The Newport City Council reviews all liquor licensing requests and forwards a recommendation to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission. This process can take up to eight weeks. OLCC applications may be obtained at the Newport OLCC office located at 715 SW Fall Street. It is advisable to contact the OLCC office at 541.265.4522 to determine open hours.
The City Council established fees for liquor license applications, changes, renewals, and temporary licenses. The current city fees are:
New Applications - $100
Change of Ownership - $75
Change of Location - $75
Change of Privilege - $75
Renewal - $35
Temporary License - $25
These are city fees and are in addition to any fees charged by the State of Oregon Liquor Control Commission. Further information may be found here.
For additional information on processing city liquor requests, contact the city recorder at 541.574.0613 or Peggy Hawker