For ABCC Orders during the coronavirus public health emergency please visit:
- ABCC Advisory Regarding Continued Prohibition of On-Premises Consumption
- ABCC Advisory Regarding On-Premises Licensees Selling For Off-Premise Consumption
- ABCC Updated Order Regarding Delinquency Report Period (Credit Terms)
To provide community service to the City of Gloucester in processing, overseeing, and renewing the licenses for hundreds of establishments of various categories. Among the types of licenses are; Common Victualler (Alcohol and Non-Alcohol), Package/Convenient Stores (Alcohol), Lodging Houses, Inn Holders, Bed and Breakfasts, Weekday and Sunday Entertainment, Automatic Amusements, and Special One-Day Alcohol Licenses.
- 6:30 pm
- Generally the second Tuesday of each month
- City Hall, 9 Dale Avenue
- 1st floor, City Council Conference Room
- 2020 LICENSING BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE (PDF)
Agendas and Meeting Minutes
As required by law, the Agendas are posted by the City Clerk’s Office. Meeting Minutes are posted on this web page as a courtesy; it is not a requirement by Open Meeting Law to post the minutes on the web page. If you would like a copy of any document(s) and/or if you would like to review any public document on file with the Licensing Board, please send a written request to the Licensing Board Office.
Our goal is to serve the various license holders throughout the City of Gloucester and to ensure that all segments of Chapter 138 and Chapter 140 of the Massachusetts General Laws are adhered to.
Our objective is to prevent infractions of the law and to ensure that licensees do not exceed the limits of their license.
Licensing Board Members
|First Name||Last Name||Address||Telephone||Title||To Expire|
|Melissa||Teixeira Prince||3 Pond Road||Email Melissa Teixeira Prince||(D) Chairperson||May 31, 2023|
|Brian S.||Hamilton||3 Pond Road||Email Brian Hamilton||(U)||May 31, 2020|
|John T.||Lamirande||224 Bray Street||Email John Lamirande||(R)||May 31, 2025|
|Alison||Battle||3 Pond Road||Email Alison Battle||Clerk||N/A|
The City of Gloucester’s Licensing Board consists of three Members, a Special Investigator, and a Clerk of the Board.
- ABCC CORI FORM (PDF)
- 2020 ABCC Holiday Calendar
- Licensing Board Fee Schedule
- List of Licenses & Forms
The City of Gloucester Licensing Board only accepts checks and money orders. No cash or credit cards are accepted at this time.
Seasonal Liquor Licenses are valid from April 1st through January 15th each year.