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In order to obtain a Driveway Permit, you must complete a permit application. This application must be accompanied by a scaled site plan and the application fee ($65 for new driveway, $35 for repair). Please bring these to the Transportation & Public Works office, located at 120 West Dougherty Street (lower level). The permit is reviewed and approved/disapproved within 1-2 business days. (Cash or check only)
In order to obtain a Right-of-Way encroachment permit, please fill out a permit application. Bring this application along with a drawing of how you plan to encroach in the Right-of-Way, and the $65.00 application fee (cash or check). Your permit application will be looked at within 1-2 days, depending on the Permit Supervisor’s schedule.
Streetlights are leased by the Unified Government from the individual power providers and maintained by each power provider. Streetlight issues may be reported directly to the power provider or the Department of Transportation and Public Works.
To address concerns about the process or to request glare shields, follow the process below: Please have the following information ready when you call or email about a streetlight concern:
Report an issue to Georgia Power
Report an issue to Walton EMC
Report an issue to Jackson EMC
Report an issue to Rayle EMC
Issue may also be reported to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call the Transportation & Public Works Engineering Tech at 706-613-3457, ext. 7806.
Traffic Signal outages may be reported to the Traffic Engineering Division at email@example.com Pedestrian Lantern outages may be reported to the Central Services Department at firstname.lastname@example.org For further information regarding Streetlights please contact email@example.com.
Please call the Transportation and Public Works Department’s Engineering Division 706-613-3440.
Who you contact depends on where the drainage issue is located:
A property owner can visit FEMA’s website at www.msc.fema.gov with their address and get a good idea of where the floodplain lies. For more detailed information that will show the location of the floodplain with respect to their particular property, the property owner should visit the Planning Department’s GIS office. For a nominal charge, a printout can be obtained if the property does lie in the floodplain, or they can simply verify that it does not.
Any time that you are working within the ACC right of way you need to submit a permit application, a drawing of proposed work within the right of way, as well as the $65.00 permitting fee (cash or check).
A FEMA Elevation Certificate is a form available on FEMA's website that is used to certify building elevations in order to demonstrate compliance with the A-CC Flood Protection Ordinance. It is also used to determine the flood insurance premium rate, and/or to support a request to FEMA to remove a property from the regulated floodplain.