Industry in Demorest

Welcome to the City of Demorest, We are glad you have decided to operate a business here.

To establish a business in the City of Demorest the following documents will help you in your process. We want you to succeed and grow. If we can help you or help point you to local resources, please let us know.

  • Business License is required annually and upon establishing a business in the City of Demorest.Click here for the business license application, print, complete, and bring to the City Hall located at 546 Georgia Street, Demorest, GA along with a $100.00 application fee and photo ID. Not prorated per year.

Your application will then be reviewed along with a fire inspection upping which time you will be notified of approval or changes needed or unapproved status.DSC_0003 (2)

Restaurants, in addition to the items above, are required to submit:

  • A permit from the Habersham County Health Department.
  • Water and Sewage will need to be established in the restaurant’s name. Click here for water application, print, complete, and bring to the Demorest City Hall along with your $100.00 deposit and photo ID.
  • If applicable, a beer and wine permit is required when establishing a business and annually. Click here for the beer and wine permit, print, complete and bring to the Demorest City Hall.

New construction:

New Construction in Demorest, GA will need the above items as well as:

  • A building/land disturbing permit click here for your permit, print, complete and bring to the Demorest City hall.
  • A meter installation application and fee. Click here to print can complete your application.