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Licensing Board

Our office is closed to the public. You can reach our staff Monday through Friday, between 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., at 617-635-4170 or by email licensingboard@boston.gov.

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We grant and regulate various types of alcohol and food licenses for restaurants, nightclubs, and other establishments in Boston. We also hold hearings on violations and license applications. Learn more about the Licensing Board, and its members.

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Contact
1 City Hall Square
Room 809
Boston, MA 02201-2035
Temporary COVID-19 hours
City Hall is only open to the public on Tuesdays and Fridays, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

News

News
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Licensing Board advisory on indoor dining at restaurants

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City holding comment period, public hearing for Boston Cannabis Board draft rules and regulations

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City of Boston increasing outdoor seating for restaurants

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Temporary outdoor extension of licensed premise guidance and application

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Hearings and Meetings

Hearings and Meetings
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Jul 14

Licensed Premise Inspectional hearing

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Jul 15

Licensing Board hearing

Hearing Videos and Voting Agendas

Licensing Board information

The Licensing Board grants and regulates various types of alcohol and food licenses for restaurants, nightclubs, and other establishments in Boston.

Licensing Board information