License Commission

City Hall, Room 305
Phone: (413) 787-6140
Fax: (413) 787-6528

Alesia H. Days, Esq., Director of Licensing

Carey Szafranski, Esq., Attorney for the Commission

Anna C. Martinez, Paralegal

Nicole C. Leblanc, Paralegal

Ana M. Nieves, Legal Assistant


M-F 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

As a Result of COVID-19, We are Requesting that ALL CORRESPONDENCE be mailed into our office located at 36 Court Street Room 305 Springfield, MA 01103.

License Commission Rules & Regulations

Dealer’s Guide to the Massachusetts Used Vehicle Warranty Law

License Commission meeting schedule - agendas posted in advance of meetings



About the License Commission

The License Commission's primary functions are issuance of licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages and the conduct of hearings on violations of liquor laws. The commission also licenses coin-operated games of all categories; class I, II and III auto licenses; and licenses to lodging houses, common victuallers, and innkeepers for the sale of food.  For more information about the Process to obtain a License issued by the License Commission please visit the Licensing Department Page.

Commission meetings are held in City Hall on the First and Third Thursday of each month.

View License Commission meeting schedule

There are five license commissioners. Four of the commissioners are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council for terms that are concurrent with the Mayor's term of office. The fifth commissioner is nominated by a caucus of neighborhood councils, appointed by the Mayor, and confirmed by the City Council. The fifth commissioner's term runs until a replacement is nominated by the caucus. The current Commissioners are:

Peter Sygnator, Chairman

Andrew Cade

Ronald Senez

Rosa Espinosa

Michael Siciliano



Apply for a Temporary Expansion of Premises onto Outdoor Space for Outdoor Serving

Per Governor Baker's Phase II Guidelines, restaurants can now apply for a Temporary Outdoor Serving License that will allow service of food and alcoholic beverages on their approved outdoor space. Please read through the application, guidelines and instructions carefully to ensure that all rules and regulations are adhered to. This temporary license application will be reviewed and approved at the local level by the License Commission.  Should you have any questions, please contact us at (413)787-6140 or via email


Please be advised that applications for the temporary license should be submitted via email at If you do not have access to email, please contact our office to make an appointment to drop off the application.


Click here for the Temporary Extension of Licensed Premises Onto Outdoor Space Application.

Click here to Review the ABCC advisories regarding outdoor seating.

Click here to Review MA COVID-19 Mandatory checklist.

Click here to Review MA Mandatory safety standards.


The City of Springfield Departments are here to help you along the process. Please contact us with any questions.


Page last updated:  Tuesday, June 9, 2020 01:37 pm