Code of the District of Columbia

§ 25–754. Restrictions on storage of beverages.

(a) Alcoholic beverages shall not be manufactured, kept for sale, or sold by any licensee other than at the licensed establishment; provided, that the Board may permit the storing of beverages upon premises other than the licensed establishment in the District under the following classes of licenses:

(1) Manufacturer’s license;

(2) Wholesaler’s license;

(3) Off-premises retailer's license, class A or B;

(4) On-premises retailer's license, class C or D; and

(5) Caterer’s license.

(b) A licensee may not store alcoholic beverages upon premises outside the District.

(c) The Board may permit a licensee to conduct other activities at an approved storage location; except, that that the licensee shall not be permitted to sell, [serve], or allow the consumption of alcoholic beverages at the storage location.


(Jan. 24, 1934, 48 Stat. 327, ch. 4, § 13; Aug. 24, 1935, 49 Stat. 900, ch. 756, § 8; Dec. 8, 1970, 84 Stat. 1394, Pub. L. 91-535, § 5; Oct. 26, 1977, D.C. Law 2-27, § 2, 24 DCR 3720; Mar. 5, 1981, D.C. Law 3-157, § 2(c), 27 DCR 5117; July 26, 1986, D.C. Law 6-130, § 2, 33 DCR 3405; Mar. 7, 1987, D.C. Law 6-217, § 8, 34 DCR 907; May 3, 2001, D.C. Law 13-298,§ 101, 48 DCR 2959; Feb. 21, 2020, D.C. Law 23-51, § 2(d)(3), 67 DCR 13.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 25-754.

1973 Ed., § 25-114.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 25-402.