Alcohol Ordinance Update
In August 2016, City Council approved revisions to Savannah Code, Part 6, Chapter 1, Article H, entitled Alcoholic Beverages, relating to the regulatory provisions and criteria for approving, denying, suspending, and revoking alcoholic beverage licenses; and to update and restructure the Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance. These changes went into effect on January 1, 2017.
Presently the City is NOT enforcing the bar card/background check provision.
The City is hosting meetings for public input. For more information please click here.
Notice: Applications will not be forwarded to the Clerk of Council to be scheduled for a public hearing before City Council until a fully completed application with all required supporting documents, affidavits, and all required fees are received in the Revenue Department.
For additional information regarding visit the SCMPD Alcoholic Beverage Compliance Unit webpage.