Liquor Sales License 

The City processes all liquor licenses for businesses in Oakdale. 

Application Requirements: New Licenses

The license term for On-Sale and Off-Sale licenses begin April 1 through March 31, annually.

Off-Sale License

On-Sale License

Additional Liquor Licenses

2 AM Closing License

The City does not issue the 2 AM Closing license; however, the City must grant permission for licensed businesses to close at 2 AM.

Temporary Liquor License

For organizations holding events in non-licensed premises. There is a limit of 12 temporary licenses per organization, per year. 

Licensing Process

Once completed applications have been received by City staff, background investigations will be conducted by the Oakdale Police Department, after which a report will be presented to the City Council for their consideration. The licensing process for On-Sale and Off-Sale liquor license applicants may take up to eight weeks. Temporary Liquor licenses and 2 AM Closing licenses may take up to 30 days. 

Application Requirements: Renewals

Current license holders must renew their existing license(s) in January of each year, if they wish to continue making sales during the next license term.

City Code

View City Code Chapter 10 Liquor (PDF)