Licenses & Permits

Special Events

Any individual who intends on planning a single gathering of persons, generally lasting from a few hours to a few days, designed to celebrate, honor, discuss, sell, teach about, encourage, observe, or influence human endeavors, and includes but is not limited to a festival, parade, fair, carnival, street dance, reunion, party, seminar, conference, sidewalk sale, outdoor theater, concert, display, pet show, pageant, sports event, ceremony, spectacle, celebration, or any similar event must obtain a Special Event permit through this department.

Alarm Licenses

Any individual (business or resident) who installs an alarm system within the city limits of Marble Falls must obtain an alarm license through our department. The cost for a commercial alarm license is $20 annually and the cost for a residential alarm license is $10 annually.

Alcohol Licenses

Business and Restaurant Owners

Any business or restaurant owner who manufactures, sells, distributes or stores alcoholic beverages, or engages in any other activity with relation to the same must obtain a city license through our department. The fee for this license is equal to one-half (1/2) the permit or license fee charged by the state under the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code (T.A.B.C.). You must provide a current copy of your T.A.B.C. license in order to obtain your city license.

To obtain your city alcohol license, please contact us at 830-693-3611 or email our staff.

View City Ordinance - Alcoholic Beverages.

Lakeside Pavilion

Alcohol consumption and /or sales permits are issued through the city's Parks and Recreation Department. We kindly ask anyone needing an alcohol permit for the Lakeside Pavilion please do so at least two weeks prior to your event.

City Parks

A permit must be obtained to consume and /or sell alcoholic beverages of any kind in any city park. Individuals must provide a copy of their rental / license agreement for use of the park in order to obtain an alcohol permit. Consumption Permits are $25 and Sales Permits are $100 and are issued through the city's Parks and Recreation Department.

To obtain your city park alcohol license, please contact 830-798-6250.