Liquor Licensing

Liquor Licensing Meetings

  • Meetings are held once a month at 10:00 am, additional meetings may be scheduled as needed. All meetings will be held in the City Council Chambers located at City Hall at 500 South 4th Avenue, Brighton, CO 80601.


The Hearing Officer may grant or refuse new liquor licenses and special permits, tasting permits and some transfer of liquor licenses for the sale at retail of malt, vinous or spirituous liquors and fermented malt beverages, designate and assess fees, promulgate reasonable rules and regulations, conduct investigations, and suspend or revoke such licenses for cause, all in the manner provided by law.

To obtain the appropriate liquor-related applications as well as other miscellaneous liquor forms, please visit the Colorado State website.


For more information, you may contact the Deputy City Clerk, Erin Kelm, via email at or call 303-655-2031.

Liquor Seller/Server Training

Liquor Seller/Server training classes are held on the 2nd Thursday of each month. These classes are offered by the Brighton Police Department free of charge. The training program is approved by the State of Colorado Liquor Enforcement Division. Please see the Liquor Seller/Server training schedule for dates, times, and RSVP information.

Liquor Seller/Server Training Schedule - 2021

PLEASE NOTE: Space is limited for Liquor Seller/Server training classes due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Please contact Detective Gail Ashley at (303) 655-8744 or via email at for more information regarding upcoming training classes.

Please click on the link below for other State of Colorado Approved Responsible Vendor Trainers outside of the City of Brighton: