Report a housing code violation?
The Housing Code Enforcement Division is responsible for
The two main types of violations are damaged/deteriorated structural members and vacant open structures. If violations are detected, notices including a list of deficiencies are sent to property owners requesting compliance.
Housing Inspectors of the Housing Code Enforcement Division may be contacted Monday through Friday between 8:15 - 10:30 a.m. This time frame has been established so that citizens may discuss problems or register complaints as required.
Questions regarding compliance with the code, violations, or assistance should be directed to the Housing Code Enforcement Division by calling 404.330.6190.
To report a violation, call 404.330.6190.
There are two(2) kinds of abandoned vehicles:
It is unlawful to allow, keep, maintain, or store an inoperable vehicle on public or private property in the City of Atlanta.
It is unlawful to allow substandard conditions to exist in Housing. Violators are subject to nuisance abatement or prosecution in Municipal Court.
It is also unlawful to litter, dump or allow the existence of overgrowth on vacant lots.
Solid waste, including yard trimmings and other items, is collected from single-family residences by Public Works' Solid Waste Services once a week. Garbage must be placed in approved containers such as "Herbie Curbies".
Old appliances, furniture and other bulky items should be placed at the curb by 7 a.m. on the scheduled pickup day. Atlanta Public Works does not pickup garbage or other disposable items produced by businesses.
For general information regarding garbage collection such as requesting a garbage container, reporting missed pickups, or scheduling a bulk pick up, please call 404.330-6333.
To report a water leak call Customer Service 404.658.6500.
For all Public Works Services Dial (404) 65-WORKS (404.659.6757).
Sanitary Service Fees are now collected separately from property taxes. The sanitary service charge is the responsibility of City of Atlanta property owners using City of Atlanta garbage collection. Property owners who rent out their properties should advise their tenants to immediately notify them upon receiving this important bill.
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What is a moving violation?
Any violation of the law committed by the driver of a vehicle while it is in motion such as:
*Exceeding the speed limit
*Driving too slowly for road conditions, particularly in a left hand lane
*Running a stop sign or red traffic light
*Failure to yield to another vehicle with the right of way
*Failure to signal for turns or lane changes
*Failure to maintain a single
*Crossing over a center divider, median or gore
*Driving on the shoulder where it is considered illegal under certain conditions
*Failure to fasten seat belt
*Failure to stop for a pedestrian at a crosswalk
*Failure to stop for a school bus when children are boarding or exiting
*Failure to secure a load to a truck or lorry
*Driving in a car pool (HOV) lane illegally
My citation number is not in the system, what should I do?
Please use your driver's license number to retrieve the citation number.
I used my driver's license number and the citation number and it is not on the system, what should I do? Please contact the Customer Care at 404.658.6940 for assistance.
Why can't I pay my ticket online?
I can't make my court date, what should I do?
What is a parking violation?
A charge against a vehicle that is illegally parked.
How can I pay my parking tickets?
I can not retrieve my ticket number online or by phone, what should I do?
To learn more about the City's Tax Bill visit the Department of Finance section of this website.
All businesses located within the city limits of Atlanta are required to have a Business Tax Certificate (sometimes referred to as a "Business License"). The City of Atlanta's Business Tax Division will assist you in making sure that your business complies with all applicable city ordinances.
You can contact the office by phone, fax, or mail, if you have questions concerning your new or existing Atlanta Business Tax Account.
You can use the search feature on the Municode website. Both city code and proposed legislation are located on the City Council web site.
Building Permit Applications are obtained from the Bureau of Buildings located on the third floor of City Hall in Suite 3900. You can contact the Bureau of Buildings by phone, at 404.330.6150 Monday through Friday 8:15 am - 5:00pm.
See if there is a Warrant in my name?
If you have an outstanding warrant, you must appear in court immediately. Failure to appear will result in arrest.