Public Hearing - Proposed Nuisance Ordinance

The White County Board of Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, May 24, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. in the Board Room at the White County Administration Building – 1235 Helen Hwy Cleveland, GA 30528. The purpose of the Public Hearing will be to receive public comment on the proposed Nuisance Ordinance that would govern the maintenance of property in the unincorporated area of White County.

The proposed ordinance can be viewed below.

Comments can also be submitted by email to and will be compiled for the Board of Commissioners.

Survey Opportunity

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White County and its municipalities of Cleveland and Helen are updating their joint Comprehensive Plan that will help guide development and capital projects through 2030 and beyond.

Use the link below to get started with the survey.

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White County's Plan to mitigate hazards in our community.
Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for fiscal year 2020.
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Following is a link where you can access all of the Governor’s Executive Orders.

Executive Orders

Short Term/Vacation Rentals Compliance

The following document outlines steps to bring short term and vacation rentals into compliance with White County.

Approved budget summary for the White County Government for 2020 fiscal year.
Revised Land Use Regulations Effective 06/04/2019 - Including Short Term Rentals

Effective Jan. 1, 2018, White County will be charging fees for any changes in land use including zoning changes, variances, conditional use and special use permits. Fees will be in accordance with the following chart and will be due at application.
Official Land Use Map for White County Georgia - Adopted 2018 -Updated June 4, 2019

Upcoming Events

  • Tuesday May 11, 2021 - Public Hearing – Joint Comprehensive Plan

  • Monday, May 24, 2021 - Public Hearing - Proposed Nuisance Ordinance

  • Monday, May, 24, 2021 - Work Session & Called Meeting:

  • Monday, May 31, 2021 - Memorial Day: County Offices Closed

  • Monday, June 7, 2021 - Regular Meeting: