Licensing

2016 LICENSE RENEWAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

SEASONAL LIQUOR LICENSE RENEWALS

The 2016 Seasonal Liquor License Renewal Period takes place in the months of February and March. All current SEASONAL Liquor License Holders will be notified by email the week of February 15 with all the information needed to complete the renewal process. All the required forms and guidelines will also be posted on this page (www.nantucketlicensing.com) when available. 

COMMON VICTUALLER/ENTERTAINMENT
RENEWALS
(Non-Liquor License Establishments)

All current CV and/or Entertainment License Holders must complete the renewal application before opening for the 2016 season. This application is valid for Non-Liquor License Establishments. Please review guidelines below: 


BUSINESS LICENSING

  
The Licensing Office is located at the Nantucket Police Department at 4 Fairgrounds Rd. The Licensing Agent can be reached at 508-325-4137 or amcandrew@police.nantucket-ma.gov.

Business Licenses: The Licensing Office handles the following licensing matters:  Liquor (Annual/Seasonal); Entertainment; Common Victualler; Automatic Amusement Devices; Motor Vehicle Rental; Class I, II, III Motor Vehicle Sales; Mobile Food Units; Flower/Produce Vendor; Keeping of Animals; Open Air Parking Licenses; or Taxi, Tour, Limo, Charter Waiting Lists and Applications.
 
Download our 
Quick Reference Guide for Businesses here.

SPECIAL EVENTS & FILM PERMITTING OFFICE
  
    
The Special Events & Film Permitting Office is located at the Nantucket Police Department at 4 Fairgrounds Rd and has been incorporated into the Business Licensing Office. The Special Events Coordinator/Business License Inspector can be reached at abaxter@police.nantucket-ma.gov.

2016 Special Event Permits: Applications for 2016 Event Permits will be available beginning February 15, 2016.  Check back to access all applications and updated Events Policy. If you have an event that requires permits prior to February 15, please contact the Licensing Office at
abaxter@police.nantucket-ma.gov.
 

 
Film, Video, and Photography Permits:  Filming and photography on public property is allowed with a Film and Photography Permit.  Please note that a new online Film Application and new fees are expected by March 2016. If you require permits to film on Nantucket prior to April 1, 2016, please contact the Licensing Office at abaxter@police.nantucket-ma.gov.