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Posted on: June 18, 2015

[ARCHIVED] City Streamlines Employee Liquor Permitting Process

Blue Springs, Mo. – The Blue Springs Code of Ordinances has recently been amended, streamlining the process to obtain a city issued Employee Liquor Permit.

To renew or obtain a City employee liquor permit, applicants can now complete their training online through the State of Missouri Alcohol Responsibility Training (SMART) program. SMART is an interactive, web-based course available 24/7 and free of charge to people who own or work for any Missouri establishment licensed to sell alcohol. To access the SMART program visit and create an account.

After completing the online training program with a score of 100%, applicants simply bring the following items to the Blue Springs Police Department, Records Unit located in the Municipal Annex, 1304 W. Main Street:
• a copy of the SMART certificate
• a completed Blue Springs Employee Liquor Permit Application
• proof of identification.

The application fee is $20 and permits are valid for two years. The City will no longer issue temporary permits and will honor all current permits until they expire.

For more information, contact Sgt. Jeff Sargent at (816) 228-0177 or


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