Alcohol Permitting (LaBarba)

Anyone wishing to manufacture, distribute, sell, or allow consumption of wine, beer, or liquor must consider the proper approvals needed from the state or its designated Alcoholic Beverage Commission.  

In Texas alone, there are more than 35 possible required permits for getting a liquor license to sell alcohol.  It’s no surprise that getting a liquor license can feel overwhelming. That’s especially true because completing the wrong application or making a mistake on a form can cost you time and money. Even after you determine which permit you need, the process is confusing and time consuming.  

That’s why you need a Liquor License consultant with the experience and the knowledge of the entire Liquor License process, as well as a clear understanding of any additional alcohol permits you may need. Masterplan’s sister company, LaBarba Permit Service, has been building relationships with alcohol authorities for over 50 years. 

Together Masterplan and LaBarba will oversee the entire process so you can stay focused on getting your business open and producing revenue. Our team can also help with permitting, building code or health department issues that can prevent businesses from opening. 

Alcohol Permit Process

Permit Identification & Submittal



We provide alcohol permitting services for a variety of client types.




Kiesha Kay
Senior Consultant

Ms. Kay joined Masterplan in July 2019 after a long career working for the City of Dallas as the Chief Planner for the Sustainable Development and Construction Department. Her experience with the City of Dallas and her graduate-level education from Texas A&M University bring new ideas and insight to Masterplan. She has several years of proven experience working for local governments and serving community organizations, development professionals, architects/engineers, and others engaged in urban planning and development.  



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