This license allows a liquor licensee to sell or serve intoxicating liquors in areas outside the building structure which are immediately adjacent to and contiguous with the structure containing the licensed premises. There is a limit of 12 such extensions per location per calendar year. If you have questions, contact DSI at 651-266-8989, or email the DSI Message Center.

Code Requirements

See Chapter 409.10 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code for information about extending the liquor service area.

Application Requirements

  • Class T City License Application
  • Attach a letter requesting extended service area that includes the name and date of the event, hours of operation, location of liquor service, description of security and enclosures used to control access into and out of the extended area.
  • Attach a copy of the required notice that you must provide at least 15 days in advance of the event to all owners within 350 feet (a mailing list can be obtained by calling (651) 266-8989) that includes the event location, date and time. The notice must also include the statement: “If any person has comments about this proposed temporary extension of liquor service, they are encouraged to telephone the public information and complaint office at (651) 266-8989.” Please see Example Letter.
  • Required fee
  • A Noise Variance may be required (Chapter 293 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code). Contact Information at 651-266-8989.


This review may include on site inspections(s) to verify compliance with applicable regulations.


See Fee Table for current License fees.


A Liquor - Extension of Service Area (Temporary) License is valid only during the date(s) and time(s) of the specific event.

Last Edited: October 2, 2023