Local Licensing Authority


  • 9 a.m.
  • The 1st Tuesday of the month (As needed)
  • City Hall
    130 S Galena Street
    Council Chambers
    Aspen, CO 81611


  • Bill Murphy, Chairman
  • Philip Golden
  • Amos Underwood
  • Bryan Semel
  • Bruce Etkin
  • Chris Bendon--ALT


  • Qualification - Residents of the City; the applicant nor any family member may not have any financial interests in the operation of any business issued a liquor or marijuana license
  • Term - 4 years
  • Number - 5 members and 1 alternate
  • The Liquor License Authority is staffed by the City Clerk's Office.

Enabling Legislation

Chapter 5.04.040, Aspen Municipal Code

Powers & Duties

  1. To grant or refuse licenses, to conduct investigations as are required by law and to levy penalties against licensees
  2. To promulgate rules and regulations concerning the procedures for hearings before it
  3. To require any applicant to furnish any relevant information
  4. To administer oaths and issue subpoenas to require the presence of persons and production of records necessary