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DeKalb County Code


The DeKalb County Code changes need to be approved by the County Board. The Board’s normal meeting date is the third Wednesday evening of a month. 

The Code has been updated through Ordinance #2019-49, dated November 20, 2019.  County Board actions have been reviewed for Code changes between November 21, 2019 and January 16, 2020 and no further updates have been passed.


Chapter 1: General Provisions

Chapter 2: Administration

Chapter 6: Alcoholic Beverages

Chapter 7: Raffles and Poker Runs

Chapter 8: Preservation of County Government History

Chapter 9: Sycamore Campus Parking

Chapter 10: Animals

Chapter 14: Buildings and Building Regulations

Chapter 18: Cable Communications

Chapter 22: Civil Emergencies

Chapter 26: Courts

Chapter 30: Environmental Nuisances

Chapter 32: Stormwater Management

Chapter 34: Fire Prevention and Protection

Chapter 38: Health and Sanitation

Chapter 42: Law Enforcement

Chapter 46: Libraries

Chapter 50: Planning

Chapter 53: Wireless Telecommunication Facilities

Chapter 54: Roads and Bridges

Chapter 58: Solid Waste

Chapter 62: Subdivisions

Chapter 66: Taxation

Chapter 70: Traffic and Vehicles

Chapter 74: Utilities

Appendix A: Zoning

A-Z Index Online Records Property Data and Maps Job Opportunities Calendar