v For new establishments, first obtain an Occupational Tax Certificate (Business License) from the City of Hapeville. Please contact Planning & Zoning at (404) 669-8269.
v If business is already established, correct any outstanding code violations prior to applying for an Alcohol Beverage License.
v Read and Understand the City's Alcohol Beverage Ordinance , Chapter 5 of the Code of Ordinances.
The following information will be required at the time of submittal:
Personnel Statements from owner, partners, officers, directors, and major stockholders of private corporations, and general manager;
Two current passport photographs;
Alcohol Handling Permit is required by all employees who dispense, serve, sell or handle alcohol. Fingerprints/background checks are required.
Proof of payment for Public Hearing Notice in the Neighbor Newspaper. Notice must be advertised once a week for two weeks.
Click here for sample ad. Contact the Newspaper Office at 404-256-3100 to make advertising arrangements;
Evidence of Ownership of the building or copy of the lease, if applicant is leasing the building;
Photographs of location: front, side and rear photos of the desired location;
If Retail sale, a survey showing the distance to the nearest school, church, alcohol treatment facility;
If applicant represents a franchise, copy of the franchise agreement;
If applicant represents an eating establishment, submit a copy of the menu;
If applicant represents a partnership, submit copy of the partnership agreement;
If applicant represents a corporation, submit articles of incorporation and certificate of incorporation;
Employee List and Stock Inventory List;
Project purchases/projected gross sales (if applying for distilled spirits consumption);
Provide a $5,000 bond to the City for the first 5 years.
Click here for a bond sample;
Read over the approved
Alcohol Awareness Training PowerPoint;
Cash, check, or credit card payment for the $200.00 administrative fee. All license fees must be paid once approved by Mayor and Council.
Fingerprints/background check must be completed by the Hapeville Police Department immediately after submitting your application. Please make sure to retain your administrative fee receipt from the City Clerk to show to the Police Department upon your arrival. Click
here to download a consent form. A copy of the completed consent form must be included in your application packet.