Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) License
When ABC denies a request for a liquor license due to "Undue Concentration"
(B&P Section 23958), or if an application falls under the current moratorium for
on-sale retail licenses applicati ons and off-sale license(s) (B&P Section 23817.5,
23817.7 and 238 17.8) the applicant may appeal the decision to the "local
governing body" for a determination that "public convenience or necessity would
be served by issuance of an ABC license (B&P Section 23958.4(b)(2)).