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Humboldt County, Nevada Sheriff's Office
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Liquor License applications may be picked up at the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office located at 50 West Fifth Street in Winnemucca.

Liquor License applications may be picked up at the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office located at 50 West Fifth Street in Winnemucca.

It is the policy of Humboldt County that all establishments where alcoholic beverages are sold shall be licensed and controlled so as to protect the public health, safety, morals, good order and general welfare of the inhabitants of the County outside the boundaries of any incorporated city or town. It is the duty of the Sheriff to investigate into the qualifications of each applicant for license and define before any such license is issued, that the license shall not be issued to unqualified or disqualified person or to unsuitable persons or for prohibited places or locations.

APPLICATION FEES

All fees are non-refundable Initial application: Fees totaling $55.00 must be submitted with your application for investigation purposes.

ELIGIBILITY

You are NOT eligible to apply for a Liquor License for any of the following reasons:
  1. A person who shall have been convicted within the past five years:
    • Of a felony or crime which under the laws of this State would amount to a felony.
    • In this State, or elsewhere, of any crime of which fraud or intent to defraud was an element.
    • Of larceny in any degree.
    • Of buying or receiving stolen property.
    • Of unlawful entry of a building.
    • Of unlawfully possessing or distributing narcotics or controlled substances.
    • Of illegally using, carrying or possessing a pistol or other dangerous weapon.
  2. A person under the age of 21 years.
  3. A person who is not a citizen of the United States.
  4. A person who does not possess a good moral character.
  5. A person who does not possess financial stability to operate the proposed enterprise.
  6. A person whom the Liquor Board shall determine is not a suitable person to receive a license, having due consideration for the proper protection of the public health, safety, morals, good order and general welfare of the inhabitants of Humboldt County.