Commonly referred to as a business license, an Occupation Tax Certificate is issued upon the registration of a business and payment of the established fee.
A change of ownership shall be considered in the same light as the termination of a business and the establishment of a new business. Therefore, a new owner must apply for a new occupational tax certificate.
A change in address shall be cause for a business to follow the same procedures as a new business. Please check the zoning prior to signing a new lease or occupying new space, as the location may be one where the business may not be allowed.
Renewals are due January 1-March 31 of each year. Types of licenses:
For any official documents, please contact Elberton City Clerk Cindy Churney at (706) 213-3105.