Alcohol Sales Permit

Alcohol Sales Permits are issued by the Forsyth County Department of Planning and Community Development. Applicants shall first visit the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office located at 100 E. Courthouse Square Room 135, Cumming, GA 30040 to obtain a background check. A fee of $20.00 to process the background check report shall be paid to the Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's Office will process background checks between the hours of 9:00 AM until 4:30 PM. Applicants are requred to provide a valid  government issued photo ID (state ID, drivers license, passport, etc.) Applicants should bring the background check to Planning and Community Development located at 110 E. Main Street, Suite 100, Cumming, GA 30040. A fee of $25.00 shall be paid to Planning and Community Development for the issuance of the sales permit. The forms of payment accepted are cash, MasterCard and Visa.

Alcohol sales permits will be issued at the Planning and Community Development office at the times listed below:

Mondays 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesdays 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Fridays 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

We will not be issuing permits on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Contact Us

 Address: 110 East Main Street
Suite 100
Cumming, GA 30040
 Phone: 770-781-2115
 Fax: 770-781-2197
 Email: Contact Us

Our Mission

Our department's mission is to develop partnerships with all members of the community in an effort to provide valuable planning and development services that promote quality development and help create communities that will be enjoyed for generations to come.