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Beer & Wine Retail Licenses

As required by North Carolina General Statute §105-113.78, Buncombe County requires a retail license for the sale of beer and wine.

You must apply with the ABC Commission of North Carolina before Buncombe County can issue a retail license. After ABC Commission approval please contact our office and we will provide a Beer and Wine Retail License for Buncombe County.

Fees for Beer & Wine Licenses

Table: Fees for Beer & Wine Retail Licenses
ABC Permit Tax for Corresponding License
On-premises malt beverage $25
Off-premises malt beverage $5
On-premises unfortified wine, on-premises fortified wine, or both $25
Off-premises unfortified wine, off-premises fortified wine, or both $25

Locate & Contact

Property Tax Collections


Tax Collections Division
P: (828) 250-4910

Physical Address

Tax Collections Division
94 Coxe Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801

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Mailing Address

Tax Collections Division
PO Box 3140
Asheville, NC 28802

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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NOTE: Free limited parking is available across the street from the walk-thru entrance of 94 Coxe Avenue.
Enter the visitor parking lot from Hilliard Avenue.