NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Restocking the bar at your holiday get-together is about to get easier. The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission is issuing permits allowing drivers to deliver booze directly to a customer’s door.
According to the TABC, the new Consumer Delivery (CD) Permit will allow third-party companies to make alcohol deliveries. Drivers would pick up the spirits from licensed businesses — like liquor stores and restaurants.READ MORE: Child Protective Services Investigating After Haltom City Police Find 1-Year-Old Alone In Street At Night
In a statement Bentley Nettles, with the TADC, said, “For years, Texans across the state have relied on third-party services to deliver everything from clothing to vehicles. Now, at long last, alcohol can be delivered as well.”READ MORE: Day 2 Of The State Fair Of Texas Brings Visitors Fun, Football & Fried Food
While some TABC permits currently allow for the delivery of food and alcohol to customers, the new CD permits extend the ability to third-party companies.
The TABC is now accepting applications for the new permit. Officials expect to issue the first approved permits during the third week of December.MORE NEWS: No Injuries Reported After Propane Tank Explosion At Texas Motor Speedway