Notice of proposed annexation. Click HERE to read.

The July 25 agenda of the Cedartown Development Authority can be accessed by clicking here.

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.

T-Shirts supporting Cedartown’s first responders on sale; portion of sales to benefit departments

T-Shirts supporting Cedartown’s first responders on sale; portion of sales to benefit departments

  Cedartown, Ga. – July 25, 2016: Local residents can now purchase T-shirts designed to show support for Cedartown’s first responders. Created by The Cedarstream Company, the T-shirts feature vibrant graphics in support of both the Cedartown Police Department and the Cedartown Fire Department. The shirts are $15 each and for every shirt purchased, CedarstreamContinue Reading

Notice to residents: Water main repair

Notice to residents: Water main repair

Notice to residents from Public Works Director Kelvin Garmon: Crews will be repairing a water main located in the Rock Street/Merits Avenue/Jones Street/Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. area on THURSDAY, JULY 21. The estimated time of repair is from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Residents living in the above-mentioned area will be without water serviceContinue Reading

First cases of rabies reported in Cedartown; health officials asking public to stay aware

First cases of rabies reported in Cedartown; health officials asking public to stay aware

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH July 8, 2016 — Two raccoons have tested positive for animal rabies, and public health officials are awaiting test results on a third raccoon.  Two of the three (one confirmed positive and the second pending test results) were found in the College Street area in Cedartown,Continue Reading

City retires five American flags in special ceremony

City retires five American flags in special ceremony

Cedartown, Ga. – July 11, 2016:  Five American flags were retired in an official ceremony at City Hall on July 11. The ceremony took place immediately following the City Commission Meeting. Cedartown Police Chief Jamie Newsome organized and officiated the flag retirement which included the ceremonial burning of the flags. “In accordance with the USContinue 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.