- Departments & Offices A - H
Departments & Offices A - H
Animal Services protects the public safety and health from at-large and dangerous animals and protects animals from inhumane treatment.
Athens-Ben Epps Airport
Athens-Ben Epps Airport provides air travel services to Athens-Clarke County and Northeast Georgia. Services are provided for commercial air travel, general aviation, and military users.
Athens-Clarke County Extension
Athens-Clarke County Extension's mission is to respond to people's needs and interests in agriculture, horticulture, agribusiness, landscaping, the environment, families, and 4-H/youth with unbiased, research-based education and information. It is the official educational arm of the University of Georgia and the US Department of Agriculture, but also a part of the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government.
The ACC Attorney's Office provides legal services to the Mayor and Commission, the Manager, and all other departments and divisions of the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government. The Attorney's Office researches and drafts local legislation concerning Athens-Clarke County and all ordinances to be adopted by the Mayor and Commission.
Building Permits & Inspections
The ACC Building Permits and Inspection Department protects public safety, health, and general welfare with respect to the built environment. The department issues permits for building, electrical, plumbing, heating and air conditioning, gas, graphics, demolition, temporary structures, manufactured homes, swimming pools, and building relocations.
The ACC Central Services Department is responsible for managing ACC buildings, facilities, grounds, landscaping, parking, records, and department support services. The Department also provides services to the public through the processing/permitting of special events, sidewalk cafes, sidewalk vending, and publication racks
Clerk of Commission
The ACC Clerk of Commission directs the activities necessary to prepare for Commission meetings and dispenses information regarding the decisions and actions of the Commission.
Code Enforcement Division
Find information about this code enforcement division of the Building Inspections & Permits Department.
The Commission is the governing authority of Athens-Clarke County and consists of 10 members, each representing a geographical district.
The primary mission of the Corner's office, as mandated by Georgia law, is to hold investigations and inquests regarding persons having died by unlawful, violent, suicidal, or mysterious means, and, when necessary, order post-mortem examination.
The mission of the ACC Corrections Department is to provide a humane and safe environment for inmates, staff, and the community at large through the use of modern correctional management techniques and supervision. The department manages the Correctional Facility and the Diversion Center.
The purpose is of the Economic Development Department is to be the primary point of contact for industries, large commercial developments, site location consultants, and state economic development organizations interested in developing, expanding, or locating new or expanded businesses in Athens-Clarke County.
The ACC Board of Elections and Voter Registration Office manages all voter registrations and conducts all elections held in Athens-Clarke County. The office educates the public on all election dates and laws and is responsible for the certification of election results. The Board of Elections handles the qualification process for candidates and maintains an accurate list of voters for elections, for candidates, and for jury lists
Emergency Management Office
The local Emergency Management Coordinator develops and updates government plans for responding to and recovering from natural and man-made disasters, assists the general public in learning preparedness for all types of hazards, and coordinates emergency resources, among other duties.
The ACC Finance Department directs financial operations and budget management activities of Athens-Clarke County Government. The divisions are Accounting, Financial Services, Management and Budget, and Purchasing.
Fire & Emergency Services
The ACC Fire and Emergency Services Department is a progressive and responsive department dedicated to the preservation of life and property through prevention, education, mitigation, preparation, response, and recovery programs.
Geospatial Information Office
The Geographic Information Services Office, established in 2017, works across all departments to provide access to geospatial data and publications. We serve the public by providing accurate, timely information and increasing operating efficiency through effective GIS solutions. We strive to produce high-quality data and develop high value products that improve GIS capabilities for all our customers.
Housing & Community Development
The ACC Housing & Community Development Department strives to improve and develop viable neighborhoods by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment, and expanding economic opportunity for low-to-moderate-income individuals. Formerly Human and Economic Development Department (HED).
The ACC Human Resources Department provides personnel support services to the various departments and agencies of the Unified Government. Job listings can be viewed on ACTV and browsed online.