Liquor Board

Anyone seeking to sell alcohol in a business or organization in Talbot County should be aware of the County's regulations for Alcohol licenses and sales. General information on Liquor in Talbot County can be found here

The Talbot County Liquor Board reviews all applications, violations, and rules and regulations related to the sale of Liquor.

File a Complaint

File a Complaint

To report a violation of the county alcoholic beverages code or state alcoholic beverages law, please contact the Alcoholic Beverages Inspector, Duane Gottschalk at 410-770-8044 or dgottschalk@talbotcountymd.gov.

Meeting Times

The Liquor Board meetings 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month beginning at 10:00 a.m. pending an agenda.  Meetings are open to the public and usually held in the Bradley Meeting Room, Talbot County Circuit Courthouse, South Wing, 11 N. Washington Street, Easton, Maryland 21601 unless otherwise stated.

Current Members

  • John M. Gottschalk
    Chairman
  • Edward M. Bridges
    Commissioner
  • David A. Fike
    Commissioner
  • Jacqueline M. O'Neil, Esq.
    Alternate

Calendar

Upcoming Public Hearings/Meetings

  • Liquor Board Meeting
    February 12, 10:00am
    [details]

    The Board meets on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month beginning at 10:00 a.m. pending an agenda.  Meetings are open to the public and held in the Bradley Meeting Room, Talbot County Circuit Courthouse, South Wing, 11 N. Washington Street, Easton, Maryland 21601. Agenda

     

Upcoming Events

  • Alcoholic Beverage License Renewal Applications Due
    March 31
    [details]

    All alcoholic beverages license renewal applications must be filed annually. All alcoholic beverage licenses expire on April 30, 2024. All alcoholic beverages license renewal applications must be filed to the board on or before March 31, 2024

    Deadlines

    March 31, 2024:  last day to submit the renewal application without incurring a late fee of $250.00.

    April 30, 2024:  last day to pick up and pay for the 2024-2025 alcohol license.

    May 1, 2024:  state law requires that the 2024-2025 alcohol licenses be posted at your facility on this date.

Agendas and Minutes

Related Rules and Regulations

Talbot County Code § 11 Alcoholic Beverages (Adopted by the County Council of Talbot County March 2012 by Bill No. 1215)

Bill No. 1447 

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