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Business Regulations By Industry

Certain categories of business are subject to special rules and regulations including home-based businesses, hotels (and other types of short-term lodging) and car rental companies.

Apartment Complexes


There are certain City ordinances regarding apartment complexes. Learn more about the specific regulations.

Home-based Businesses


According to the Business for Home non-profit organization, there are 38 million home-based businesses in the United States with a new one started every 12 seconds. In Sandy Springs, home-based businesses are required to get a business license.

Hotels and Lodging


Businesses which operate a hotel, motel, inn, lodge, tourist camp, tourist cabin, bed and breakfast are required to collect a tax from each person occupying accommodations.

Vehicle Rental


Sandy Springs businesses which rent or lease motor vehicles designed to carry ten or fewer passengers for a period of 31 consecutive days or less are required to collect excise taxes.

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City Event

Sandy Springs Farmers Market

Saturday, April 17
The Sandy Springs Farmers Market opened April 17 and will run through November 20, 2021. Each week, a unique selection of vendors set up shop providing an open-air opportunity to purchase fresh produce and artisan foods.
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Community Event

Pickleball Open House and Workshops

Saturday, July 24
Want to get in on the country's fastest growing sport? Learn more at the Pickleball Open House at the Sandy Springs Tennis Center on July 24, 2021 from 10 a.m. to noon. Still interested? Register for one of the workshops that week.
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Recreational Program

Dragonflies and Butterflies

Sunday, July 25
Learn more about these beautiful insects as we study butterflies and dragonflies at this Wild Explorers program. After wandering through to look at the summer blooms, participants will make a craft to take home.
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