Snellville City Government and Police Department
Snellville has a Council/Manager form of government in which the Mayor and the City Council appoint a City Manager who is responsible for managing the entire city staff of more than 100 employees as well as the city’s daily operations. Within the city government, there are five departments: Administration, Parks & Recreation, Planning & Development, Public Safety, and Public Works.
The City Council conducts regular meetings on the second and fourth Mondays of every month, and a public hearing on every fourth Monday of each month. Other important city positions include the City Clerk, the Chief Financial Officer and the City Controller, who is responsible for budgeting, accounts payable and accounts receivable. All meeting are held at City Hall in Snellville City Center, 2342 Oak Road, (770) 985-3500.
Snellville’s City Planning Commission reviews permit applications
The Mayor and the City Council appoint 6 volunteer members to run the Planning Commission. The Planning Commission reviews all zoning and ordinance changes for the City Council. They also processes applications for business licenses, home business permits, demolition permits, sign permits, temporary use permits, site development permits, building permits and building inspection requests. Because the members of the Planning Commission are volunteers who live in Snellville, they represent the interest of the community in maintaining a balance between secluded residential life and a healthy business environment.
The Snellville Police Department
The Snellville Police Department is dedicated to providing the highest quality of protection for both residents and visitors. The department’s 48 professional police officers work together with the community to prevent crimes before they happen, and to help achieve common goals that will improve the quality of life for all of Snellville’s residents. The Police Department is located at 2686 Springdale Road in Snellville. For information and non-emergencies, call (770) 985-3555. To report fires and other life threatening emergencies, call 911.