COVID-19: Local Georgia Executive Orders

 

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3/23/2020 5:00pm - Gov. Kemp Executive Order: State-wide gathering ban of 10 or more people; Georgia Department of Public Health has authority to shut down businesses that cannot comply with 6 feet distancing between people. This is effective noon March 24, 2020 until noon April 6, 2020. See Executive Order.

City/County

In-Person Dining Ban

Curfew

Effective Until

Off-Premise Sales

Additional Info

Acworth

Yes

4/6/2020

Allowed

Adairsville

Yes

4/4/2020

Adrian

Yes

10pm to 6am

4/6/2020

Albany

Yes

4/8/2020

Alpharetta

Yes

Indefinite

Allowed

Athens-Clarke County

Yes

4/8/2020

Atlanta

Yes

4/7/2020

Allowed

Auburn

Yes

4/6/2020

Augusta-Richmond County

Yes

4/6/2020

Austell

Yes

9pm to 5am

4/10/2020

Deadlines for purchasing or obtaining by persons or businesses of occupation tax certifcates, permits or similar civil approvals shall be tolled for duration of emergency order plus 15 days. Such persons or businesses shall obatin necessary permision

Bainbridge

Yes

9pm to 5am

4/6/2020

Allowed

Barrow County

Yes

4/6/2020

Allowed

Bartow County

Yes

4/4/2020

Berkeley Lake

Yes

4/6/2020

Bloomingdale

No

4/22/2020

Braselton

Yes

4/9/2020

Allowed

Brookhaven

Yes

3/30/2020

Buford

Yes

Indefinite

Allowed

Business license renewal deadline to May 29, 2020

Canton

Yes

4/12/2020

Allowed until 4/30/2020

Small business hardship claims to be sent by email for extensions on business occupational license renewals and other monthly/quarterly business filings.

Cartersville

Yes

4/4/2020

Allowed

Cave Spring

Yes

3/31/2020

Allowed

Chamblee

Yes

9pm to 6am (voluntary)

4/22/2020

Chatham County

No

4/22/2020

Chatooga County

Yes

3/31/2020

Allowed

Cobb County

Yes

4/15/2020

Allowed

Occupation tax/business license renewals due by 12/31, the 10% penalty postponed from 4/1 to 6/1. Interest on excise taxes for March and April waived.

Cohutta

Yes

4/14/2020

Allowed

College Park

No

10pm to 7am

4/19/2020

Extended Mixed-Drink tax payments and business license renewals to April 30, 2020.

Columbus Muscogee County

Yes

4/3/2020

Allowed

April 1 deadline for obtaining business license & paying business occupational tax extended to May 1; Mixed Drink Excise Tax & Vehicle Rental Excise Tax payments due in April extended 30 days

Conyers

Yes

4/13/2020

Covington

No

9pm to 5am (voluntary)

4/7/2020

Allowed

Due date and payment of alcohol excise taxes of restaurants delayed through and until June 30, 2020 and shall not be subject to penalties or interest. Any alcohol excise taxes of restaurants that accrue and are unpaid during the period until June 30, 2020 shall be paid to the City in six (6) equal installments in the months of July through December. All alcohol excise taxes of restaurants shall be due and payable in the normal procedure beginning July 1, 2020

Dacula

Yes

4/6/2020

Allowed

Dalton

Yes

4/14/2020

Allowed

Dasher

Yes

4/6/2020

Decatur

Yes

9pm to 7am

4/16/2020

Allowed

DeKalb County

Yes

9pm to 6am

Indefinite

Allowed

Doraville

Yes

3/31/2020

Allowed

The council extended the renewal of Occupational Tax Certificates (business licenses) to May 1 and delayed the monthly reporting of the Alcohol Beverage Tax until June 20, at which time the months of March, April and May would be due. The council also approved a resolution requesting that commercial property landlords grant a 60-day rent abatement to tenants.

Dougherty County

Yes

4/8/2020

Allowed

Douglas County

Yes

4/10/2020

Allowed

March 31 deadline for business license renewal extended one (1) month.

Douglasville

Yes

4/10/2020

Allowed

Duluth

Yes

Allowed

Deadlines for the payment (including interest and penalties) of occupational taxes, alcohol license renewals and all other licenses or fees owed to the City of Duluth are stayed and not be due until June 30, 2020; Due date & payment of alcohol excise tax delayed until June 30. Any alcohol excise taxes of restaurants that accrue and are unpaid during the period until June 30, 2020 shall be paid to the City in six (6) equal installments in the months of July through December. All alcohol excise taxes of restaurants shall be due and payable in the normal procedure beginning July 1, 2020.

Dunwoody

Yes

4/22/2020

Allowed

East Point

Yes

9pm to 7am

4/22/2020

Allowed

Emerson

Yes

4/4/2020

Euharlee

Yes

4/4/2020

Fayetteville

Yes

9pm to 7am

4/7/2020

Allowed

Floyd County

Yes

3/31/2020

Allowed

Forsyth County

No

4/17/2020

Allowed

Gainesville

Yes

Indefinite

Allowed

Garden City

No

4/22/2020

Glynn County

No

4/14/2020

Allowed

Grayson

Yes

4/6/2020

Gwinnett County

Yes, until 4/6/2020

4/13/2020

Allowed

Hahira

Yes

4/6/2020

Hall County

Yes

3/28/2020

Allowed

Henry County

Yes

4/7/2020

Hinesville

Yes

4/20/2020

Hogansville

Recommended

5/18/2020

Johnson County

Yes

10pm to 6am

4/6/2020

Kennesaw

Yes

9pm to 6am

4/6/2020

Allowed

Kingston

Yes

4/4/2020

Kite

Yes

10pm to 6am

4/6/2020

LaGrange

Yes

5/18/2020

Allowed

Lake Park

Yes

4/6/2020

Laurens County

No

10pm to 6am

Indefinite

Lawrenceville

Yes, until 4/6/2020

4/17/2020

Allowed

Liburn

Yes, until 4/6/2020

4/22/2020

Allowed

Due date of Business occupational taxes from March 31, 2020 to June 30, 2020. No late fees will be applied to occupational taxes paid before July 1, 2020.

Loganville

Yes

4/22/2020

Allowed

Lowndes County

Yes

4/6/2020

Lyerly

Yes

3/31/2020

Allowed

Macon-Bibb County

Yes

4/7/2020

Allowed

All deadlines relating to Article VII of Chapter 26 of Macon-Bibb County Code relating to renewal of business licenses shall be tolled for duration of this order plus 30 days after expiration

Marietta

Yes

4/10/2020

The deadline for business license payments postponed to May 30.

McDonough

No

4/19/2020

McIntosh County

Yes

4/5/2020

Menlo

Yes

3/31/2020

Allowed

Norcross

Yes

Indefinite

Allowed

The deadline for renewals of all business and alcohol licenses is extended until June 30, 2020.The deadline for the payment of occupational taxes, alcohol license fees, alcohol excise taxes and all other taxes, licenses or fees owed to the city is extended until June 30, 2020. Interest and penalties for late payment of such taxes, licenses and fees shall not begin to accrue until June 30, 2020.Alcohol excise taxes that accrue and are unpaid from the effective date of this Emergency Order through June 30, 2020 shall be due and payable to the city in six equal installments in the months of July through December 2020. All alcohol excise taxes accruing after June 30, 2020 shall become due and payable in the normal course after July 1, 2020.

Oakwood

Yes

Indefinite

Allowed

Peachtree City

Yes

Indefinite

Allowed

Peachtree Corners

Yes

4/21/2020

Allowed

Pooler

No

4/22/2020

Port Wentworth

No

4/22/2020

Remerton

Yes

4/6/2020

Rest Haven

Yes

4/6/2020

Rockdale County

Yes

4/8/2020

Allowed

Rome

Yes

4/7/2020

Allowed

Roswell

Yes

4/4/2020

Allowed

The collection of Excise Tax on alcoholic beverages and Business License Fees is suspended for 60 days.

Sandy Springs

Yes

5/16/2020

Allowed

Due date for businesses to pay their Business Occupational Tax Certificate (business license) from March 31 to May 31, 2020. Extension of the required monthly reporting and payment of alcohol excise taxes by local businesses until May 31 without penalty or interest.

Savannah

Yes

4/22/2020

Allowed

Smyrna

Yes

4/3/2020

Allowed

Snellville

Yes

6/18/2020

Allowed

South Fulton

Yes

9pm to 7pm

Indefinite

Statesboro

Yes

4/7/2020

Allowed

Statham

Yes

9pm to 5am

4/7/2020

Allowed

Any deadlines for the purchasing or obatining of occupation tax certificates, permits, or similar civil approvals mandated shall be tolled for the duration of emergency plus 15 days.

Stewart County

Yes

9pm to 6am

4/14/2020

Sugar Hill

Yes

4/14/2020

Allowed

Summerville

Yes

3/31/2020

Allowed

Suwanee

Yes

Thomasville

No

4/24/2020

Thunderbolt

No

4/22/2020

Trion

Yes

3/31/2020

Allowed

Troup County

No

Indefinite

Tunell Hill

Yes

4/14/2020

Allowed

Tybee Island

Yes, effective until 4/9/2020

4/22/2020

Must follow Chatham County's state of emergency

Tyrone

Yes

4/7/2020

Valdosta

Yes

4/6/2020

Varnell

Yes

4/14/2020

Allowed

Vernonburg

No

4/22/2020

Warner Robins

Yes

4/19/2020

Allowed

Deadlines for purchasing or obtaining by persons or businesses of occupation tax certifcates, permits or similar civil approvals shall be tolled for duration of emergency order plus 15 days. Such persons or businesses shall obtain necessary permission.

West Point

No

Indefinite

White

Yes

4/4/2020

Whitfield County

Yes

4/14/2020

Allowed

Winder

Yes

9pm to 5am

4/7/2020

Allowed

Any deadlines for the purchasing or obatining of occupation tax certificates, permits, or similar civil approvals mandated shall be tolled for the duration of emergency plus 15 days

Woodstock

Yes

4/12/2020

Allowed until 4/30/2020

March 20 alcohol exise taxes deferred for 30 days; no additional penalties for delinquent business occupation taxes applied April 1st.

Wrightsville

Yes

10pm to 6am

4/6/2020

If you have updates that need to be added, please email Daniel New at daniel@garestaurants.org.