February 13, 2018: Upstream photo of new dam and concrete spillway. Click here to read more.
Due to forecasted rain and potential thunderstorms on Wednesday, February 7, the statewide tornado drill is postponed until Friday, February 9, at 9:00 a.m. Currently, the National Weather Service is forecasting a cold front to begin moving through Georgia on Tuesday, bringing rain and possible thunderstorms through Wednesday afternoon. Though severe weather is not currently in the forecast, the postponement of the statewide test will alleviate any potential confusion, should actual severe weather occur.
Should you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact your local emergency manager.
The Citizens’ Fire Academy is a 10-week program designed to educate and inform citizens about the demanding field of fire, emergency services and emergency management. Click here to read more.
Tornadoes, thunderstorms, floods and other severe weather events can strike with little to no warning. Severe Weather Preparedness Week, February 5-9, is the ideal time for residents and their families to prepare for the possibility of a disaster.
Each day during the week will focus on a different severe weather threat faced by Georgians. We are encouraging all residents to dedicate time to practicing emergency response procedures and learn how to deal with each potential disaster.
Severe Weather Preparedness Week begins with Family Preparedness Day on Feb. 5, when Fayette County households are encouraged to program their NOAA Weather Radios. All of the following days focus on a different threat and how to prepare.
Monday, Feb. 5 – Family Preparedness/NOAA Weather Radio Day
Tuesday, Feb. 6 – Thunderstorm Safety
Wednesday, Feb. 7 – Tornado Safety and PrepareAthon! For Tornado Safety
Thursday, Feb. 8 – Lightning Safety
Friday, Feb. 9 – Flood Safety (alternate PrepareAthon! For Tornado Safety date)
On Wednesday, when tornado safety is emphasized, residents, schools and businesses statewide are encouraged to participate in Ready Georgia’s PrepareAthon! For Tornado Safety, a statewide tornado drill.
11/29/2017: Fire & Emergency Services has been notified that the Insurance Services Office (ISO) has completed the local department survey and lowered the Public Protection Class (PPC) to a class 3/3Y for unincorporated Fayette County, Tyrone, Brooks and Woolsey….Read more
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Click here to download presentation.
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Click here to view the Fayette County Comprehensive Plan 2017-2040 or in the office of the Fayette County Planning and Zoning Department, 140 Stonewall Avenue West, Suite 202, Fayetteville, Georgia.Click for larger image
Fayette County is now hiring Seasonal Road Workers for grass mowing and paving crews. For full details please click here.
The Fayette County Commission holds regular meetings on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 6:30pm in the Administrative Complex located at 140 Stonewall Avenue West, Fayetteville, GA 30214.
The Fayette County Department of Public Works is embarking upon a comprehensive corridor study of State Route (SR) 74 from US Route 29 on the north end to SR 54 in Peachtree City.
Fayette County’s Board of Commissioners approved a referendum for a one-cent special purpose local option sales tax (SPLOST) that will fund transportation, stormwater infrastructure, and public safety. It was approved by voters on March 21, 2017.
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Fayette County Emergency Management Agency has the ability to notify citizens in the event of disaster, evacuation notices, boil water notices, missing child reports, etc., through the use of the Code Red mass notification system. Citizens that wish to receive these important messages should click on the Code Red enrollment link and register to receive notification messages through the system. Enroll in this service to stay informed! Standard rates apply and citizens can remove themselves from the system by returning to the link. If you have any questions, please call the Fayette County Emergency Management Agency at 770-305-5169.