Off-Sale 3.2% Malt Liquor License


Issued to general food stores and drug stores and permit the sale of 3.2 percent malt liquor at retail in the original package for consumption off the premises only.

Application Procedure

Following submittal of the required documents, the request will be presented to the City Council for review and approval. City Council meetings are held on the second and fourth Mondays of each month, except in December when there is only one meeting held on the second Monday.

Submit the following at least 30 days prior to the desired City Council meeting date:

If the license is approved by the City Council, the following must be submitted:

  • Certificate of Insurance indicating liquor liability, general liability, and workers compensation insurance. The liquor liability insurance must meet minimum state requirements and have an expiration date of April 30 (license term runs May 1 through April 30 annually) OR contain the phrase "Coverage is continuous until cancelled." The City of Chanhassen must be named as an additional insured and the trade name (DBA) and physical address of the business must be shown on the certificate.
  • Annual License Fee of $58 payable to the City of Chanhassen.
  • Completed Buyer's Card Application and a $20 check made payable to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.

Once these documents are received, they will be sent to the State of Minnesota, Department of Public Safety, Liquor Control Division for final review.