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Clerk & Treasurer's Office
730 Washington Ave
Racine, WI 53403
Office Hours:Monday-Friday 8:00AM - 4:30PMOpen during lunch hourWe are closed Saturdays & Sundays.We observe the City's Holiday Schedule
NO LICENSING AFTER 4:30 p.m.
The City of Racine currently has no "Class B" Liquor Licenses available.
Please continue to visit this website for further information (Updated 09.11.17)
Please contact the City of Racine City Clerk’s Office for information to be placed on the “Class B” waiting list at (262) 636-9171.
NOTE: If an applicant has a Reserve “Class B” License, they will automatically receive the opportunity to apply for the first Regular “Class B” License.
Combination “Class B” alcohol licenses, Reserve “Class B”, “Class A” and Class “A” alcohol licenses have quotas in the City of Racine.
Waiting List Procedure for “Class B” License
This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE.
If the license is withdrawn or denied, a refund should be issued of any portion of that money that has not been earned (processing fee, background check fees, publication fee if any, etc).
Applications are available at the City Clerk’s Office, City Hall 730 Washington Avenue, Room 103, Racine, WI, On the Department of Revenue website at
Questions? Contact the City Clerk’s Office at (262) 636-9171 or via
Application for Operators - Bartenders License
For new applicants, you must present a valid identification & Responsible Beverage Course Certificate with application
For renewal applicants, you must submit a new application & have had an Operator's License with us or present your unexpired License from another municipality
The fee for a renewal of a Stationary Engineer License is $25.00. Please bring a valid identification and your asope card.
Checklist for obtaining a Liquor-Beer-Soda-Amusement License
Checklist for obtaining a Pawnbroker-Secondhand License
Due to the complexity and requirements associated with applying for
Alcohol licenses, you should contact the City Clerk's office for detailed
Policy Guidelines Document
Below, you will find a list of applications which can be downloaded, filled out and brought into the City Clerk's office. The forms are in PDF format.
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