Beverage License Surveys


Beer and Wine Surveys,
Alcohol Beverage Surveys,
Liquor License Surveys

Beverage License Surveys are required by Municipalities and counties for issuance of a liquor license for restaurants, neighbor clubs, nightclubs bars and liquor stores.

We provide Alcohol Surveys for Cobb County, Forsyth County, Fulton County, Gwinnett County and DeKalb County. Some of the cities we serve are Marietta, Cumming, Johns Creek, Milton, Roswell, Alpharetta, Sandy Springs, Chamblee, Lawrenceville, Peachtree Corners, Brookhaven, Decatur, Smyrna, and Norcross.

Counties and Cities have a specific licensing requirements. Part of that requirements is to include a Liquor License Survey with the application. Atlanta Engineering Services has been providing Beverage License surveys for more than 30 years. Call us at 770-316-1720.

Information required on a Beverage License Survey

  • Location of your facility showing access streets and highways
  • Size of the building
  • All churches located within a given distance
  • All schools located within a given distance
  • All schools located within a given distance and
  • Distances to other establishments that serve or sell alcohol

The Beverage License Survey is a part of the application package and is performed by a Professional 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 County to County. All governing authorities require a survey by a Professional Land Surveyor when applying for a liquor license. Call us at 770-316-1720 for a quote.

Reasons to Require a Survey?

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. The survey provides the application sufficient information to determine if their location meets the distance requirements specified in the guidelines. 

Atlanta Engineering - Professional Land Surveyors
in Cobb County and Forsyth County

Atlanta Engineering Services has been providing liquor license and beer and wine survey for more than 25 years. Our professional land surveyors are knowledgeable of the requirements of local counties and cities.

We recommend that restaurant owners call us during the due diligence period to determine if their proposed 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 Restaurants, Liquor Stores, Bars, and Nightclub owners to provide the liquor license survey in a timely manner.

The information needed from the applicant to perform a Liquor License Survey is:

  • Your Name
  • Telephone Number
  • Property Address including city, state and zip code
  • Name of the Restaurant, Bar, Nightclub
  • Your time frame

Excerpt from the City of Atlanta
Liquor License application package:

"City of Atlanta Beverage License Surveys"

Alcohol Certified Survey:

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)."

(The above information is the City of Atlanta regulations and is used as an example of Liquor License regulations.)

See Alcohol License-Cobb County for information about license requirements in Marietta and Cobb County.

Alcohol Survey Information

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More Alcohol Survey Articles. . .

Other Services by Atlanta Engineering Services
Alcohol License in the City of Johns Creek
What is an Alcohol Survey?
Alcohol Survey Requirements in Cobb County
What is included in an Alcohol License Survey?
Beer and Wine Surveys are performed by a Professional Surveyor Beverage License Surveys must be a Certified Survey
Liquor License Survey and Surveyor’s Contact Information

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