Alcohol Ordinance Updates

Alcohol Ordinance Updates

The City of Savannah is undertaking minor revisions to the Alcohol Beverage Ordinance. Portions of the ordinance currently under review include:

  • Continue to require server permits (Bar Cards) and revise process
    – Sec. 6-1209, License Conditions and Restrictions
  • Address issues with Sunday sales
    – Sec. 6-1204. Definitions; General Provisions
    – Sec. 6-1211. Hours of Operation; Sunday Sales
  • Clarify language with underage drinking when kitchen closes
    – Sec. 6-1219. Persons Under the age of 21
  • Incorporate additional language for temporary event

If you have any questions or would like to provide feedback on any portions of the Alcohol Beverage Ordinance, please contact the City at (912) 525-1500 or by email.

Meeting Schedule

The City will host a series of public meetings to obtain feedback on the existing Alcohol Beverage Ordinance. Two meeting times are available each day to allow for maximum participation. The same material will be presented at each of these sessions.

Review Alcohol License Ordinance and Discuss Revisions 

Wednesday, August 23, 2:00PM and 6:00PM

Savannah Civic Center, 301 W. Oglethorpe Avenue, Mason Room

View the August 23rd meetings presentation.

View the August 23rd meetings notes.

Present Proposed Revisions to the Alcohol License Ordinance 

Wednesday, September 6, 2:00PM and 6:00PM

Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street

View the September 6th meetings presentation.

View the September 6th meetings notes.