Package licenses are issued to grocery stores and convenience stores to sell alcoholic beverages in their original packaging and cannot be consumed on the licensed premises.
Consumption on the premises licenses are issued to restaurants to sell alcoholic beverages by the drink on the licensed premises. Consumption on the premises licenses may not allow the sale of alcoholic beverages "to go." All alcohol must be consumed on the premises. Consumption licenses shall be only issued to restaurants that meet Hall County Code requirements. Restaurants must have:
Sanitary kitchen and dining room equipment with current Food Service Permit
Approved by the Building Inspection Department to have a minimum seating capacity of at least 30 people
Serve meals during at least 2 meal periods (breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner) per day
Be open for business at least 3 days a week
Be open at least 6 months a year (businesses may only close for seasonal reasons or up to 6 months per calendar year for remodeling)