Alcoholic Beverage License Application & Renewals

Alcoholic Beverage Renewals

Businesses may renew licenses by downloading renewal form here and paying by cash, check or credit card or by completing the online form and calling or paying in person. No licenses will be released prior to payment.

Application for New Businesses

Applying for an alcoholic beverage license can be a confusing and intimidating process. Below are the basic steps to applying for your licenses from the City of Maysville and the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Step 1: Download the City of Maysville Alcoholic Beverage Application here. The completed application, supporting documentation, and fee payment should be returned to the City of Maysville, 216 Bridge St., Maysville, KY 41056.

For more information, contact Maysville City Clerk/ABC Administrator Lisa Dunbar at or 606-564-2718. She can help you determine the type of license you need and avoid possible obstacles. 

Step 2: Go to the Kentucky Alcoholic Beverage Administration licensing page here. You will need to go to eServices and create an account — click on the first box Request or Apply to Login/Register. All state applications and renewals must be made online. After creating an account, you can download and review the eServices Applicant/Licensee User Guide

Step 3:   Following the User Guide, you will submit your application on line. After you have submitted your online application to the state, a notice will be sent to the local ABC Administrator for approval. If more documentation is needed, you will be notified by email. 

Step 4:   You may make application for your City license simultaneously with your state application. Keeping a copy of your City application will help you complete the Kentucky online form.

For more information, contact City Clerk/ABC Administrator Lisa R. Dunbar at 606-564-2718 or

Please note that these guidelines only apply to businesses within the Maysville city limits. Those outside the city limits but within Mason County should contact the Mason County Judge-Executive’s office at 606-564-6706.