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Marietta, GA 30090
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JoAnn Birrell
District 3 Commissioner

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100 Cherokee Street
Marietta, GA 30090-9679

770-528-2606 fax

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Panel discussions to cover important safety issuesalt
The Neighborhood Safety Commission's Community Awareness Committee is sponsoring monthly panel discussions on important topics.
The discussion will be held in the BOC Room, on the second floor of 100 Cherokee St., Marietta. This event will also be broadcast on Government Access Channel TV23.
"Personal Safety in your Home and Community" April 24.


Cobb / Braves Stadium Agreement Highlights:

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Coyote sightings in your community

Some area residents have reported seeing coyote(s) in their neighborhoods. Our Cobb Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs' Natural Resource Unit offers some good advice and prevention tips for homeowners. 

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If you have additional concerns, please contact the Georgia Department of Natural Resources - Wildlife Resources Division at (706) 624-1367.

Monthly zoning info available online
Every month the Cobb County Zoning Division prepares information, which provides analysis and staff recommendations for all rezoning, special land use permit and land use permit requests. These items are presented to the Planning Commission (PC) and Board of Commissioners (BOC) for their review, recommendation and consideration.
The Planning Commission hears the cases and provides recommended actions to the BOC. Both hearings will begin at 9 a.m. and are held at the Board of Commissioners building at 100 Cherokee Street, 2nd floor meeting room, Marietta 30090.  To view a list of cases scheduled to be heard visit

Recent Videos

Mountain View Aquatic Center Opening
See animation of design plans for Wade Green/I-75 Intersection
Kaiser Permanente Town Park Ribboncutting
East Cobb Senior Center's 17th Anniversary
TV23 Covers Big Shanty Road Ribbon Cutting
Big Shanty Road Reconnection
Noonday Creek Trail Groundbreaking

Certified Emergency Response Team (CERT) training
Disasters begin and end locally. The CERT Program provides an opportunity for Cobb County citizens to learn about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their areas and trains them in basic disaster response skills such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.
These classes are 20 hours of free instruction. Using the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others when professional responders are not immediately available.

To enroll or learn more visit Cobb County CERT or call 770-499-4567.

Canton Road at Cobb Parkway closed for bridge replacement

Canton Road will be closed at Highway 41 in mid-April for eight months while workers replace that bridge, the CSX railroad bridge and realign the roadway.
•   Use Canton Road Connector
•   Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) will close northbound lane of Canton Road
•   Southbound lane open
•   From northbound on Canton Road out of city, turn right on Industrial Park Drive, left on Cobb Parkway then right onto Canton Road connector
•   Detour map
•   Link to GDOT project description

Animal Control -
The Cobb County Animal Control Unit is a great place to find that addition to your family.

Adoption fees are $115 for all animals. All animals have been spayed/neutered and are current on all vaccinations. Dogs over 6 months old have been heartworm-tested and cats over 6 months have been combo-tested. Visit Animal Control or call 770-499-4136 for more information. Sign up for the new electronic newsletter from Cobb County Animal Control. You will receive updated information about shelter operations, special events and opportunities to get involved, as well as other important information concerning the safety and welfare of our community. To sign up for the newsletter, visit and click on the "News & Alerts" tab. Enter your email address and select department newsletters based on your interests, including Animal Control.

Like Cobb County Animal Control on Facebook and follow Cobb County Animal Control on Twitter for more up-to-date information.

To stay updated on Animal Control and ways to get involved, sign up for our new animal control newsletter, visit and click on the "News and Alerts" tab.



Canton Road
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Police Email Notification System
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East Cobb Business Association
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President: Jill Flamm
Friends of Mabry Park
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President: Norm Dewalt
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