Permits & Licenses

The Office of the City Secretary issues Beer and Wine Permits

Beer & Wine Permits

Businesses are required to apply with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) (http://www.tabc.state.tx.us/)  for issuance of state permit. 

The completed application should be submitted to:

Office of the City Secretary
Attention: City Alcohol Sales Permit
1034 E. Levee St,
Brownsville, TX 78520 (physical/in-person submission)

PO Box 911, Brownsville, TX 78521 (mail submission)

If you have any questions, please contact the City Secretary’s office at (956) 548-6042.

After a business obtains the TABC Permit for the Sale of Alcoholic Beverages and submits a City of Brownsville Application for a Certificate of Occupancy, the business should complete a City of Brownsville Application for Alcohol Sales and submit the required fee to the same address listed above.

CITY OF BROWNSVILLE APPLICATION FOR ALCOHOL SALES (PDF)

Source: City Ordinance No. 2010-1523