Complete Liquor License applications should be mailed to: City of Casper, Liquor License Applications, 200 N. David St, Casper, WY, 82601. If you have any questions related to liquor licenses, please contact Administrative Services by calling (307) 235-8215.
The Administrative Services Department currently has the following packets available:
Any other packets are available by calling 307-235-8215.
Bar & Grill License Packet-Please Download and complete all of the following documents:
Restaurant License Packet- Please Download and complete all of the following documents:
Owner/Location Transfer Packet- Please Download and complete all of the following documents:
Liquor Licenses are regulated under the City of Casper Municipal Code, chapter 5.08.020.
The following charts contain simplified explantations and comparisons of the different liquor license types. The charts are for informational purposes only and should not be used as the sole basis for liquor license decisions or as a substitute for sound professional legal advice. If you have a question about liquor licenses, please contact the Administrative Services Department at (307)235-8215.
Characteristics of License
Type of Liquor License
Sales for off-premises consumption
Can be held jointly with other permit types
Walk-up bar allowed?
Bar and Grill
No except one opened bottle of wine with purchase of full meal.
Yes. Can sell not to exceed 2,000 ounces of malt beverage . Must be sold in sealed container
Yes. May only serve malt beverages.
Yes. Can sell not to exceed 2,028 ounces of wine. Must be sold in sealed container
Yes. May serve only wine.
Food service requirements
May continue alcohol sales after full food sales end
Gross annual sales report broken down by food and alcohol required
what is excluded from gross sales report
% of sales that must come from food
Yes, however, limited food service must continue while alcohol is sold
Primary source of revenue must be food. Yes
No sales excluded unless combined with other permit types
Only malt beverages sold after close of full service restaurant
Only wine sold after close of full service restuarant.
Criteria for assigning license
Marketplace transfers of ownership
Fully transferable within city.
1) Location is in a) a Redevelopment area, b) an Officially designated urban renewal area, or c) an area identified as being underserved by food and beverage services. 2) The Council will also consider whether business will contribute to economic development goals of the City. 3) Whether applicant will be investing in new structure or substantially updating existing building. 4) Number of new jobs created.
Non-transferable. All transfers of ownership must be approved by the city council in the same process used to issue the license..
Business must derive a majority of its revenue from the sale of food (at least 60%)
Non-transferable between locations. Transferable between changes of ownership at same location.
Microbrewery and Winery
Microbrewery must brew a certain quantity of malt beverage as defined by Wyoming Statute Section 12-1-101(a)(ixx). The microbrewery must brew at least 100 barrels and no more than 15,000 barrels per year.
A winery is defined as an enterprise that manufactures wine at a single location not to exceed ten thousand gallons of wine per year.
Resort must have at least 100 rooms and a total property value of $1 million
Cost and quantitiy within city
# within city (as determined by population and state statute)
# currently available for assignment by City Council
36. This number is based on population as determined by state statute.
None. Determined by marketplace through transfers of ownership. 36 owned in marketplace
$10,500 for the first year (prorated), $7,500 for second year, $5,000 each year thereafter
7. This number is based on population as determined by state statute.
No statutory limit
No limit. Available for all businesses that meet criteria of license within ordinance
No statutory limit
No limit. Available for all businesses that meet criteria of license within ordinance.
No statutory limit.