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Michigan Liquor Control Commission Application Status Check

Active or Escrowed License Query
This query feature offers information about active and escrowed licenses, including on and off premises retailers, manufacturers, and wholesalers.  The search will show the licenses and permits a business holds, its violation history, its insurance carrier for liquor liability insurance, and its spirit purchase totals.

Listing of Active, Conditional, and Escrowed Licenses
Excel data containing data on all current active, conditional, and escrowed licenses sorted by county, local governmental unit, and Business ID.  The data on this website is updated weekly, but please note that as licenses transfer and new licenses are issued, the data is constantly changing and may not represent the current status of licenses.  This list does not include listings of Salesperson, Vendor Representative, Broker, or Special Licenses.

Local Governmental Unit / County Quota Search
The Local Government Unit (LGU) Quota Search shows how many quota licenses are allowed, issued, and allocated in a city, village, or township based on the LGU's population.  If the LGU is listed as "dry", the sale of spirits for on premises consumption is prohibited. In addition, a number of local units of government have not approved the sale of beer, wine, or spirits: in Allegan County - Fillmore Township and Overisel Township; in Gratiot County - Washington Township; and in Ottawa County - Olive Township and Zeeland Township.

Sunday Sales Opt-Out List
Local governmental units that have opted out of Sunday sales of alcohol, includes cities, villages, townships, and counties.

Local Governmental Unit / Law Enforcement Approval Chart
Local government or law enforcement approvals needed for certain kinds of retail license and permit applications.

Special License Issuance Reports

Special License Pending Application Search
A listing of pending Special License applications that have been received, but have not yet been set up in the system to be viewed online, plus a link to the Application Status Check website to search applications that have been inputted into the system.

Social Districts Established by Local Governmental Units
List of localities that have established a Social District pursuant to MCL 436.1551.

List of Social District Permits by Local Governmental Unit and Licensee