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The Research & Surveys group collects, maintains, and publishes data on Georgia's local governments and authorities.
Pursuant to state and federal law, the department administers the "Georgia Allocation System" for local and state government issuing authorities seeking to issue "private activity tax exempt bonds".
Local governments and authorities in Georgia have a series of annual reporting requirements, with information about financial, service delivery, and administrative practices.
House Bill 1313 requires the Department of Community Affairs to promulgate different notice forms for each of the types of condemnation proceedings authorized by law.
State law (O.C.G.A. 36-82-10) requires municipalities, counties, and local government authorities, boards, or commissions that are empowered to enter into debt to report individual debt issuances exceeding $1 million to the Department of Community Affairs (DCA).
Local governments imposing a Hotel-Motel Tax are required by state law (as a condition of continuing authority to impose the tax) to file a Hotel-Motel Tax Report for each fiscal period during which the tax is imposed.
Hotel Motel Tax Performance Review Board Rules Amendments
Local Government Authorities in Georgia - including Development, Hospital, and Housing Authorities, among many others - are required to complete annual registration and financial reporting through the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, in accordance with OCGA § 36-81-8.
DCA maintains a database of contact information for leaders in city, county, and consolidated governments across Georgia. This includes Mayors and Commission Chairs, city and county managers, public safety officials, planning directors, HR officials, and others.
In cooperation with the Georgia Crime Information Center, the Georgia Department of Community Affairs compiles and publishes this report for the Georgia Sheriff's Association and the
Each year the Department administers a wage and salary survey to Georgia's local governments. The survey requests the pay range, number of full time employees, and the number of hours worked each week for over 160 different local government jobs.
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Atlanta, GA 30329