Alcohol Beverage Licensing

The Occupational Tax office is responsible for issuing and regulating Beer, Wine, and Liquor licenses.


The costs are:

  • Beer License is $500 and Wine License is $500 and renewable annually for $1000.
  • Liquor License is $5,000 and renewable annually for $5,000.

Rules & Regulations

  • All licenses must be approved by the Board of Commissioners
  • Background check from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department in Douglasville
  • Citizen of the U.S./Resident alien
  • The physical location must meet Douglas County zoning requirements
  • RASS training certificate
  • Resident of Georgia for one year
  • Three letters of reference


To apply, please request the documentation from  Occupational Tax at  770-920-7351, press 2, or email to schedule a time to submit the application.