Businesses Not Required to Comply

Businesses not Covered

The following businesses are not covered by the provisions of this county ordinance:

  • Agricultural products and livestock raised in the state governed by O.C.G.A. § 48-5-356.
  • Any farm operation for the production from or on the land of agricultural products, but not including agribusiness.
  • Any practitioner whose office is maintained by and who is employed in practice exclusively by the United States, the state, a municipality or County of the state, an instrumentality of the United States, the state, the municipality or the County.
  • Any state or local authority, nonprofit organization, or vendor operating under a contract with a tax-exempt agricultural fair, as that term is defined in O.C.G.A. § 2-2-8.
  • Charitable, nonprofit organizations which utilize at least 80% of their proceeds for charitable purposes.
  • Cooperative marketing associations governed by O.C.G.A. § 2-10-105.
  • Depository financial institutions governed under O.C.G.A. § 48-6-93.
  • Facilities operated by a charitable trust governed by O.C.G.A. § 48-13-55.
  • Insurance companies governed by O.C.G.A. § 33-8-8 et seq.
  • Motor common carriers governed by O.C.G.A. § 46-7-15.
  • Real estate brokers, unless the broker maintains a principal or branch office in the County.
  • Those businesses governed by O.C.G.A. § 48-5-355. (Businesses that purchase carload lots of guano, meats, meal, flour, bran, cottonseed or cottonseed meal and hulls.)
  • Those businesses regulated by the state public service commission.
  • Those electrical service businesses organized under O.C.G.A. § 46-3-1 et seq.