¹Requires City Council Approval
²All associated legal fees will be responsibility of the applicant along with required application fees

Forms Fee Information
Local and State License Required State License
Background Check for Applicant $44.25 Section 10-34
Employee Permits $25.00 Section 10-38
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Annual Alcohol License Fees
Alcohol Licensing
Liquor (Mixed Drinks) $5,000.00 Section 10-148
Beer – Off Premise Consumption $1,000.00 Section 10-47
Wine – Off Premise Consumption $1,000.00 Section 10-47
Off Premise Catering License
(Must also have On Premise License)
no additional fee Section 10-148
Ancillary Growler Malt Beverage Tasting License $1000.00 Section 10-148
License fee for Catered Function (Alcohol) $25.00 Section 10-148
License fee for Special Event (Alcohol) $1000.00 Section 10-148
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Building Department Applications
Commercial Building
(Based on Construction Cost)
$100.00 Minimum O.C.G.A. §§ 8-2-20
Residential Building
($.25 per S. F.)(Based on Construction Cost)
$100.00 Minimum O.C.G.A. §§ 8-2-20
Construction/Sales Trailer Permit $75.00 Minimum Section 94-404
Demolition Permit $75.00 Section 18-2
Electrical,Commercial
(Based on Equipment)
$75.00 Minimum Section 18-57
Electrical,Residential
(Based on Equipment)
$75.00 Minimum Section 18-57
Fence Permit $50.00 Section 94-401
Foundation Permit $75.00 Minimum Section 42-312
Land Disturbance $100.00 + $40.00/acre Section 42-312
Low Voltage Permit $75.00
Mechanical/HVAC ($50.00 per piece of equipment)
(Based on Equipment)
$75.00 Minimum  Mechanical Code
Plumbing ($6.00 per fixture)
(Based on Fixtures)
$75.00 Minimum  Plumbing Code
Pool Permit $75.00 Minimum  O.C.G.A. §§ 8-2-20
Reroofing Permit Residential/Commercial  $75.00 (Residential) /Commercial = Based on Construction Cost
Reinspection Fee $75.00 (Must be Paid Prior to Next Inspections)
Residential Plan Review $75.00 per new Plan
Commercial Plan Review $200.00 per new plan
Utility Restoration Permit $100.00Remodel,Addition,Revision,etc.
$25.00 for Gas Service
$50.00 for Electrical Service
(Land/Use Development/Variance-Special Exceptions/Sign Permits/Misc. and Other Requests)approved by City Council on June 7,2018 and Effective June 8,2018 line space
Land/Use Development
Annexation $1,000
Annexation & Rezoning Application¹, ² $1,900.00 + $25 per acre (0-20 acres)

$1,900.00 + $15 per acre (20 acres or greater)

 Section 94-313
Rezoning (Incorporated parcels)² $900.00 + $25 per acre (0-20 acres)

$900.00 + $15 per acre (20 acres or greater)

 Section 94-87
Development Plan Review $550 + $25 per acre (0-20 acres)              $1,000.00 + $15 per acre (20 acres or greater) $250.00 each resubmittal
Re-Advertising Fee (Items Deferred by Applicant)
Revisions submitted following a Deferral
 $200.00
$300.00
Preliminary Plat & Engineering Plat  $500.00 plus $20 per lot  Section 78-101
Final Plat  $300.00 + $50 each additional lot
Elevation Plans  $250
Highway Corridor Review  $100.00
Minor subdivision/lot line Adjustment  $250.00
Lighting Plan w/out development plans  $250.00
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Special Exception Application  $500.00
Variance (Residential) $250.00 + $50 each additional request  Section 78-36
Variance(Commercial) $500.00 + $50 each additional request  Section 78-36
Administrative Variance $75.00  Section 6-5
Sign Variance $150.00  Section 6-5
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Sign Permits
Permitted through Building Department
Permanent (Wall or Ground) $100.00  Section 6-5
Temporary Ground Sign $50.00  Section 6-5
Multiple Signs on Single Parcel $100 + $50 each additional sign  Section 6-5
Banner $25
Special Event /Temporary Use Sign n/a
Parking Lot Sale See Special Event Permit Fees
Special Event Permit $10-Basic (Pop-up tent/card table, no inspection)
$25-Anchored tent, inspection required tent < 3600 sq. ft.                                 $50-Anchored tent 3600 sq. ft. or >
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Miscellaneous Fees
CAD-GIS Submission
Peddlers & Solicitors Application $75.00 Registration Fee + $25.00 Background Check Fee
Storage Trailer Application N/A
Temporary Use Permit
Truck Parking  $20
Zone Verification Letter $75- Tier
$250-Tier 2
$350-Tier 3
Tree Cutting Permit Application w/Arborist Letter  $30
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Environmental Health
Contact Fayette County Health Department
770-305-5415
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 Fire Department 
Contact Fire Department for Permits
Blasting Permit  $25.00  Section 50-10
Commercial Burn  $50.00  Section 50-13
Report Fee  $4.00
Sprinkler Permit  $50.00
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Impact Fees
Contact Greg Taliercio for more information
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Occupational Tax/Business License Section 46-76
Occupational Tax Certificate $75.00 Minimum
Varies Based on Gross Revenue
Section 46-89
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Note: Professionals pay no fee the first year, then have the option of paying $300 flat rate per professional or fee based on gross revenue each year following.
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Police Department
Contact Police Department for Permits
Accident Report $4.00
Alcohol ID Permit $25.00
Alcohol ID Permit– Replacement if lost $10.00
Background Check $10.00
Fingerprint Fee $40.00
Gold/Precious Metal Dealer
(w/o current business license)
$25.00 + Fingerprint Fee
Gold/Precious Metal Dealer
(w/current business license)
Fingerprint Fee only
Gold/Precious Metal Dealer(renewal) $10.00 + Fingerprint Fee
Incident Report $4.00
Parade Permit Depends on Route, call PD
Peddler/Solicitor ID Permit $25.00 Ordinance 0-5-09
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Department of Transportation
Please contact GA DOT:770-228-7337 District 3
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Water and Sewer Department
Sewer Proportionate Share Fee Schedule
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Copies
City Clerk
Development Codes (in 3 ring binder)* $35.00
Advertising and Signage $2.00
Base Maps $2.00
Development Guide $7.00
Land Use Maps $15.00
Main Street Sign Design Guide $6.00
Streets and Sidewalks $1.00
Subdivision Regulations $5.00
Tree Preservation & Landscaping Ordinance $2.00
Zoning Maps $15.00
Zoning Ordinance $11.00
* Includes: Zoning Ordinance, Development Guide, Subdivision Regulations, Development Impact Fees, Tree Preservation & Landscaping, Land Disturbing Activities Requirements, Storm Water Management, Streets & Sidewalks, & Advertising and Signage Ordinance