Gwinnett County Police Department Permits Unit
One Justice Square
446 West Crogan Street, Suite 200
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Alenna Hinton, Permits Supervisor
Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday
8:00am – 5:00pm
Closed on government holidays.
Due to the time required to complete the search on each permit applicant, groups of five (5) or more need to call for an appointment, no exceptions.
Types of Permits Issued & Fees
|Pawn Broker Business Permit:||$100|
|Burglar/Security Alarm Installer:||$50|
|Precious Metal Employees:||$50|
|Copies:||$.10 per page|
|Precious Metal Owners:||$100|
|Precious Metal Business Permit:||$100|
|Fortune Telling/Related Practices:||$100|
|Pawn Broker Employees:||$50|
|Pawn Broker Owners:||$100|
FAQ: Alcohol permits
A: Yes, as long as the license is valid.
Q: I do not have a passport, what other ID is required?
A: The only ID you need to bring is a valid government pictured ID.
Q: Can I pay with a credit/debit card?
A: Yes, as long as your name is on the card. If you bring in a card that has someone else’s name on the card, that person must come in the office with you.
Q: What arrests will prevent me from getting my permit?
A: To see the requirements, you can go to www.gwinnettcounty.com Type in Alcohol ordinances in the top right search bar. This will take you to the county ordinances.
A: No, as long as your permit is valid, you can use it to work at any restaurant in Unincorporated Gwinnett County that holds a valid alcohol license.
Please note that if your paperwork states Livescan, Cogent or GAPS submissions are required, we are not a part of the program and cannot provide this service. You will need to follow the instructions given by the requestor or go to https://www.aps.gemalto.com/ga/index.htm for additional information and instructions.