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Types of Passaic County Liquor Licenses

As a business proprietor in Passaic County, it’s imperative that you secure a liquor license in Passaic County to sell or serve alcohol to your patrons. Located in northern New Jersey, Passaic County has a large population of nearly 524,000 people. Many of these residents live in Paterson, New Jersey, which also happens to be the county seat. The largest area in Passaic County is West Milford. Locals and tourists spend time at many Passaic County attractions, including The Wayne Museum, Garret Mountain Reservation, The Passaic County Arts Center, Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park, and Paterson Museum. The annual Passaic County Fair takes place each summer at the Garret Mountain Reservation with festival rides, food, live music, games, and a beer & wine garden – drawing people to the area.

 

To sell or serve liquor at your Passaic County place of business, we offer online Passaic County liquor license auctions for the following permit types:

 

  • Type 32: Permits restaurants, bars, and nightclubs to sell all liquor -- beer, wine, and spirits -- for on-site consumption, as well as beer and wine "to go" for off-site consumption in Passaic County.
  • Type 33: Permits restaurants, bars, and nightclubs to sell all liquor -- beer, wine, and spirits -- for on-site consumption, as well as beer and wine "to go" for off-site consumption in Passaic County, New Jersey.
  • Type 44: Permits liquor stores & grocery stores to sell all liquor sales -- beer, wine, and spirits -- for off-premises consumption in Passaic County, NJ.

 

Each New Jersey liquor license grants the holder the right to sell in a specific New Jersey municipality or borough, such as Paterson. Liquor licenses are not transferable between municipalities or boroughs. However, they are transferable between owners, which means you can legally buy or sell any Passaic County alcohol license issued in your municipality or borough.

How to Buy a Passaic County Liquor License

 

In New Jersey, you can acquire a Passaic County liquor license in one of two ways. The first way is to secure an alcohol permit directly from the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC). The other way to attain an alcohol license in Passaic County is by purchasing one through the secondary market using a liquor license broker like Liquor License Auctioneers.

 

Each township, county, and borough in New Jersey has a limited number of alcohol licenses that are available at any time. Usually, a Passaic County liquor license can be procured through a liquor license broker on the open market in one of the following three transfer options: Person-to-Person, Place-to-Place, or Person-to-Person and Place-to-Place. In most cases, a buyer will have to wait until a seller is able to sell a liquor license to them in Passaic County, NJ.

 

This is where Liquor License Auctioneers specializes. We have maintained excellent relationships over the years with many business professionals and lawyers. These connections give us the opportunity to offer select Passaic County liquor licenses for sale on our online auction platform at fair prices. This means that no other alcohol permit brokerage can sell these same alcohol licenses. See which Passaic County alcohol permits are currently available, and if you don’t find the specific liquor license you are looking for, then let us know. We’ll be happy to reach out to our network to see if we can locate the Passaic County liquor license for you in an efficient manner.

 

How to Apply for a Liquor License in Passaic County, New Jersey: 

 

  1. Enter into a Contract of Sale: First, the buyer (transferee) and the seller (transferor) will enter into a contract of sale.
  2. Complete the 12 Page ABC Application: Then, you must complete all 12 of the pages in TRIPLICATE of the ABC Application for a Passaic County alcohol license. They must have all original signatures.
  3. Pay the Annual License Renewal Fee: As part of the NJ ABC Application process for a Passaic County liquor license, you must pay a 10% Annual License Renewal Fee for Person-to-Person alcohol permit transfers and Place-to-Place Passaic County alcohol permit transfers. For Person-to-Person and Place-to-Place transfers, a 20% Annual License Renewal Fee will be incurred.
  4. Write a $200 Check or Money Order for ABC: Send a check or money order worth $200 to the State of NJ, Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control for them to process your ABC Application for a Passaic County liquor license.
  5. Consent to Transfer: The current Passaic County liquor license owner will need to sign and notarize the Consent to Transfer or consent of sale of the Passaic County alcohol license.
  6. Disclosure Statement of Applicant: As part of the ABC Application for the Passaic County liquor license, you’ll need to submit the Disclosure Statement of Applicant (source funding).
  7. Submit Federal & State Fingerprint Reports: The federal and state fingerprint reports obtained by the police will need to be submitted to the NJ Division of ABC.
  8. Additional Investigative Report: The police should conduct an additional investigative report. They will then give you a copy of the written report, and this will need to be submitted along with the ABC Application for the Passaic County alcohol license.
  9. Send a Detailed Sketch of the Business Premises: When submitting the required detailed sketch of your business establishment and proposed licensing area, you must also include a photo of the outside of your business premises. 
  10. Affidavit of Publication: A Notice of Intent to Transfer will be published two times within a time frame of three weeks. There will be a week in between when it is not published to allow for the public to voice any objections that they may have with the alcohol license transfer. Objections will be sent over to the local issuing authority in writing and will need to be addressed.
  11. Submit a Certificate of Sales Tax Authority: Send in the Certificate of Sales Tax Authority, and then the buyer will receive the Alcoholic Beverage Retail Licensee Clearance Certificate for Transfer. If you need to contact the NJ Division of Taxation ABC Licensing Unit, you can call 609-292-0043.
  12. Application for Bulk Sale Permit: The Passaic County liquor license buyer can choose to purchase any leftover liquor inventory from the current owner. If the buyer decides to buy any of the alcoholic beverages, they must write out a check worth $75 to the NJ Div. of Alcoholic Beverage Control. On the other hand, if the buyer doesn’t want to purchase the existing liquor, then they do not need to send a check, but they will still need to fill out the Application for Bulk Sale Permit and send it in with the NJ ABC Application.
  13. Provide a Letter from the Buyer’s Attorney: The buyer’s attorney will write a letter addressing the closing date of the sale and transfer of the Passaic County alcohol permit. This letter will be sent to the local issuing authority.
  14. Resolution of Transfer: At this time, the Resolution of Transfer will be passed by the local issuing authority in Passaic County, and this is not contingent on another action.

 

The License will be Amended to Reflect New Ownership: The final step in the ABC Application process for a Passaic County alcohol license involves showing the new ownership and generation change on the liquor license as well as on the ABC Application. If any fees are outstanding, the buyer should write a check made payable to the Director, Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control.

 

To attain a liquor license in Passaic County, have our alcohol permit brokers guide you through the following eight-step process.

 

  1. Secure the location: The first step is to lease, rent, or purchase the location where you will operate your business and sell or serve liquor to customers. 
  2. Select your liquor license: Determine which type of alcohol permit you need to acquire for your business establishment. Then, choose how you will purchase the liquor license. One option is to obtain an alcohol license directly from the NJ ABC. The other way is to secure a Passaic County liquor license through the open market using an alcohol permit broker, like Liquor License Auctioneers.
  3. Open your escrow account: Use a third-party company to create an escrow account where all the finances associated with the sale and transfer of the liquor license will be held until the closing of the sale of the Passaic County alcohol license.
  4. Survey the location: The business location will need to be surveyed. You may hire a contractor, or you can have our liquor license brokers complete this step.
  5. Complete your ABC Application: Be sure to complete the ABC Application for a Passaic County liquor license and all of the associated forms and documents. Then, submit it to the New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) so that they can review and approve your ABC Application. Our team at Liquor License Auctioneers can assist you in completing the ABC Application. 
  6. Post a notice: Once the ABC Application for a Passaic County alcohol permit has been approved, the NJ ABC will send you a notice of intent to sell alcoholic beverages. When you receive the notice, post it for 30 days at your establishment.
  7. Submit to investigation: After 30 days, the New Jersey ABC will conduct a final inspection at your place of business. This inspection will determine if you have met the requirements for selling liquor at your business. 
  8. Receive the liquor license: After your place of business passes the inspection, the New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) will send you the official Passaic County liquor license in the mail. When you receive the alcohol permit, you are instructed to put it in a prominent location at your business.

 

Following the eight steps outlined above guarantees that you have met the requirements for obtaining a Passaic County alcohol license as set by the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) in New Jersey. It’s always a good idea to check with your local municipal government to see if there are any additional regulations for securing a liquor license in Paterson, NJ. Knowing what the stipulations for acquiring an alcohol license in West Milford, New Jersey, will ensure that you receive your alcohol permit in an expedited manner.

 

Most businesses in New Jersey are competing for a proper liquor license. Passaic County businesses, including grocery stores, liquor stores, bars, and restaurants, need to have alcohol permits to run their business. However, there are a limited number of liquor licenses in each county, township, and borough, which can make it difficult for business owners to secure Passaic County alcohol licenses. That’s where Liquor License Auctioneers steps in. We can help secure Passaic County liquor licenses for your business. Trust our expertise, years of experience, and ethical business practices. Our mission is to not only provide you with an ethical bidding platform for Passaic County alcohol licenses for sale but also quality customer service. We know that you want to be able to sell alcoholic beverages as soon as possible, so start working with our liquor license brokers to ensure that you can provide liquor at your place of business. Check out our auction platform to see which Passaic County alcohol permits are currently available. Then, place a bid, and purchase a liquor license in Passaic County, New Jersey.

Passaic County Liquor Licenses for Sale

Established in 2012, Liquor License Auctioneers was created by a previous Investigator of the California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) with the goal of providing an ethical bidding platform for Passaic County liquor licenses for sale. Buyers and sellers may either purchase or sell their alcohol licenses in Passaic County on our online auction platform, which is updated in real-time. Browse all of our currently available alcohol permits in Passaic County that are listed on our auction site. Then, make an offer, and purchase a liquor license in Passaic County, New Jersey.

Contact Liquor License Auctioneers

Securing an alcohol permit in Passaic County, NJ, can take some time. When you work with the experts at Liquor License Auctioneers, you can accelerate the process of obtaining a liquor license in Passaic County. Contact our team of alcohol license brokers by calling us at 818.345.2226 or sending us an email.