There are three ways to pay a traffic ticket in the City of Morrow: 1) Go online to www.ticketfastpay.com and pay with a credit or debit card; 2) Mail in a money order or cashier’s check to City of Morrow Municipal Court, 1500 Morrow Road Morrow, GA 30260; 3) Come in person and pay at the City of Morrow Municipal Complex 1500 Morrow Road, Morrow, GA 30260. For questions concerning your ticket, please call Morrow Municipal Court at (770) 960-3012. Personal checks are not accepted.
How can a citizen stay up-to-date with City Council meetings?michaelpolzella2023-06-22T18:39:51-04:00
City Council meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month, with Work Sessions beginning at 5:30/6:30PM and the Council Meetings beginning at 7:30 pm. All meetings are held in the Council Chambers of City Hall located at 1500 Morrow Road. Agendas of all meetings are posted at least 24 hours prior to each meeting. Citizens are encouraged to attend the meetings and get involved.
How do I get a street sign repaired or one put back up that is missing?michaelpolzella2023-06-22T18:40:15-04:00
No person, firm or corporation shall erect, construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, improve, convert or demolish any building or structure within the city, or cause the same to be done, without first obtaining a permit for such building or structure from the building official. Separate permits are required for grading, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and low-voltage. However, a homeowner is exempted from obtaining a building permit for remodeling and/or improving his or her dwelling or property as long as the cost of the construction materials does not exceed $1,000.00, and the work is begun and completed solely by the homeowner. This exemption applies only to nonstructural changes (refer to the definition of “Structure” in the city zoning ordinance) and does not apply to any activity which changes the square footage of a structure.
Can a citizen address the Mayor & Council during a Council Meeting without already being on the official meeting agenda?michaelpolzella2023-06-22T18:41:23-04:00
The Mayor & Council welcome public comment at each regular business meeting and work session. Public comment will come at the end of the regular business meeting but before the executive session if called. Any member of the public wishing to make comments must sign up with the City Clerk prior to the call of the meeting.
City of Morrow residents may obtain a permit for outdoor burning between October 1st and April 30th. Outdoor burning is banned in the metro Atlanta area between May 1st and September 30th. Residents are allowed to burn leaves, small limbs and pine straw only. Large limbs, trees stumps, construction materials and garbage may not be burned. Burning shall not start before 0900 AM and shall be extinguished by dusk. No burning shall be conducted without having first obtained a permit from the City of Morrow Fire Department, call 770-961-4008 to obtain a burn permit. Permits are good for one day only and may be revoked for cause. There is no cost for a residential burning permit. If you have questions concerning outdoor burning call the Fire Department at 770-961-4008. Open burning without a permit is subject to a fine and a court citation. The Fire Department shall make the determination to approve or not approve open burning for the day based on: current weather conditions, future weather forecasts, State wide burn bands, Red Flag warnings, or other factors.
Important items for residents each time a burn permit is issued:
An adult must be present while burning.
A water hose shall be readily accessible while burning.
Piles of leaves, small limbs or pine straw shall be no larger than 4ft x 4ft.
No burning before 0900 and all fires must be extinguished before dusk.
Permits can be revoked by Fire Department personnel for cause. Cause may include but is not limited to:
Complaints by neighbors.
Change in weather conditions.
How do I get a copy of a Fire or EMS Report?michaelpolzella2023-06-22T18:45:47-04:00
The Morrow Police Department is located at 6311 Murphy Drive, Morrow, Georgia 30260. The main office is open Monday – Friday from 9:00am until 7:00pm.
To request a police officer be dispatched to your home or business, please call 9-1-1. MPD is dispatched by Clayton County E911 and calling 9-1-1 is the fastest and most accurate way to request an officer.
To contact Police Headquarters for non-emergency matters during business hours (Monday-Friday 9:00am – 7:00pm), call 770-961-4006.
If property was seized as evidence or taken for safekeeping, you can retrieve it from Morrow Police Headquarters. You must contact the evidence at 770-961-4006 to ensure the property is available for retrieval and the proper paperwork has been submitted. Property is released during normal business hours.
How can I find out if someone was arrested?michaelpolzella2023-06-22T18:55:08-04:00