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(Last Updated July 2013)


About Regulatory Permits


Prior to processing a new business license application, regulatory permits must be obtained by the appropriate agencies.


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Adult Care

Regulatory Agency:   State of Georgia

Address:                   40 Courtland St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone:                  404.463.3100

Website:                   www.agewiseconnection.com


City of Atlanta

Office of Revenue

55 Trinity Avenue SW

Suite 1350

Atlanta, GA 30303


Tel: 404.330.6270


Email: biztax@atlantaga.gov


Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday

8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


We are closed on weekends and holidays.

Adult Entertainment

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                  3493 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Alcoholic Beverages

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                 3494 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Ambulance Service

Regulatory Agency:   Georgia Department of Human Services

Address:                   2600 Skyland Dr. (Lower Level), Atlanta, GA 30319

Phone:                      404.679.0547

Website:                   www.ems.ga.gov

Amusement Centers

Regulatory Agency:   Parks & Recreation Department

Address:                   233 Peachtree St. NE, Suite 1600/1700, Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone:                      404.546.6788

Website:                   www.atlantaga.gov

Astrology

Regulatory Agency:   Business Tax Division

Address:                   55 Trinity Ave. SW, Suite 1350, Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone:                      404.330.6270

Website:                   www.atlantaga.gov

Auto Dealer – Used Car Auctioneer/Auction House

Regulatory Agency:   State of Georgia

Address:                   2 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SE, Suite 315 (Floyd West Tower), Atlanta, GA 30334

Phone:                      404.656.2817 or 404.656.5551

Website:                   www.sos.ga.gov

Auto/Motorcycle Racing

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3494 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

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Bakery

Regulatory Agency:   Georgia Department of Agriculture

Address:                   19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30334

Phone:                      404.657.4801

Website:                   www.agr.georgia.gov

Beer/Wine

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3494 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Bingo

Regulatory Agency:   Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI)

Address:                   3121 Panthersville Rd., Decatur, GA 30034

Phone:                      404.244.2600

Website:                   www.gbi.georgia.gov

Boarding House

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3494 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Booting Companies/Bondsmen

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – Zoning (only) Police Permits

Address:                   3494 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Bounty Hunter

Regulatory Agency: Atlanta Police Department – Zoning (only)

Address:                   55 Trinity Ave. SW, Suite 3900, Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone:                      404.330.6175

Website:                   www.atlantaga.gov

Boxing/Wrestling Pro

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3494 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                 www.atlantapd.org

Burglar Alarm Installation

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3494 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

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Car Detail (not mobile)

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3494 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Carnivals

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Fire Rescue Department

Address:                   226 Peachtree St. SW, Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone:                      404.546.7000

Website:                   http://www.atlantaga.gov/index.aspx?page=187

Convenience Stores (which distribute loans under $3,000)

Regulatory Agency:   Georgia Industrial Loan

Address:                   2 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Suite 720 (West Tower), Atlanta, GA 30334

Phone:                      404.656.2078

Website:                   http://www.oci.ga.gov/IndustrialLoan/home.aspx

Contractors/Electric/HVAC

Regulatory Agency:   Georgia Department of Agriculture

Address:                   19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30334

Phone:                      404.656.3676

Website:                   www.agr.georgia.gov

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Dance Halls

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3494 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Daycare (3 or more children)

Regulatory Agency:   Georgia Department of Human Services

Address:                   2 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 18-486, Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone:                      404.657.3434

Website:                   www.dhs.georgia.gov

Door to Door Solicitors

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3494 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                www.atlantapd.org

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Escort Service

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3494 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Estate Sales

No license required

Exterminators (pest)

Regulatory Agency:   State of Georgia

Address:                   2 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Suite 356, Atlanta, GA 30334

Phone:                      404.651.8600 or 1.800.869.1123

Website:               www.ocp.ga.gov

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Festivals in city parks

Regulatory Agency:   Parks & Recreation Department

Address:                   233 Peachtree St. NE, Suite 1600/1700, Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone:                      404.546.6788

Website:                   www.atlantaga.gov

Firearms (sales)

Regulatory Agency:   Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms

Address:                   1800 Century Blvd. NE, Suite 4235, Atlanta, GA 30345

Phone:                      877.423.6711

Website:                   www.etax.dor.ga.gov

Fortune Telling

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3494 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

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Game Rooms

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3494 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Garbage Collection

Regulatory Agency:    Bureau of Sanitation

Address:                   55 Trinity Ave. SW, Suite 4700, Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone:                      404.330.6333

Website:                   www.atlantaga.gov

Grocery Store

Regulatory Agency:   Georgia Department of Agriculture

Address:                   19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30334

Phone:                      404.656.3676

Website:                   www.agr.georgia.gov

Gym/Judo/Karate

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3494 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org



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Handwriting Analysis

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3494 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Health Club

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                  3494 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Horse-Drawn Carriage

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3496 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Hotel/Motel/Bed & Breakfast

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3497 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Hypnosis

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3498 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

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Labor Pools

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                3499 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Limo, Sedan or Regular

Regulatory Agency:   City Taxi Cab Bureau

Address:                   818 Pollard Blvd. SW, Suite 241, Atlanta, GA 30315

Phone:                      404.546.3090

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Limo Service, Stretch

Regulatory Agency:   Public Service Commission

Address:                   320 Chester Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30316

Phone:                      404.463.3880

Website:                   http://www.psc.state.ga.us/

Lingerie Studio

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3500 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

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Massage Therapy

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                3493 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Meats/Seafood & VEH

Regulatory Agency:   Georgia Department of Agriculture

Address:                   19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30334

Phone:                      404.657.4801

Website:                   www.agr.georgia.gov

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Newspaper Vending Box

Regulatory Agency:   Department of Public Works

Address:                   55 Trinity Ave. SW, Suite 4700, Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone:                      404.330.6333

Website:                   www.atlantaga.gov

Night Clubs

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3493 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                  404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Non-Emergency Transportation

Regulatory Agency:   Georgia Medicaid Enroll

Address:                   2 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone:                      404.656.4507

Website:                   www.dch.georgia.gov

Non-Profit Organization (100 percent charity)

Regulatory Agency:   Business Tax Division

Address:             55 Trinity Ave. SW, Suite 1350, Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone:                      404.330.6270

Website:                   www.atlantaga.gov

Nursing Homes

Regulatory Agency:   State of Georgia

Address:                   2 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone:                      404.656.4507

Website:                   www.dch.georgia.gov

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Parking Lots

Regulatory Agency:   Traffic Division

Address:                   55 Trinity Ave. SW, Suite 4900, Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone:                      404.330.6501

Website:                   www.atlantaga.gov

Pawn Shops/Brokers

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3493 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Peddlers – City Parks

Regulatory Agency:   Parks & Recreation Department

Address:                   233 Peachtree St. NE, Suite 1600/1700, Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone:                      404.546.6788

Website:                   www.atlantaga.gov

Peddlers – City Streets

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3493 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Peddlers – Private Lots

Regulatory Agency:   Business Tax Division

Address:           55 Trinity Ave. SW, Suite 1350, Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone:                      404.330.6270

Website:                   www.atlantaga.gov

Personal Home Care

Regulatory Agency:   Georgia Department of Community Health

Address:                   2 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone:                      404.656.4507

Website:                   www.dch.georgia.gov

Pet Grooming (Kennel)

Regulatory Agency:   Georgia Department of Agriculture

Address:                   19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Room 101, Atlanta, GA 30334

Phone:                      404.656.3667

Website:                   www.agr.georgia.gov

Pet Sitting

Regulatory Agency:   Zoning

Address:                   55 Trinity Ave., Suite 3350, Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone:                      404.330.6175

Website:                 www.atlantaga.gov

Pool Billiard Hall

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3493 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:              404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Plumbing

Regulatory Agency:   Department of Planning and Community Development, Office of Buildings

Address:                   55 Trinity Ave. SW, Suite 1350, Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone:                      404.330.6270

Website:                   www.atlantaga.gov

Precious Metals (Diamonds)

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3493 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Private Clubs

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3493 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Produce Stands

Regulatory Agency:   Georgia Department of Agriculture

Address:                   19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30334

Phone:                      404.657.4801

Website:                   www.agr.georgia.gov

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Restaurants (serving alcohol)

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3493 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Restaurants (not serving alcohol)

Regulatory Agency:   Fulton County Health Department

Address:                   130 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone:                      404.613.5700

Website:                   www.fultoncountyga.gov

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Sales and used tax

Regulatory Agency:   State of Georgia

Address:                   1800 Century Blvd. NE, Suite 12000, Atlanta, GA 30345

Phone:                      404.417.4400

Website:                   www.etax.dor.ga.gov

Salvage Cars/Parts

Regulatory Agency:   Georgia Salvage Unit

Address:                   P.O. Box 740384, Atlanta, GA 30374-0384

Phone:                      855.406.5221

Website:                   www.motor.etax.dor.ga.gov

Scrap Processors

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3493 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Secondhand Dealers

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3493 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Shooting Galleries

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3493 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Sightseeing Tour Service

Regulatory Agency:   Bureau of Tourism

Address:                   235 Peachtree St. NE, Suite 400, Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone:                      404.577.8687

Website:                   www.toursofatlanta.com

Skating Rinks

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3493 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:               404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Stables

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3493 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

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Tattoo Artist

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3493 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Taxi

Regulatory Agency:   City Taxi Cab Bureau

Address:                   818 Pollard Blvd. SW, Suite 241, Atlanta, GA 30315

Phone:                      404.546.3090

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Telephone Solicitation

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3493 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Theaters

Regulatory Agency:   Atlanta Police Department – License and Permit Unit

Address:                   3493 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30331

Phone:                      404.546.4470

Website:                   www.atlantapd.org

Tobacco (manufacturer)

Regulatory Agency:   Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms

Address:                   1800 Century Blvd. NE, Suite 4235, Atlanta, GA 30345

Phone:                      877.423.6711

Website:                   www.etax.dor.ga.gov

Trade Name & Registration

Regulatory Agency:   Georgia Secretary of State

Address:                   214 State Capitol, Atlanta, GA 30334

Phone:                      404.656.2817

Website:                   www.sos.georgia.gov/corporations

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Vending (private)

Regulatory Agency:   Business Tax Division

Address:                   55 Trinity Ave. SW, Suite 1350, Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone:                      404.330.6270

Website:                   www.atlantaga.gov

Veterans Exemption

Regulatory Agency:   Veterans Administration

Address:            Floyd Veterans Memorial Building, Suite E-970, Atlanta, GA 30334

Phone:                      404.656.2300

Website:                   www.veterans.georgia.gov

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Waste Water

Regulatory Agency:   Georgia Secretary of State Water & Wastewater Treatment

Address:                   237 Coliseum Dr., Macon, GA 31217

Phone:                      478.207.2440

Website:                   http://sos.georgia.gov/plb/water

Wrecker Towing Service (owner requested towing – PERMIT NOT REQUIRED)

Wrecker Towing Service (non-consensual)

Regulatory Agency:   State of Georgia Department of Public Safety

Address:                   959 East Confederate Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316

Phone:                      404.624.7242

Website:                   www.gamccd.net


Last updated: 8/14/2013 10:25:21 AM