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Delphi Riverfront Development District

The Delphi Riverfront Development District was established in January 2020 by  Resolution 2020-3 to encourage economic revitalization in the downtown commercial district.

The State of Indiana permits restaurant owners or lessees in such areas to apply for a low-cost one, two, or three-way liquor license.  This State provision does not apply to bars or saloons that do not serve a sufficient meal menu. The district is bounded by Deer Creek to the south, Monroe Street to the north, Indiana Street to the east, and South Market to Main, then Wabash Street to the west. A map of the district may be found  here .

There are two important elements to consider before applying for a liquor license within the Riverfront Development District. First, the license is not transferable. If the business closes or changes ownership, the license expires. The new owner must acquire a new license. Second, a letter of support from the Mayor of Delphi is required with your application to the State Alcohol and Tobacco Commission for a license. To initiate the process, complete the application and checklist  and submit to the Clerk's office at the City Building, 201 S. Union Street in Delphi. You may also mail the application to City of Delphi, Attn: Mayor: Riverfront Development District, 201 S. Union Street, Delphi, IN 46923, or email the application and checklist as an attachment to . Should you have any questions concerning the application process or the Delphi Riverfront Development District, contact the Mayor's Office at 765-564-2097.