Operator License

Operators Licenses (Bartenders)

In establishments where the sale of alcohol beverages is permitted, the licensee, the agent, or a licensed operator must be present during all hours of sale and will be responsible for performing and supervising activities at licensed locations.

An Operator's License will be issued only to persons who have reached the age of 18, who do not have an arrest or conviction record subject to Sections 111.321, 111.322 and 111.335, Wis. Stats., who are not habitual law offenders or have been convicted of a felony unless the person has been duly pardoned, have submitted the proper fee, and in the case of new applicants have successfully completed a beverage trainer course as provided in Section 125.17(6), Wis. Stats.

The license fee of $60.00 is for a 2-year term and $40 for a 1-year term.  Town of LaFayette licenses are issued in even years for a 2-year term.

A provisional license (a license to sell for 60 days while completing the Responsible Beverage Server course) can be issued for an additional fee of $15.00.

There is a 3-10 day waiting period on regular and provisional licenses.

The Town of LaFayette Operators Application is below.  Please note that the application fee, in check, cash, or money order, is due at the time you apply and is not refundable.  Please read through the Operator License Application Approval Policy thoroughly.  Should information on the application be incomplete, incorrect, or illegible, your license may be denied.

You may mail your application, check, and copy of your drivers license or ID card to the Clerk.  Your license will be sent to the email address on the application unless specified otherwise.  If you would like to drop off your items, make an appointment with the clerk (office hours are by appointment only.)