This annex houses multiple county offices; these include the tax assessor's and tax commissioner's offices, the tag…More office, the administrative office for Keep Barrow Beautiful, the county purchasing department, the Board of Commissioners office and central communications for the county.
Also located here are engineering, finance, human resources, the county board of elections and registration, planning and development, wastewater services, as well as the license and permits department.
At the county administration building, residents can register to vote, pay property taxes, apply for permits and more.
Barrow County Stormwater Management 233 E Broad St, Winder, GA30680 Housed within the Barrow County Administration Building, the Stormwater Management department is responsible for keeping…More the county's waterways protected from the effects of stormwater pollution. The department focuses on informing residents of stormwater issues and implementing programs to monitor and maintain the quality of water entering county waterways.
Keep Barrow Beautiful 233 E Broad St, Winder, GA30680 Keep Barrow Beautiful is a county organization that promotes quality of life through programs that address solid waste…More management, education surrounding natural resources, county beautification, stewardship and recycling. It is headed up by Shannon Navarre, whose office is located in the Barrow County Administration Building.
Barrow County Board of Elections and Registration 233 E Broad St, Winder, GA30680 Office duties for the Barrow County Board of Elections and Registration, housed in the county administration building,…More are handled by three full time county employees responsible for overseeing voter registration and the election process. The five-member board that meets monthly consists of two appointees from the Republican Party, two appointees from the Democratic Party and one appointee made by the Chief Judge of the Superior Court. The board is responsible for setting office policy. Barrow County's elections supervisor is Katherine Ferm.
The Barrow County Sheriff's Office, headquartered at the former Barrow County Courthouse in downtown Winder under the…More leadership of lifelong county resident Sheriff Jud Smith, is made up of four divisions: detention, uniform patrol, criminal investigations and administration.
The uniform patrol division is the most visible and is responsible for responding to calls and incidents, enforcing traffic laws throughout the county, serving civil papers and warrants, and working inside the schools. This division employs 58 deputies and supervisors and three civilians.
The detention division, which staffs and oversees the county's detention center, employs 102 trained officers and civilians and is headquartered at the new county courthouse facility at 652 Barrow Park Drive.
The criminal investigations division handles investigations related to property crimes, crimes against persons and narcotics-related crimes.
The administration division provides support for the other units, overseeing employee services, training, recordskeeping, public services, information technology and court security.
Barrow County Schools Professional Development Center and Centra 440 Atlanta Hwy NW, Winder, GA30680 The administrative offices for Barrow County Schools are housed in the system's Professional Development Center. In…More addition to centralized registration for local students, the facility also houses the uperintendent's office and the following departments: teaching and learning, special education, student services, human resources, business services, technology, school nutrition and facilities. Monthly meetings of the Barrow County Board of Education are held here.
Located inside the Barrow County Administration Building, this department is responsible for appraising all property…More located within the county—more than 30,000 parcels of real estate, more than 1,300 parcels of personal property and more than 1,000 manufactured homes—at fair market value to determine an owner's annual property taxes. All property values are approved by the three-member Board of Tax Assessors before any change in value is made. The Barrow County Assessor's Office fields any questions concerning appraisals.