Transportation & Public Works Department

Transportation & Public Works Department will be open with limited operations March 23-27. The buildings will not be open to the public; however, staff is available by phone or email from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m..

ENGINEERING: Permit applications can be submitted by emailing engineering@accgov.com. Staff will contact applicants when permits are approved and to make arrangements for payment. Please contact Erica Thomas for questions at: Erica.thomas@accgov.com or 706-613-3440.

ACC Planning Department will continue with development submittals on an as-needed basis or by appointment in a modified lobby area in order to provide as much physical separation as possible. A staff person for Public Works will be available if any questions arise during submission. It is strongly encouraged to contact staff about submission questions prior to drop-off.

Inspections will be conducted each day. There may be some delays due to reduced staff levels.

TRAFFIC: For lane closures, please contact Mike Dunbar at mike.dunbar@accgov.com or 762-400-7837.

STREETS & DRAINAGE: To report potholes, drainage issues, or a dead animal in the roadway, call 706-613-3465.

STORMWATER: No in-person payments will be accepted March 23-27. To make a credit card payment, please use the online service at www.accgov.com/stormwater. To pay by check or money order, please use the drop box locations at the Water Business Office, 124 E Hancock Ave. Please contact billing staff for questions at stormwater@accgov.com.

We apologize for any inconvenience. These measures are being taken to ensure the safety of both the public and our employees by following Athens-Clarke County policy and CDC Safe Distancing guidelines.


 Our Mission

Our staff is committed to ensuring a high quality of life for current and future generations living in Athens-Clarke County by providing safe and efficient:

  • Roadways, bikeways, and walkways
  • Traffic control and guidance systems
  • Public stormwater collection and conveyance systems

For more information about each of our divisions please visit:

Engineering Division

Stormwater Management Division

Streets and Drainage Division

Traffic Engineering Division


Public Works Projects