The state of Texas grants cities the authority to establish fees for Alcoholic Beverages. Chapter 6 of the Dallas City Ordinance Code further details the requirements of running an establishment which services Alcoholic Beverages. Any establishment which fails to comply will be subject to fees and penalties
A local fee shall be paid to the City of Dallas from every person who is issued a permit or license through the TABC for a establishment in the City of Dallas.
Dallas City Code Ordinance: Chapter 6