Show All Answers

1. How do I get a building permit?
2. When are they required?
3. What do I need to do to obtain an alcoholic beverage license?
4. What do I need to do to obtain an occupational tax permit?
5. How can I obtain a sign permit?
6. Do we have Sunday sales?
7. How do I arrange an inspection of my building?
8. Do I need a permit to install a pool?
9. Do I need a permit to add drywall in my basement if already framed and wired?
10. How long does it take to get a building permit?

Show All Answers

1. How do I qualify to run for elected office?
2. What years do the municipal elections take place?
3. When and where do I apply to be an eligible candidate for an elected office?
4. Is there a cost to qualify for elected office?

Show All Answers

1. What are the characteristics of Council-Manager form of government?
2. Is the Council-Manager form of government responsive to the needs of citizens?
3. What is the Manager's function?
4. What is the Mayor's function?
5. What is the Council's function?

Show All Answers

1. How do I report Code Violations?
2. Do I need to register my vacant property?
3. Do I need to register my foreclosed property?
4. What are the rules relating to parking in my yard?
5. What should I do if I received a Code Enforcement Warning Notice?
6. What should I do if I receive a Code Enforcement Citation?
7. What happens at City Ordinance Court?
8. Where do I pay my fine?
9. How much will my fine be?

Show All Answers

1. Sign up for the weekly Business Liaison Team E-newsletter
2. Small Business Administration Coronavirus Relief Options
3. SBDC Assistance for Small Businesses
4. Manufacturers and distributors asked to help state’s COVID-19 fight
5. Cobb Shops To Go
6. More Resources

Show All Answers

1. What stores have the supplies I need? (Paper goods, disinfectants, bread, produce, meat, etc.)
2. MUST Ministries, Cobb Schools offer food opportunities for families
3. Assistance for Job Seekers
4. Georgia Department of Labor Updates
5. Cobb COVID-19 Community Response Fund for Nonprofits
6. Cobb County Community Services Board remains open
7. Free course on COVID-19 contact tracing
8. Vehicle cleaning & disinfecting guidance for COVID-19

Show All Answers

1. COVID-19 testing (Updated May 8, 2020)
2. Posted on: April 2, 2020 Updated guidance for businesses eases some restrictions, implements some new measures (June 1)
3. Should I wear a mask or face covering when I go out in public?
4. Can swimming pools reopen? (Added May 14)
5. Coronavirus Rumor Control
6. Georgia’s General Primary moved to June
7. Notice of Reduction of Service Levels for Xpress Transit
8. Beware of Scams
9. Stop the Spread of Coronavirus and Other Illnesses
10. COVID-19: Potential Implications for Individuals with Substance Use Disorders
11. More Resources

Show All Answers

1. Cobb County COVID Assistance Center
2. YMCA of Metro Atlanta helping with hunger relief, childcare for first responders
3. MUST Ministries, Cobb Schools offer food opportunities for families
4. Groceries for low-income families
5. Meals on Wheels in Cobb County
6. Drug or alcohol addiction: Links and resources (Updated April 30)
7. Emotional support resources

Show All Answers

1. Is there a waiting period before I can report someone missing?
2. Can I make a report anytime of the day or do I need an appointment?
3. Can I make a police report over the phone or does a police officer have to come to my home?
4. If someone has abandoned a vehicle on my property or parking lot can the police tow it away?
5. How can I find out if someone is in jail, when someone can be visited, or any other information about inmates?
6. I do not have transportation and I have somewhere to go. Can the police give me a ride?
7. I need to get a message to someone who does not have a phone. Can the police department go to the person's house and deliver the message.
8. My family and I are going on vacation. Can the police keep an eye on our home while we are gone?
9. We have a problem with speeders and other traffic violators in our neighborhood. What can I do about it?
10. Can I report a drunk driver from my cell phone?
11. Why do the dispatchers ask so many questions when I call?

Show All Answers

1. Where do I pay my City property taxes?
2. Does the City of Powder Springs have a school tax?
3. What if I don't receive a property tax bill?
4. When are the City of Powder Springs taxes billed and due?
5. How is the amount due of my Property Tax determined?
6. I paid these taxes at closing - why am I getting a tax bill?
7. What are the tax exemptions available in the City and when do I apply for these?
8. What happens if my tax bill is paid after the due date?
9. What is the current millage rate and how does it compare to previous years’ rates?
10. Is my tax statement sent directly to my mortgage company?
11. I sold this property. Why am I getting the tax bill?

Show All Answers

1. What do I need to do to have my property annexed and rezoned?
2. How do I know what I can do with my property?
3. What if I want to add on to my house or build a shed?
4. Can I remove a tree from my property?
5. Does the city charge impact fees and if so how much?
6. When are rezoning hearings?