How is the distance measured?
  • Hospitals / Churches: The 300-foot distance requirement from a church or hospital is measured along the property lines of the street fronts and from front door to front door, and in a direct line across intersections.
  • Schools: The 300-foot distance requirement from public or private schools are measured in a straight line from property line to property line.

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1. When was off-premises consumption of alcohol legalized?
2. Who regulates the sale of alcohol?
3. Is the sale of alcoholic beverages prohibited in any areas?
4. How far away does an establishment that sells alcohol need to be from a church or school?
5. Are child care facilities included in the distance requirement by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission?
6. How is the distance measured?
7. What are the legal hours of sale / service of alcoholic beverages?
8. How can I track a permit that has been submitted?
9. If property is annexed into the city, can alcohol be sold in these locations?
10. Is there an application fee for a permit for beer and wine sales?
11. Do permits have to be renewed?
12. What is the minimum age that an employee can handle alcoholic beverages?