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Pickens County Georgia Government
1266 East Church Street,  Jasper, Georgia 30143
Phone 706-253-8809

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Maximize Your Property

No minimum, no maximum size on buildings.

Maximize Your Options

Use a variety of building types:

– site built

– modular

– manufactured

Maximize Your Savings

Use your preferred exterior building finish and roof pitch – no burdensome decorative regulations.

Maximize Your Time to Obtain a Building Permit

No plan review needed for houses; others have quick review from building official and fire marshal.

Maximize Your Land Rights

Plant or cut an individual tree when you want  – no tree preservation requirement.

Install or take down fence when you want – no permit needed.

Maximize Your Freedom

Churches, synagogues, temples and traditional places of worship and contemplation are allowed and welcome.

Maximize Your Love of Animals
In Pickens County Georgia, you are allowed to have a variety of animals such as chickens, goats, and others as well as pet dogs & cats on agricultural and residential land. Please review land use intensity districts in chapter 67 of our ordinances for more information.
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A Word from Chairman Stancil

Whether you are here to live, visit, work, or play … I want to welcome you to the virtual home of Pickens County.

Our mission is to provide a transparent local government that SERVES all who are here and to do so in the most efficient way possible.

We believe that Pickens County is the greatest place to call home.

Signature of Pickens County Georgia Commissioner Kris Stancil
Photo of Pickens County Georgia Commission Chairman Kris Stancil

Your Commissioners

Group photo of Pickens County Georgia Commissioners
Josh Tippens, Kris Stancil, Josh Tatum

Our Latest Videocasts & Podcasts

Episode 15 - Around Pickens Videocast: Animal Shelter

Episode 14 - Around Pickens Videocast: Post Commissioners

Episode 13 - Around Pickens Podcast: Going with the Flow

Episode 12 - Around Pickens Podcast: Answering the Call

Pickens County Government Calendar

Meeting Schedule
Upcoming Meetings
Holiday Schedule

Meetings held at the Pickens County Administrative Building
1266 E. Church Street, Jasper, GA 30143

Commissioner’s Work Session
Every 1st Monday at 4:30pm
Commissioner’s Conference Room
Suite 168
1266 East Church Street
Jasper, GA 30143

Board of Commissioners Meeting
Every 3rd Monday at 5:30pm
Commissioner’s Conference Room
Suite 168
1266 East Church Street
Jasper, GA 30143

Board of Elections & Registration
Every 1st Tuesday at 6:30pm
Pickens Room
1266 East Church Street
Jasper, GA 30143

Planning Commission
Every 2nd Monday at 6pm
Commissioner’s Conference Room
Suite 168
1266 East Church Street
Jasper, GA 30143

Airport Authority 
On the 2nd Tuesday of every other month at  6pm
Conference Room
Suite 149
1266 East Church Street
Jasper, GA 30143

Economic Development Authority
Every 1st Friday at 11am
Pickens County Administrative Building
Room #149
1266 East Church Street
Jasper, GA 30143

Water Authority Board
Every 3rd Tuesday at 6pm
Conference Room
Suite 149
1266 East Church Street
Jasper, GA 30143

Board of Tax Assessors
Every 3rd Thursday at 8:30am
Conference Room
Suite 149
1266 East Church Street
Jasper, GA 30143
Call 706-253-8700 to CONFIRM Next Meeting

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Upcoming Meetings

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2024
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Water Authority Board Meeting
at Conference Room – Suite 149
1266 East Church Street
Jasper, GA 30143
Thursday, Jul 18, 2024
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Board of Tax Assessors Meeting
at Conference Room – Suite 149
1266 East Church Street
Jasper, GA 30143
Friday, Aug 2, 2024
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Economic Development Authority
at Pickens County Administrative Building
Room #149, 1266 East Church Street
Jasper, GA 30143
Monday, Aug 5, 2024
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Board of Commissioners Work Session
at Pickens County Commissioner’s Conference Room
1266 East Church Street, Suite 168
Jasper, GA 30143
Tuesday, Aug 6, 2024
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Board of Elections & Registration Meeting
at Pickens Room
1266 East Church Street
Jasper, GA 30143
Monday, Aug 12, 2024
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Planning Commission Meeting
at Pickens Room
1266 East Church Street
Jasper, GA 30143
Tuesday, Aug 13, 2024
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Airport Authority Meeting
at Conference Room – Suite 149
1266 East Church Street
Jasper, GA 30143
Thursday, Aug 15, 2024
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Board of Tax Assessors Meeting
at Conference Room – Suite 149
1266 East Church Street
Jasper, GA 30143

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2024

All government offices will be closed on the following days:

Monday, January 1 New Year’s Day
Monday, January 15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Friday, March 29 State Holiday
Monday, May 27 Memorial Day
Wednesday, June 19 Juneteenth
Tuesday, July 4 Independence Day
Monday, September 2 Labor Day
Monday, October 14 Columbus Day
Friday, November 11 Veterans Day
Thursday, November 28 Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 29  State Holiday
Tuesday, December 24 State Holiday
Wednesday, December 25 Christmas Holiday
Thursday, December 26 State Holiday
Tuesday, December 31 New Year’s Eve Holiday

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