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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

DeKalb County Government is working to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

3/23/2020
DeKalb County Government is working to reduce the spread of COVID-19. In an effort to limit exposure to the public and employees, many offices have limited access. We encourage the public to contact individual departments by phone in order to schedule appointments and obtain information on building and office closures.

Link to:  COUNTY UPDATES ON CORONAVIRUS