What Does “Public Need” for a Liquor License Mean?

Did you know that sometimes, in order to get a liquor license for a location not previously licensed, you have to demonstrate “public need?” Several factors go into assessing public need, and it’s good to keep them in mind. The “public need” standard is one way for local licensing authorities to ensure liquor licenses are placed in neighborhoods where there aren’t already an abundance of bars.

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What Does “Public Need” for a Liquor License Mean?

Did you know that sometimes, in order to get a liquor license for a location not previously licensed, you have to demonstrate “public need?”

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