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Board of License Commissioners (Liquor Board)

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Contact Name: Lisa Bailey, Clerk
Phone: 301-645-0555

The task of the Board of License Commissioners is to review and approve the issuance and renewal of liquor licenses in Charles County, and establish penalties for violations. This is a 5 member board appointed by the County Commissioners and authorized/empowered by Article 2B, of the Annotated Code of Maryland, to regulate the sale of alcoholic beverages in Charles County.

Board Members

  • Guy Black, Chairman
  • Bill Winters, Vice Chairman
  • Matthew Darden
  • Kathleen Quade
  • Frederick Scott


  • Danielle Mitchell, Attorney
  • Lisa Bailey, Clerk
  • Melody Weschler, Legal Associate III

All newly created or expanded Temporary Outside Service Areas must adhere to the  Board of Licensed Commissioners (Liquor Board) Temporary Board Rule #2020-02- Rules and regulations for the suspension of Board of License Commissioners Rule 4.103 – Open Air Exception a/k/a Outside Service Area and complete a  Temporary Outside Service Area Registration Form. Please scan and email the completed form and attachments to Lisa Bailey, Clerk to the Board of License Commissioners, at


Liquor Board Documents

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