PLCB Reminder

Reminder to SW, P.C clients with PA Alcoholic Beverage Licenses

On October 3, 2023, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (“PLCB”) opened up applications for 2024 Off-Premises Catering Permit (“OPCP”). This news also comes with a reminder that the November 5, 2021, Act 81 amendments to the Liquor Code for OPCPs is set to expire on December 31, 2024.  

Under Act 81, the amendments included the following changes to the Liquor Code: 

  • An entity eligible for an OPCP may have an unlimited number of OPCP events; 
  • An OPCP application fee is not required; 
  • An application for an OPCP does not need to be submitted prior to March 1 of that calendar year; and 
  • The five-hour limit on catered functions no longer applies.  


If you require assistance filling out an OPCP application, please email us at  


The information contained herein is provided for general informational purposes only and may not reflect the current law in your jurisdiction. No information contained in this blog should be construed as legal advice from Shumaker Williams P.C. or the individual author, nor is it intended to be a substitute for legal counsel on any subject matter. This blog is current as of the date of original publication.  


Shumaker Williams

October 10, 2023