California Restaurant Liquor License Types

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no Comment.    May 02, 2016 | 6:00 am


[caption id="attachment_1177" align="alignnone" width="520"] California Restaurant Liquor License Types[/caption] California State Liquor Licenses for Restaurants are specific to what they allow. Type 41 California Liquor License for On Sale Beer and Wine for Eating Places According to the Department of Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) in the State of California, Type 41 liquor licenses  enable you to have beer and wine only at your restaurant and it must be a food eating place.  http://www.abc.ca.gov/ Type 42 California Liquor License for On Sale Beer and Wine in Public Places  Type 42  Licenses regulate beer and wine only for bar/tavern settings, which means minors are not allowed in. In addition, a food menu option is not required for this type of license  http://www.abc.ca.gov/ Type 61 On Sale Beer in Public Places Type 61 License is a beer only bar/tavern where those under 21 years old cannot enter. In fact, warning signs for minors are required to…

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California Hotel Liquor Licenses

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no Comment.    Apr 04, 2016 | 6:00 am


[caption id="attachment_1036" align="alignnone" width="207"] Hotel Liquor License Types[/caption] Types of Liquor Licenses for Hotels. Permit Place will help you figure out which Hotel Liquor License type is right for you with a simplified break-down of the types of licenses. Type 67 Bed and Breakfast Inn-"Authorizes the sale of wine purchased from a licensed winegrower or wine wholesaler only to registered guests of the establishment for consumption on the premises. No beer or distilled spirits may be on the premises. Wine shall not be given away to guests, but the price of the wine shall be included in the price of the overnight transient occupancy accomodation. Removal of wine from the grounds is not permitted. Minors are allowed on the premises." Type 70 On Sale General-Restricted Service-"Authorizes the sale or furnishing of beer, wine and distilled spirits for consumption on the premises to the establishment's overnight transient occupancy guests or their…

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California Liquor License and Zoning Permits

 California, Entitlements, Liquor License, Permit Blog, Permit Expediting, Permit Planning, Permit Tips, Zoning,  , , ,
no Comment.    Mar 01, 2016 | 5:53 pm


California Liquor License and local Zoning Permits California Liquor License also requires a local Zoning Permit in order to operate.  What does that mean? [caption id="attachment_1325" align="alignleft" width="300"] This is what a California Liquor License notice of intent to sell looks like[/caption] It means that if you are a small local business and you want to offer Beer and Wine at your cafe, you have to get two types of licenses.  A California Liquor License from ABC (Alcohol Beverage Control) and a local Zoning permit or Conditional Use Permit. Click here for a short video about what a local Zoning Permit or Conditional Use Permit?  What are some of the services we can help with? We help with Convenience Stores, Grocery Stores, Cafe's, Hotels and Restaurants get their Type 20, 21 and Type 41 and Type 47 ABC Liquor Licenses and the Conditional Use or Zoning Permits that accompany them. We'll…

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Which Liquor License Type is Right for You?

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no Comment.    Mar 01, 2016 | 6:00 am


[gallery columns="6" ids="1177,1176,1167,1166,1164,1161"] Which Liquor License Type is Right for You? Which liquor license type is right for you? The California Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) can be confusing with terms like: lottery, restrictive, bona fide. Permit Place offers an explained breakdown of the liquor license types for your convenience. On Sale Beer & Wine-Eating place License Type 41 "(Restaurant) Authorizes the sale of beer and wine for consumption on or off the premises where sold. Distilled spirits may not be on the premises (except brandy, rum, or liqueurs for use solely for cooking purposes). Must operate and maintain the licensed premises as a bona fide eating place. Must maintain suitable kitchen facilities, and must make actual and substantial sales of meals for consumption on the premises. Minors are allowed on the premises" (www.abc.ca.gov). In other words, this license type is for your sit-down restaurant and is one of the more common…

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Cerritos Permits Process? What you can expect.

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no Comment.    Feb 24, 2016 | 6:18 pm


Cerritos Permits Process.  Egad!  Where art thou building permits, Cerritos? There is a lot of Cerritos permits work happening right now. Retail, housing, restaurants.  It's hot. It's happening.  It's all in Cerritos. City of Cerritos permits can be frustrating to get.  It's not their fault.   They weren't born to be frustrating but, unfortunately, they are in League with the County of Los Angeles as a "contract" city. What's a contract city?  A contract city  hires out some of the work of plan check to the County of Los Angeles to do.  That means that they are not a one-stop shop.  It means you have to go to two (2) places (sometimes three) to get your permits.  Let me explain. Here's a Google Map of our most recent trip to Cerritos for a retail permit at the Cerritos Mall.  The entire first submittal was three stops over three hours.  It says…

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Ready to issue permit in LA…what is it?

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no Comment.    Feb 18, 2016 | 5:47 am


Ready to issue permit in LA is called an RTI. Ready to issue permit in LA is not a wierd West Coast permit.  If you ain't from LA, no worries.  We'll break it down. Ready to Issue permit in LA.   The City of LA issues all permit applications and issued permits at the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety (LADBS) Plan Check and Inspection System (PCIS). [caption id="attachment_1263" align="alignnone" width="300"] Ready To Issue permit LA[/caption] When you submit for permit at the City of LA, your project goes into the PCIS system as a plan check. [caption id="attachment_1260" align="alignleft" width="276"] Here's how your permit travels through the City of LA's process.[/caption] The status of the permit application as it winds it's way through the system changes as it reaches each new stage or milestone. Ready To Issue status in LA is about the last stage of the process of the permit…

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Who Needs a Drink? Alcohol Beverage Control Explained.

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no Comment.    Jan 19, 2016 | 8:00 am


Getting started You have decided your hotel or restaurant needs some liquid courage on the menu, but as you type into your computer's search engine you realize the state alcohol beverage control process is overwhelming. What type of license do you need? How many agencies do you need to work with? What if you get denied? Luckily, Permit Place has put together a resource for you based on: 1) type of establishment and 2) your goal. [caption id="attachment_1161" align="alignright" width="351"] Permit Place explains Alcohol Beverage Control[/caption] Overview The first thing that must be mentioned is, it is always best to hire an expert when getting your liquor license. Permit Place has a team dedicated just for liquor licensing in California and will advocate for your establishment. What Next? After you choose the type of license you will use, you need to apply for the license. Before you do that, however,…

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PERMIT PLACE ANNOUNCES SAN FRANCISCO EXPANSION

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no Comment.    Jan 12, 2016 | 10:53 pm


[caption id="attachment_1214" align="alignnone" width="525"] Permit Place Announces San Francisco Expansion[/caption] Answering the rise of commercial construction and mixed-use space, Permit Place adds new San Francisco Office.   (LOS ANGELES, CA; January 5, 2016)— As commercial real estate developments in the northern California region grows at an exponential pace, Permit Place www.permitplace.com announces the opening of their new San Francisco office. Permit Place, the nation’s premier permit expediting, entitlements, and code consulting firm, challenges construction development teams in the northern California area to streamline the government relations component of their projects by using their project management service.   Populations are moving into metropolitan areas increasing the need for shopping, dining, and living spaces and in the Pacific Northwest regions rents are estimated to be as high as $67 per square foot. Development teams looking to fill that need often find themselves needing assistance managing the permit process through the local jurisdiction.…

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Project Manager Elizabeth Vernengo In San Francisco

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no Comment.    Jan 11, 2016 | 4:15 pm


[caption id="attachment_1208" align="alignnone" width="642"] Elizabeth Vernengo, Project Manager, Permit Place Inc[/caption] Elizabeth Vernengo is Permit Place’s newest Project Manager in the San Francisco area. Elizabeth’s zeal and work ethic is evident from her impressive portfolio with the biggest names in the construction development industry. Diving into new adventures and being part of teams is not new for Elizabeth, who is a Cal Poly San Luis Obispo graduate. Wherever she goes Elizabeth devotes herself 100% to a project, client, and goal. Sometime after graduation, Elizabeth earned her CDBG contract compliance certification. This certification allows her to manage contracts for federal money that supports social services in local jurisdictions. Elizabeth’s tenacity and work ethic set her up to succeed as a Tenant Coordinator with Westfield shopping malls where she habitually coordinated over a hundred tenants every year in the Northwest region.  Elizabeth wore many hats while with Westfield and began working alongside…

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What Does A Permit Expediter Do?

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no Comment.    Jul 23, 2015 | 5:11 pm


What is a permit expediter? While you sit at the city or county, you see people wheeling in plans in carts.  They seem to know everyone.  They wave and laugh and call City employees by their first names.  Who are these people and why are they so popular.   [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMaUUtwR3hY[/embed] Chances are you saw a permit expediter in action.  Permit Expediters are every day people that are seen towing rolls of plans and are useful to help get the plans into the city for development teams. When you begin the arduous process of permitting your projects, both small and large, you may want to use an permit expediter rather than submitting plans yourself. Permit Place has put together to show permit expediters in action while giving you the information you need. In the video you will see: -Permit Expediters attending Plan Check meetings -Submit building, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing plans -Visit the planning…

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