Liquor Licensing

Summit County Government, through the Board of County Commissioners, is the local licensing authority for all applicable liquor licenses within unincorporated Summit County.


  1. To apply for or modify a liquor license, or to apply for a special event or tasting permit, please see the tabs on this page to download the necessary forms. 
  2. If required, complete the fingerprinting process using this FAQ Sheet.
  3. Email here to schedule an appointment to submit your completed application and payments. Please note the clerk only facilitates applications for businesses within unincorporated Summit County.
  1. New Liquor Licenses
  2. Modify Your License
  3. Special Event Permits
  4. Tasting Permits


Renewal reminders and forms are sent by the County and State at least 90 days prior to the expiration date of the Liquor License.  Didn't get your renewal notice?  Email