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Posted on: March 24, 2020

City of Lilburn Declares State of Emergency

On Monday, March 23, 2020, Lilburn Mayor Pro Tem Scott Batterton declared a Local State of Emergency for the City of Lilburn in response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. 

This declaration allows the mayor and council to enact one or more emergency ordinances pursuant to Section 2.24 of the City Charter and to consider a resolution to hold all public meetings by teleconference due to emergency circumstances as permitted by OCGA 50-14-1 (g) of the Georgia Open Meetings Act.

The City of Lilburn’s state of emergency continues for 30 days after adoption, unless renewed by the mayor and council. 

City of Lilburn Declaration of Local State of Emergency

The safety and well-being of employees, residents, and the community continues to be a priority for the City of Lilburn. The city has made numerous adjustments to business practices in response to COVID-19, while striving to keep essential business operations available for residents and businesses. Please click here for a list of updates to city services and facilities that have been implemented to date.

The city continues to monitor this situation and further changes will be implemented as needed. Please check the city’s website regularly at for updates regarding city services and facilities.

For information about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website at, the Georgia Department of Public Health’s website at, or the Gwinnett, Newton, and Rockdale County Health Department’s website at

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