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Liquor Licensing
Rules & Regulations
The City Clerk's Division is responsible for all liquor licensing for the City of Cheyenne. Pursuant to authority granted cities and towns by Wyoming Statutes, the sale, consumption and related activities of alcoholic liquors and malt beverages are in compliance with Wyoming Statutes. The Wyoming Liquor Division and the Cheyenne City Code govern the rules and regulations of liquor licensing.

License & Permit Fees
The city is authorized, pursuant to Wyoming Statutes, to issue the following types of alcohol licenses and permits:

Description

Fee

Additional dispensing room permit
This is a temporary permit authorizing the sale of alcoholic liquor and malt beverage sales in one additional dispensing room.
$100/day
Bar and Grill liquor license
The governing body may authorize issuance of a bar and grill liquor license to an applicant for alcoholic liquor and malt beverage sales by a restaurant.
Application
Check List
Affidavit/Authorization
$10,500/initial, $1,500/renewal
Catering permit
This is for off-premise sales of alcoholic liquors, including malt beverages, issued to retail liquor licensees only.
Catering Permit Application
Catering Permit requesting Waiver of Open Container Application
$100/day
Consumption permit
Pursuant to City Code, the chief of police may issue a temporary permit to applicants requesting consumption of malt beverages, champagne and/or wine that are not for sale, but will be consumed in public parks, streets or rights of way.
Consumption Permit Application
$10/day
Hotel/motel minibar license
This authorizes retail and resort licensees to sell alcoholic liquors and malt beverages in a sealed container from a minibar located in a sleeping room of the licensee's hotel or motel premises.
$75/annually
Limited retail liquor license
The governing body may authorize issuance of a license to a club to provide sales of alcoholic liquors and malt beverages to club members and guests.
$625/annually
Malt beverage permit
The issuance of a permit to any responsible person or organization allowing malt beverage sales only at a picnic, bazaar, fair, rodeo, special holiday or similar public gathering.
Malt Beverage Permit Application
Events Checklist
Malt Beverage Permit Application Requesting Waiver of Open Container
$100/day
Non-Profit - $40/day
Microbrewery permit
This permit provides for brewing and dispensing of malt beverages. If dual holding of a microbrewery permit in conjunction with a retail, restaurant or resort license no additional fee is assessed
$500/annually
Open container waiver permit
This permit may be issued in conjunction with a special non-profit only community-based event which waives the city's open container restriction.
Events Checklist           
Malt Beverage Permit Application Requesting Waiver of Open Container
$100/day
Non-Profit - $40/day
Resort liquor license
The governing body may authorize the issuance of a license to an applicant to provide alcoholic liquor and malt beverage sales upon meeting the definition of a resort.
Application
Check List
Affidavit/Authorization
$1500/annually
Restaurant liquor license
The governing body may authorize the issuance of a license to an applicant to provide alcoholic liquor and malt beverage sales, upon meeting the definition of a restaurant.
Application
Check List
Affidavit/Authorization
$1050/year
Retail liquor license
The governing body may authorize issuance of a license to an applicant to provide direct alcoholic liquor and malt beverage sales to patrons in a lounge or bar, which may include a package store and/or drive-up facility, upon meeting the definition of retail. The number of licenses available are restricted by population formula.
Application
Check List
Affidavit/Authorization
$1500/year
Winery permit
This permit provides for brewing and dispensing of wines. If dual holding of a microbrewery permit in conjunction with a retail, restaurant or resort license no additional fee is assessed.
$500/annually
Satellite Winery permit
The governing body, upon application, may authorize issuance of a satellite winery permit to the holder of a winery permit.

$100/annually