Bars, nightclubs have new security laws to follow in Macon-Bibb

Bibb County Sheriff’s deputies to begin enforcing stricter regulations for surveillance cameras and armed security


Liz Fabian

New laws regulating bars and nightclubs serving alcohol took effect July 1 in Macon.

Owners of Macon bars and nightclubs have new regulations to follow to be licensed to sell alcohol,

Macon-Bibb County Mayor Lester Miller scheduled two public meetings this week to inform the public of the changes in the law that went into effect July 1.

During Tuesday’s meeting in Commission Chambers of City Hall, Senior Assistant County Attorney Michael McNeill outlined the new regulations that soon will be enforced by the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office.

Another meeting is scheduled Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Commission Chambers of City Hall.

Questions about licensing armed security staff can be directed to the Georgia Board of Private Detectives and Security Agencies at 844-753-7825.

Below are the highlights of the presentation captured in live tweets during the meeting.