City Alcohol Permit & TABC

Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC)

Contact the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) to begin the process and obtain a pre-qualification packet.
The pre-qualification packet must be approved by the City Secretary as well other county and state agencies.
To obtain the City Secretary’s signature on a pre-qualification packet, you may submit it by any of the following methods:

  • Come in person to City Hall, 114 W. Higgins St., Humble, Texas 77338 (It is recommended that you call 24 hours in advance before coming to City Hall to ensure we will be able to accommodate you).
  • Mail the packet to: City of Humble, Attn: City Secretary’s Office, 114 W. Higgins St., Humble, Texas 77338.
    • Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope for the application to be returned to you.
  • Email a PDF of the packet to It will be electronically signed and returned to you via e-mail.

There is no fee for the City Secretary to sign the application.
Once the TABC process is complete and approved and you have been issued a permit by the State of Texas, the City will send you an invoice for the required city permit. Once paid, the city permit will be provided to you.

City of Humble Code of Ordinances: Alcoholic Beverages

No person shall manufacture, sell, distribute or store any alcoholic beverage, or engage in any other activity with relation to the same
for which a permit is required by the state Alcoholic Beverage Code, within the city without first obtaining a license so to do from the

Before any license is issued under the provisions of this division, the applicant therefor shall pay to the city a fee as set forth in TABC
Licenses and Permits maximum local fee schedule.

All taxes, permits and/or license fees levied by this division shall be paid in advance for one year.

Please note the following items:

  • The City’s Alcoholic Beverage Permit will coincide with the TABC Alcoholic Beverage Permit. For example, if your TABC alcoholic
    beverage permit was renewed and expires in two years, your City Alcoholic beverage permit will expire on this same date.
  • A business MUST display their local permit in the establishment next to the state permit.
  • Complaints regarding an establishment must be made to the TABC and not the City Secretary’s office.
  • Requests for a City Alcohol Permit invoice must be submitted in writing to