Alcoholic Beverage Information

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

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

License Transfers -- For all existing license types.

STEP #1

For a retail or package license, you will need to complete the first page of the Alcohol License Application Checklist (link below). Skip to Step 4 if you are requesting a one-day license for a special event.

STEP #2

The checklist is then routed to the City Zoning Office (Ground Floor of City Hall, 224 West Ninth Street). If you are unable to route this form in person, please begin the routing process by faxing to the City Zoning Office.

  • Contact Information:
    City Zoning Office
    Fax No.: (605) 367-6045
    Phone No.: (605) 367-8254

    STEP #3

    The checklist is then routed to the City Planning Office (Second Floor of City Hall, 224 West Ninth Street). If you are unable to route this form in person, fax to the City Planning Office.

    • Contact Information:
      City Planning Office
      Fax No.: (605) 367-8863
      Phone No.: (605) 367-8888

    If it is determined that a Conditional Use Permit is required for the proposed location, this process must take place prior to license application. See the attached link on this page for information regarding the Conditional Use Permit requirements.

    STEP #4

    Upon completion of the Alcohol License Application Checklist, please contact Jamie Palmer in the City Attorney’s Office to set up an appointment to review the paperwork required for the alcoholic beverage license(s).

    • Contact Information:
      Jamie Palmer, Licensing Specialist
      City Attorney’s Office
      email: jpalmer@siouxfalls.org
      Phone: 605-367-8082
      Fax: 605-367-8858