Local cities and counties require Alcoholic License Surveys as part of the application for a liquor license for restaurants, bars, nightclubs and liquor stores.
Local authorities require Alcoholic License Survey as part of the application process for a liquor license. Each one is a little different and each has an established set of criteria that the applicant must meet to obtain a liquor license which is also called a Beverage License and Beer and Wine License.
Beer and Wine surveys have different survey requirements than Packaged Liquor retail outlets.
The Alcoholic License Survey is one part of the application package and is performed by a Land Surveyor. The survey will show the location of the property and the building of the establishment that wishes to sell alcoholic beverages.
Requirements vary from City to City and State to State. All governing authorities require a survey by a Land Surveyor when applying for a liquor license. Call us at 770-316-1720 for a free quote.
The licensing authority uses liquor license surveys (Atlanta) to determine if the sale of alcoholic beverages at the applicant's proposed place of business would have a negative impact on the surrounding community. It also provides the applicant the information to understand why a certain location works or doesn't work. Liquor license surveys are helpful to all parties.
Atlanta Engineering Services has been providing liquor license and beer and wine survey for more than 28 years. Our land surveyors are very familiar with the requirement of local counties and cities.
We recommend that restaurant owners call us during the due diligence period to determine if their proposed restaurant location complies with the regulating authorities. This could prevent any hassles with being locked into a contract or lease when the location did not meet the minimum distance requirements of the city or county.
Atlanta Engineering Services works with Restaurant, Liquor Store, Bar, Nightclub Owners to provide the Alcoholic License survey in a timely manner to meet the needs of the applicant.
The information we need from you to perform a Liquor License Survey is:
"Alcohol License Process
STEP ONE - Do you have the right location?
The first step to getting an alcohol license is making sure that you have the right location. This is essential because licenses are granted per location and if a previous license has been revoked, it will not be granted to the location, even if the ownership has changed.
Go to the Zoning Enforcement Division to verify if your desired location has been approved for your intended use.
Contact a certified surveyor to perform an Alcohol Certified Survey or Distance Survey. These surveys help determine whether or not your location would be in compliance with the State of Georgia Code which dictates that your location must not be too close to a school, church or government building. A certified survey of the proposed premises depicting the distance requirements as specified on the alcoholic beverage application. The survey must also state how the property was measured (from what point of the premises to what point of the measured location and the direction of measurement)."
(This information has been taken from the City of Atlanta regulations for use as an example of regulations.)
Alcohol Surveys in Cobb County depends on the jurisdiction in which the applicant is applying for the Alcohol License.
Go to the Municode for the locale in which you are applying to determine the license requirements and the distance requirements from churches, schools, and other restrictions.