The agenda for the August 22 Cedartown Planning Commission can be accessed here.

The agenda for the August 22 Cedartown Development Authority can be accessed here.

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City employee Tracy Marlow earns Wastewater II Classification

City employee Tracy Marlow earns Wastewater II Classification

Cedartown, Ga. – August 16, 2016: Chances are slim that once you flush your toilet, wash up dishes after supper or launder clothes, you don’t ponder the fate of what goes down the drain. But Tracy Marlow knows exactly where it goes – and the journey is more complicated than you might think. A 16-yearContinue Reading

Scarecrow contest: Win cash for celebrating fall and decorating downtown

Scarecrow contest: Win cash for celebrating fall and decorating downtown

Cedartown, Ga. — August 10, 2016: The Downtown Cedartown Association is sponsoring the first  “Scarecrow Contest” for the fall season. The DCA invites and encourages all businesses, schools, churches, non-profit organizations, individuals/families to be part of the event. This contest is a great way to decorate Downtown Cedartown for the fall season, have fun byContinue Reading

Cedartown Police Department’s K9 Bear to get body armor

Cedartown Police Department’s K9 Bear to get body armor

  Cedartown Police Department’s K9 Bear will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Bear’s vest is sponsored by a fundraiser hosted at the Derby by Christy Brewer of Alpharetta, GA and will be embroidered with the sentiment “In loving memoryContinue Reading

One Door Polk network adding new pediatrician

One Door Polk network adding new pediatrician

Cedartown, Ga. – July 26, 2016: When you ask Dr. Amaris Daniels what her goal is in life, her face lights up and she smiles. “Serving the underserved,” she says as a matter of fact that can’t be denied. “That is a passion of mine, and that’s what brought me here to Cedartown.” Primary HealthcareContinue 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.