The Johnson County Auditor's
Office supplies alcoholic beverage application and renewal forms for all Johnson County
establishments located outside any city limits who wish to sell alcoholic beverages. The
Auditor's Office will also assist the applicant in interpreting the rules and regulations
as set forth by the State of Iowa Alcoholic Beverages
Division. Once the applicant has
completed the necessary paperwork, it is submitted to the Johnson County Board of
Supervisors for their approval. After approval by the Board, the paperwork is forwarded to
the State. The State will then send the permit to the Johnson County Auditor who forwards
the permit to the applicant. Once the applicant has received their permit, they must post
it at the establishment in full view of the public.
Permits are generally issued for a one-year period with the initial starting date
determined by the applicant.
The Johnson County Auditor's Office supplies retail cigarette
applications for all Johnson County establishments located outside any city limits who
wish to obtain a permit to sell retail cigarettes. The completed application is submitted
for approval to the Johnson County Board of Supervisors. After approval, the Johnson
County Auditor's office issues the permit to the applicant. Once the applicant has
received their permit, they must post it at the establishment in full view of the public.
All retail cigarette permits expire on the next June 30th
after issue. Permits cannot be issued for longer than one year. They will be
issued for shorter periods of time if purchased after July 1, and the fee will be