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Licensing & Revenue Board of Appeals

The Licensing and Revenue Board of Appeals was established pursuant to the County Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance. The Alcoholic Beverage Appeal Board and the Municipal-Gwinnett Business License Tax Rate Review and Appeal Committee have been combined to form this Board. The Board consists of five (5) members, appointed as follows:

  • Planning & Development Director, or designee
  • Director of Board of Health, or designee
  • A member of the Gwinnett Convention and Visitors Bureau Board to be named by the GCVB
  • A resident of Gwinnett County appointed by the Board of Commissioners
  • A resident of Gwinnett County to be named by the Grand Jury

Licensing & Revenue Board of Appeals' members are paid $75 per meeting or appeal hearing for non-Gwinnett employees only.
Members serve two-year terms, with the exception of the Planning & Development Director and the Director of the Board of Health (which are incumbent positions).

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Meetings are scheduled as needed within 30 days of appeals filed with the Licensing and Revenue Manager. Scheduled meetings are held at 2:00pm at One Justice Square, 446 West Crogan Street Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046.


No specific qualifications or training is required.

Responsibilities / Powers
  • To provide an appeal process for business owners who have been denied an occupation tax certificate, had their occupation tax certificate suspended or revoked, deems the tax to be unlawful, discriminatory or inequitable or to any person who has been denied an employee work permit
  • To provide an appeal process for cases dealing with the denial of an alcohol license or a permit to serve alcohol, or the suspension or revocation of an alcohol license
  • To provide an appeal process for business owners who have had their massage/spa establishment license denied, suspended, or revoked
  • To provide an appeal process for a Solid Waste Residential Service Provider who has been assessed liquidated damages by the County
Active Members
Appointed By Position Name Representing Term Expires
BoC Appointment Katherine "Kerri" Crean 12/31/2025
Director of Planning & Development or Designee Matt Dickison Incumbent
Gwinnett Convention & Visitors Bureau Stan Hall 12/31/2025
Grand Jury Desmond A. Nembhard 12/31/2025
Board of Health Director or Designee Louise Radloff Permanent