Liquor licenses go up for renewal every year. As a citizen, You are welcome to attend these proceedings/hearings. Liquor board operating procedures: All permanent licenses issued by the Board are annual licenses and are valid from May 1st through April 30th of each year. Licensees must file renewal applications during the month of March to renew the license for the next year. There is no application fee to file a renewal but late renewal filings are subject to a $50 per day penalty which the Board may impose.The alcoholic beverages license renewal process for the Board of Liquor License Commissioners for Baltimore City (BLLC) begins on March 1, 2017 and ends on March 31, 2017. If you have any questions concerning any of this information, please feel free to contact the Liquor Board office at (410) 396-4377 or 396-4378.