Inspections, Licenses, Permits
OCCUPATION TAX CERTIFICATION (BUSINESS LICENSE)Each person engaged in any business, trade, profession or occupation in the city, whether with a location in the city or in the case of an out-of-state business with no location in the state exerting substantial efforts within the state pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 48-13-7, shall pay an occupation tax for the business, trade, profession or occupation, which tax and any applicable registration shall be displayed in a conspicuous place in the place of business if the taxpayer has a permanent business location in the city. If the taxpayer has no permanent business location in the city, such occupational tax registration shall be shown to the city clerk, code enforcement officer and/or police officers of the city, upon request.
NEW BUSINESSES - COMMERCIAL
To begin the occupation tax certification (business license) application process for a new business with proposed locations within the City please complete the Zoning Certification Request Form and submit it to the Administration Office, 875 Main Street, Stone Mountain, Georgia. You may also fax the completed form to 770-498-8609 or email it to the Assistant City Clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any occupation or commercial enterprise within the zoning districts R-1, R-2, R-3, R-4, VCM, or MR-1. Home occupation tax applicants are to complete both the Zoning Certification Request Form and the Home Occupation Tax Certification Application. Click here for Home Occupation Tax Application Instructions. Completed forms can be submitted to the Administration Office. You may also fax forms to 770-498-8609 or email them to the City Clerk at email@example.com.