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Ordinance 981



WHEREAS, the State of Colorado has established and amended the various liquor license application fees; and

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Walsenburg, Colorado has determined that it would be in the best interest of the health, safety and welfare of the city of Walsenburg residents to establish liquor license fees that conform with the state of Colorado’s fee schedule; and

WHEREAS, the state of Colorado modifies its liquor license fees from time to time.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Walsenburg City Council as follows:

The following local liquor license fees are hereby established.

License Fees.  The following license fees shall be paid to the treasurer of the city of Walsenburg annually in advance.

License Fees

Retail Liquor Store License    $150.00

Liquor-Licensed Drugstore License    $150.00

Beer and Wine License    $325.00

Beer and Wine License issued to a resort hotel    $375.00

Hotel and Restaurant License    $500.00

Tavern License    $500.00

Optional Premises License    $500.00

Application for approval of a contract to sell alcohol beverages

 pursuant to section 12-47-411(3)(c)    $325.00

Brew Pub or Vintner’s Restaurant License    $500.00

Club License    $275.00

Arts License    $275.00

Bed and Breakfast Permit    $25.00

Resort-Complex-Related Facility Permit, per related facility    $100.00

Art Gallery Permit    $25.00

Fermented Malt Beverage sales for consumption off premises    $25.00

Fermented Malt Beverage sales for consumption on premises    $25.00

Fermented Malt Beverage sales for consumption on and

Off premises.    $25.00

No rebate shall be paid by the city of Walsenburg for any alcohol beverage license fee paid for any alcoholic beverage license issued by the city except upon affirmative action by the city of Walsenburg local licensing authority rebating a proportionate amount of such license fee.

Eighty-five percent of the local license fees provided for above shall be paid to the Colorado Department of Revenue by the treasurer of the city of Walsenburg.

New Liquor License Application Fees

Each application for a new alcoholic beverage license shall be accompanied by an application fee in the amounts set forth below. 

The Walsenburg City Council finds that these fees are required to cover actual and necessary expenses related to the issuance of the various licenses.

New Liquor Licenses

Through July 1, 2009    $750.00

From July 2, 2009 to July 1, 2010    $875.00

After July 2, 2010    $1,000.00

Transfer of Location or Ownership Fee    $750.00

License Renewal    $100.00

New or Renewal License for an art gallery permit    $100.00

For corporate and limited liability company fingerprint

analysis for each new officer, director, stockholder, member or

manager conducted pursuant to C.R.S. §12-47-307(1) except

that no fee shall be assessed if the entity previously paid a

state licensing authority fee for the analysis.    $100.00

The Walsenburg City Council may amend the liquor license fees from time to time by resolution so long as the fees do not exceed the maximum allowed by C.R.S. § 12-47-505.

Repeal.  Ordinance Number 981 is hereby repealed.  All previously adopted ordinances or resolutions are hereby repealed or amended to the extent required to conform with this ordinance.

The City Council of the City of Walsenburg hereby declares that an emergency exists and that this Ordinance is necessary to the immediate preservation of the public peace, health and safety and that it shall be in full force and effect upon final publication as provided by law.

INTRODUCED, READ IN FULL, PASSED AND ORDERED PUBLISHED on the first reading the _______ day of ______________, 2009

ADOPTED and approved passed and ordered published in full on this 20th day of January, 2009.


DATED this _____ day of ___________, 2009.


    Edith T. Shelton, Mayor City of Walsenburg



John Zgut, City Clerk