Alcohol Licenses

To sell alcoholic beverages in the unincorporated part of Jackson County you will need to obtain an Alcohol License.  In order to do so, you must: 

  1. Fill out the Alcohol License application online at Jackson County’s Citizen Self Service (CSS) portal here: Please remember that your username is not your email address.  Also, CSS has shown to function better in Google Chrome . 
  2. Complete the SAVE Affidavit for eligibility to obtain an Alcohol License. 
  3. Complete the E-verify Affidavit for either exempt or non-exempt employers required by the State of Georgia.
    • The two affidavits will need to be notarized, scanned and uploaded to the online application.

Jackson County Alcohol Ordinance (PDF)

GAPS Background Check Process

E-Verify Exempt Affidavit for Private Employer (PDF)

E-Verify Affidavit for Private Employer (PDF)

SAVE Affidavit for Eligibility of Certificate (PDF)


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    Kathy Holloway

    Planning Clerk
    Phone: 706-367-7366