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 complete the Douglas County Application for Alcohol License, which is available to right of this web page in the green bar. Upon completion of the application and supporting documentation, please contact Occupational Tax at 770-920-7348, or email Fran Goss to make an appointment to submit the application.