Georgia Department of Agriculture

Live Plant License Categories and Fees

Live Plant License Fees
Live Plant Grower Container, B&B, Greenhouse, Sod, Collected Native Plants, etc.
*Plus Additional Acreage Fee
Sod or Sprigs
Field Grown Plants
Container, Greenhouse, or Collected Native Plants
*Maximum annual fee to defray cost of inspection is $1100 per location
*in the event of an applicant registering a fraction of an acre, the full per acre fee will be assessed

Live Plant Dealers

Dealers, Re-Wholesalers, Agents, or Brokers
Florist or Landscaper
Seasonal Vegetable Plant Dealer
Non-Profit Must provide documentation of their non-profit status with their live plant license application and with each live plant license renewal $0
Citrus Nursery Regulations Must obtain a grower license in addition to the Citrus Nursery Registration $500/25,000ft
If a grower meets any one of the following four criteria, then a Live Plant License is required:
  1. If your production space is greater than 1000 Ft
  2. If you are shipping plants out of state internationally
  3. If you are bringing plants into Georgia for re-sale
  4. If you are collecting wild plants for sale

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