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Required documents for each type of Beer Permit

On-Sale Beer Permit, Off-Sale Beer Permit, Wholesale Beer Permit

  • Lease (proof of property ownership – if property owner)
  • Health Inspection (must say OK FOR BEER BOARD)
  • Fire Marshal Inspection (must say OK FOR BEER BOARD)
  • Business license (must be same name as listed on application)
  • Certificate of Registration
  • Certificate of Existence (for TN corporations)
  • Certificate of Authorization(for out of state corporations)
  • Proof of Legal Status (for non US citizens)

On-Sale Special Event Beer Permit

  • Letter of permission to use property
  • Health Inspection approval
  • Fire Marshal approval
  • Certificate of Registration or Tax Exempt Letter from Charity or Non-profit organizations
  • Certificate of Existence (for TN corporations)
  • Certificate of Authorization (for out of state corporations)
  • Proof of Legal Status (for non US Citizens)
  • Letter of Security (must state date, time, place, number of security officers)
  • Street Closure Permit (if applicable)

Caterer Beer Permit

  • Copy of current Health permit
  • Copy of ON/SALE Beer permit
  • ABC issued Liquor Caterer permit

Dance Permit

  • Fire Marshal inspection (must say OK FOR BEER BOARD)
  • Lease (if you do not hold a beer permit)
  • Use & Occupancy approval (if you do not hold a beer permit)

Documents may be submitted with your application or on a later date to be determined by the office. Other documents may be requested once the application has been accepted but ALL documents MUST be received in order to receive a valid beer permit.

If you have any questions regarding your application process, please call our office at (615) 862-6751 (Monday – Friday 8am-4pm CST)