Utah Administrative Code

The Utah Administrative Code is the body of all effective administrative rules as compiled and organized by the Division of Administrative Rules (see Subsection 63G-3-102(5); see also Sections 63G-3-701 and 702).

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R81. Alcoholic Beverage Control, Administration.

Rule R81-9. Liquor Warehousing Licenses.

As in effect on October 1, 2019

Table of Contents

R81-9-1. Application.

(1) No license application will be included on the agenda of a monthly commission meeting for consideration for issuance of a liquor warehouse license until:

(a) The applicant has first met all requirements of Sections 32B-1-304 (qualifications to hold the license), and 32B-12-202, -204, and -206 (submission of a completed application, payment of application and licensing fees, written consent of local authority, copy of current local business license(s) necessary for operation of a liquor warehousing license, a bond, a floor plan, and public liability and liquor liability insurance); and

(b) the department has inspected the warehouse premise.

(2)(a) All application requirements of Subsection (1)(a) must be filed with the department no later than the 10th day of the month in order for the application to be included on that month's commission meeting agenda unless the 10th day of the month is a Saturday, Sunday, or state or federal holiday, in which case all application requirements of Subsection (1)(a) must be filed on the next business day after the 10th day of the month.

(b) An incomplete application will be returned to the applicant.

(c) A completed application filed after the deadline in Subsection (2)(a) will not be considered by the commission that month, but will be included on the agenda of the commission meeting the following month.

R81-9-2. Transportation.

Dual licensees, those who have both a liquor warehousing license and a beer wholesaling license, pursuant to Chapters 12 and 13 of the Act, may transport liquor, wine, and heavy beer to the department and to federal military installations within Utah.

R81-9-3. Records.

Each licensee shall keep available and open for audit at all times during regular business hours, complete and accurate records of shipments to or from their warehouse facility. Records shall be kept for a minimum of three years.

R81-9-4. Audits.

The liquor warehouse licensee shall allow the department, through its authorized representatives, to audit all records of their liquor warehouse license at times the department considers advisable.

R81-9-5. Inspection.

A liquor warehouse licensee shall permit any authorized representative of the commission, department, or any law enforcement officer unrestricted right to enter the liquor warehouse facility to inspect the premises.


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Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

April 30, 2013

Notice of Continuation

May 2, 2016

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

32A-1-607; 32B-2-202; 32B-9

Additional Information


For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R81, please contact the promulgating agency (Alcoholic Beverage Control, Administration). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.