Skip to content

Latest Stories

RSS Feed

Gwinnett Animal Welfare and Enforcement under new management

The Gwinnett Animal Welfare and Enforcement Unit will be under the management of the Gwinnett County Department of Community Services effective April 1. The Gwinnett County Police Department has run the animal shelter and enforcement program since 1993. 

Read More

Reduce your tax bill by applying for homestead exemptions

The best way to reduce your property tax bill is to apply for homestead exemptions. The application deadline is April 1. You must own and occupy the property as your primary residence as of January 1 of the tax year for which application is being made. No exemptions are granted automatically; however, once an exemption is granted, there is no need to apply each year.

Read More

Celebrate Earth Day

Please join the Solid Waste and Recovered Materials Division and Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Coolray Field, home of the Gwinnett Braves, as we celebrate Earth Day by hosting a free recycling event. This year’s event will offer free paper shredding from 9:00am to noon. Please note that paper shredding is limited to five coper boxes per vehicle.

Read More

County still in Level 2 drought response

Despite the recent rainfall, Gwinnett County remains in the Level 2 Drought Response that was declared in November. Lake Lanier is a large reservoir, fed by smaller streams that have been slow to recover from the drought. As a result, Lake Lanier has been slow to refill and is currently 10 feet below full pool. 

Read More

Join the Great American Cleanup 2017 and earn green for going green

It’s time for the annual Great American Cleanup, the nation’s largest annual community improvement program. From March 1 to May 31, more than 4 million volunteers and concerned citizens across the nation will work together to beautify neighborhoods, reduce waste, initiate recycling programs, and plant trees.

Read More