The Licensing Board is the local licensing authority for the sale of alcoholic beverages and shall issue all liquor licenses in conformance with M.G.L. Chapter 138 and with the Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission; as well as Special One Day Licenses, Entertainment Licenses, and Amusement Licenses. The board also issues Car Dealer licenses in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 140.
The LLA meets once per month; each meeting is determined by the previous meeting and posted in the minutes.
All applications must be submitted 14 days prior to the hearing date to ensure all material is reviewed by the LLA and accurate. Applications that require legal ads and abutters notifications must be submitted 30 days in advance to meet legal requirements.