Liquor and Tobacco Enforcement

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

COVID-19 Information

On March 16, 2020, Governor Polis ordered the closure of all Colorado Department of Revenue public-facing offices. The closure is in effect beginning on March 18, 2020 and is in place until further notice. The Liquor Enforcement Division office will be closed to the public during this time. Staff will be working and available to answer questions.


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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Upcoming State Observed Holiday 

  • September 7th, in observation of Labor Day
  • October 12th, in observation of Columbus Day
  • November 11th, in observation of Veterans Day

Helpful Links 


2018 Colorado Liquor Law Changes Training

Review the interactive training regarding recent changes to Colorado liquor laws.

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