Alcohol & Tobacco Licenses
For businesses located in the unincorporated areas of Adair County seeking to apply for a retail Tobacco License. Click the link below to download the PDF application for a Tobacco License. After completing the license application, you must mail the completed form along with payment to the Adair County Auditor's Office, 400 Public Sq, Ste. 5, Greenfield, IA 50849. Completed applications will be reviewed and considered by the Adair County Board of Supervisors in a public meeting. Contact the Adair County Auditor's Office with any further questions regarding submittal of a Tobacco License application.
Beer and Liquor License
The Department of Alcoholic Beverages Division (ABD) requires filing of all new and renewal applications for beer permits, liquor licenses, and corresponding payments to be completed online. Please have your application filed online with ABD no later than fifteen days prior to the desired effective date in order for the application to be on the agenda for approval by the Adair County Board of Supervisors (local authority). The Adair County Board of Supervisors meets weekly on Wednesdays.
License fees will be processed through the ABD’s electronic funds transfer (EFT) system. The payment for the total cost of the license will be deducted after the application has been processed by ABD and approved by the local authority.
The final approved license will be emailed to the applicant’s email address provided during the application process.
The Adair County Board of Supervisors only have authority for approval of applicants located outside of incorporated city limits. Any applicant inside of an incorporated city should contact the appropriate City Clerk.
Please contact the Adair County Auditor’s Office at 641-743-2546 with any local authority questions.
Log onto the Iowa Alcoholic Beverage Division’s website and click on the Licensing section and complete the online application process.
For questions or difficulties contact the ABD at 515-281-7400.