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City of Savannah Public Communications

Posted on: February 22, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Public Meetings Scheduled for Proposed Revisions to Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance

NEWS RELEASE

February 22, 2019

For Immediate Release


Public Meetings Scheduled for Proposed Revisions to Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance

SAVANNAH, GA (February 22, 2019) — The City of Savannah will host two public meetings on February 28, 2019 to discuss proposed revisions to the Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance and Alcohol Density Overlay District Ordinance. Matters under consideration include:

  • Defining convenience stores
  • Establishing distance requirements between convenience stores
  • Strengthening alcohol permitting for temporary events
  • Eliminating alcohol beverage license transfers
  • Requiring the submittal of security plans for all license classifications
  • Referencing responsible parties, including doormen
  • Defining leasable retail area in Alcohol Density Overlay District


Opportunities for the community to participate in this process have been scheduled for:

Thursday, February 28

12:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Savannah Civic Center, O’Connor Room

301 W. Oglethorpe Avenue


Please visit the City’s website at www.savannahga.gov/alcohol for up-to-date information on this process and to provide additional feedback if you are not able to attend one of these meetings.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at alcohol@savannahga.gov.


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