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Business Licenses


Privilege License: $100.00 non-refundable application fee

Business License:

  • Late fee : $50.00  * LATE FEE ADDED ON OR AFTER MARCH 1st
  • 1 to 9 Employees: $125.00
  • 10 to 19 Employees: $175.00
  • 20 to 49 Employees: $200.00
  • 50 or More Employees: $350.00

Guidelines for Privilege License

Anyone conducting the following types of business within the City of Austell is required to obtain a privilege license.  

  • alcohol sales
  • limousine service
  • pawn shop
  • taxi/cab service
  • wrecker service

1. Privilege licenses are not pro-rated. 

2. A copy of applicants drivers' license will be required.

3. Filing fee of $100.00 will be required at time of application. Fee is non-refundable.

4. A background check will be conducted by the Austell Police Department.

5. All privilege licenses requires Mayor and City Council approval.

6. Approval time is normally 30 to 90 days.

Please contact the Community Development office at (770) 944-4309 to inquire about business licenses.

Apply for Business License

Related Documents

Application for Business License
Commericial Business Self-Inspection Checklist