Permits / Licensing

Smoking Ordinance

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Amended Alcohol Ordinance

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Reporting Gross Revenue

The Gross Revenue request forms for the 2021 business license renewals are due in the office by October 31, 2020 or post marked by October 31, 2020 to avoid incurring fees for failure to submit on time.

On-Line Business License Renewal

Business license renewal fees can be paid on-line beginning January 1, 2021. If you will be paying on-line, you must register on the Augusta CityView Portal first. You may register early by using the steps provided to you with the gross revenue form. Registering early will assist in faster bill payment in January 2021.

For questions contact us at 706 312-5053.

Customer Satisfaction Survey

The Permitting & Licensing Division of the Augusta Planning & Development Department manages multiple types of permitting and licensing functions within Augusta government.

Business Licenses

The Division processes applications, issues all types of business licenses, and collects annual occupation taxes.

Alcohol Licenses

The Division processes applications, issues permits for alcohol consumption on premises, retail packaging, and one-day special events.