Establishments holding On Sale Licenses issued under Saint Paul Legislative Code Chapter 409 may remain open for the sale of food after hours until 3:00 am on the condition that they meet the following requirements:

  • The establishment shall provide at least four different types of entrees and/or sandwiches and a choice of nonalcoholic beverages.
  • No alcoholic beverages may be offered, displayed, sold, or consumed by anyone in the establishment during such extended hours.
  • No alcoholic beverage container of any kind, whether empty or containing any alcoholic beverage, shall remain on the bar, tables, counters, or any other place to which a customer has access, or at any location in the customer areas of the establishment, after 1:00 am.
  • All alcoholic beverages shall be stored no later than 1:15am and during extended service hours in a cabinet, locker, or storage area which is locked and secure and which shall remain locked at all times during the extended hours.
  • No entertainment shall be provided unless the applicant first complies with the petition and consent of LC411.
  • No establishment shall provide Class C entertainment during the hours of extended service.

Code Requirements

See Chapter 409.07.1 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code for information about extended service hours of liquor.

Application Requirements

You must submit the following:

  • Extension of Service Hours License Application
  • A copy of the full menu offered during the extended hours
  • A copy of the procedure for storage of alcoholic beverages after 1:00 am
  • A petition of 90% or more of neighbors within 350 feet of the property (For Neighborhood Establishments Only)
  • Required fee


This license requires inspection approvals from our Licensing (651-266-8989) and Zoning (651-266-9008) divisions.


The annual fee for a Liquor - Extension of Service Hours License is $375.00 per location.


The Liquor - Extension of Service Hours License will expire one year from date of issuance (or expire with Liquor Liability expiration date) and may be renewed annually.

Last Edited: April 18, 2022