Public Consultations on Liquor Licensing

This page provides current consultations open to the public as well as reports of past consultations.

Active Consultations:

There are currently no active consultations.

Past Consultation Reports:

Consultation Document: Penalty Schedule
The Province of British Columbia invites licensees, industry associations, and interested parties to provide input on changes to the penalty schedule in the Liquor Control and Licensing Regulation. Comments will be accepted until January 19, 2018.

Stakeholder Consultation Paper: Food Primary Licence Names Policy
The Province of British Columbia invites licensees, industry associations, and interested parties to provide input on policies respecting naming and signage associated with food primary (FP) licences (i.e. restaurants). Comments will be accepted until December 15, 2017.

Consultation Document: Value-added Promotions
The Province of British Columbia invites licensees, industry associations, and interested parties to provide input on changes to the value-added promotion requirements for liquor licensees. Comments will be accepted until December 1, 2017.

Discussion Paper: Special Event Permits
The Province of British Columbia invites permittees, industry associations, and interested parties to provide input on the proposed policy exempting eligible Special Event Permit holders from donating event profits. Comments will be accepted until September 15, 2017.

Discussion Paper: Special Occasion Licences
The Province of British Columbia invites licensees, industry associations, and interested parties to provide input on possible options related to the application and structure of Special Occasion Licences. Comments will be accepted until July 15, 2016.

Proposed Changes to Liquor Primary and Food Primary Licensing – Liquor Policy Review Recommendations #37 and 38
The Province of British Columbia invites licensees, industry associations and interested parties to provide input on questions related to Liquor Policy Review recommendations 37 and 38. Comments will be accepted until May 13, 2016.