City of Atmore Revenue Department

Revenue Department

Jeremy Ray
Phone: 251-368-2253

Atmore City Hall
201 East Louisville Avenue
Atmore, AL 36502

Mailing Address:
Post Office Drawer 1297
Atmore AL 36504

Telephone: 251-368-2253
Fax: 251-368-1841

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


It is important to us that tax dollars we collect are correctly accounted for and are used appropriately for Atmore. The revenue department is happy to be held accountable by the Atmore City Council during their regular meetings at City Hall. We understand that tax money we receive fuels our community by helping to support necessary services like our fire department. 

The Atmore Revenue Department is responsible for issuing business licenses, making sure that all license and tax requirements match up with established tax ordinances, and collecting fees and other revenue for the city. Information on business licenses and taxes are included below. 


Business Licenses

A business license is required to open a business within the city limits of Atmore. In order to obtain one, you must complete and submit a business license application as well as pay the fees that go along with it. Business licenses are obtained through county probate offices. The City of Atmore contains a probate office for Escambia County. 

Several frequently asked questions are answered below. However, if you need help, please contact someone in our department at the Atmore City Hall Complex for assistance. 

Who is required to have a business license?

A current business license is required for any person carrying on a business, vocation, occupation, or profession in Atmore and its police jurisdiction.

What are the steps to getting a business license?

First, complete an application. If the business is located inside city limits or the police jurisdiction, the location must meet code compliance. Once the code compliance is completed, a business license will be issued based on the type of business.The City of Atmore will determine what type of license by asking the applicant questions concerning the business. In some cases, more than one type of license may be required.

When does the business license expire?

All business licenses expire on December 31st and are renewable from January 1st until January 31st without a penalty. The one exception to this is that insurance company licenses are also due on January 1st but only delinquent after March 1st.

How do I file my local business taxes?

Local taxes are administered through If you have questions, call 1-800-556-7274 or visit their website.

Click here to download a Business License Application (PDF)

The form should be typed or printed legibly, as well as signed by an owner, partner, or officer in the business. Complete it and send it to our mailing address at Post Office Drawer 1297, Atmore AL 36504. Our receival of this form will initiate the process for registering your business with the city. 

Property Tax Questions

It is the role of the Escambia County Tax Assessor to estimate property values. Their office does not collect taxes, but documents all taxable property in the county and appraises its market value. For assessments, appraisals, and mapping, please call the tax assessor office at 251-368-8078.