Alcohol License Renewal

City of Hapeville Alcoholic Beverage Licenses expires on December 31st of each year. The city will mail out renewal applications in September, and they are due back by October 19 to allow adequate time for processing. The license fee shall be paid in full no later than December 16 of each year.

IMPORTANT: As of January 12, 2022, applicants or licensees must apply for an Alcohol License using the ALP Portal on the Georgia Department of Revenue Website. All applicants applying for a new or renewed retail alcohol license must register an account on the Georgia Tax Center (GTC) and apply for state and local jurisdiction. Once the application is received, the portal will send it simultaneously to the state and the provincial licensing. Please click the link below to be routed to the Georgia Tax Center Website. 

Click here to apply for a new retail alcohol license. 

Click here if you need help registering for a Retail Alcohol License Account on GTC.

Please download the checklist for the required documentation needed for your application. All applicants must turn in the completed application and items on the checklist

Alcohol Applicant Checklist (PDF)

Alcohol Handling Permits (PDF) must be obtained annually by all employees who dispense, serve, sell, or handle alcohol. Employees must apply for an alcohol handling permit at the Hapeville Police Department immediately after receiving the new permit for the new year. Alcohol cannot be sold without current server/handling permits. Fingerprints/background checks are required. 

All businesses are required to purchase the alcohol they sell from Wholesale Distributors. For more information, email the City Clerk.