The agenda for the Feb. 9 Cedartown Tree Commisison can be viewed here.

A public hearing regarding the Cedartown Humane Society's application for conditional use permit will be held on March 14 at 6 p.m. Read more here.

Cedartown Recreation Department now offering youth soccer

Cedartown Recreation Department now offering youth soccer

Cedartown, Ga. – February 11, 2016:  The Cedartown Recreation Program is adding another option to its line-up of youth sports: soccer. “Soccer has been one of those programs that many people have asked for,” said Lee Hayes, Parks and Rec director. “We are excited that we can now offer it and we’re looking forward toContinue Reading

Eason joins the team at Cedartown Police Department

Eason joins the team at Cedartown Police Department

Cedartown, Ga. – February 4, 2016:  The Cedartown Police Department welcomed the addition of a new officer to the force. Tyler Eason, a 2013 graduate of Cedartown High School, was sworn into his duties by Cedartown Police Chief Jamie Newsome. Eason will now enter into an 11-week officer training at the North Central Georgia LawContinue Reading

Guzman tapped to serve as assistant city clerk

Guzman tapped to serve as assistant city clerk

Cedartown, Ga. – February 4, 2016:  Edward Guzman has been selected to serve as Cedartown’s assistant city clerk. Having worked as office clerk at City Hall for the last four and a half years, Guzman is familiar with the ins and outs of municipal business. As office clerk, Guzman was responsible for general customer service,Continue Reading

City of Cedartown Fire Department awarded safety grant

City of Cedartown Fire Department awarded safety grant

  Cedartown, Ga. – January 27, 2016:  The Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) is proud to announce that the City of Cedartown received a Safety Grant check in the amount of $2,088.53 The funds received from GMA’s Safety and Liability Grant Program were used to purchase special uniforms for the Cedartown Fire Department. All of theContinue 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.