Beer permits are processed through the Sevier County Courthouse, County Clerk office located at 125 Court Ave, Suite 202E, Sevierville, TN. It is unlawful for any person to engage in the sale of beer within the unincorporated area of Sevier County without a beer permit issued by the Sevier County Clerk and approved by the County Commission.
Applicants planning to sell beer within the unincorporated area of the county shall complete and file one original beer permit application with the Sevier County Clerk. You may download the Application for Sevier County Beer Permit, or visit the Sevier County Clerk’s Office Courthouse office, 125 Court Ave, Suite 202E, Sevierville, TN 37862. The non-refundable fee for the permit is $250.00. If beer was sold at the location previously and the new applicant has purchased the existing business, the outstanding permit must be surrendered to the county clerk before the new permit is issued.
In order to be placed on the County Commission agenda, an applicant must file an application with the county clerk three (3) weeks prior to the next scheduled County Commission meeting. Contact our office at (865) 453-5502 for filing deadlines. The Board of Commissioners meets at the Sevier County Courthouse located at 125 Court Ave, Sevierville, TN, please see the county calendar for dates and times of Commission meetings.
Applicants must be present at this meeting. Each beer permit application shall be notarized two times, one time by the signature of the applicant and one time by the signature of the witnesses.
For additional questions please contact our office at (865) 453-5502