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How to Apply for an Alcohol License
  1. All businesses must first obtain an Occupational Tax Certificate (Business License) from the City of Lilburn.
  2. The applicant must complete the Alcohol Application and submit it to City Hall, 340 Main St., completed and notarized, along with payment of application fee.
  3. The business will undergo verification of Occupational Tax Certificate, as well as status of any fees or taxes due to the city.
  4. A background investigation is required on all owners and managers by the Lilburn Police Department, as well as fingerprints at an authorized Georgia Applicant Processing Services (GAPS) location.
  5. Alcohol server permits are required on all employees who serve, sell, or handle alcohol.
  6. The completed application is reviewed by the Alcohol Review Board, which recommends approval or denial of new applications. The City Council must issue final approval of all new licenses.

Alcohol Server Permits
Every employee who serves alcohol will be required to obtain an alcohol server permit from the Lilburn Police Department, located at:
Calvin Fitchett Municipal Complex
76 Main St.
Lilburn, GA 30047

Please call the Lilburn Police Department at 770-921-2211 to make an appointment for issuance of the server permit, for a charge of $25. State law requires that 75% of servers be trained through the Training Institute for Responsible Vendors.