Alcohol Manufacturer's Warehouse License - Local Fee

Commercial Permitting and Enforcement - ARACPE1023
Contact
Administration & Regulatory Affairs
Commercial Permitting and Enforcement

Physical Address:

1002 Washington Ave., 1st floor
Houston, TX 77002

Mailing Address:

PO Box 1561
Houston, TX 77251

832.394.8803
8 am to 4 pm
Plan Review
Not Required
Inspection
Required
Renewal
Required
Fee
$150
Renewal fee
$150
Valid Period
1 year, concurrent with TABC license
Processing Time
In person: 1 day; Mailed: 3 to 5 days depending on delivery

About

License authorizes the holder of a manufacturer's license who on January 1, 1993, operated under Section 62.12 and Section 203.08 of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code to have a warehouse where beer sales are lawful and to import beer from outside the state for delivery to the licensed warehouse for sale to beer distributors or for removal to other warehouses of the manufacturer.

Contact Info

Email: [email protected]

Conditions & Exceptions

Renewal is required during the term of the location's TABC eligibility.

What You Need

To establish a City fee account, the following data must be provided:

  • Business trade name 
  • Business (location) address 
  • Business owner's name and contact information (mailing address, telephone and fax numbers, e-mail address and primary contact - if available) 
  • Primary TABC license/permit number 
  • Certificate of Occupancy
  • Method of payment: cash, check, cashier's check, money order, or debit/credit card
Apply in Person
  1. Bring the required documents and payment to the Houston Permitting Center.
  2. Obtain a numbered ticket from the Information Desk. Please wait in the lobby until your number is called.


 

Conditions & Exceptions

Approval of some locations may be based on the account holder providing on-going sales data to warrant continuation of alcohol sales/service. The City will provide the necessary form and advise the account holder when this information must be submitted.

Additional Resources
What You Need

Once a permit is issued, enforcement checks may occur, and are unscheduled and unannounced.

What You Need
  • Renewal notice (mailed at least 30 days prior to the account expiration date)
  • Method of payment: cash, check, cashier's check, money order, or debit/credit card

If notice has not been received, contact 832-394-8803 and request a fee statement from ARA - Commercial Permitting & Enforcement.

Renew in Person
  1. Bring the renewal notice and payment to the Houston Permitting Center.
  2. Obtain a numbered ticket from the Information Desk. Please wait in the lobby until your number is called.
Renew by Mail

Return the renewal notice with payment to:

Administration & Regulatory Affairs Department
Commercial Permitting & Enforcement Section
PO Box 1561
Houston, TX 77251-1561

Make checks and money orders payable to City of Houston.

Conditions & Exceptions

If on-going sales data reports are required, the City will provide the necessary form and advise the account holder when this information must be submitted.