License & Permits / Forms & Documents

A license is required to operate a business within Fairburn city limits. A business license is a legal document that allows you to start a business, maintain your business, or close your business. Permits are a step beyond a business license, and they are required for some business types, but not all of them.

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  1. Alcohol License
  2. Building Permits
  3. Engineering Forms
  4. Fire Permits
  5. Planning & Zoning Forms
  6. Occupational Tax License

Alcohol License

Any establishment selling alcohol within the City of Fairburn must obtain a Occupational Tax Certificate prior to engaging in the sale of alcohol. Licenses for alcoholic beverages are subject to additional requirements.
(Alcohol License Tax due on or before November 1st.  (Annually))

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