Louisiana ATC begins accepting applications for alcohol home delivery

Published 9:40 am Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Press Release —

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control (ATC) is now accepting permit applications from retail businesses interested in home delivery of alcoholic beverages.  ATC expects to issue the first permits by early August.

Acts 433 and 436 of the 2019 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature allow restaurants, grocery stores, package stores, and third-party agents to deliver factory-sealed alcoholic beverages to homes throughout the state. Any business applying for a home delivery permit must have an existing physical location in Louisiana that is licensed to sell alcohol.

“We are developing the rules required by the new laws so that deliveries can begin as soon as possible,” ATC Commissioner Juana Marine-Lombard said. “Our main concern is ensuring that businesses continue to sell and serve alcohol responsibly.”

Businesses can download the alcoholic beverage home delivery permit application from the ATC website, www.atc.la.gov.