Transportation & Public Works Department

  1. ACCGov Seeks Public Input on North Chase Street Corridor Improvements through March 29

    Residents are invited to provide feedback on preliminary concepts for improvements to the North Chase Street corridor from Bryan Street to Barber Street / Newton Bridge Road through March 29. Read on...
  2. Ongoing Road Closures Due to Damage from Flooding & Heavy Rains

    Several Athens-Clarke County roads will be closed indefinitely as crews work to design and replace failed stormwater pipes and culverts under the roads. Read on...
  3. Fowler Mill Road Bridge Temporary Repairs Complete - Road Open to Through Traffic

    Construction of temporary repairs to the Fowler Mill Road bridge will begin the week of January 9, 2023 with an anticipated reopening of the bridge by late March. A permanent bridge replacement is planned for construction in 2025. Read on...
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All driveway and right of way applications as well as any supporting documents (site plans, drawings, etc...) are required to be submitted digitally to Once approved, permits will be sent via email. 

Payment can be made by check or credit/debit card.


Residential parking passes for 2023 are now available for purchase.

We strongly encourage residents to submit applications with a copy of driver's license and proof of residency ahead of time to 


The applicant will be notified when the passes are ready to be picked up at our downtown office, located at 120 W. Dougherty Street.

Payment can be made by check or credit/debit card.

Please contact our office if you have any questions, 706-613-3440

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 Our Mission

Our staff is committed to ensuring a high quality of life for current and future generations living in Athens-Clarke County by providing safe and efficient by providing safe and efficient multi-modal transportation systems throughout the entire county. Transportation and Public Works oversees public stormwater systems and works to make certain that networks are efficient and environmentally responsible.

For more information about each of our divisions please visit:

Engineering Division

Stormwater Management Division

Streets and Drainage Division

Traffic Engineering Division