2021 Alcohol License Renewal Relief Program

Recognizing that many local businesses are struggling in today’s difficult economic climate, the City of Savannah is allowing the 2021 alcohol license renewal fee to be paid in three installments. This 2021 payment plan is optional in that all license fees can be paid in January 2021 in full if a business so desires. 

In 2021, rather than paying one lump sum in January for the alcohol license renewal, the City of Savannah is providing businesses the option to pay the alcohol license renewal fee in three monthly payments, with one-third of the fee due by January 29, 2021, two-thirds due by February 26, 2021, and the fee paid in full by March 31, 2021. Any balances unpaid by March 31, 2021 will be subject to penalties, interest and license revocation. Letters detailing the process and breakdown of payments were mailed to renewal applicants in mid-December. 

To take advantage of the payment plan, applicants should remit their monthly payment to:

City of Savannah Revenue Department
Attn: Alcohol License Renewals
P.O. Box 1228
Savannah GA 31402

Alternatively, license renewal applicants can drop-off their check/money order in the drop-box located outside the Revenue Department offices at 305 Fahm Street, Savannah GA 31401. 

Please note that Revenue Department offices are currently closed to the public. If you have any questions, please contact Judee Jones, Business Tax & Alcohol License Manager, at (912) 651-6445.

Due Dates & Remittance Stubs

Applicants should include their 2021 alcohol renewal application and business tax application with their 1st installment payment; follow-up payments should include the completed remittance stub.

1st Installment Due:January 29, 2021
2nd Installment Due:February 26, 2021
3rd Installment Due:March 31, 2021

About the Provisional License

Applicants who take advantage of the 2021 Alcohol License Renewal Relief Program's payment plan will receive a provisional alcohol license after their initial payment is received. Once payment is made in full, a standard license will be issued. Failure to meet the due dates of each installment can result in the revocation of the provisional license.