Covid-19 Response

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Jackson County Board of Commissioners Chairman Tom Crow signed an order March 18, 2020 declaring a Local Emergency due to the Coronavirus(COVID-19) outbreak.  This falls in line with the Presidential and State actions taken declaring this event a national emergency and public health state of emergency. This action is being taken to allow the County to operate as efficiently and effectively as possible in its response to this emergency.  Effective 3/31/2020 the County Administration building is closed to the public but departments are still operational. The exceptions are noted below. We are strongly encouraging the public to try to transact business by phone or online if all possible and if available.  Below is a listing of all county operations, how they can be contacted, if they may have modified their operations in any way in response to this event and if they provide certain services online or by phone.  All county information will be provided on the county website www.jacksoncountygov.com.

Essential functions such as Sheriff operations, E911, EMA, EMS, Senior Citizen meals, and Solid Waste transfer station and compactor sites will continue operations throughout this emergency.  Animal Control services will be provided on an emergency basis only.

Facility and Services Status (Last Updated 3/30/2020)

Function/Department

Operation Status & Contact & Services Information

Accounts Payable

Admin Building CLOSED to Public. Call or visit website

http://www.jacksoncountygov.com/237/Finance    706-367-6313

Addressing

Admin Building CLOSED to Public. Call or visit website

http://www.jacksoncountygov.com/257/Addressing    706-367-8914

Airport Operations

http://www.jacksoncountygov.com/149/Airport    706-367-1493

Animal Control

Running emergency calls only. 

http://www.jacksoncountygov.com/156/Animal-Control    706-367-5480

Animal Shelter

Closed to the public until further notice.

http://www.jacksoncountygov.com/156/Animal-Control    706-367-5480

Building Inspections & Permits

Offices closed to the public until further notice; services available by appointment only. 

http://www.jacksoncountygov.com/159/Building-Inspections     706-367-6338

Code Enforcement

Admin Building CLOSED to Public. Call or visit website:

http://www.jacksoncountygov.com/178/Code-Compliance    706-367-8935

Conceal Carry Permits

http://www.jacksoncountygov.com/308/Probate-Court    706-387-6275

Clerk of Courts

Open during normal hours to receive filings, however, parties should use mail or e- filing, if possible. Call 706-387-6255 for more information.
All filing deadlines for cases in Georgia have been postponed through April 13, 2020.
Listed below are the Vendors we use for E recording Real Estate (Deeds, Plats, Liens and UCCs)

Georgia Superior Court Clerks Cooperative Authority *** gsccca.org *** 800-304-5174

Simplifile ** simplifile.com *** 800-460-5657

Epn Recording *** goepn.com *** 888-325-3365

Indecomm *** indecomm.com *** 877-272-5250

Csc *** erecording.com *** 866-652-0111

Bus. License/ Occupational Taxes

Offices closed to the public until further notice; services available by appointment only. 

http://www.jacksoncountygov.com/293/Occupational-Tax-Certificates-Business-L

706-367-5908

Elections & Voter Registration

Offices closed to the public, but Registration Applications and Absentee Ballot Applications in the mail by a request over the phone.

WWW.MVP.SOS.GA.GOV    706-367-6377


Environmental Health

Septic tank permits and restaurant inspections

http://www.jacksoncountygov.com/523/Environmental-Health    706-367-3643

Extension Services & 4-H

Offices closed to the public until further notice; services available by appointment only. 

https://extension.uga.edu/county-offices/jackson.html    706-367-6344

GIS & Mapping

Offices closed to the public until further notice; services available by appointment only. 

Property Map Requests-> https://qpublic.schneidercorp.com/Application.aspx?App=JacksonCountyGA&Layer=Parcels&PageType=Search

General County Mapping: https://bit.ly/2Yb7YZV

911 Addressing: http://www.jacksoncountygov.com/257/Addressing    706-367-8914

General Mapping Requests: email: jlogan@jacksoncountygov.com    706-367-1877

Health Department

https://publichealthathens.com/wp/clinics/health-departments/jackson-county/
Commerce 706-335-3895 – Jefferson 706-367-5204

Historic Courthouse & Welcome Center

Closed to the public until further notice.

http://www.jacksoncountyhistoriccourthouse.com/    706-387-7685

Human ResourcesAdmin Building CLOSED to Public. Call or visit website for service.

http://www.jacksoncountygov.com/276/Human-Resources - 706-367-6316

Juvenile Court

Essential matters only involving delinquency and dependency. 706-387-6371

Keep Jackson County Beautiful

Offices closed to the public until further notice; services available by appointment only. 

http://www.jacksoncountygov.com/409/Keep-Jackson-County-Beautiful    706-367-5680

Magistrate Court

Open for filings. Civil Filings *** peachcourt.com     706-387-6246

Mental Health

https://www.advantagebhs.org/

Jefferson: (706) 367-5258

Commerce: (706) 335-5379

Probate Court

Call for assistance. Open for filings. No new or renewal weapon permits. Dates extended.

http://www.jacksoncountygov.com/308/Probate-Court    706-387-6275

Parks and Recreation

Closed to the public until further notice.

http://www.jacksonrec.com/    706-367-6350

Property AppraisalAdmin Building CLOSED to Public. Call or visit website for service.

http://www.jacksoncountygov.com/325/Property-Appraisal - 706-367-6330

Road Department

http://www.jacksoncountygov.com/336/Road    706-367-5288

Senior Center

Closed until further notice; meals are currently being delivered to seniors.   

kbranyon@jacksoncountygov.com 706-367-5101

State Court & Solicitor General

Please contact the Solicitor General’s office or the State Court Judge’s office concerning matters dealing with State Court criminal cases. The phone number for the State Court Judge’s office is 706-387-6346. The phone number for the Solicitor General’s office is 706-387-6331.

Superior Court

The Superior Court Judges will address individually assigned cases that they consider necessary and essential to handle. Superior Civil Filings *** peachcourt.com   706-387-6246

Tax Payment & Motor Vehicles

Admin Building CLOSED to Public. Call or visit website links below for service.

MOTOR VEHICLE WEBSITE: eservices.drives.ga.gov 706-367-6319

PROPERTY TAX WEBSITE: www.jacksoncountygatax.com 706-367-6319

NOTE: All vehicle registrations that expire between March 16, 2020 and May 14, 2020, have been extended through May 15, 2020. This extension applies to all annual registrations, including personal passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, vehicles registered in the International Registration Plan (IRP), and Temporary Operating Permits (TOPs) issued at the time of a vehicle purchase. Registrations that expired before March 16, 2020, do not qualify for this extension.

Transit

http://www.jacksoncountygov.com/363/Transit    706-367-5288

Trash/Solid Waste

http://www.jacksoncountygov.com/344/Solid-Waste    706-367-5253

Zoning

Offices closed to the public until further notice; services available by appointment only. 

http://www.jacksoncountygov.com/298/Planning-Zoning    706-367-5908

Jackson County Georgia Response Plan & Information

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