Alcoholic Beverage Licensing

There are three categories of alcoholic beverage licenses issued in the city of Sioux Falls: Retail, Package, and Special Event licenses.


Step 1.Complete the Preliminary Checklist for the Alcohol Licensing Checklist

For a retail or package license, you will need to complete the first page of the Checklist for Alcohol License (link below). If you are requesting a one-day license for a special event, do not complete a checklist. Call the Licensing Specialist for more information. 

Preliminary Checklist for Alcohol Licensing Process

Step 2.Submit the checklist to the Licensing Office

Fax or email the checklist to the City Licensing Specialist.

Contact Information:
Jamie Palmer
Licensing Specialist
Fax No.: (605) 367-7330
Phone No.: (605) 367-8082

Step 3.Licensing Office reviews and follows up

The City Licensing Specialist will route the checklist to the appropriate departments. If it is determined that a Conditional Use Permit is required, Planning will contact you by email or phone to explain that process. If it is determined that you can proceed with the Alcoholic beverage Application, the Licensing Specialist will contact you by email or phone.

Contact Information:
Jamie Palmer, Licensing Specialist
City Attorney’s Office
Phone: 605-367-8082
Fax: 605-367-7330

Package: Sold to go, or example, buying a six-pack of beer to take with you.

License Transfers: For all existing license types.