AP New Bar License Guidelines 2017-2022
AP New Bar License Guidelines 2017-2022 G.O Ms.No.235 Dated 23.06.2017 and G.O Ms.No.236 Dated 23.06.2017 were released by AP Prohibition and Excise Department. AP New Excise Policy, Liquor License fees/Bar License fee/Bar Incense eligibility conditions have been notified these G.O’s. AP Govt, Department of Prohibition and Excise, released certain guidelines for grant of licences for establishment of Bars in Andhra Pradesh from 01.07.2017 to 30.06.2022.
G.O Ms.No.235 Dated 23.06.2017
Prohibition and Excise – Bar Policy for the period 2017-2022 (i.e., from 01.07.2017 to 30.06.2022) for grant of licences for establishment of Bars – Orders – Issued.
REVENUE (EXCISE-II) DEPARTMENT, G.O.Ms.No.235 Dated 23.06.2017
Read the following:
1. From the CPE, Cr.No.1/Bar Policy 2017-19/2016/, Dt:19-06-2017.
2. G.O.Ms.No.235, Rev (Ex.II) Dept, dated:23.06.2017.
The following Bar policy for the period 2017-2022 will be published in an Extra-ordinary Issue of the Andhra Pradesh Gazette, dated the 23rd June, 2017.
BAR POLICY FOR THE PERIOD 2017-2022
a) All the bar licenses existing as on 30-06-2017 shall be entitled for grant of fresh licenses on filing applications online subject to payment of non-refundable application fee, non-refundable registration charge and license fee and fulfillment of eligibility conditions as per Rules.
b) New bar licenses shall be granted in Urban Local Bodies where there are either no bars or inadequate number of bars by following a population criteria of one bar upto 30,000 population and in its multiples.
c) The Prohibition & Excise Superintendent concerned will issue notification in the District Gazette calling for applications for disposal of the new bars. In case of more than one application for a bar notified, selection of applicant will be by drawl of lots by the District Collector.
d) In case, the existing licensee who is entitled for grant of license fails to apply for grant of license on or before the last date and time notified or a bar licence other than that of star hotel (3-Star and above), Micro Brewery or Tourism Center is cancelled, such bar may be notified duly calling for applications for grant of fresh license.
e) Bar licenses shall be granted to Micro Breweries, Star hotels (3-star & above) as certified by the Dept. of Tourism, Central Govt. and in tourism centers (except religious tourism) as notified by the Department of Tourism of the Central Government or State Government as notified in the Tourism policy and in the tourism resorts registered with the tourism dept. in order to promote tourism in the State on filing applications subject to fulfillment of eligibility conditions irrespective of population of the place.
f)licenses for Beer and Wine Parlours in Form-2B(P) may be granted in Municipal Corporations and Tourism centers (other than religious tourism) as notified by the Department of Tourism of the Central Government or State Government as notified in the Tourism policy, Beach Shacks and in the tourism resorts registered with the Tourism Dept., subject to fulfillment of eligibility conditions
AP New Bar License Eligibility Conditions
AP Prohibition and Excise department, Eligibility criteria for grant of new bar licenses as follows:
- The applicant must be holder of trade license issued by the local authority concerned to serve food.
- He must submit two years Income Tax/VAT returns.
- He must submit copy of plan of the proposed premises and consent letter of the owner in case the premises is rented.
- He must submit Demand Draft for Rs.3 lakhs towards EMD.
- He must pay Rs.2 lakhs towards non-refundable application fee.
AP New Bar License Fee
|Non-refundable registration charge slab||
License fee slab
|2||50,001 to 5,00,000||18,00,000||2,00,000|
|3||5,00,001 and above||28,00,000||2,00,000|
Provided that the annual non-refundable registration charge and the license fee for each of the licenses shall be enhanced @10% every year.
Provided further that the annual non-refundable registration charge and the license fee of a bar situated in the 5 KM belt from the periphery of a Municipal Corporation and in the 2 KM belt from the periphery of a Municipality, measured in a straight line on the horizontal plane, shall be at the rates of annual non-refundable registration charge and the license fee of bar situated within the limits of such Municipal Corporation and Municipality respectively
Provided also that where the bar falls within the belt area of a Municipal Corporation as well as a Municipality, the non-refundable registration charge and license fee payable shall be the non-refundable registration charge and license fee applicable to the Bar situated in the belt area of the Municipal Corporation.
The licensee also permitted to pay the non-refundable registration charge and license fee in five equal installments. These G.O’s are available at http://goir.ap.gov.in website.
Download G.O Ms.No.235 Dated 23.06.2017 and G.O Ms.No.236 Dated 23.06.2017 for more information about AP New Bar License Guidelines 2017-2022 by AP Prohibition & Excise Dept.