License & Business Support Department

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The License & Business Support Department  is responsible for maintaining the best interest of the citizens of Albany & Dougherty County as it relates to conducting business. The department  issue Occupational Tax Certificates,  Alcohol License, Solicitation Permits, Alcoholic Beverage Handlers Card, and Special Event Permits.

 The department also oversees the collection of revenue from city departments, event fees, excise tax, and bad checks.  Inspects all vehicles for hire, investigates fraud of the City’s Utilities,  and administer the False Alarm Reduction Program.

In addition, serves tax levies, serves summons and warrants, enforces regulations, perform training to area merchants hoping to prevent the sale of alcohol to person’s underage, and perform security  during judicial hearings of the Municipal Court, and for city owned buildings.

The License & Business Support Department is comprised of 2 Divisions; Treasury Division and the Marshal’s Division. 

Contact Information

240 Pine Avenue, Suite 150
Albany, Georgia 31701
Phone: 229-431-2118
Fax: 229-432-8160