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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Newton County phone numbers and helpful links

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Animal Services

Phone contacts

Animal Services Main - 770-786-9514

Office - 678-625-1374

Online Resources

Website - https://www.co.newton.ga.us/154/Animal-Services

Adoption, reclaim and rescue appointments by phone or email – newtonac@co.newton.ga.us

Newton County Animals on Adopt a Pet

https://www.adoptapet.com/adoption_rescue/79658-newton-county-animal-control-covington-georgia

Newton County Animals on Pet Finder

https://www.petfinder.com/member/us/ga/covington/newton-county-animal-control-ga247/

Email – cwiemann@co.newton.ga.us


County Clerk

Phone Contacts

County Clerk Jackie Smith – 678-625-1202

Online Resources

Agenda and Minutes - https://www.co.newton.ga.us/AgendaCenter

Open Records - https://www.co.newton.ga.us/186/Open-Records-Information

BOC Meetings – Live: facebook.com/NewtonCountyGA; Recorded https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaelYAOMGdiPaiqUz7SdTfQ?

Email – jsmith@co.newton.ga.us

 

Clerk of Courts

Phone Contacts

Main Number – 770-784-2035

Online Resources

https://www.alcovycircuit.com/clerk-of-courts.html

Email – lhays@co.newton.ga.us


County Manager

Phone Contacts

Lloyd Kerr 678-625-1615

Online Resources

Email – lkerr@co.newton.ga.us


Development Services

Phone Contacts

Director Judy Johnson – 678-625-1656

Main office – 678-625-1650 in reference to Business Licensing, Zoning, Development or Code Enforcement

 Online Resources

Building inspections - Use our portal at https://newtondevelopment.ncboc.com/, email building@co.newton.ga.us or call the main office. Cut off for inspections is 3 p.m. daily.

NPDES inspections - Will also continue during this time.  The procedure for scheduling these inspections is the same as above for building inspections.

Applications and Permits - https://www.co.newton.ga.us/197/Applications-Permits

Code Enforcement - https://www.co.newton.ga.us/FormCenter/Development-Services-6/Code-Enforcement-Complaint-48

Email – jtjohnson@co.newton.ga.us


Elections and Registration

Phone Contacts

Director Angela Mantle – 678-625-1692

Office - 770-784-2055

Online Resources

Email – elections@co.newton.ga.us  

Website - https://www.co.newton.ga.us/167/Board-of-Elections-Registration

Register to Vote If you have a valid Georgia Driver’s License, you may access the Secretary of State’s online voter registration system at https://registertovote.sos.ga.gov/GAOLVR/welcome.do#no-back-button or call the office 2055 and request a postage-paid voter registration application to be sent to you.

Ways to Vote -  Visit our website for the ways to vote athttp://www.ncboc.com/169/Ways-to-Vote or contact our office. We are currently accepting absentee ballot applications for the May 19, 2020, General Primary / Nonpartisan General Election.

Our office will begin mailing absentee ballots for the May 19, 2020, Primary around the first week of April.


Environmental Health

Phone Contacts

770-784-2121

Online Resources

Permit Applications for food service, septic systems, pools and body crafting - www.gnrhealth.com


Fire Services

Phone Contacts

Chief Michael Conner – 678-625-5024

Headquarters – 770-784-2116

Online Resources

Website - https://www.co.newton.ga.us/376/Fire-Services

Email – mconner@co.newton.ga.us


District Attorney

Phone Contacts

District Attorney Layla Zon – 678-625-3730

Main Office – 770-784-2070

Online Resources

Email – lzon@pacga.org

 

Emergency Management Agency

Phone Contacts

Main Office – 7770-784-2127

EMA Director Jody Nolan – 678-625- 5326

Online Resources

Email – jnolan@co.newton.ga.us

Code Red alert system - https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/en-US/BF879E7AA795


Extension Office

Phone Contacts

Extension Agent Ashley Best – 770-784-2010

Online Resources

Email – uge2217Wuga.edu

Website - https://extension.uga.edu/county-offices/newton.html


Finance

Phone Contacts

Director Brittany White – 678-625-1215

Online Resources

Online finance tool - https://newtoncountyga.finance.socrata.com/#!/dashboard

Email - Blwhite@co.newton.ga.us


Geographic Information Systems

Phone Contacts

Main Office – 678-625-1620 

Director Tim Lawrence – 678-625- 1619

Online Resources

Website - https://www.co.newton.ga.us/259/Geographic-Information-Systems-GIS

Email – gis@co.newton.ga.us


Human Resources

Phone Contacts

Main Office - 678-625-1212

Director Amanda Shoemaker – 678-625-1204

Online Resources

Email - hr@co.newton.ga.us

Job Listings - https://munis.ncboc.com/MSS/employmentopportunities/default.aspx


Keep Newton Beautiful 

Phone Contacts

Main Office - 770-784-2015

Director Laurie Riley – 678-625-5090

Online Resources

Website - https://www.co.newton.ga.us/266/Keep-Newton-Beautiful

Email - newtonclean@co.newton.ga.us

 

Landfill

Phone Contacts

Main Office – 770-786-5808

Online Resources

https://www.co.newton.ga.us/246/Landfill

 

Senior Services

Phone Contacts

Main Office - 770-787-0038

Home Delivery meals - 1-800-474-7540

Online Resources

Website https://www.co.newton.ga.us/227/Senior-Services

 

Recreation Commission

Phone Contacts

Main Office - 770-786-4373

Online Resources

Website - www.newtonrecreation.com

 

Tax Commissioner

Phone Contacts

Main Office – 770-784-2020

Tax Commissioner Dana Darby 678-625-1630

Online Resources

newtoncountytax.com, dor.ga.gov

Property taxes - newtoncountytax.com

Tag Kiosk

Inside the Kroger located at 5341 Hwy 20 S, Covington, GA 30016

Homestead Exemption

Deadline is April 1. Applications can be found here and mailed in to: 

Newton County Tax Commissioner

1113 Usher St NE Ste 101 Covington, GA 30014 

postmark accepted 



Transportation

Phone Contacts

Main Office – 678-625-1300

Online Resources

Road complaints (emergencies only) - https://www.co.newton.ga.us/forms.aspx?fid=63

Website - https://www.co.newton.ga.us/218/Transportation

Email – cmalcom@co.newton.ga.us


Water Resources

 Phone Contacts

Main Office - 770-784-2125

Online Resources

Website - https://www.co.newton.ga.us/222/Water-Resources

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