The Stephenson County Clerk's office issues liquor licenses for businesses located in the unincorporated areas of Stephenson County, outside the corporate limits of any city, town or village. Our office accepts and processes the liquor applications and fees for sole proprietors, partnerships and corporations.

The Stephenson County Liquor Commission approves the applications at a hearing, and the County Clerk then issues the liquor license.

To apply, please visit our office between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday:

New Applicants:
Fingerprint Application for Owners and Managers
Manager Information Form
Planning & Development / Health Dept. Certificate of Completion
Liquor License Application
Liquor License Process and Checklist

Renew Liquor License:


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