Revenue/Business License

Revenue/Business License Department

The mission of the Revenue/Business License Department is to administer the City’s revenue ordinances and regulations in an efficient, equitable and professional manner; to provide complete, accurate and timely information and service to taxpayers; and to collect taxes and license fees due the City.

The City collects business license fees and various taxes such as gas tax and lodging tax. Revenue Discovery Systems (RDS) is the sales tax administrator for the City. RDS works with hundreds of local and state governments in several states providing taxpayer services. RDS can answer any of your questions concerning sales tax issues and payments. You may reach them by phone 1-800-556-7274 or website is

Business Licensing requirements and fees vary based upon your type business. Some licenses require state certification and/or bonds.

If you have any questions regarding a business license please contact our office between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (Monday – Friday) Our office is located at 205 E. Barbour Street.

Links to forms are listed below:

Business License Application
Garage/Yard Sale Permit
Event Permit
Lodging Tax Form
If you need assistance please contact Lisa Taylor, License Clerk, 334.688.2007 or email:
Additional contacts are as follows:
Lucy Young
Payroll/Accounts Clerk

Gloria Helms
Accountant/2020 Coordinator

Joy White, CPA/CMC
City Clerk Treasurer