Public Notices may be added, updated, or removed without notice. Contact the County Clerk's office for more information. Moratoriums can be found here.

Kinchafoonee Water Treatment Facility Upgrade

The Lee County Utilities Authority is currently undergoing an upgrade and construction at the Kinchafoonee Water Treatment Facility. Operations during the process could cause some minor odor in the area of the facility. Please know that this is only temporary. Your patience during the process is greatly appreciated.

March 12, 2024 Presidential Preference Primary/Special Election Daily Ballot Counts

Lee County Daily Ballot Counts (Updated daily before 10:00 am)

March 12, 2024 Presidential Preference Primary/Special Election Information

The last day to register and be eligible to vote in March 12, 2024 Presidential Preference Primary/Special Election will be February 12, 2024, through 5:00 pm. This will also be the last day to make any address changes prior to the election.Absentee-by-Mail Voting will be available for all registered voters.

To obtain an Absentee-by-Mail ballot you may use the ballot request portal available at, login and download an application from the My Voter Page website, request an application from the Elections Office at (229) 759-6002, or visit the Elections Office at 100 Starksville Avenue North, Suite B, Leesburg, Georgia.

Absentee-by-Mail ballots for UOCAVA (military and overseas citizens) voters will be mailed beginning January 23, 2024. All other ballots will be mailed beginning February 12, 2024. The last day to request an absentee-by-mail ballot will be March 1, 2024.

Voted Absentee-by-Mail ballots mail may be returned to the Elections Office through the Postal Service, in-person, by a family/household member, or by using the Official Absentee Ballot Drop Box, located inside the Elections Office at 100 Starksville Avenue North, Suite B, Leesburg, GA 31763. The ballot drop box will be available beginning February 19, 2024 and close on March 8, 2024 at 5:00 pm.

Advance-In-Person Voting will be open to all eligible voters beginning February 19, 2024 at the Elections and Registration Office, 100 Starksville Avenue North, Suite B, Leesburg, Georgia. Ballots may be cast Monday through Friday between 8:15 am and 5:00 pm. Advance-in-Person voting will also be available on Saturday, February 24, 2024 and Saturday, March 2, 2024 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. The last day a voter may vote an Advance-in-Person ballot is Friday, March 8, 2024.

2024 Business License Renewals

The business license renewal process began in November 2023. On January 16, 2024 late feels will be applied to business owners who have not yet renewed their business license. Please call the Business License office at (229) 759-3326 if you no longer have a business in Lee County.

Qualifying Fees for the 2024 General Election

The Board of County Commissioners is required by O.C.G.A. 21-2-131, to fix and publish qualifying fees for county offices not later than February 1 of any year in which a general primary, nonpartisan election, or general election is to be held. View the Qualifying Fees for the 2024 General Election.

Qualifying for the 2024 elections for partisan offices (Sheriff, Clerk of Superior Court, Tax Commissioner, County Commissioner, and Coroner) will begin at 9:00 am, Monday, March 4, 2024 and end Friday, March 8, 2024 at 12:00 pm with the respective political parties. Qualifying for nonpartisan offices (Probate Judge, Chief Magistrate, and Board of Education members) and independent candidates will be held beginning Monday, March 4, 2024 at 9:00 am and end Friday, March 8, 2024 at 12:00 pm in the Lee County Elections and Registration Office. For more information regarding the election process, contact the Board of Elections and Registration at (229) 759-6002.

Kinetic Fiber Provided by Windstream

Kinetic by Windstream fiber construction is planned to start in January 2024. Contact Kinetic to pre-register by calling (229) 985-8000, scaning the QR Code in the PDF below, or by filling out the Kinetic Fiber Contact Form. Windstream Kinetic Fiber internet will provide more bandwidth for today’s connected home, smoother streaming, faster uploads and downloads, and more speed and reliability.

View the Windstream Kinetic Fiber Internet Flyer

Lee County Comprehensive Plan Update - Community Survey

The Comprehensive Plan is Lee County's road map for the future. This official, living, county-wide plan is a public document that provides long range policy direction for land use, transportation, economic development, housing, public facilities, intergovernmental agreements, and natural resources. It serves as a guide for elected and public officials by providing the framework for evaluating development proposals. Included in the Comprehensive Plan are strategies for program funding for all county departments. The last complete update of the Comprehensive Plan was in 2019; this update will be completed in 2024 and will make the Comprehensive Plan responsive to Lee County's current project needs with a 20-year outlook.

Your confidential responses to this brief survey will help county and city planners identify the issues that need to be addressed during the update to this important policy document. There are a total of 38 questions. Please indicate your response from the multiple-choice options then use the open response options to elaborate on your opinions or share any other relevant information. Also, please use question 39 to provide your contact information for notifications, as indicated. This survey will take approximately 10 minutes to complete.

Lee County Comprehensive Plan Update - Community Survey

GDOT Liberty Expressway Press Release

The speed limit will drop and outside shoulders will close on a portion of US 82/State Route (SR) 520/Liberty Expressway as a contractor prepares to begin construction to extend Westover Boulevard into Lee County.

The speed limit will be set at 45 miles per hour on the bypass from Nottingham Way to the flyover in the area where Ledo Road connects with Dawson Road. The right/outside shoulders also will close.

Drivers can expect to see trucks entering and exiting travel lanes. When complete, construction will provide motorists another way to reach Ledo Road, which should relieve congestion on Nottingham Way. Construction includes Albany's first roundabout near the commercial area of Albany Mall and two new bridges on US 82/state Route (SR) 520/Liberty Expressway. The project is expected to take two years to complete.

View the GDOT Press Release

Georgia Burn Notification Law Changes

Landowners are no longer required to notify the Georgia Forestry Commission of their intention to burn hand-piled vegetative matter. However, the legal responsibilities of those burning outdoor yard debris will be strengthened. For more information view the notice from the Georgia Forestry Commission or visit the Georgia Forestry Commission's website at

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