Yuen Allison
Recording Manager
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P: (208) 446-1480

Physical Address:
451 Government Way
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
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Mailing Address:
Kootenai County Recorder
PO Box 9000
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83816-9000

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Excluding Holidays

Passport Acceptance Hours
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Excluding Holidays
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Alcohol Beverage Licenses and Catering Permits

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 9:00AM to 5:00PM

Requirements for a New Beverage License
Click here for the Beverage License Application.
All applications are subject to the approval of the Kootenai County Board of County Commissioners and the Kootenai County Sheriff's Department. Applications for new businesses may be subject to the approval of Kootenai County Community Development if one of the following conditions applies:

  1. The establishment is a new business
  2. The establishment is an existing business, but is in a new location.
  • Before applying for your county license, you must first obtain your current state license
  • If you are applying in person, bring your original state license with you. If you are applying by mail, send a copy of your state license with your application and fee

Fees
All fees listed are for a full year. The license is valid from March 1st of the current year through February 28th of the following year. Fees will be prorated for a license issued after the beginning of the standard fiscal year.
  • Draft Beer (fee includes bottled and canned beer/no county fee for kegs to go) - $100
  • Bottled/canned beer to be consumed on and/or off premises - $75
  • Bottled/canned beer to be consumed off premises only (retail stores) - $25
  • Liquor - Fee is 25% of what was paid to the State of Idaho
  • Wine-by-the-bottle (restaurants, bars and retail stores) - $100
  • Wine-by-the-glass (restaurants and bars) - $100

Requirements for Transfer of a Beverage License
  • A copy of the state license (issued to the new license holder)
  • Completed county application

Fees
  • $5
  • Other fees for change in services if applicable

Requirements for a Temporary Beverage License
  • The temporary state issued license needs to be brought to the Recorder's office for approval by the elected clerk

If you have any additions questions about requirements for new, renewal, or transfer licensure, please contact Alcohol Beverage Control at 208-884-7060 or at www.isp.idaho.gov/

Requirements for Catering Permits
Click here for the Catering Permit Form
All catering permit applications are subject to the approval of the Kootenai County Board of County Commissioners and the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Department. If the function is within city limits, you must get a catering permit from that city.
  • You must have valid licenses from the state and the county
  • You must bring a copy of your state license in with you to obtain the permit

Fees
$20 per day (limit of 3 consecutive days)




Main County Administration Building
Physical Address: 451 Government Way, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814 Mailing Address: PO Box 9000, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83816-9000
Main Phone Number: (208) 446-1000 Contact Us
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