Public Convenience and NecessityIf you are interested in obtaining a Public Convenience and Necessity (PCN) permit you must complete a Turlock Police Permit application and submit it to the Records Unit in person. The Records Unit is located in the lobby of the Turlock Police Department at 244 N. Broadway, Turlock, CA. 95380.
A non-refundable processing fee for the permit must be paid at the time you submit your permit application. You may be required to submit your fingerprints to DOJ and FBI as part of the permitting process. The Turlock Police Department offers live scan fingerprinting service. An additional fee will be required for fingerprinting submissions.
Once the Turlock Police Department receives your criminal history report from DOJ and/or FBI your application package will be routed to the Professional Standards Unit for processing.
The Professional Standards Unit will conduct a background investigation and make a determination. Upon successful completion of the background investigation a permit may be issued.
ABC One Day Permits
Who qualifies for the Daily Alcohol Permits?For a general license you must be an organization formed for a specific charitable or civic purpose, a fraternal organization in existence for over five years, a religious organization, or a political organization.
For a beer and/or wine license, you must be an existing non-profit organization, including a charitable, civic, cultural, fraternal, patriotic, political, religious, social or amateur sports organization.
Application and Supplemental DocumentsThe applicant must attach the following documents to the application when submitting their application to the Turlock Police Department:
- Federal Employer ID Number. All charitable or non-profit organizations have or must have this number.
- A completed ABC form 221 or Form 218
- A copy of the completed contract with your security firm (1 guard for every 100 attendees). The Security Company MUST have a current City of Turlock Business License.
- Written permission from the property owner
- Pay a $40.00 Cost Recover Fee
Download a Daily Alcohol Permit Application
The Daily Alcohol Permit Application must be fully and legibly completed by the person requesting approval for the Daily Alcohol Permit. The application and any accompanying paperwork must be submitted to the Turlock Police Department, 244 N. Broadway, Turlock, CA 95380, a minimum of two-weeks before the event.