A Nonprofit Civic Organization may obtain a temporary permit to sell alcoholic beverages from the State Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco. To do so, the Nonprofit Organization must complete and submit DBPR Form ABT-6003 to the appropriate State Agencies. The form
and instructions may be found online.
Please note that the above referenced form in Section 3 requires approval by the Department of Revenue for the sale tax collections and Section 4 requires approval by City of Sebring Zoning Department.
The following points of contact are offered to assist with this process.
Division of Alcohol Beverages and Tobacco
1313 Tampa Street
Park Trammel Building, Suite 909
Tampa, FL. 33602
Florida Department of Revenue
230 S. Florida Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33801
City of Sebring Zoning Office
368 S. Commerce Avenue
Sebring, FL 33870
Additionally, a temporary variance from the city’s Open Container Ordinance must be obtained from the Sebring City Council for authorization to consume or possess alcoholic beverages in city Parks, Public Streets, Alleys, Sidewalks, Public Parking Areas and other Public Property. The variance form the city’s open container ordinance is conditioned upon the organization obtaining a temporary permit for the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption on the event premises through the State Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco.