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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Important Updates to City Services

City Services Update:

The City of Lilburn has been actively monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) and has been in contact with numerous other agencies regarding the subject. The safety and well-being of our employees, residents, and community are of the utmost importance. Therefore, the city is implementing several changes to our business practices in an effort to provide the recommended social distancing and to limit social interaction. The city remains committed to continuing to provide the level of service our residents expect and appreciate your patience and understanding during this challenging time. We strongly encourage residents to follow the health safety guidelines set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


City Facilities Closed to the Public:

Lilburn City Hall and other City Administrative Offices (Lilburn Police Department, Lilburn Municipal Court, and the Public Works building) are temporarily closed to the general public until further notice. Additional information is provided below.


Lilburn City Hall:

Essential operations of city hall will continue until further notice. Walk-ins will not be accepted, and limited essential services will be available by appointment only.  Employees will rotate shifts at each facility to minimize contact per the CDC’s recommendation of social distancing. Employees who can perform their responsibilities from home are doing so. All staff will remain available to assist residents and businesses to the best of our abilities while minimizing contact. Many communications will be performed remotely through email, telephone, or online submittal. We encourage residents to visit cityoflilburn.com, as many questions may be answered and various forms are available on the website.

 

Business Licensing:

  • New business applications will continue to be processed. Applications are available online: New Business Occupational Tax Certificate. A completed application with the application fee should be mailed to: The City of Lilburn, Attn: Licensing and Revenue Manager, 340 Main Street, Lilburn, GA 30047. You will be contacted by city staff when your application is received.
  • Business license renewals will continue to be processed; however, we have extended the due date of occupational taxes from March 31, 2020 to June 30, 2020. No late fees will be applied to occupational taxes paid before July 1, 2020. Businesses renewing their business licenses should mail their completed renewal applications with check payments to: The City of Lilburn, Attn: Licensing and Revenue Manager, 340 Main Street, Lilburn, GA 30047.
  • For questions relating to business licensing, please contact Rebecca Baumann at rbaumann@cityoflilburn.com, or call 770-279-3708.

 

Alcohol Licensing:

  • New applications for alcohol licenses will continue to be accepted and processed. Applications are available online: Alcohol Beverage License Packet. A completed application with the application fee should be mailed to: The City of Lilburn Alcohol Licensing Office, 340 Main Street, Lilburn, GA 30047. You will be contacted by city staff when your application is received.
  • Restaurants with alcohol by the drink licenses should mail a completed Alcohol Beverage by the Drink Excise Tax Reporting Form with a check payable to the City of Lilburn to: The City of Lilburn, Attn: Licensing and Revenue Manager, 340 Main Street, Lilburn, GA 30047 by the 10th of each month.

 

Permits and Inspections:

  • Land disturbance, site development, building, and trades permits will continue to be issued. Permit applications are available online. Completed permit applications with checks to pay applicable fees should be mailed to: The City of Lilburn, Attn: Planning Department, 340 Main Street, Lilburn, GA 30047. City staff will contact you when the permit application with payment is received.
  • Site and building inspections will continue. Please contact the Planning Department at 770-279-3710 to schedule an inspection.


Lilburn Police Department:

The Lilburn Police Department remains committed to continuing to provide exemplary service to our residents. If you have an emergency, please dial 911. As a safety precaution, the police department is suspending requests for background checks, fingerprinting, and car seat checks until further notice. To request an accident/incident report, please call 770-921-2211 for assistance.


Lilburn Municipal Court:

City of Lilburn Municipal Court has canceled court session through April 13, 2020. Those with court dates during this time will be contacted for rescheduling. Visit cityoflilburn.com or call 770-921-2505 for updates. Click here to read the Declaration of Judicial Emergency.


Official City Meetings:

Please call City Hall at 770-921-2210 for real-time public meeting update information.


Lilburn City Park:

The Lilburn City Park playground, drinking fountains, and restroom building are currently closed. Please refrain from using the playground area as the equipment is not regularly sanitized.


Trash Service:

Advanced Disposal Services will not collect bulk items or garbage bags outside of the cart until further notice. This precautionary measure has been implemented to protect employees as the virus can survive on some objects from inside the home for 72 hours or more.


Gwinnett County Public Library:

All Gwinnett County Public Library locations are temporarily closed until at least April 6, 2020.


Stay Informed:

This situation continues to evolve and it is important to stay informed with current information. For information about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention‘s website at cdc.gov, the Georgia Department of Public Health’s website at dph.georgia.gov, or the Gwinnett, Newton, and Rockdale County Health Department’s website at gnrhealth.com.


From the Georgia Department of Public Health website:

The State of Georgia has a new COVID-19 hotline. If you believe that you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, please contact your primary care doctor or an urgent care clinic. Please do not show up unannounced at an emergency room or health care facility.

Contact COVID Hotline: 844-442-2681





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