• January 16, 2018Recreation T-Ball, Softball & Baseball Registration
  • January 18, 2018 8:30 amPickens County Board of Assessors
  • January 18, 2018 5:30 pmBOC Regular Meeting
  • February 1, 2018 10:00 amBOC Work Session

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Pickens County Government
1266 E. Church Street
Jasper, Georgia 30143
Phone: 706-253-8809


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Business Licenses

Businesses operating in unincorporated Pickens County are required to obtain and display a current Business License [see Pickens County Ordinances: Chapter 18].  The process for getting a Business License is as follows:

    • Go to the Tax Assessor’s Office to register your business. You will receive a report that is required for your Business License Application.
      Tax Assessor Office
      Suite 121
      1266 E Church Street
      Jasper, GA 30143-1622
      Phone: 706-253-8700
      Fax: 706-253-8703
    • Fill out the Business License Application Form. This can be picked up at the Planning and Development Office or Download It Here. If you need to renew your license you may  Download It Here If your business requires State of Georgia Licensure, a copy of your Georgia License will be required with your application [see O.C.G.A. Title 43 and Secretary of State: Points of Contact]. If you need a copy of the Affidavit Verifying Status For a Pickens County Public Benefit Application you may Download It Here. The following documents are for your E-Verify Status.
    • E-Verify Employer Compliance Affidavit.
    • Exempt from E-Verify
  • As part of our ongoing effort to ensure a safe and secure environment in which to work and shop, Pickens County Fire Rescue requires that all new businesses, located within Pickens County, to have a “Fire Safety” inspection completed prior to the issuance of a business license. To schedule a “Fire Safety” Inspection please Click Here.
  • Bring
    1. your State Licenses [if required],
    2. the Tax Assessor’s Report,
    3. the completed Pickens County Business License Application,
    4. and the $100.00 Licensing Fee [see below].to:
    Office of Planning and Development
    Suite 136
    1266 E Church Street
    Jasper, GA 30143-1622

The Business Licenses run from July 1st through June 30th. Your renewal will come due on July 1st. The renewal fee is $100.00/year. Our office sends a courtesy reminder. However, you are responsible for paying your license fee by the due date. We cannot guarantee receipt of a reminder in the mail.