EFFECTIVE MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2021:
Alcohol sales permitting fees will increase from $25 to $50 and
will be a (2) two-year permit.
- Alcohol Sales
Permits are issued by the Business License Department. Applicants shall first
visit the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, by appointment, 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 8:30 AM until 4:00 PM. Applicants are required to provide a
valid government issued photo ID (state ID, driver’s license, passport,
etc.) Applicants should bring the background check to the Business License
Department located at 110 E. Main Street, Suite 130, Cumming, GA 30040. A fee
of $50.00 shall be paid to Forsyth County for the issuance of the
sales permit. The forms of payment accepted are cash, MasterCard and Visa.
appointment is required with the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office in order to
complete a background, please call 770-781-2105. Once your
background has been completed and approved you will proceed to business license
and register on our waitlist upon your arrival.
Alcohol sales permits will be issued at the Business License Office at the times listed below:
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
We will not be issuing permits on Tuesdays and Thursdays.