The department works in conjunction with the State of Colorado to issue liquor licenses to establishments located within Pitkin County (and outside the city jurisdictions of Aspen, Snowmass village, and Basalt).
Special Events Alert
Summer time is special event time; access pertinent information (PDF) regarding these types of events.
Colorado Department of Revenue
For more extensive information visit the Colorado Department of Revenue online resource.
In order for the owner of an establishment to be eligible to sell malt, vinous or spirituous beverages, particular documents must be issued by the appropriate authorities.
See a list of fees for both new and transfer liquor licenses.
Learn general facts about the process of applying for a liquor license.
Liquor licenses expire one year from the date of initial license issuance and must be renewed annually.
A Special Event Permit authorizes the sale of alcohol beverages, by the drink, to the public at locations where such sale or consumption is not normally permitted.
View a list of the various types of liquor licenses and permits.