License Commission

781-897-5850 (Phone)
781-897-5859 (Fax)
Office of the City Clerk
Woburn City Hall
10 Common Street
Woburn, MA 01801

The License Commission is responsible for issuing liquor licenses in restaurants, clubs, hotels and package stores, common victualler’s licenses in all restaurants, amusement machine licenses, and Innholders licenses.


Generally the Commission meets once each month on a Thursday at 6 p.m. at Woburn City Hall.

Filing Fees

Renewed annually

Hotel liquor license – $3,500

Restaurant liquor license – $3,000

Package store license – $2,200

Club liquor license – $500

Common Victualer’s license – $100

Fortune Teller’s license – $250

Entertainment license – $250

Amusement license – $100 per machine

There is a $150 processing fee for any application that requires approval from the state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission

Board Members

Thomas Skeffington, Chair

David Gilgun, Commissioner

William Pappalardo, Commissioner