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FAQs

Administration

If you plan to address the Council, you must request to be placed on the agenda by the Friday prior to the meeting or call 912-368-7501.

The City of Walthourville issues business license for residents and businesses in the City of Walthourville city limits. You may obtain an application packet along with instructions from the Walthourville City Hall located at 222 Busbee Road, Walthourville, GA 31333. Note: all applicants must be approved by theΒ Liberty Consolidated Planning CommissionΒ and appear before Mayor and Council for final approval prior to any business license being issued.

The City of Walthourville Mayor and Council meet twice monthly on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. in the conference room located in the Walthourville Police Department. These meetings are open to the public.

The City of Walthourville accepts applications daily; however, if a job becomes available, it will be posted on the city’s website as well as advertised through the Georgia Department of Labor and the Coastal Courier newspaper. There must be a current application for each position applied for.

Fire

Yes. If you are planning on open burning within the City of Walthourville, you must obtain a burn permit from the Georgia Forestry Commission. The permit can be obtained by calling 1-800-OK2-BURN (652-2876) or visit theΒ Georgia Forestry Commission website.

Unfortunately, not at this time. There are only two certified fitting stations in Liberty County and they are City of Hinesville Fire Department Station 1 located at 103 Liberty Street, Hinesville, GA 31313 and the other is City of Hinesville Fire Department Station 2 located at 640 Airport Road Hinesville, GA 31313.

The Walthourville Fire Department does not offer a pool fill service at this time.

Public Works

We cannot complete the process online or over the phone, but you can set it up via email. Just email a copy of your lease or purchase agreement and we will send you an application. Return the application along with a copy of your ID. After the documents are received and your account is set-up, you can pay the connection fee online the next business day. We will send the service order out to turn on service once the payment is received.

Yes, this ensures that your home does not flood if water is on in the home once the services is connected. Someone will need to be home to make sure the water is running in the home and note causing any damage.

Yes, you can find your account number on your bill and use the last four digits of the phone number on file to pay through the website. If you cannot locate this information, call (912) 368-7501 with the last name on the account and address so we can provide the information you need to complete the online payment.

The City of Walthourville outsources utility billing to a company in Spartunburg, South Carolina. The City of Walthourville reads the meters and calculate the bills then electronically sends them to the company. The bills are mailed from South Carolina so it may take more time than normal if something arises with postal services. If bill is not received by the 20th of the month, please call City Hall at 912-368-7501.

The Liberty County Solid Waste doubled landfill fees in October 2015 so the fees for our residents also increased on the bill. Also, in the past, the water bill only included water and garbage fees. Recently, we completed a citywide sewer project so a sewer fee is also on some accounts, depending on where you live in the city. Please call (912) 368-7501 so we can determine what has changed on your account.

The water is randomly tested daily to make sure the chlorine and flouride contents are within prescribed levels.

Recycling is mandatory in the City of Walthourville. Place your recyclable materials in the green polycart labeled Recycle. Your recycling is collected when garbage is picked up at no additional cost to our customers.

Dry trash includes leaves, tree limbs, household goods and appliances. We do NOT accept rocks, logs,lumber, tree stumps, concrete or asphalt. Tires will be picked up for an additional fee.

Tires can be picked up for an additional fee. Tires without rims are $3.00 each, tires with rims are $5.00 each, tractor trailer tires without rims are $13.00 each and tractor trailer tires with rims are $25.00 each. Please call 912Β­368Β­7501 to arrange pickup of tires prior to placing them on the curb.

Please contact Walthourville City Hall at 912Β­368Β­7501 for pickup instructions.

If a holiday falls on Monday, garbage pickup will be delayed for one day every day that week only. Normal pickup will resume the following week.

CallΒ 912-977-6889 or 912-321-3419Β to reach Vincent Pray, City Council Liaison for Public Works.

Please contact the individuals listed below:

Dave Martin, Sanitation Supervisor Β­ 912-Β­321Β­-8642

Ralph Roberts, Roads and Grounds Supervisor Β­ 912-Β­977Β­-2542