ABC Permit

City of Winston-Salem Fire Department offers Fire Inspections for the pursuit of obtaining an NC ABC License.  To schedule an inspection, you must complete the following requirements

Obtain NC Inspection/ Zoning Compliance Form 

  • NC Inspection/ Zoning Compliance Form (this form must be presented at the time of inspection)
  • Submit the ABC Application 

  • Visit  If you have never used the GeoCivix (formerly IDT) system before, you will need to create an account by clicking the Sign Up button.
  • Sign in using your email address and the password you created.
  • Click on the drop-down menu under Commercial Permitting.
  • Select Alcoholic Beverage Controlfor application type, then follow the steps to complete the online permit application, upload your files, pay your fees, and confirm your submission.

Fire Inspection

  • Pay Winston-Salem Fire Department ABC inspection fee 
  • Once payment has been received, you will receive the contact for your Fire Inspector to schedule the inspection at your convenience.
    • For questions, contact the Fire Marshal's Office (336-734-1290)