and Cost, Effective July 1, 2021

 

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CLASS A - No Consumption on Premises (e.g., a package store)
Beer $150.00  
Wine $150.00  
Beer and Wine $350.00  
Beer, Wine, and Liquor $1,750.00  
     
BWLT Tasting - a CLASS A companion    
Beer $200.00  
Beer and Wine $200.00  
Beer, Wine, and Liquor $200.00  
     
CLASS B - Consumption on Premises (e.g., a restaurant)    
Beer $300.00  
Beer and Wine $1,000.00  
Beer, Wine, and Liquor $2,000.00  
     
Bed and Breakfast: Beer, Wine, and Liquor $350.00  
Country Inn: Beer, Wine, and Liquor $550.00  
Wine Shop and Lounge: Wine $300.00  
     
CP - Caterer's Privilege - a CLASS B companion $100.00  
     
CLASS C - Consumption on Premises (e.g., a club)    
Beer, Wine, and Liquor $500.00  
     
CLASS D - Consumption on Premises (e.g., a bar)    
Beer $300.00  
Beer, Wine, and Liquor $1,500.00  
     
OTHER VENUES    
Theater: Beer, Wine, and Liquor

$500.00

 
Multiple Event (Fire Department): Beer, Wine, and Liquor $200.00 $400.00

 

Terms of Licenses - Term of license begins annually on May 1st

Term of license for Fire Department/Company Multiple Events are issued for a full calendar year.

 

Annotated Code of Maryland, Alcoholic Beverages, Current through 2021 Regular Session


The holders of a CLASS A, CLASS B, CLASS C, CLASS D may sell alcoholic beverages, as defined on the issued license, from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. the following day. Or unless otherwise provided/specified

24-2002 Beer, 24-2003 Beer and Wine, 24-2004 Beer, Wine, and Liquor

The holder of a CLASS B Wine Shop and Lounge may sell wine: Monday through Friday, from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. the following day; on Saturday, from 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.; and on Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to midnight, for off-premise consumption only. Or: unless otherwise provided/specified
24-1003 Wine

CLASS A - No Consumption on Premises
May sell in a sealed package or container; package may not be opened, and its contents may not be consumed on the premises where sold; off-premise.
24-601 Beer, 24-701 Wine, 24-802 Beer and Wine, 24-901 Beer, Wine, and Liquor

BWLT Tasting - a CLASS A *companion
*Authorizes the holder to allow an individual to taste on-premise, as defined/specified; and offerings/ounces are limited.
24-1304

CLASS B - Consumption on Premises
A hotel or restaurant that accommodates the public; percentage requirement sales of food 25% May sell at retail for consumption on-premise and off-premise.
24-104
24-602 Beer, 24-803 Beer and Wine, 24-902 Beer, Wine, and Liquor
24-1001 Bed and Breakfast: on-premise; guests only; hours same as 24-2004
24-1002 Country Inn: on-premise; guests only; hours same as 24-2004
24-1003 Wine Shop and Lounge: on-premise / off-premise with limitations; no percentage of food sales required; no age limits; hours same as 24-2004.

CP - Caterer’s Privilege- a CLASS B *companion
*Local License applicable to Kent County; and (food requirement) shall provide food for consumption at the catered event.
24-1201

CLASS C – Consumption on Premises
A nonprofit organization or club; operates only for use of its members and guests. May sell at retail at the club for consumption on-premise and off-premise.
24-903 Beer, Wine, and Liquor

CLASS D – Consumption on Premises
21 or older to enter; may sell at retail for consumption on-premise and off-premise.
24-604 Beer, 24-904 Beer, Wine, and Liquor

OTHER VENUES
Use of a theater; may sell at retail for consumption on-premise; limited hours.
24-1004 Beer, Wine, and Liquor

Kent Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement -  Inspector's Office
PH: 443-282-5785  | FAX: 410-778-7482 | Email: KATE@kentgov.org
400 High Street, Chestertown MD 21620