- Boards, Commissions & Authorities
Boards, Commissions & Authorities
Animal Control Board
The Board meets to hear appeals of Dangerous or Vicious Dog declarations.
Board of Assessors
Appointed by the BOC and employs the Chief Appraiser.
Board of Elections and Registration
Appointed by the Board of Commissioners, runs elections in Newton County.
Industrial Development Authority
The Newton County Industrial Development Authority is the bonding authority for industry in Newton County.
Joint Development Authority
The Joint Development Authority of Jasper, Morgan, Newton and Walton Counties began as a concept in 1998 to create an industrial area to attract industry to the region.
Get more information on the duties and responsibilities of the Planning Commission.
Public Facilities Authority
The Public Facilities Authority can issue bonds for public buildings and facilities.
Solid Waste Management Authority
The Solid Waste Management Authority operates the County's landfill and convenience centers.
SPLOST Oversight Committee
Citizen committee makes recommendations on SPLOST projects and priorities to Board of Commissioners.
Board of Zoning Appeals
The duties of the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) include, but are not limited to, reviewing administrative appeals and variance requests.