Restaurants and businesses that desire to serve or sell alcohol require a special alcohol privilege license. These are obtained through a separate application and approval process. By-the-drink alcohol sales are only allowed in full-service restaurants.
Alcohol licenses must be renewed annually and renewal notices will be mailed to existing business owners each fall.
Until further notice from the City of Chamblee, businesses may continue with the sale of alcoholic beverages during the permitted hours of sale that were in effect 2018 alcoholic beverage permits were issued. Until further notice from the City, the recently passed Ordinance regulating hours of sale of alcoholic beverages will not be enforced.