Alcohol License

Overview:

If your business is interested in selling and serving alcoholic beverages (beer, wine, and/or distilled spirits) within the municipal limits of the City of Snellville, please contact the Planning Department at 770-985-3513 for information.

Applicants must meet business type, citizenship, zoning, location, and distance requirements and must furnish data, fingerprints, financial responsibility, and other records as required by the Planning & Development Department and to ensure compliance with the provisions of the Snellville Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance.

The application process includes:

  • compliance with the Snellville Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance
  • completion of application forms; completion of fingerprinting and background investigation by the Snellville Police Department for investigation by the GBI
  • payment of application and license fees

Businesses must also obtain (and maintain) a valid Georgia Alcohol License from the Alcohol and Tobacco Division of the Georgia Department of Revenue 404-417-4900 State of Georgia Alcoholic Beverage License Information.

The City allows Retail Package Licensees (for off-premises consumption) to sell alcoholic beverages (beer/malt beverages and wine) between the hours of 7:00 a.m until 12:00 midnight (Monday - Saturday) and 12:30 p.m. until 11:20 p.m. (Sunday). No additional ancillary permit is required for Sunday sales. The Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance does not permit retail package sales of distilled spirits (Liquor Stores).

The City allows Retail Consumption Licensees (for on-premises consumption) to serve and sell alcoholic beverages (beer, wine, and distilled spirits) between the hours of 9:00 a.m. until 1:55 a.m (Monday through Saturday) and Sunday sales from 12:30 p.m. until 12:00 midnight. No additional ancillary permit is required for Sunday sales.

All City of Snellville and State of Georgia Alcoholic Beverage Licenses expire December 31st of each year. Please contact the Georgia Department of Revenue 404-417-4900 or visit them here to renew your Georgia Alcohol License.

Alcoholic Beverage License Applications, Forms and Fee Schedule may be viewed and downloaded from our Forms page here.

To report underage alcohol violations (24-hours a day), please call the Snellville Police Department 770-985-3555 or GA Department of Revenue 877-CHECK-ID.

Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance

View and download here.