We are experts in the liquor license laws of DeSoto County, so if you are planning to apply for a license here or if you want to buy a liquor license, we will offer you our help. Liquor License Florida is a brokerage firm that can help anyone obtain a liquor license in this county. In addition, those who want to sell their license can also come to us, because we will help them find a buyer in a timely fashion.
We understand the laws of this county very well and we are prepared to handle all the challenges that might come in our way and help you obtain or sell your license fast and with no unnecessary expenses. We are experienced brokers and we know what type of license each person needs, so you can count on us to obtain your license in the fastest time possible and for a fraction of the normal costs.
These are the types of licenses for DeSoto County and their fees:
Series Provisions Annual Fee
1APS Beer (Package Sales Only) $56.00
2APS Beer and Wine (Package Sales Only) $112.00
1COP Beer (Package and Consumption) $112.00
2COP Beer and Wine (Package and Consumption) $224.00
3CPS Beer, Wine and Spirits (Package Sales Only) $643.50
7COP Beer, Wine and Spirits (Package and Consumption) $858.00
11C Beer, Wine and Spirits (Consumption Only) $400.00
All Transfers $100.00
New 1APS $100.00
New 2APS $100.00
New 1COP $100.00
New 2COP $100.00
New 3PS $341.25
New 3CPS $160.00
New 4COP $455.00
New 7COP $214.50
New 11C $100.00
Those who own a restaurant will need a Special Restaurant License also knows as a SRX which in DeSoto County is issued pursuant to Florida Statute 561.20(2)(a)4 to restaurants that have 2,500 square feet, can seat 150 people and 51% of their gross revenue comes from the sale of food and non-alcoholic beverages.
People who need Special Hotel Licenses in DeSoto County should know that licenses are issued according to Florida Statute 561.20(2)(a)1 to establishments that have more than 80 guestrooms and 51% gross revenue from room rentals.
Contact information for county departments
Highlands & Hardee
County 230 South Florida Ave.
Lakeland, FL 33801
DeSoto County Zoning Department
201 East Oak Street, Ste. 204
Arcadia, FL 34266-4451
DeSoto County Health Department
34 South Baldwin Avenue
Arcadia, FL 34266
DeSoto Division of Hotels & Restaurants
4100 Center Point Dr #104
DeSoto Department of Agriculture
Our liquor licenses experts will help you with everything you may need and take care of the entire paperwork that is involved in the process of obtaining a license. With us by your side you will not have to worry about anything and you will be able to sell alcohol in no time.