The Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (ABC) is transitioning its region five Bureau of Law Enforcement office to the newly constructed ABC headquarters in Hanover County, which is expected to open in June. The region five office provides guidance to licensees and license applicants regarding Virginia’s alcohol laws and regulations. The region includes Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, Essex, Goochland, Hanover, King & Queen, King George, King William, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, Spotsylvania, Stafford and Westmoreland. During the transition, ABC special agents will continue to provide support to licensees and answer questions.
The region five office located at Lee Hill Building II, 10304 Spotsylvania Ave., Suite 101 in Fredericksburg will close for in-person visits on Friday, May 21 at 5 p.m. Licensees are encouraged to reach out to their special agent directly by phone or email or call the region five office, which will continue to take calls at 540-322-5440. Through June, individuals who require in-person assistance can visit ABC’s central office at 2901 Hermitage Road in Richmond during normal business hours (8:15 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday).
Residents can apply for one-day banquet and special event licenses online, and businesses can download a retail license application at www.abc.virginia.gov.
The Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (ABC) is a major source of revenue for the commonwealth, contributing more than $2.3 billion to the general fund in the last five years. Virginia ABC currently operates 394 state stores and provides alcohol education and prevention programs for people of all ages. Its Bureau of Law Enforcement oversees approximately 19,000 ABC licensed establishments. Now marking its 87th year, ABC remains committed to progress and innovation in carrying out its vision of bringing good spirits and excellent service to Virginia.
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