Hours Of Sale

1. Holders of a first class license or first and third class licenses shall sell or serve any malt or vinous beverages or spirituous liquors on his / her licensed premises between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. the following morning.

Consumption on the premises of such beverages and liquors sold and served pursuant to this regulation shall be prohibited after 2:30 a.m. Except as otherwise prohibited by law or regulation, the hours provided in this regulation shall be extended one hour for New Year's Day.

2. No licensee holding a second-class license shall sell, furnish, or deliver, or allow to be removed from the licensed premises, any alcoholic beverages except between the hours of six o'clock in the forenoon and twelve o'clock midnight. The time of day mentioned herein shall be construed to mean U.S. Standard Eastern Time, except that during the period of each year from the last Sunday in April to the last Sunday in September, inclusive unless the Governor shortens or lengthens the period specified, by proclamation, as provided in Vermont Statutes Annotated, Title 1 Section 431 and such time of day shall be construed to mean U.S. Daylight Saving Time.

Permitted sale of liquor on Sundays. 1993. No. 210 (Adj. Sess.), § 283, eff. June 17, 1994, provided: "Notwithstanding 7 V.S.A. § 62 or any other provision of law, the liquor control board shall issue regulations permitting the retail sale of spirituous liquor on Sundays by any licensed agency or state liquor store. Malt and vinous beverages may be sold on Sundays by second class licensees during the same hours as allowed during other days of the week."

3. Notwithstanding the provisions in these Regulations, the Control Commissioners shall have the right to prescribe shorter periods of sale within the hours specified above. (See Attorney General's ruling July 19, 1947).



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