Code of the District of Columbia

§ 25–504. Minimum annual fees for on-premises retail licenses, class C and D.

(a) The minimum annual fees for an on-premises retailer’s licenses, class C and D, shall be as set forth on the following schedule. Capacity shall be the posted level of occupancy approved under the Construction Codes, as defined under § 6-1401 and as set forth in Title 12 of the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations.

Type Capacity Class C (beer, wine, spirits) Class D (beer & wine)
Restaurant 99 or fewer. $500 $300
100 to 199. $1,000 $600
200 to 499. $1,500 $900
500 or more. $2,000 $1,200
Tavern 99 or fewer. $800 $500
100 to 199. $1,600 $1,000
200 or more. $2,400 $1,500
Nightclub 99 or fewer. $1,500 $1,000
100 to 199. $2,000 $1,250
200 to 499. $2,500 $1,500
500 to 999. $3,500 $2,000
1,000 or more. $4,500 $3,500
Hotel 99 or fewer guest rooms $2,000 $1,000
100 or more guest rooms $4,000 $2,000
Club $1,500 $500
Multipurpose facility $1,500 $500
Marine vessel Single vessel. $1,500 $750
Marine vessel line 3 or fewer vessels and dockside waiting areas $2,500 $1,000
Each additional vessel or dockside waiting area. $1,500 $500
Railroad dining or club car Single car. $500 $250
Railroad company All dining or club cars $1,500 $750
Caterer More than $1,000,000 per year gross annual receipts $5,000 -
Caterer $1,000,000 or less per year gross annual receipts $4,000 -
Caterer $500,000 or less per year gross annual receipts $3,000 -
Caterer $300,000 or less per year gross annual receipts $2,000 -
Caterer $200,000 or less per year gross annual receipts $1,000 -
Caterer $100,000 or less per year gross annual receipts $750 -
Caterer $50,000 or less per year gross annual receipts $500 -
Caterer $25,000 or less per year gross annual receipts $300 -

(b) The minimum annual fees for a bed and breakfast license shall be for a:

(1) Class C/B license $1,000; and

(2) Class D/B license $650.