Before you fill up your swimming pool, please call 770-748-3220 and let us come by and read your meter first. That prevents you from paying the sewer fees associated with the extra water use.

Take simple steps to control mosquitoes and ‘Block the Bite’

Take simple steps to control mosquitoes and ‘Block the Bite’

Cedartown, Ga. – May 23, 2016:  The City of Cedartown has launched an education campaign in hopes of reminding residents that the best way to prevent a mosquito outbreak at their home is to eliminate mosquito breeding habitats. Mosquito season in Georgia can start as early as March and go nearly the rest of theContinue Reading

Infrastructure: An inside look at your City water tower

Infrastructure: An inside look at your City water tower

Ahhh, the water tower. Often going unnoticed, (even though they are massive structures) the water tower plays an important role in the City of Cedartown’s infrastructure. This week is ‪#‎InfrastructureWeek‬ and so we wanted tell you a little bit about the massive structure that’s responsible for shooting clean water right out of your faucet rightContinue Reading

Employee Spotlight: Shannon Robinson

Employee Spotlight: Shannon Robinson

Cedartown, Ga. – May 9, 2016:  Meet Shannon Robinson. She’s rarely seen out and about as an employee of the City of Cedartown, but as a behind the scenes water plant operator, her job is one of the most important. If you like the safe and clean water that comes out of your faucet everyContinue Reading

Ashley Lewis welcomed to City Hall staff

Ashley Lewis welcomed to City Hall staff

Cedartown, Ga. – May 5, 2016: Ashley Lewis has joined the staff at Cedartown City Hall. Having started her duties on March 21, Lewis has quickly become a familiar face with customers. She assists those who come in to pay water and tax bills and handles phone calls as well. Lewis also oversees the rentalContinue Reading

What are City Hall’s normal business hours?

Our normal business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.

We do not close for lunch.

Our telephone number is 770-748-3220 and our fax number is 770-748-8962. We are located at 201 East Avenue.

What utility services does the City of Cedartown provide?

We provide commercial and residential water, sewer and garbage service. The City’s water is provided by Big Spring, the second largest limestone spring in the southeast. We pride ourselves on the quality of our water. Click here to access the latest water quality report.

The City contracts through a private company to provide garbage pick-up. When you apply for garbage service, a polycart will be delivered to your residence. Only household trash placed in that polycart will be serviced. Pick-ups take place early Friday morning, and the City recommends taking out your trash on Thursday evening (holiday schedules are an exception to this recommendation).

Click here for a utility services form.

How do I apply for these services?

All new utility accounts must be applied for in person at City Hall, 201 East Avenue. You can speed up the process by downloading and filling out the utility services form online. Be prepared to show your driver’s license or State-issued ID. If you are renting or leasing the property where water service is requested, you are required to show a copy of the rental or lease agreement and must include the property owner’s name, signature and telephone number.

To access a PDF of our Water Service Policy and Optional Leak Protection.

How will I be charged for these services?

Water fees are assessed based on household usage. Meters are read by a uniformed city employee every month. Leak Protection is strongly recommended.

Garbage fees are billed at $12.50 per month per polycart for residential service and $25.50 per month per polycart for commercial service.

When is my water bill due?

All water bills are due and payable the 10th day of each month.

I need to know zoning information for a specific piece of property. How do I find that out?

Click here for a zoning map of Cedartown. Use your computer’s Ctrl key or Open Apple key and your plus and minus keys to zoom in and out for easier viewing.

If you have further questions, please contact Joseph Martin at 770-748-3220, ext. 216.

 

I am building a home in Cedartown. How do I secure a building permit?

Building permits are issued by our code enforcement officer, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. until 9 a.m. and from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. or make an appointment with our Building Inspector by calling 770-748-3220, ext. 216. For more information on the process and a link to our codes and ordinances, click here.

How do I report a pothole or a street that needs attention?

You can call our City Shop at 770-748-6977 or file an online work order here.

When are City property taxes due and how are they assessed?

City taxes are due on December 1st of every year. Property values on land are assessed by the Polk County Tax Assessors office.