The City of Foley is transitioning to an online system for new business licenses and renewals. The steps to renew your license are as follows:
- Click on the link for Citizenserve and create a login.
- Once you create a login – apply for a new license. You cannot use the “renew your license” option this year. We need updated information for all of our businesses this year. Next year you will be able to use this function.
- Once you complete the information SUBMIT the application. NO PAYMENT IS DUE AT THIS TIME.
Instructions for Applying for NEW/Renewal
Instructions for Applying for Short Term Rentals License/Permit
- We will review applications and ensure requirements have been met and then release the license for payment.***Please be patient as we have numerous request coming in each day. Give us 48 hours to approve your request. If your status has not changed – email us at email@example.com and we will assist you PROMPTLY.
- Once you have been approved for PAYMENT – you may pay in the following ways:
ONLINE – with Debit/Credit ***convenience fee does apply
IN PERSON – Cash
MAIL – Checks ***You MUST reference your File# or BL#
- Once we receive payment in FULL – we will issue the business license and a copy will be saved to your Citizenserve account.
We are here to help you. Following are ways we can help:
KIOSK in our Lobby at 407 East Laurel Ave – we will guide you through the process
PHONE – 251-943-1545 – ask for Revenue
EMAIL – firstname.lastname@example.org – this email is sent to ALL revenue staff. We answer emails as quickly as they are received.
WORKING HOURS: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Liquor Tax is due on all purchases from the prior month. Business owners who sell liquor are required to pay this tax, monthly, to the City of Foley.
Local Liquor Tax Form
Beer Tax is paid by distributors.
Beer Tax Form
Wine Tax is paid by distributors.
Wine Tax Form
Tobacco Tax is paid by distributors of tobacco products.
Tobacco Tax Form
Gas Tax is paid by distributors of gasoline, diesel and motor fuels.
Gas Tax Form
Selling Liquor, Beer or Wine at your Establishment
Corporate City Limits of Foley
My business will be serving liquor, beer and/or wine, and my business is located within the corporate city limits of Foley. What is the process to obtain a City of Foley license?
All businesses in the corporate city limits that intend to sell beer, wine or liquor must have prior approval from the mayor and council. Steps are as follows:
Step 1: Apply for a license to sell liquor, beer or wine at the ABC Board. The ABC Board may require you to submit your business license application to the City as part of their application process. The phone number for ABC Board is 251-947-2971.
Step 2: Once the ABC Board completes your application, they will give you a copy and you will bring it to our City Clerk. Once we receive the application, we will add the request to our next scheduled City Council Meeting. See Council Agendas and Minutes. for details regarding dates for submitting items. We suggest you get your application to us at least 3 weeks to 1 month before the Council Meeting.
Step 3: After the mayor and council approve your request, a letter will be sent directly to the ABC Board confirming the approval. You will then need to obtain a City of Foley business license and follow up with ABC Board to get your actual Liquor License (or Beer and Wine License). See business license menu for other requirements.
Police (Fire) Jurisdiction of Foley
My business will be serving liquor, beer and/or wine, and my business is not in the corporate city limits of Foley but it is in the Police Jurisdiction of Foley. What is the process to obtain a City of Foley license?
All businesses located within the Police Jurisdiction that intend to sell beer, wine or liquor must have prior approval from Baldwin County Commission. Steps are as follows:
Step 1: Apply for a license to sell liquor, beer or wine at the ABC Board. The phone number for ABC Board is 251-947-2971.
Step 2: Contact the Baldwin County Commission office at 251-943-5061 to schedule a Public Hearing for approval of your request to sell liquor, beer or wine.
Step 3: After the County Commission approves your request, submit a copy of the approval to the Revenue Department. You will need to obtain a City of Foley business license. License fees for businesses located in the Police (Fire) jurisdiction are half of the usual rate. Liquor tax is also ½ of the normal rate.
Please refer to Business License page for information regarding other requirements for a business license.
For businesses in the corporate city limits only, commercial trash dumpsters are provided through the City of Foley. Contact the Revenue Department for specific information or download the application form and email to one of the emails listed above.
Application for Service
FAQ’s Regarding Dumpsters
To view account detail and/or pay invoices:
***We accept credit cards and E-checks***
GARBAGE CANS AND RECYCLE BINS
For information about obtaining wheeled trash carts for smaller businesses, contact Public Works at 251-943-8897.
RECYLE DUMPSTERS, CONSTRUCTION ROLL-OFF CONTAINERS & COMPACTORS
Recycle dumpster, construction roll-off containers and compactors are no longer provided through the City of Foley. The following companies are franchised to provide these services in the City of Foley:
Alabama Container Company: 251-962-4325/800-962-1823
Armor Environmental LLC: (251) 378-9900
Allied Waste Services: 800-752-4092
Baldwin Container Co.: 251-239-5509
Big Red Container Co.: 251-990-5047
Bin There Dump That: (251) 928-8789
Easy Haul, Inc.: 888-565-8315
Gulf Coast Containers: 251-443-7997
Hoyer Rentals LLC
K & S Container: (251) 979-5069
Lazenby Container Company: 251-979-2382
Rock & Roll Off’s, LLC: (251) 645-2826
The Dumpster Guy: 251-270-9633
Waste Management: 251-971-1959/800-972-2631
Waste Pro: 850-474-0800