Liquor and Tobacco Enforcement

We are open for business but our offices are closed to the public until further notice 

On March 16, 2020, Governor Polis ordered the closure of all Colorado Department of Revenue public-facing offices. The closure is in effect starting March 18, 2020 and is in place for the next 30 days. The Liquor and Tobacco Enforcement Division offices will be closed to the public during this time. Staff will be working and available to answer questions.

The division will continue to process licenses using a dropbox for paper forms and checks located at 1697 Cole Boulevard, Suite 200A Lakewood, CO 80401.

       4/7/2020: Clerk Online Renewal Notification

                      Licensee Online Renewal Notification

       4/2/2020: LED - Growlers and Crowlers Update

      4/1/2020: LED Emergency Regulation 47-1101 Delivery and Take Out Sales Authorized Under Executive Order(s)

                      Bulletin 20-03 Colorado Liquor Enforcement Division Notice Guidance Regarding LED Response to COVID-19

                      Emergency Warning Label for Delivery and Take Out

3/20/2020: LED Notice: Executive Order D2020 011: Temporary Suspension of Enforcement on On-Premises Retailed Licensees and Breweries to Sell, Deliver, or Provide Alcohol for Takeout

       3/17/2020: LED - OPERATION UPDATES



Our vision is to promote safe communities in the State of Colorado through innovation, engagement, and education.

Our mission is to promote public safety, support economic growth, and the responsible sale and consumption of liquor and tobacco products, through the fair administration of liquor and tobacco/nicotine laws.

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