To obtain a Business License in the City of Winterville, the place of business must be located within the City Limits of Winterville and must comply to provisions of Section 32-102 of the City Charter.


The deadline for business license applications and renewals is April 1.

Please download and print a business license application found below, or copies can be picked up at City Hall.

Winterville Business License (PDF)

All paperwork must be completed in full and returned to City Hall for review along with payment of fee.

Some applications may require further review by City Council and consideration and action at its next regular scheduled public meeting.


The P & Z Commission meets on the first Monday of each month (first Wednesday if Monday is a holiday) at 5:30 pm. Meetings are located at City Hall unless otherwise noted.

Building Permit Required: It shall be unlawful for any buildings to be located, erected, moved, added to or structurally altered in excess of $500 building or alteration cost without obtaining a Building Permit issued by the Planning and Zoning Commission. No building permits shall be issued except in conformity with the provisions of this Ordinance.

Building Permit (PDF)

Zoning & Sign Ordinance (PDF)


1-25-2021 Download the Application. (PDF)


No permits are required at this time, however, you may only have up to two garage sales per year.  Residents are allowed to post no more than TWO signs that are not on their property and must be removed at the close of their sale.  It is not permitted to place signs on utility poles or street signs.

Please call 706-742-8600 with any questions.


City of Winterville, Georgia