Business Licensing and Tax Forms

All Business and Alcohol Licenses are issued calendar year (January 1 through December 31) NON-PRORATED and NON-REFUNDABLE and EXPIRE YEARLY on December 31.

To help streamline the application and/or renewal process, we strongly encourage you to use our Online Service Portal. Registration is required to access the portal. 

Click the user guide to learn about the business licensing portal. 

Please include all required documents. Missing documents will delay the processing of your application.  
 
In addition to the new business license application, a SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT APPLICATION is required for HOME-BASED BUSINESSES
 


Department Mission Statement

Click Here To Apply For A Business License
Click Here To Apply For A Building Permit

Please Note:

  • The City of Stonecrest's Business License Tax Class, Tax Rate and Employee Fee has changed from Dekalb County (See Stonecrest NAICS Code Table).
  • Alcohol License Renewal Deadline Date: December 31 (annually)
     Late submissions will receive a 20% penalty and 1% interest per month beginning January 1
  • Business License Renewal Deadline Date: April 30 (annually) 
     Late submissions will receive a 10% penalty and 1% interest per month beginning May 1


 

This step-by-step guide will walk you through the process for renewing your business license with the City of Stonecrest.  

Documents Required for Annual Renewal:

  1. Copy of valid " current year" City of Stonecrest Alcohol License and/or Business License Certificate
  2. Government issued ID
  3. Current Certificate of Organization for all LLC / INC.
  4. Current state license for Boards and Licensed Professions
  5. Completed renewal application packet (dated & signed)
  6. Completed E-Verify and S.A.V.E. Affidavit Forms (notarized)
  7. Full payment due
    (Attn: Business License Department)
    Make all checks and/or money orders payable to: 
    The City of Stonecrest
    Credit Cards accepted in-person or online
    NO CASH ACCEPTED

 

City of Stonecrest's licensing payment methods: In-person / Mail / Online
Direct all payments, completed applications and required documentation to: 
City of Stonecrest City Hall
3120 Stonecrest Blvd
Suite 190, 1st Floor
Stonecrest, GA 30038 

To view whether your business is located in Stonecrest, please visit our map page

If you have questions, please contact us via email at: licensing@stonecrestga.gov, or call (770) 224-0200. 

Normal business hours are Monday through Friday from 9 AM until 4:30 PM.
 
Thank you for choosing the City of Stonecrest.

Licensing and Applications

  • 2022 Business License Renewal / Occupational Tax Certificate Application    
    For late-night establishments (including bars, night clubs, lounges, drive-up liquor stores, etc.)  a special land use permit (SLUP) is required for your specific use. Your business license will not be renewed if you do not have an approved SLUP. SLUP applications are available online. Please be advised of the 60 - 90 day approval process and $400 application fee for SLUP.  
  • 2021 Business License Renewal Application    
    For late-night establishments (including bars, night clubs, lounges, drive-up liquor stores, etc.)  a special land use permit (SLUP) is required for your specific use. Your business license will not be renewed if you do not have an approved SLUP. SLUP applications are available online. Please be advised of the 60 - 90 day approval process and $400 application fee for SLUP.  
  • 2020 Business License Renewal Application    
    For late-night establishments (including bars, night clubs, lounges, drive-up liquor stores, etc.)  a special land use permit (SLUP) is required for your specific use. Your business license will not be renewed if you do not have an approved SLUP. SLUP applications are available online. Please be advised of the 60 - 90 day approval process and $400 application fee for SLUP.  
  • 2019 Business License Renewal Application    
    For late-night establishments (including bars, night clubs, lounges, drive-up liquor stores, etc.)  a special land use permit (SLUP) is required for your specific use. Your business license will not be renewed if you do not have an approved SLUP. SLUP applications are available online. Please be advised of the 60 - 90 day approval process and $400 application fee for SLUP.  
  • (New) Business License Application    
    You must apply in person for a new business license. Complete this form and bring it to our office. 
     
    For late-night establishments (including bars, night clubs, lounges, drive-up liquor stores, etc.)  a special land use permit (SLUP) is required for your specific use. Your business license will not be approved if you do not have an approved SLUP. SLUP applications are available online. Please be advised of the 60 - 90 day approval process and $400 application fee for SLUP. 
     
  • Change of Business Address/Business Closed Form
  • EVerify Form    
    Both SAVE and E-VERIFY Affidavit forms must be completed, notarized and attached to all NEW and RENEWAL applications yearly.  
  • Home Based Occupation Form Stonecrest
  • Owner Applicant Affidavit Form Stonecrest
  • SAVE Form    
    Both SAVE and E-VERIFY Affidavit forms must be completed, notarized and attached to all NEW and RENEWAL applications yearly.  
  • Special Administration Permit Application
  • Mobile Food Vending Permit Application


Business Tax Forms

Online Business License Portal User Guide


Contacts

Mia Wilson 
Revenue Manager 
mwilson@stonecrestga.gov

Jermaine Thompson 
Revenue Specialist Lead Finance 
jthompson@stonecrestga.gov

Tierra Lawrence  
Revenue Specialist 
tlawrence@stonecrestga.gov



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