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1 Answer | Asked in Agricultural Law, Business Law and Gov & Administrative Law for North Carolina on
Q: Is there a size minimum of a business to apply for distillery license?

I'm wanting to open a distillery but only want to have one small still to produce vodka, rum and gin

Lynn Ellen Coleman
Lynn Ellen Coleman
answered on Aug 17, 2023

The size is governed by your local zoning laws. I do not beleive that the NC Alchololic Beverage Commission has any minimum size regulation. You also have to obtain a Federal permit before you can get the North Carolina permit.

You can find information about the permitting process at...
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1 Answer | Asked in Agricultural Law for North Carolina on
Q: What steps can I take to protect my farm from being shut down?

My home is on 9 acres that is about to become completely surrounded on all sides by an upscale subdivision. At this point we only have poultry. In the near future, we will begin earning money with our land by selling produce and eggs, and by growing trees for a local landscaping company. I worry... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Aug 28, 2020

A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. It could be difficult to predict what could happen when the surrounding area becomes developed. The attorneys who did not respond could be at a loss in terms of what to tell you in terms of preemptive actions you... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Foreclosure and Agricultural Law for North Carolina on
Q: For Closure?

There is a house in North Carolina, the homeowners have not paid all of their taxes for the past 3 years. The neighbors told me the house was in foreclosure but the courthouse did not have it registered. I have wanted this house for awhile I see a lot of potential in it. Any help? Can I buy it?... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Apr 26, 2020

It would be difficult for an attorney here to answer your questions based on this limited information. If you contacted a real estate attorney in North Carolina, they might be able to assess the situation in detail and advise in a meaningful manner.

Tim Akpinar

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