Liquor & Gaming Licenses

Forms & Applications



View present license categories, requirements and fees as revised in October 2016. The sale and service of alcoholic beverages, unless otherwise stated within a license class or through a special use permit, is limited to the hours between 6 AM and 2 AM (the following day).

Need a new liquor license?
Download our complete application packet for new applications and annual renewal (revised in June 2017).


Need a liquor license for a special event?
Please complete this form at least 5 business days prior to your event to allow for adequate processing time.  Payment must accompany your special event application.

Need to update the store manager?
Whenever the manager of a business changes, the new manager needs to be finger printed and cleared through a criminal background check.  Please complete the Background Release form and contact Vince McCormack at 847-719-1690 x6161 for an appointment ($49.00 fee required)

Gaming License Clarification/Information
The Village Board approved a clarification to the issuance of Class V Liquor/Gaming licenses for establishments wanting to locate within the corporate boundaries of the Village of Lake Zurich.  The ordinance is available online.

Questions about applying for or renewing you liquor license?
For questions regarding new or renewal of liquor and gaming licenses contact Innovation Director Michael Duebner via email or call 847-540-1690.

License Application Process