Getting licensed with the state
Certain businesses require licensing with the state.
Contact the Secretary of State, Brad Raffensperger, at 844.753.7825 or visit www.sos.ga.gov
Licensing & Sales Tax ID
Your business may be required to obtain a seller’s permit, and all businesses much receive a Tax ID number.
Contact the Georgia Department of Revenue (Regional Office) at 706.295.6061 or visit http://dor.georgia.gov/tax-registration
Contacts for local licensing & Inspections:
City of Ellijay Business LIcense, Zoning, and Building Inspection Office
Ellijay City Hall
197 North Main
706.635.4711, ext 3 – Business LIcense
706.635.4711, ext 2 – Zoning & Inspection
City of East Ellijay Business License, Zoning and Building Inspection Office
East Ellijay City Hall
107 Oak Street
Gilmer County Business License, Zoning, and Building Inspection Office
Gilmer County Planning & Zoning
9 Southside Square
Gilmer County Office of Enrivonmental Health
1 Broad Street, Suite 3
Local & State Business License Information
Any business locating within the city limits of Ellijay or East Ellijay will require a business license.
For more information on how to obtain a license, contact the appropriate city hall below:
-Ellijay City Hall: 706.635.4711
-East Ellijay City Hall: 706.276.3111
Any business locating in the unincorporated area of Gilmer County requires a business license.
-Gilmer County Business License: 706.635.3406
For accommodation services, please contact the Gilmer County Board of Commissioners Office for additional registration requirements.
Gilmer County Board of Commissioners
1 Broad Street
Ellijay, GA 30540
Inquiries for state licensing and registration of corporations, please contact the Georgia Secretary of State – Office of Brad Raffensperger.
Georgia Secretary of State, Brad Raffensperger
214 State Capitol
Atlanta, GA 30334