Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Extends Administrative Order Related to Business License Renewals

Wednesday, September 29th, 2021

In an effort to assist Atlanta residents and businesses during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has reissued an Administrative Order, suspending late fees related to business license renewals through the end of October. 
The Administrative Order directs the Chief Financial Officer to refrain from taking any action to issue citations or to otherwise impose penalties against any individual or business entity subject to taxation in accordance with Chapter 30, Article III for delinquency on any unpaid tax following the April 1, 2020 deadline through October 31, 2021. 
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Bottoms has issued a series of Executive and Administrative Orders to minimize the impact on the community and aid in recovery efforts. 
To apply, renew and pay business licenses, please access the ATLCORE Business Licensing and Permitting portal at: The portal is available online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 
Customers can now also visit City Hall at 55 Trinity Ave SW, Atlanta, GA 30303, for in person Business License processing, without appointment. 
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 2:30 pm 
Prior to visiting City Hall, please ensure that you:  
  1. Register for your ATLCORE account 
  2. Know your ATLCORE registered email address and password 
  3. Complete your SAVE & E-Verify Forms