Skip to Main Content
Do Not Show Again
Residents and Visitors
Select a Category
Adult Computer & Employment Skills
Clerk of Council
Good Neighbor Award
Office of the Mayor
Parks and Recreation
Planning and Urban Design
Request Public Records
Savannah Youth Council
signing in or creating an account
, some fields will auto-populate with your information and your submitted forms will be saved and accessible to you.
BUSINESS LOCATION APPROVAL APPLICATION
Sign in to Save Progress
This form has been modified since it was saved. Please review all fields before submitting.
A building inspection, building permit, site plan, and/or Zoning Board of Appeals application, etc., may be required to complete the process.
New Business Information
Name of Business
Name of Owner/Corp
Check if applicable
Change of Ownership
Change of Business Name
Change of Address
Previous Business Name and/or Business Use at this location:
Proposed Business Use or Activity
Home Occupation (Enter Type below)
Other (Enter Type below)
Hair/Nail Salon or Barber Shop
Personal Care Home (Enter Type and # of People below)
Retail (Enter Type below)
Child Care (Enter # of Children below)
Lodging (Enter # of Bedrooms below)
Short Term Vacation Rental (Enter # of Bedrooms below)
Home Occupation Type:
Personal Care Home Type:
Personal Care Home - # of People:
Child Care - # of Children:
Lodging - # of Bedrooms:
Short Term Vacation Rental - # of Bedrooms:
# of Employees:
# of Seats (if applicable):
Please Check all Applicable Statements
Your business is located in a new building.
You are adding new signage or altering existing signage.
You are changing the use of the space or building. (e.g. house to office, office to restaurant, etc.)
You are making changes to the building. (e.g. add or remove walls, doors, windows, stairs, etc.)
Your business is located in your home.
You are adding or changing heating, ventilation, air conditioners, or refrigeration.
You are adding or changing plumbing. (e.g. sinks, toilets, showers, bathtubs, etc.)
You are adding or changing electrical. (e.g. new lights, switches, outlets, etc.)
You plan to sell fireworks at your retail business.
Applicant’s Statement of Compliance
It is the responsibility of every business owner or operator to make certain that the type or nature of business activity being conducted at any location in the City of Savannah is permitted by and conforms to the Zoning Ordinance and Building Regulations of the City before signing a lease/contract and operating the business.
I understand that all construction work will require a permit prior to commencing construction, which includes alterations, modifications, renovations, remodeling, signage, etc. Working without a permit will result in a minimum penalty of $500.
I hereby certify that I have answered all of the questions contained herein and know the same to be true and correct. Further, I understand that any Development Services approval issued, based upon false information or misrepresentation provided by the applicant, will be null and void and subject to penalty as provided by law and ordinances.
Name of Business Owner (Not Company Name)
I affirm that the information I have entered is true and this mark is to be considered my Legal Signature.
If you need further assistance please Contact the Business Approval Coordinator at (912)644-7709 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Leave This Blank:
Receive an email copy of this form.
This field is not part of the form submission.
* indicates a required field
Agendas & Minutes
Pay Your Utility Bill Online
Mayor & Council
Savannah Civic Center
Flood Protection Information
City Construction Projects
BACK TO TOP
Slideshow Left Arrow
Slideshow Right Arrow